GREATER ACCRA REGION : CAPITAL CITY – ACCRA
The Independence Square is an open-air ceremonial ground where all national celebrations are held. A joining is the independence arch which is a symbol of the independence of the black race, and Ghana especially.

Below is the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Museum, a tribute to Ghana’s first President. This Park formerly called the Polo grounds is where Dr. Kwame Nkrumah declared the Independence of Ghana. The remains of Dr. Nkrumah as well as his wife rest in this premise. You will see various personal items used by Osagyefo, as well as books he authored together with several of his personal belongings.

The Accra Lighthouse is located along High Street in the area of Jamestown known as Ngleshie Alata in central Accra. It is found almost directly opposite the Jamestown Mantse Palace to the north, and the      Jamestown Fort. It is a 30km high lighthouse which was built and used by our Colonial masters.

OTHER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS ARE:

  • THE DU BIOS CENTER
  • ADA MANET PARADISE
  • ACCRA ZOO
  • CASKET CENTER
  • UNIVERSITY OF GHANA – LEGON (THE PREMIER UNIVERSITY)
  • THE NUMEROUS BEACHES
  • KOKROBITE CULTURAL AND DRUMMING CENTER
  • SHAI HILLS RESERVE ETC.

 

 

CENTRAL REGION : CAPITAL CITY - CAPE COAST

Cape Coast Castle is another UNESCO restored world heritage site and was one of the departure point for Africans being sent to the Americans. The castle is home to the Infamous door of no return.

Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482.It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. It is situated 165 km west of Accra on the Gulf of Guinea. A UNESCO world heritage site.

The Kakum National Park covers 375 sq. km of lush tropical rainforest. African’s only walkway through the tree Canopy, a 1000 foot long, 7 bridge walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights over 150 feet above ground. Take a walking tour on the forest floor. See hundreds of species of birds as many or more butterflies, and perhaps catch a glimpse of forest over 40 species of mammals including monkeys and forest elephants. OTHER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:

  • Traditional Fishing Villages
  • Bamboo Orchestra
  • White Sands Beach Resort
  • Asim Manso Slave river

 

 

EASTERN REGION : CAPITAL CITY – KOFORIDUA

This century - old botanical gardens, is about an hours drive from Accra and offers a rich collection of tropical flora, which attracts scores of birds and butterflies. It overlooks the coastal plain at an elevation of 1200 to 1500 feet above sea level.

Aburi Botanical Gardens

Lake Volta cruise. Dodi Princess is a Cruising Boat where you enjoy live band music and dishes whiles you cruise. It is only patronized on Saturdays and Sundays, and then on Holidays.

Dodi Princess Island
Boti Falls located in Koforidua at the Forest reserve at Huhunya is the most popular and spectacular. Boti Water Falls

 

 

ASHANTI REGION : CAPITAL CITY – KUMASI

Manhyia Palace and Museum
This is the official residence of the Asantehene. Its large courtyard and museum hold statues of past great kings and queens of the Asante Kingdom.

The Crafts of Ashanti
The crafts villages surrounding Kumasi include: Bonwire - (18km NE of Kumasi) Kente weaving Pankrono- (3km N of Kumasi) Pottery Ahwiaa (6km N of Kumasi) Wood carvings Ntonso - Adinkra cloth making Asuofia/Asamang (Barakese Road) bead making Ampabame Krofrom (10km from Ahodwo) Brass smithing, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths can be seen in Kumasi.

Komfo Anokye Sword
The 'unmovable' Sword of the Komfo Anokye remains in the grounds of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, where he pushed it. It is believed the Okomfo pronounced that no one would be able to remove the sword, and so it has remained in spite of many attempts.

ATTRACTIONS & EXCURSIONS in Kumasi and the Asante heritage. Kumasi is the capital of the Asante kingdom and the local highlights are:
• Centre for National Culture
• The Prempeh II Jubilee Museum
• Kumasi Fort & Military Museum
• Kejetia Market
• Kumasi Zoo
• Traditional Street sculptures
• University of Science and Technology


 

 

BRONG AHAFO REGION : CAPITAL CITY – SUNYANI

Kintampo Falls
These beautiful falls are hidden away in the woods close to the Kumasi/Kintampo highway.

Boabeng-Fiema Sanctuary
22km north of Nkoranza, and home to many families of Colobus and Mona monkeys, which are held sacred by the local people. Visitors taking the forest walk along shaded trails are rewarded with sightings of many birds, butterflies and indigenous flowers and tree.


