Tourist Info

Ghana Travel, Safari – Guided Tours in Africa

Our Ghana travel includes the drive in a 4×4 SUV and the accommodation in very nice Ghanaian lounges and guesthouses. The tours in Ghana will be accompanied by our local travel guide. All round trips take place in little groups from 4-9 people, where it is possible to plan these individual. Our 3-week Ghana travel includes a Safari Tour at Mole National park. Please contact us for further information to our Ghana trip.


Facts about SIKASO travel

  • Little travel groups with a maximum of 9 people
  • Individual tour planning in German or English guiding
  • Authentic Ghana impressions with the main focus on country and people
  • travel agent specializing in Ghana vacations
  • Good price-performance ratio



Hints and requirements

  • This is not an extreme tour. But be aware of the fact that with Ghana you are traveling to a subtropical- to a tropical country. For our Ghana trip there is an average physical fitness required because the viewing of the national parks is mostly by foot.
  • Please be aware that you’re traveling to a country with a totally different culture. The people in Ghana have a different view of time and organization. This means that there can be delays or in an extreme case that the travel plan could be postponed a little bit.
  • The passport must be valid at least 6 more months. A visa is required!!
  • Please see your local doctor for vaccinations before the trip (hepatitis vaccination as well as malaria prophylaxis is recommended, yellow fever vaccination is required!).

Tourist Information


A valid passport is mandatory. Check in advance that your passport hasn’t expired and will not expire within a period of six months, since you may be refused entry on a passport that’s due to expire within six months of your departure date.


Everyone except nationals of Ecowas (Economic Community of West African States) countries requires a visa to enter Ghana.

Types of visa

Visas allow a stay of 60 days and can be single or multiple entry. They must be used within three months of the date of issue. A single-entry visa is valid for one stay of up to 60 days from the date of entry. A multiple-entry visa is valid for any number of visits of up to 60 days from the date of entry.


Single-entry visa: £30
Multiple-entry visa: £40

Visa extension

If you want to stay in Ghana for longer than 60 days, you will have to apply for a visa extension at the Immigration Office once you are in the country.
Where and how to get visa

Visas can be applied for in advance at your local Ghanaian embassy or high commission. To get your visa, you need to provide the following:

  • Visa Application Form
  • Personal History Form
  • Four passport photographs
  • Original vaccination certificate against yellow fever
  • Four copies of certificate of ticket or itinerary of flight confirmation slip or air ticket
  • Visa fee
  • Original passport


Accra’s only international airport is Kotoka international airport in Accra. Afriqiyah Airways, Air Afrique, Alitalia, British Airways, Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Ghana International Airways, Lufthansa Airlines, KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines and South African Airways have scheduled regular flights to Accra. Afriqiyah Airways often offers cheap flights.

Money exchange

The official currency is the cedi (GHC), which is divided into 100 pesewas. Foreign currency can be exchanged at any forex bureau as well as at some commercial banks; banks and foreign exchange facilities are available at the airport and in all major towns. Banking hours are usually from 8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday, and most large commercial banks have ATMs locate outside, although only limited amounts of cedis can be drawn at a time. The most widely accepted credit cards are American Express, Diners and Visa, and cards can be used for payment at major hotels and shops. The best currencies to bring are US dollars, British pounds or Euros as other currencies exchange are at poor rates. Cedi notes are available in denominations of GHC 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Credit cards are accepted by major hotels, restaurants, banks and businesses. Traveler cheques are accepted at banks and forex bureaus in the capital Accra, but the rate of exchange may be lower than for cash transactions.