EXPLORE THE REGIONS OF GHANA

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Greater Accra

The Capital City of Ghana

Greater Accra is made up of two metropolitan areas, Accra and Tema.  Accra is Ghana’s capital and stretches along the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Guinea.  You will find museums, monuments, markets, and pulsating nightlife.  Important landmarks in Accra include the Osu Castle, the Jamestown Lighthouse and the busy fish market, where you can find an assortment of fish to please your palate.  No visit to Ghana would be complete seeing the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial park and Mausoleum.  The park pays homage to Ghana’s first president, a Pan-Africanist, who ushered in Ghana’s independence from colonial rule.

 

  • Kwame Nkrumah Mausolem & Memorial Park

  • W.E.B. DuBois Centre

  • The National Arts Centre

  • Arts Alliance Gallery

  • Jamestown Walking Tour

  • Osu Castle

  • Independence Square & Arch

  • Makola & Agbogbloshie Market

  • Labadi Beach

  • Krokobite Beach Town

  • Bojo Beach

  • Fantasy Coffins of Ghana

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Central Region

The Door of No Return

Cape Coast Castle houses the horrible legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cape Coast Castle changed hands among several colonists before becoming the trading seat of enslaved Africans.  Thousands were brought here from hundreds of miles away to be sold into captivity.  Nearby is Elmina Castle, the oldest European structure in Ghana where trading of enslaved Africans also took place.  Visitors to the castles will see artifacts and learn about this dehumanizing time in history. 

  • Cape Coast Castle

  • Elmina Castle

  • Kakum National Park

  • Assin Manso Ancestral Slave Park

  • Stingless Bee Centre

  • Crocodile Pond

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Ashanti Region

The Kingdom of Gold

​Rich in history and cultural traditions, the Ashanti region is the center of the ancient and modern day Asante people.  Kumasi is the capital city of the region and is home to the palace, museum, fort, and cultural centre.  The markets of Kumasi are world-famous for their handicrafts, woodcarving, and especially Kente cloth.  The Royal Kente Weaving Village in Bonwire is nearby.  The Ashanti Region is known as “the land of the golden stool” where some of the most important gold mines in Ghana can be found.  To learn more, arrange a visit to the town of Obuasi.  For the nature enthusiast, there is the Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary, Lake Bosomtwe, and the Bobiri Forest Reserve.

  • Manhyia Palace

  • Okomfo Anokye Sword

  • Bonwire Kente Village

  • Kumasi Cultural Centre

  • Ahwiaa Wood Carving Center

  • Kejetia Market

  • Adinkra cloth stamping at Ntonso

  • Lost-wax brass casting at Kofofrom

  • Kintampo Falls

  • Bat Caves at Buoyem

  • Monkey Sanctuary at Boabeng-Fiema

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Eastern Region

Ghana’s first cocoa farm was established by Tetteh Quarshie in this region.

​Though only 2 hours away from Accra, the contrast in culture and landscape is remarkable.  The Eastern region is the birthplace of Ghana’s cocoa industry, founded by Tette Quarshie who brought seeds back from Fernando Po Island. Rich culture, historic villages, cascading waterfalls, and a beautiful countryside characterize the region.  The largest man-made lake, a major source of hydro-electric power, and the Kwahu people who make their home atop the Kwahu-Scarp also inhabit the region.

  • Aburi Botanical Gardens

  • Koforidua Bead Market

  • Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm

  • Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana

  • Boti Falls

  • Bunso Arboretum Canopy Walkway

  • Umbrella Rock

  • Lake Volta & Akosombo Dam

  • Cruise to Dodi Island

  • Visit Kwahu Scarp & People

  • Krobo Mountain Climbing

  • Begoro Waterfalls

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Western Region

The hometown of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Heavy rainfall makes the soil some of the most fertile in all of Ghana.  A mix of ancient and modern, the Western Region is home to ancient colonial forts, picturesque villages, and contemporary beaches and resorts.  

  • Sekondi-Takoradi Twin Cities

  • Ankasa Nature Reserve

  • Surfing at Busua

  • Visa Aberwa Museum

  • Fort Metal Cross (Dixcove)

  • Fort Orange

  • Wassa DomanaRock Shrine

  • Akatekyi Crocodile Pond

  • Fort Appolonia

  • Fort Sebastian

  • Bia National Park

  • Cape Three Point Forest Reserve

  • Baku Crocodile Pond

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Volta Region

Home to the largest waterfall in all of West Africa and one of the highest mountains.

The Volta Region is known for its beauty, rolling hills, lagoons, waterfalls, and the Volta lake, which is a major source of power for the region.  Visitors can enjoy a music cruise along the lake, climb the highest waterfall and one of the highest mountains in West Africa, enjoy watersports, deep sea fishing, or attend one of the region’s famous festivals such as Hogbetsotso, which means “Festival of Exodus,” in the Ewe language.

 

  • Wli Falls

  • Tagbo Falls

  • Tsatsadu Falls

  • Tour of Keta

  • Mountain Afaja (Afadjato)

  • Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary

  • Kyabobo National Park

  • Mount Gemi

  • Kpetoe Kente Weaving Village

  • Avu-Lagoon Xavi

  • Fort Prinzenstein

  • Ancestral Caves of Leklebi

  • Kalakpa Game Production Reserve

  • Atorkor Slave Market

  • Cape St. Paul Lighthouse

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Northern Region

Larabanga is the oldest mosque in West Africa

Northern Region

 

The largest and least populated region of Ghana is home to Mole National Park, Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge.  You’ll see elephants, antelope, bushbacks, monkeys, warthogs, baboons and other smaller wildlife.  There are also lots of historical and mystical things to see and do in the region, including the Sacred Grove, a nature reserve created around shrines.  Another landmark  is the Mystic Stone, an immovable stone that diverted construction of a road.  The Northern route also played a prominent role in the trading of enslaved Africans. If you are brave, you can sit on a crocodile at the Paga Crocodile Pond.  Visitors to Salaga Slave Park can see wells built by enslaved Africans  for their own bathing and drinking water.  Close by is a 500-year old Baobab tree where enslaved Africans were chained while waiting to be walked 600 miles south to Assin Manso. Though Islam only constitutes 18% of the population in Ghana, that number rises to 80% in the Northern region.  Mosques and traditional round homes dot the landscape.  No visit would be complete without a stop at Larabanga, the oldest mosque in West Africa (pictured to the left), and don’t forget your Shea butter, also famous in the region.

 

  • Mole National Park

  • Paga Crocodile Pond

  • Larabanga Mosque

  • Mystic Stone

  • Hippopotamus Sanctuary

  • Kintampo Waterfalls

  • Buabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary

  • Salaga Slave Market

  • Sacred Grove

  • Gambaga Scalps

  • Waterfalls at Nakpanduri

  • Tamale Craft Centre

  • Kukuo Pottery Village

  • Tamale Chief Palace

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Custom Tours

"I haven't been everywhere yet, but it's on the list."

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  • Naming Ceremony

  • Nature

  • Community Service

  • Education

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  • Arts

  • History