Ghana is a country in West Africa steeped in history and culture. It is a highly successful country with a stable democracy, that is popular with both business and leisure travellers. The country offers a number of day tours from Accra if you would just like to stay a week in one hotel, or it is possible to do a variety of tours in country, or as part of wider itineraries that include Togo and Benin.

Ghana was a key destination of the historic slave trade, and there are a number of sights within the country focussed on providing information and education on these atrocities.  The main places to visit are Cape Coast Castle; one of the worlds most important slave holding sites and Elmina Castle; the first European Slave Trading Post recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

As well as impressive historical sites Ghana has a number of natural highlights including Kakum National Park, where you will find 40 mammal species, 300 bird species, and over 600 butterfly species, as well as an exhilarating canopy walk. In addition Mole National  Park is filled with African elephants, buffalos, baboons, warthogs, and kob antelopes, in fact there are just under 100 mammal species and at least 300 bird species. Ghana also has a number of golden beaches, the most popular being Busua and Labadi.

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When is the best time of the year to visit?

The best time to visit Ghana is between November and February when the rains are much lower - with January being the best overall month. However, Ghana is a nice temperature throughout the year making it a great destination in West Africa to visit during any month.