Flights to Ghana: practical information
Cheap airlines to Ghana
Planning a holiday in Ghana? Start your trip itinerary with cheap flights to Ghana with Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Royal Air Maroc, KLM and even Emirates from London. Most flights to Ghana will touch down at Kotoka International Airport (ACC) in Accra as it's the most central and has the best passenger amenities.
When to book flights to Ghana
Ghana has two main seasons, something to keep in mind when planning when to buy your flights to Ghana. Norther Ghana is rainy from March to November while the cough experiences the rainy season from April to mid-November. Best to travel during the dry season.
- Peak season: Dry season, differs throughout the country.
- Low season: During the rainy season, see above.
Most flights to Ghana have 1 stopover so journey's usually take between 8 and 15 hours.
Experience Ghana: what to see, what to do
Ghana is very friendly and is a perfect country for first-time visitors to Africa. The locals are helpful and very welcoming. Ghana has a history deeply rooted in the slave trade, but there's so much more to this rich country than that.
Essentials in Ghana
Pre-colonial history: Ghana's history doesn't start with Europe colonisation. Take a trip to the country's northern regions to visit thriving communities that still live rather traditionally. The Larabanga Mosque dates back to the 15th century and the Nalerigu Defence Wall is a must, from the 16th century.
Ghana wilderness: Ghana is a treasure trove of beautiful nature. There are fantastic beaches at Kokrobite and Winneba or you can visit the calm Volta Lake inland. Lake Bosumtwi was created by a meteor strike 1 million years ago! For a safari experience, try a trip to Mole National Park with a car hire in Ghana.
Urban Ghana: Accra is a must for any first-time visitors to the country. The capital has a host of historic and cultural sights including Independence Square, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and the WB Dubois Centre.
Find more information on Touring Ghana.
Accommodations in Ghana
Ghana has a host of hotels to choose from. On the coast you'll be welcome at any of the beach-side hotel resorts which are very Western in style. You'll find very posh places as well as a good selection of mid-range hotels in Ghana's big cities and communities.