Ghana lies on the edge of West Africa and was initially referred to as the “gold coast” of Africa because of its numerous gold reserves. Today, due to its strategic location, it is considered the “gateway to Africa”. Ghana has a wide variety of tourist attractions to keep your days busy and your nights memorable. Among the main reasons Ghana is an ideal travel destination for many people are;
A trip to Ghana allows you to interact with different people and partake in cultural experiences. The culture of Ghana is reflected in its countless handicrafts such as beadwork, wood carving and pottery. Ghanaian festivals celebrate the glory of life and different communities celebrate with music, dance, drumming and lots of food. The Edina Bakatue Festival can be a living ship asking the god of the river to protect the people. The Odambea Festival takes place during civil struggles and rebellions around the world. The rice pageant, bridal festival, and Panafest theater festival usually take place every year.
Ghana has a millennial history, from the early kingdoms and trade routes to the arrival of the Europeans. It has many fortresses and castles compared to any other country in Africa that show the history of colonization and slavery. Forts and castles were built to aid the slave trade. Museums and galleries are a vivid reminder of the history of Ghana. The National Museum of Ghana in Accra, the Cape Coast Castle, the Fort Gross Fredericksburg in the English country house style, the Count Alessandro Volta Regional Museum, the burial chamber of Kwame Nkrumah and Nkroful Museum and the dusty pinnacles of Fort Metal Cross are the main historical sites in Ghana that most tourists want to visit.
Most peaceful country
Ghana is one of the most peaceful nations in Africa with a long-standing stable democracy and a healthy economy. It’s a safe tourist destination with lower crime rates, and tourists hardly have any problems no matter where they go. There are some cases of inter-tribal conflict that occur between different tribes. In addition, there is calm and serenity during the election; Therefore, you can visit Ghana at any time.
World class beaches.
Ghana’s coast has several fantastic beaches. Some beaches are specially designed for boating, water skiing, and sport fishing, while other beaches, such as Kokrobite Beach, provide a lively and festive setting for entertainment. There are bars and nightclubs on the city’s beaches, while the pristine beaches are for relaxing and sunbathing.
Wildlife and natural landscapes.
Ghana is a tropical paradise with several notable national parks such as Kakum, Bia and the Mole National. The parks have thousands of wildlife and birds. The butterfly sanctuary of Bobiri, the monkey sanctuaries of Tafi-Atome and Boabeng Fiema and the hippo nature reserve of Wechiau are among the most important village sanctuaries. Sea turtles can nest on some beaches and spot whales at the right time of year. Ghana has an incredible biodiversity and beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, rolling mountains. Tourists take part not only in hiking, but also in canoeing adventures. The Volta highland region is a must see for its waterfalls and caves.
Lakes and rivers
Ghana has beautiful rivers and lakes. The largest international reservoir, known as the Volta River, runs south from the Akosombo Dam to the northernmost one into the country and into Burkina Faso. The river runs through more of the country, offering incredible scenery and islands along the way. Lake Bosumtwe in Kumasi is said to have been formed from an impact crater.
Visiting Ghana is more about the wonderful experience than typical tourist sights. Ghana is one of the best travel destinations in Africa with great culture and fascinating history.