Five Glorious Must-Visit Places In Ghana For Christmas
Christmas is almost near and we know you must be looking for some destinations to spend time with your bae or family this festive season that’s why we at Buzzslate.com have got you covered.
There are quite a number of tourist sites in Ghana but which of them have you ever been to and which would you visit again for the fun part of it?
If you’re travelling to Africa, Ghana for the first time, then this guide will help you know some of the interesting tourists’ sites to spend your festive season which you won’t regret.
Want to find out about the tourists’ sites to visit in Ghana this festive season? Read on…
1. Mount Afadjato
Mount Afadja, known in the Ewe language as Afadjoto, is the highest mountain in Ghana. The summit of this peak is located near the border with Togo, in the Volta Region of Ghana, close to the village of Liati Wote in Afadzato South District.
The interesting bit is that the name’ Afadja’ is the name of this high mountain and the ‘to’ is an Ewe word that means mountain. This means that when one refers to it as Mount Afadjato, it will be a repetition and it is like saying ‘Mount AfadjaMountain’.
2. Mole National
Mole National Park protects an area of savannah and forest in northern Ghana. It’s home to elephants, leopards and rare birds such as the white-backed vulture. In the western part of the park, the Konkori Escarpment has panoramic views and overlooks waterholes where animals drink. There are waterfalls along the Kparia and Polzen rivers. To the south, Larabanga village has a centuries-old, Sudanese-style mosque.
Kokrobite is a town along the Atlantic coast, 30 km to the west of Accra the capital city of Ghana. It is known for traditional sea fishing, its white-sand beaches and its lively nightlife. Here you get to relax in the quality music of the Ghanaian people.
4. Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary
Bobiri Forest Reserve and Butterfly Sanctuary is an ecotourism centre in Ghana and the only butterfly sanctuary in West Africa. It has about 400 species of butterflies. It is located on the main Accra – Kumasi Highway at the village of Kubease, about 30 kilometres from Kumasi.
5. Lake Volta, Ghana
Lake Volta, the largest artificial reservoir in the world based on surface area, is contained behind the Akosombo Dam which generates a substantial amount of Ghana’s electricity. It is completely within the country of Ghana and has a surface area of 8,502 square kilometres. At the heart of the Greenwich meridian, get to enjoy a fantastic boat ride in lake Volta while enjoying the amazingly beautiful mountains in Ghana surrounding it.