ULLER FALLS

Fuller Falls, located some 7km west of Kintampo. It falls gently over a series of cascades along the river Oyoko at Yabraso.It provides a scenic beauty at the site of the falls as it continues its journey towards the Black Volta River. The surroundings of the Fuller Falls provides for the visitor a wonderful peaceful scenery and a refreshing pool to take a dip and a place to just
relax quietly


OTHER ATTRACTIONS ARE:
  • Tano Boase Sacred Grove
  • Techiman Market
  • Bui National Park

WESTERN REGION : CAPITAL CITY – TAKORADI
The Village on Stilt of Nzulezu
An amazing village where life goes on in the centre of lake Tadane, just 90km west of Takoradi. The houses are built on stilts, and traditional village life adapts to the watery conditions.

The excursion from Beyin involves a walk through the reeds at the lake’s edge, and a trip in a dugout canoe to the village. The village welcomes visitors everyday.

Built by the Dutch in 1656 at Butre, and handed over to the English in 1872. The fort is now in partial ruins and overlooks one of the most manificant beaches in Ghana at the Estuary in the Butre River.

 

ANKASA NATURE RESERVE:
This intact wet evergreen forest is a zone of great botanical beauty and richness with some 300 plants pieces per hectre. It could find elephants and antelopes in the forest.
OTHER ATTRACTION

  • Akatakyi Crocodile Pond
  • Bia National Park
  • Monkey Hill
  • Domama Rock Shrine
  • Cape three point

 

 

VOLTA REGION : CAPITAL CITY - HO

WLI WATER FALLS AND NATURAL RESERVE.
Located at the edge of the Agumatsa Wildlife sanctuary, which has hundreds of fruits bats, monkeys and Antelopes. The water falls is from a height of about 1600 feet.

 

TAFI ATOME MONKEY SANCTUARY
The sanctuary has a large of Mona monkeys, which considered as sacred by the people who live with them.

 

AFADJATO
The highest mountain in Ghana – 2,095 feet, at Liate Wote in th Hohoe district. It is good for mountain climbers.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS:

  • Mount Gemi
  • Xavi Bird Watching Sanctuary at Akachi
  • Health Spa Sogakofe
  • Keta Ramsar Site

 

 

NORTHERN REGION : CAPITAL CITY – TAMELE
LARABANGA MOSQUE
A 13th century mosque, believed to be first built by Moorish traders, it is one of the holiest site in Ghana. Its distinctive façade has been widely photographed.

 

MOLE NATIONAL PARK
4840km² of savannah and rocky outcrops that are home to 93 species of mammal, including herds of elephant, buck and small plains game. The occasional lion and leopard can be seen resting after a kill, and the range of bird life (approximately 300 species) is considerable.

 

LARABANGA MYSTERY STONE
Legends has it that this stone on the outskirts of Larabanga always returns to its original resting place when removed.

OTHER ATTRACTION

  • The Gambaga Scarp
  • Bui National Park
  • Handicrafts
  • Salaga Slave Market

 

 

UPPER EAST REGION : CAPITAL CITY – BOLGATANGA
TONGO ROCKS
The whistling rocks of Tongo rise dramatically from the landscape just 10km from Bolga, and the Harmattan creates ghostly whistling sounds.


THE CROCODILE POND
Located at the Northeast border, this is a sacred sanctuary for crocodiles. The reptiles are enticed from the water by the custodians and make a surprising photograph to take home.

 

BOLGA MARKET
A splendid place to meet traders from all over the region and bargain for basket ware, leather goods and traditional clothing.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS

  • Navrongo Cathederal
  • Bolgatanga Museum
  • Navrongo - Tono Irrigation Dam

 

 

UPPER WEST REGION : CAPITAL CITY – WA

GBELE GAME RESERVE
The reserve 565km2 which is at the south of Tumu, is home to elephant, bufalos, and the largest herds of Roan Antelopes. There is also a bird sanctuary.

 

WA NAA’S PALACE
The 19th century palace with its distinctive architecture is the official residence of the Wa Naa, traditional chief of the Walas. In front of the palace are graves of previous Wa Naas

GWOLLU DEFENCE WALL
Gwollu, 70km north of Wa, was part of the slave route. In the 19th century Gwollu Koro Liman built the wall as part of its defence against the slavers.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

  • Wechiau Hippopotamus Sanctuary
  • The Sacred Royal Python Sanctuary - Jefiiri
  • The Crocodile Pond at Eremon