20 days in Accra & Lome Itinerary

20 days in Accra & Lome Itinerary

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Accra, Ghana
— 13 nights
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Lome, Togo
— 5 nights
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Accra, Ghana
— 1 night
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Accra, Ghana — 13 nights

On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Akosombo Hydro Plant (in Akosombo), West Hills Mall (in Weija) and Umbrella Rock (in Koforidua). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bojo Beach, admire the natural beauty at Aburi Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Global Mamas, and browse the different shops at Accra Mall.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Accra tour itinerary builder tool.

Paris, France to Accra is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in July, Accra is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lome.
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Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
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Lome, Togo — 5 nights

The Pearl of West Africa

Sometimes called the Pearl of West Africa, Lome contains a cheerful spirit shown through its bustling street markets where both locals and visitors meet on a regular basis.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lome: Mount Agou (in Kpalime) and Lac Togo (in Togoville). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Monument de l'Independance, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee, and hunt for treasures at Grand Marche.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lome trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Accra to Lome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Accra on the 2nd (Tue).
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Accra, Ghana — 1 night

On the 2nd (Tue), view the masterpieces at Nubuke Foundation and then browse the different shops at Palace Hypermarket.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Accra day trip planning site.

Drive from Lome to Accra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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