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Currency

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Credit cards are accepted in big shops and you will find many ATMs around the city, especially in Osu. Visa is preferred to Mastercard.

Electricity

220 volts: English plugs are widely used but adapters for European plugs are easy to find.

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Your stay in Ghana

Weather:

There are two main seasons in Ghana: the dry season and the rainy season. The dry season runs from November to March and represent the best time to visit Ghana. The first rainy season runs from late April to late July, and a second during September and October. Temperatures go between 23 and 32 degrees.

For more information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2306104

Tourist Attractions:

Ghana is divided into 10 regions, each one with its own attraction.

If you love wildlife, beautiful beaches and historical monuments, Ghana is for you. Come, discover, and explore the richness of the country.

In Accra, you can visit the lighthouse at Jamestown, take a ride to the great Makola market, buy souvenirs at the craft center, dance to Hi-Life music, and enjoy the beach.

  • You can visit the castles of Cape Coast and Elmina.
  • You can enjoy the flora and fauna around Volta Lake.
  • You can discover Ashanti culture in the Region of Kumasi.
  • You can enjoy a safari in Mole National Park.

In short, Ghana is full of tourist attractions that we will be happy to help you discover if you so desire.

For more information: http://www.touringghana.com/gtb.asp

Entry to Ghana:

A passport is required to enter the country. With the exception of some African and Commonwealth countries, a visa is required. No visa will be issued at the border (neither land nor air) except for emergency visas which are very difficult to obtain.

For more information: http://www.ghanaimmigration.org/

For more information before your departure: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ghana

Health

It is mandatory to prove you are vaccinated against yellow fever in order to enter the country. Other vaccines are highly recommended, as well as anti-malarial treatment. Please consult your doctor before your departure.

http://www.nathnac.org/ds/c_pages/country_page_GH.htm