Climate: Mostly tropical
Temperature: usually between 26°C - 33°C
Be Aware: March to November is rain season affects southern region
Documents: valid passport for at least six months.
Visas: are required by most non-residents except ECOWAS nationals.
Vaccinations: Yellow fever, Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Rabies & Polio
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Payments: Cards and Mobile services.
Forex: Good rates available in Ghana for major currencies.
Language: Twi, Fante, Ewe and Ga.
Most Ghanaians also speak fluent English.
Ghanaians are a friendly bunch full of culture and traditions. Ghana previously known as Gold Coast gained independence in 1957 under Kwame Nkrumah. It has a population of 30m.
There are plenty of options to travel within Ghana. Taxi, Coach, Tro Tro, Hiring a driver and via aircraft. More details to decide what your preference may be found here.
WiFi: Hotels, Apartments and Cafes.
SIM card: you will need a valid passport to obtain one from any of the providers.
Plug types: Three round pins
Three rectangular pins.
Power: 230V and 50Hz.
If you’re British you should be fine.
Drinking water is generally safe but we recommend visitors buy bottled water.
There are public and private hospitals across the country. Be sure to map them out as it varies region to region
You should make use of designated smoking areas where available.
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