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Cycle Guide Ghana
Ghana offers a great range of activities for cyclers, whether you cycle in the Islamic North or the Christian South, people live in harmony and like to give you a glimpse of their life.
A visa is required.
Cote d’Ivoire, Abidjan
It takes 4 days to get your visa here. There are a few documents required, check the iOverlander app. Be patient with the unhelpful lady. If you apply for a multi month visa, you don’t always get it as soon as you pass the border. They also ask for a Ivory Coast resident card, which you don’t have. Instead, write a explanation letter.
- 1 month, CFA 40.000
- 3 months, CFA 60.000
- 6 months, CFA 90.000
- 12 months, CFA 150.000
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|Language||English, local languages|
|Currency||Cedi (2019: €1 = GHS 6,1)|
|Religion||Christianity, Islam, Voodoo|
|GDP-rank||#139 (of 192 countries)|
See & Do
Possible, but there are lots of people everywhere, so consider asking permission first.
A great way of meeting locals and sleeping in your own comfortable bed. Ask anyone in a village and they will search a spot for you.
Most cities have accommodation. Room with fan should be around 20 Cedi, with AC a bit more. Expect bucket showers.
WS / CS
Not very common, only big cities offer CS hosts.
Unknown, but the best chances are somewhere in Accra and Kumasi.
Food & Drinks
- Onroad: Omelette+bread / Spaghetti (±10 GHS)
- Local food: Banku, fufu, red red
- Local drink: Palm wine, asaana
Generally safe to cycle, be cautious in big cities.