17 days in Barbados & Ghana Itinerary

17 days in Barbados & Ghana Itinerary

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Bridgetown, Barbados
— 10 nights
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Accra, Ghana
— 5 nights

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Bridgetown, Barbados

— 10 nights
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bridgetown: Bottom Bay (in Saint Philip Parish), Harrismith Beach (in Bottom Bay) and Crane Beach (in Union Hall). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at Hunte's Gardens, admire the striking features of St. Nicholas Abbey, and explore the fascinating underground world of Animal Flower Cave.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bridgetown vacation planner.

Accra, Ghana to Bridgetown is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Bridgetown are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Accra.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Accra, Ghana

— 5 nights
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Accra is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at W.E.B. DuBois Center, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ghana, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity, and get a taste of the local shopping with Artists Alliance Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Accra road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bridgetown to Accra with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Bridgetown to Accra is 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Accra can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Barbados travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Caves
Little England
Plan a vacation on the small Caribbean island of Barbados and experience its rich history and vibrant culture. Affectionately called "Little England," the island retains a noticeable British influence in its lively culture, visible especially in sport, religion, and the charming British style buildings with a Caribbean flair. On a tour of Barbados you can lounge on sandy beaches, participate in world-class surfing, roam the World Heritage-listed capital, or explore the lush island interior. When on the island, don't forget to sample its world-famous rum and the signature local dish, the flying fish.

Ghana travel guide

3.6
Beaches · Castles · Monuments
Gold Coast
Ghana features a diverse economy, a strong and sturdy democratic tradition, and many of the natural and cultural highlights for which the continent has become known. National parks represent some of the main attractions in Ghana, with a diverse array of wildlife to be seen, including lions, monkeys, elephants, and birds. Forts dating back to the slave era act as focal points for explorations of the coast and help to connect the country to important points in global history.