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What's the latest situation on bus from Accra to Cape Coast. Bart guide seems to say STC buses are not really running? Are there frequent busses from Accra to Cape Coast on a Saturday afternoon? Or will I have to leave in the morning?

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I will spend 35 days in Ghana next month, and to my understand it is quite common that Ghana Travelers also seize the opportunity to see Togo and Benin as well.
Could someone who has done such a trip recommend how much time it is warranted to spend at each country?

I would imagine that you would spend most time in Ghana, but about how many days in Togo and Benin to at least get some feel about them? Is Togo and Benin very similar so it might be best to settle for one of them, or different enough…

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Friends we are planning to visit IC on 10-11 may, and also want to goto accra by road route or train if available.
Is it safe if we travel ic-accra by bus?
We are Indian citizens, going for business puprpose

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Hi All,

Please help as i have an opportunity to move from India to Ghana Accra in coming 2 months but i would like to know before i take this step as my would be employer will pay 1500$ and also provide the Bachelor shared based accommodation and cab facility with driver.

Is 1500$ is sufficient ?
What will be cost of living in Accra ? i love to go explore new places and love to wonder around Ghana ?
What other things needs to be taken care if i will move to Accra ?

If any other suggestion…

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Hi all, I thought a recap would be helpful for people as I wish I had a lot of this info when I started researching and the Bradt guide (my Ghana bible) is outdated in many ways.

We flew out of Heathrow Friday, March 18 and stayed for two nights at Access Inn in Osu. I highly recommend it as a budget place- you can check out my reviews on TripAdvisor and Booking.com. It's a 5-6 cedi taxi ride from the inn to Oxford Street. The inn also provides airport pickup. The staff is helpful, especially…

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Hi all,

I'm looking to spend a few days in the Volta region of Ghana.

My main question is - am I better off basing myself in Ho? OR should head straight to one of the small towns, like Amedzofe?

Any tips would be helpful! Planning to crossover from Kpalime in Togo.

Cheers!

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Dear all,

My good friend and I, Wendy, have had a trip planned from Ghana to Senegal/the Gambia for a while now, but, what with recent terror attacks etc. we are a little concerned now that our original planned route may not be the safest. We were planning to go from Ghana through Burkina Faso, Mali and then into Senegal/the Gambia. However, is this no longer an option? Too risky?

Our flights are already booked to Ghana in June and then from the Gambia at the beginning of August.

Would there…

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Does anyone know if tro tros/buses run between Kumasi and Ho?

Thanks!

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I traveled across Africa in 1972 when I was 18, by train, bus, hitching, truck, river boat, foot and army truck.

In Ghana you would often see local shamans or witch doctors performing good luck or purifying ceremonies and when they made offerings it always required Henkes aromatic scnapps out of that green square bottle it comes in.

I never saw them open the bottle.

Do they still do that?

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Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday March 6 announced that the country will begin to offer visas on arrival to citizens of all 54 African Union (AU) member states starting in July.

http://www.rootsafrikiko.com/m/stories/view/Ghana-removes-visa-requirements-for-all-African-citizens