Welcome to Accra, a city where the pulse of Africa beats with a rhythm of tradition, modernity, and hospitality. Booking your flight with Wokings Travel, an ATOL-approved agency, ensures a seamless, secure, and enriching travel experience to Ghana’s captivating capital.

Flights To Accra Guide

Accra, the bustling capital of Ghana, serves as the epicenter of the nation’s rich cultural heritage and contemporary dynamism. Its streets are alive with colorful markets, impressive monuments, and warm smiles, offering an authentic glimpse into West African life.

  1. Cape Coast Castle: An emblematic landmark, this castle stands as a solemn reminder of the transatlantic slave trade, offering educational tours and poignant historical insights.
  2. Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum: Celebrate the legacy of Ghana’s visionary leader at this significant memorial park and museum, encapsulating the spirit of Ghanaian independence.
  3. Labadi Beach: The heart of Accra’s beach scene, where golden sands meet vibrant nightlife and cultural displays, perfect for leisure and party enthusiasts.
  4. Makola Market: A bustling hub of commerce, where traders sell everything from textiles to spices, showcasing the hustle and energy of Accra.
  5. Jamestown Lighthouse: Nestled in a historic district known for its colonial architecture and boxing gyms, offering panoramic views and a glimpse into Accra’s past.
  6. Accra Mall: A modern shopping and leisure destination, blending global brands with local entertainment, catering to all shopping desires.
  7. W.E.B. DuBois Center: A sanctuary of history and research dedicated to the African-American scholar, promoting cultural exchange and understanding.
  8. Aburi Botanical Gardens: A serene haven outside the city’s hustle, with sprawling gardens perfect for picnics, nature walks, and botanical studies.
  9. Osu Castle: Once a seat of government, now a historic site with tours detailing its role in Ghana’s administration and colonial history.
  10. Artists Alliance Gallery: A treasure trove of Ghanaian art, from traditional crafts to contemporary pieces, supporting local artists and cultural heritage.
  • Solo Adventurers: Safe and friendly, Accra offers solo travelers a journey of self-discovery amidst its lively streets and serene landscapes.
  • Honeymooners: With romantic beach resorts and private tours of historical sites, couples can find their perfect retreat in Accra.
  • Families: Engage in child-friendly activities, from educational museums to recreational parks, ensuring a fun and informative trip for all ages.
  • Adventure Seekers: Accra’s proximity to natural reserves and outdoor activities like hiking and watersports fulfills the thirst for adventure.
  • Business Travelers: The city’s booming economy and state-of-the-art facilities provide an ideal backdrop for corporate events and networking.
  1. Historical Enlightenment at Cape Coast Castle: Understand the poignant chapters of Ghana’s past.
  2. Inspiration at Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum: Delve into the history of Ghanaian sovereignty.
  3. Leisure and Revelry at Labadi Beach: Experience the quintessential Accra beach life.
  4. Market Buzz at Makola Market: Immerse in the vibrant local commerce.
  5. Panoramic Views from Jamestown Lighthouse: Overlook Accra’s dynamic cityscape.
  6. Retail Therapy at Accra Mall: Blend shopping with local and international flavors.
  7. Cultural Immersion at W.E.B. DuBois Center: Explore African diaspora heritage.
  8. Natural Retreat at Aburi Botanical Gardens: Bask in the beauty of Ghana’s flora.
  9. Historic Discovery at Osu Castle: Unravel the stories of Ghana’s colonial and post-colonial era.
  10. Artistic Journey at Artists Alliance Gallery: Celebrate the diversity of Ghanaian artistic talent.

Luxury Hotels:

  • Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra: A symbol of luxury with first-class amenities, located in the heart of the city.
  • Labadi Beach Hotel: Offering beachfront opulence with serene views and exceptional services.
  • Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City: An epitome of 5-star elegance, providing a sophisticated stay in Accra.

Mid-range Hotels:

  • African Regent Hotel: Blending African aesthetics with modern comforts, this hotel offers a cultural yet contemporary experience.
  • Holiday Inn Accra Airport: Convenient for travelers, combining comfort with proximity to the airport.

Budget Accommodations:

  • Niagara Hotel: A budget-friendly option with essential amenities and a cozy environment.
  • PINK Hostel: An ideal choice for backpackers and solo travelers, known for its friendly atmosphere and affordability.

Wokings Travel partners with these hotels, among others, to ensure a pleasant stay, meeting the needs and preferences of every traveler.

  • Private Car Hire: Customizable and convenient for personal exploration.
  • Taxis: Widely available, offering flexible travel throughout the city.
  • Tro-Tros (Minibuses): An authentic local experience, perfect for budget-conscious travelers.
  • Ride-Hailing Services: Apps like Uber and Bolt provide reliable and safe transportation.
  • City Buses: Connects major points of interest and residential areas.

Wokings Travel can arrange transportation, from airport shuttles to daily travel needs, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience in Accra.

Accra experiences a tropical climate with relatively consistent temperatures year-round. The city sees two main seasons:

  • Dry Season (November to March): Hot and sunny, ideal for beach visits and outdoor activities.
  • Rainy Season (April to October): Characterized by intermittent rains, offering a lush, green landscape.
  • Accra operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) throughout the year, without daylight saving adjustments. This means the time difference from the UK varies:

    • BST (British Summer Time): Accra is 1 hour behind.
    • GMT (UK Winter Time): No time difference.

The Ghanaian Cedi (GHS) is Accra’s official currency. While major credit cards are accepted in hotels and restaurants, carrying some cash is advisable for small purchases and local markets.

Staying informed about local laws and customs is crucial for a smooth travel experience. For the most accurate and up-to-date travel advice, visitors should consult:

With Wokings Travel, your trip to Accra is more than a journey; it’s a discovery of culture, luxury, and the warmth of Ghanaian hospitality. Our ATOL-approved services guarantee a secure and fulfilling travel experience tailored to your unique preferences and needs. Book your flight to Accra with us today and step into a world where every travel detail is cared for with professionalism and passion.