Travel & Accommodation

Making travel arrangements to the Millennium Marathon with our Travel partners Ethiopian Airlines  gives you an opportunity to choose a travel and tour package suited to your needs.

For travel packages for runners travelling to Ghana for the marathon visit see our  official travel partners. Visit Travel Packages 

 

Free Accommodation for International runners

All registered International runner are guaranteed a 2 night free accommodaton at our athlete's hostel. A shuttle service will be provided to transport all runners to and from the race venue. Details of your stay will be sent to you via email once your registration is completed.

 

Visa requirements

Visit the Ghana Embassy in your home country about acquiring a visa. Visa cost and processing time will vary per country. Be sure to apply between 2-4 weeks ahead. For contact information of our missions abroad [click here]Insect contact of Ghana missions abroad. Below are the  standard requirements whe applying for a visa to Ghana;

  • A valid Passport.
  • A return or onward ticket.
  • A valid Visa (For non ECOWAS Member countries- Visit the Ghana Embassy in your home county to complete the visa application process.)
  • Your passport should have at least one blank page in it.
  • A yellow fever certificate.

 

The weather in Accra

Ghana has a tropical climate with two main seasons wet and dry. The tropical climate is fairly mild for its latitude. The coolest time of year is between June and September. Variations in temperature both annually and daily are quite small. The minimum temperature is around 23c .September average temperatures ranging from 27c-28c with.

 

Getting Around

Taxis can be found all over the city. Look out for the taxi sign on top of the vehicle. The city also provides Metro Mass transit buses that commute from several bus terminals. The popular "trotro" mini buses are very cheap and ply most commercial routes.