Travel Information

Bhutanese citizens travelling to Ghana

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to Ghana need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Ghana

🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
industrial and cultural capital
rain forest
metropole area
🤝 friendly locals

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

AirTel, and MTN


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is GHS.

1 BTN = 0.076556 GHS

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $7.08 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

If despite our advice you travel to Ghana or you’re already there and you choose not to leave, be aware that there are reports of racial violence linked to COVID-19. You will be refused entry to Ghana if you have been in a country with more than 200 cases of COVID-19 (this includes Australia) in the 14 days prior to arriving. Health services in Ghana are limited. We continue to advise: Do not travel  to Ghana.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Ghana. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.69 / 5)
Safety (3.06 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.82 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$97.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$7.08 USD

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