Top Things You Need To Do & See In Ghana

Ghana is a magical place full of history, culture, landscapes, wildlife and some friendly people on earth. While it is difficult to determine just the most important destinations, it is considered the top attractions in Ghana in terms of the volume of requests.

Accra is the capital and largest city in Ghana with a population of more than two million people. Accra provides a wide range of accommodations and other facilities and services for both business and leisure travelers. Accra is a city full of characters, has a very warm, friendly and very safe feeling. It also has some wonderful beaches!

Accra hosts the National Museum, which includes a collection of historical treasures in Ghana; the National Theater, with its distinctive modern Chinese architecture; and the International Trade Fair, which is the arts and crafts market and the traditional textile market the best place to find traditional handicrafts from Ghana and throughout West Africa.

Accra Ghana Tourism

History of Ghana diaspora

The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach Old Gold Coast in 1471. They encountered a variety of African kingdoms, some of the large deposits of gold. In the end, natural trade was replaced by human resources.

Ghana has the largest concentration of colonial-era forts in any country in Africa. These regions are prominent in the central and western regions, and to a lesser extent in the greater Accra region and the Volta region. Certainly, most visited Cape Coast Castle and the Mina Castle.

Slave routes in northern Ghana were a major source of supplies for slaves sent to markets in the south. Among these historical slave routes in the northern, eastern and upper western regions are artifacts and important sites for the slave trade. In these areas, there can be found slaves, camps, water basins, and rivers that were captured by slaves who were allowed to drink and shower, as well as villages and caves surrounded by protection.

KAKUM National Park
Located just north of Cape Coast, Kakum National Park is a 357 km2 National Park consisting of uninterrupted coastal woodland and also home to a stunning rainforest pass. This canopy path consists of six tree platforms up to 30 meters above the forest floor.

It's always a good idea to visit Kakum early in the morning before crowds arrive and queue formation.

Scenic and natural beauty
Come and see with your own eyes the beauty of Ghana. Hiking can be found exceptionally at Umbrella Rock, Tanoboase Sacred Grove, or to the summit of Ghana's tallest peak, Mount Afadjato. Less arduous options include hills or traditional villages, climbing lush forests, or visiting any of our abundant waterfalls.

Whether it's the coastal savannah, unspoiled forests, unique sandstone erosion, picturesque highland villages, lakes, and rivers - Ghana has an abundance of scenic adventures to enjoy.

Wildlife and birds
While Ghana is not equal to the fascinating safari destinations in South and East Africa, Ghana does have its share of the shows. sixteen national parks, resource reserves, and protected areas cover vast and diverse habitats of wetland lakes and broad-leaved forest lands, as you head north to the coastal savanna plains.

Wildlife and birds Ghana

Ashanti Kingdom
The Ashanti Region, "the land of golden stools", is the cultural heartbeat of Ghana and is rich in history and tradition.

Kumasi, the second-largest city in Ghana, is the regional capital of Ashanti. City attractions include West Africa's largest overseas market, Kejetia Market, National Cultural Center, Okomfo Anokye Sword and Manhiya Palace, which dates back to 1925 and is now a museum.

In the surrounding area, there are many artisan villages, historical sites, shrines, bird and butterfly reserves, and Bosumtwi Lake, which is the largest archaeological lake in Africa.

Volta Lake & Volta Region
On the Togo border, the Volta region is an area of ​​extraordinary beauty. The rocky sloping hills and valleys overlooking Lake Volta, lakes, rivers and many waterfalls are one of the most attractive nature gifts for Ghana. In Akosombo, the dam created Lake Volta, the largest man-made lake on Earth, and saves a lot of electricity in Ghana.

Ghana is internationally renowned for our hospitality and religion, a place of many religions, languages, cultures, and tribes that quietly celebrates music, dance and mixing in many African rural areas and wide-open spaces. Leave no doubt in your mind - the first attraction in Ghana is its people. They are among the friendliest friends in Africa, so prepare yourself for a warm and sociable welcome!

people of ghana

Given Back 
The only thing you can do easily is to pack some extra items to give during your trip. The moments of the special charitable tours are among the memories tourists find most rewarding. Bring gifts to Ghana to distribute or purchase supplies locally, by pumping money into the local economy. While on a tour, we can arrange your contribution to a reputable school, clinic, orphanage, or hospital. Just receiving pencils and paper is a big event, and you will always remember the flow you are witnessing.

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