Plan Your Holidays and Visit Best Places in Ghana
Plan your holidays and book your cheap flights to Ghana to visit best places in Ghana. The land of many lakes, hills and forests, there are many places to visit in Ghana for its tourists. There a little of everything for people visiting Ghana. There’s adventure for the adventure craze, beautiful scenic nature for the soft romantic souls, various wildlife and sanctuaries for the animal lovers and various types of local and western cuisine for the foodies. One must visit all the interesting places to visit in Ghana while exploring the land.
Mole National Park
Aburi Botanic Garden
Wli Water Falls
The Famous Larabanga Mosque
Mole National Park is situated 170km west of Tamale in the West Gonja District. While on a trip to Ghana one must take this scenic ride to Mole which is even quite adventurous. It’s the largest Ghanaian National Parks in the heart of the Guinea savannah woodland ecosystem. One of the popular places to visit in Ghana, its home to 93 different mammalian species, 9 amphibians, 33 reptiles and an estimated 300 birds species. Some of the mammals include elephants; roam antelopes, waterbucks, hartebeests, buffalo and some warthogs.
Aburi Botanic Garden is situated on the Akwapim ridge and is about 39 km north-east of Accra along the old Accra Koforidua road. It’s the most beautiful, peaceful and fascinating places in Ghana and also the world’s 1,600 botanic gardens. One of the important places to visit in Ghana, it grows the largest array of plant diversity outside nature and receive over 150 million visitors every year. The silk cotton tree or ‘ceiba pentrandra’ is one of the largest trees in West Africa. It grows to a height of 48m and is one of the sacred trees of West Africa.
Wli Water Falls is the highest waterfall in West Africa, located 45 minutes from Ho Hoe town, in the Volta. This magnificent fall cascading down from a height of 60-80m holds one spellbound and in awe. One of the popular places to visit in Ghana, it’s a 45 minute walk, through an awesome rain forest on a beaten path. A heaven on earth the walk through the forest is among large colony of fruit bats, butterflies, birds, monkeys and baboons is a spectacular experience.
The Famous Larabanga Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in West Africa and also in Ghana. Though a rare structure, it must be renovated after every heavy rain due to the damage caused to its mud walls. These yearly renovations cost up to $ 1,000 and in spite of the government providing monetary assistance to keep up the mosque, its not always enough money to do the job well. Tourists while exploring Ghana visit this place of historical value.
The Accra Beaches are some of the famous beaches in Ghana and also to some extent Africa. With its tropical climate and beautiful environmental conditions it’s quite ideal for tourists to laze round in this tropical beauty. The most seductive of all beaches are the Labadi Beach, Coco Beach and the Kokrobite Beach. These picturesque beaches with breathtaking background are equipped a restaurant and even lodging for the tourists to enjoy.
When to Visit:
The tourist high season is from June to August. The country sees few tourists from September to December. Village-specific festivals and events occur throughout the year. However, the temperatures are hot and humid all year round.