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  • 2019/12/02
    New York(JFK)

  • 2019/12/11
    Accra

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(Updated: July, 18, 2019 04:04)

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Official NameRepublic of Ghana
Population28.21 million
CapitalAccra
Country CodeGH
LanguageEnglish
Country Code (international calls)233
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The flight time to Ghana is approximately 11 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Ghana below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Ghana.


Ghana is an African country situated on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Guniea, bordered by the Ivory Coast from the west, and Togo from the east.

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Visa and Immigration Procedures to Ghana

Visitors to Ghana must apply for a visa prior to the visit. The visa application form must be submitted to the Ghanaian Diplomatic Missions along with a valid passport and two passport sized photos. Nationals of several countries in Africa like Nigeria, Cape Verde, Burkina Faso, Senegal, and Togo are permitted to visit Ghana without obtaining a visa for a maximum of 90 days. In addition, citizens of the African Union except Morocco are allowed to obtain a 30-day visa on arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra. Visas are not available on arrival from travelers from western countries.

Things/Items Allowed into Ghana

Passengers over 18 can freely import to Ghana a maximum of 200 individual cigarettes, 1 liter of table wine, 1 liter of spirits over 22% volume, 250 cc of eau de toilette and 60 cc of perfume.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Ghana

• Pornography • Parrots • Drugs

Things/Items Forbidden into Ghana

• Illegal Drugs • Weapons and Explosives • Knives and Deadly Weapons • Counterfeit Money • Pornography • Diseased Animals and Animal Carcasses • Plants and Seeds • Foreign Soil

Voice of Travelers to Ghana

A West African country that worth a visit

Accra the capital of Ghana is truly the best place to book your ticket to before it becomes too commercial and expensive. Ghana has a wide variety of good hotels to stay in, like the Holiday Inn, Novotel, and Golden Tulip. Besides, the food in Ghana is tasty with delicious meals such as the Buka and Maquis Tante Marie. Also, there is a street, similar to the busiest street in London for shopping, also named Oxford Street, where you will find many inexpensive shops. It is quite easy to empty all of your pockets on their amazing clothing, perfumes, and electronics. Accra is always crowded but the people are civilized and friendly. Your ticket to Ghana is your ticket to the best destination in West Africa, so don’t miss out!

Ghana is crowded and full of tourists

Despite the city's crowdedness, Ghana is the best place to book your ticket to in the summer. The city is not that expensive as compared to other European countries in the summer. I’ve booked my ticket from France through Air France. The flight was not that long and the inflight entertainment was great.

Upon arrival, I visited a local restaurant to have lunch and the restaurant was clean and the staff was great. It only cost five Ghana Shidie, which is about two and a half euros for a whole meal including a Coke. It was such a pleasant experience to encounter a cheap meal upon arrival. Moreover, there are many touristic places to book tickets to in Ghana like the Volta River, the Sajuna Beach Club, and much more on the road to Akosombo.

Inexpensive ticket to Ghana

I was planning a trip this year to Europe, but one of my coworkers advised me to visit Africa this time. I booked my flight through Air France at a fair price and the flight was short and the overall service was amazing. I stayed at the Ritz and the staff was very professional and they promptly confirmed my stay.

I booked this trip from the 6th of September until the 21st of the September. The weather was great, possibly the best weather that I have encountered so far in my whole life. Also, there are many activities and festivals to which to purchase tickets. A ticket to Ghana is the best ever!

Ghana Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is banned in Ghana?

A. McDonald’s is banned in Ghana because of its genetically modified food. Skin-bleaching products are also banned in Ghana. Before booking your ticket to Ghana, you should research the list of banned products in Ghana laws and regulations change often.

Q.Is Ghana Safe?

A. Ghana is one of the safest countries in West Africa.

Ghana - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toKotoka International Airport・ Ouagadougou Airport ・ Port Bouet Airport ・ Charles de Gaulle Airport ・ Heathrow Airport ・ Istanbul Atatürk Airport  etc.

Flight Routes to Ghana

Kotoka International Airport is the major hub in Ghana and is located in the capital city of Accra. Direct flights to Ghana are operated from Charles de Gaulle Airport, Heathrow Airport, Amsterdam Airport, JFK Airport, Istanbul Atatürk Airport, and Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport. Major airlines that offer flights to Ghana include British Airways, Delta Airlines, Lufthansa and Ethiopian Airlines.