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2-Night Introduction to Ghana Tour from Accra

2-Night Introduction to Ghana Tour from Accra
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 550.00
When you touch down in Accra you want to know where you are going next and know that you have a safe ride from the airport to a decent place to stay in your comfort range for the night. You will be picked up at the airport and be taken to our choices of hotel. On day 2 you will have an hour travel consultation and 3 hours tour of Accra. On day 3 the final day you will continue your travels independently, conduct your business, or take one of our optional air or land transfers to your next destination

Accra Food Tour: Markets, Dinner and Cooking Class

Accra Food Tour: Markets, Dinner and Cooking Class
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 51.00
Get to grips with the exotic food, flavors and dishes of West Africa on this captivating 2-hour tour of Accra's markets! With an expert guide beside you, delve into the city's buzzing street markets to experience the region's dishes, ingredients and cooking styles. Watch traders prepare everything from piping-hot stews to grills; try some delicacies for yourself; and learn about Ghana's culinary traditions from the locals. Then, ride a 'tro-tro' — a shared taxi — to a local hostel for a Ghanaian cooking masterclass before enjoying the creations for dinner.

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Kotoka Airport (ACC) Taxi Service


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Official Kotoka Airport Taxi Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Kotoka Airport taxi service.

Taxis are really the only option from the Kotoka International Airport, unless you rent a car or take advantage of a hotel shuttle.

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Official Kotoka Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Kotoka Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (GHS or Ghana Cedi). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Drivers will accept USD or EUR.


  • A taxi for a very short route should be no more than GHS 1.00, longer GHS 2.50-5.00 and GHS 7.00 should be enough for anywhere in the city. Always settle on a fare before getting in as prices to tend to fluctuate with the fuel prices on the international market.



 
Accra Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will accept USD or EUR.



Official Kotoka Airport Taxi Details

Kotoka Airport Taxi

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Shared taxis can be found to the west of the terminal building right across from the Arrivals Hall at the Kotoka International Airport. Metered Taxis can be found at car park 2 which is located to the left of the Arrivals Hall when coming out of the Kotoka International Airport. It is advisable to charter a taxi from the ACC Kotoka International Airport and although it is more expensive than to share one, prices are negotiable and can be bartered over.


In Accra and the major cities most taxis that will stop for you assume you require a charter taxi and unless you are on a very strict budget it's usually easiest to do this. In more remote areas, shared taxis are most common.


Taxis are easy to identify. The two front side panels and the two rear side panels are painted yellow with a different colour for the rest of the vehicle. That said, the most important way of recognizing taxis are by the number plates. Like many commercial vehicles, they always have a yellow background with black lettering, as compared to the private vehicles that have white background with black lettering.





Arrive or depart stress-free at the Kotoka Airport by pre-booking your private Kotoka Airport transfer.
See our Kotoka Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.


 Kotoka Airport Taxi Scams


About 1 in every 10 taxi drivers will probably try to cheat you for a higher price if you are a foreigner.




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Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017