8 Exciting Things To Do In Ghana

You don’t have to be a beach enthusiast to know that when you book an exotic holiday, you’re going to experience amazing culture, food and scenery. Africa is the second largest continent in the world and visiting should be on everyone’s bucket list! Ghana sees over a million tourists per year and this is no surprise. It’s a country with plenty to see, plenty to eat and plenty to do and if you love a holiday with a tropical climate and you are inspired and awed by nature, this is the place to be. Slip on your backpack and go exploring in a country that’s hot as, and not just for it’s weather.

  1. Mole National Park is one of the biggest game reserves in Ghana. If you love animals, you won’t be disappointed by the plethora of exotic creatures you’ll find here. African elephants and different antelope are common sightings here and you can even see lions, though they are harder to find. Jump in that car and have your tour guide at the ready to explore.
  2. The Kumasi Voodoo Experience is unique, exciting and part of the culture of Ghana. Immerse yourself in visiting a voodoo shrine and watch the costumed dancers.
  3. Climbing the battlements at Cape Coast can give you views to die for and a taste of history on what should be an epic adventure.
  4. Boebeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary close to Kumasi s a tiny, protected forest where you can get up close and personal with two revered species of monkey; the Lowe’s mona monkey and the black and white colobus monkey. There’s no going ape here, just sacred creatures as important to Ghanaian culture as the crumpet is to the British.
  5. Take some time and head over Takoradi and join in some of the local projects for music, teaching and medicine and volunteer in Ghana. If your travels are lasting a decent length of time, why not make a difference to children whilst you can?
  6. Labadi beach is located in the west of Accra and is perfect for beach sports such as volleyball and Frisbee due to its famed strong winds. Beautiful scenery and ocean views to go crazy over, Labadi beach doesn’t disappoint.
  7. Mount Adaklu is one of the loftiest mountains in the country at an impressive height of 2000ft. Get your hiking boots on and enjoy the colourful hike to the summit!
  8. Go shopping in Accra’s Independence Square and all you art buffs out there can enjoy a huge collection of Ghanaian art inside the National Museum.

Ghana is a country that is loved by many and the people are known as some of the friendliest in the world. If you usually prefer to holiday by lounging on the beach, you’ll be enticed into exploring this breathtakingly beautiful country from top to bottom. Make the most of your time away from the rat race and immerse yourself in the culture and excitement of Ghana.