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Memorable Things to Do in Ghana

by The Ghana HIT

Ghana is a beautiful west-African nation with lots of memorable things to see and do. If you are planning a vacation to Africa, consider visiting Ghana. It is a safe place with a stable democracy, a beautiful environment, and hospitable and friendly citizens who receive tourists well. Exploring Ghana is quite straightforward; moving from one attraction to another is easy. Ghana has various fascinating places where you can create some lasting memories. Some of the memorable things that you can do during a vacation in Ghana include;

1. Participate in Hotel Pool Days

Ghanaian temperatures are high, and most days are generally hot. Therefore, swimming is really enjoyable. Swimming is an exciting activity you can engage in during your visit to Ghana. It is a famous activity, especially among students and young people in big cities. Some hotels organize pool days where various teams participate, and the winners are crowned and gifted. Most hotels in major cities such as Accra and Kumasi have swimming pools that you can enjoy. If your hotel does not have a swimming pool, you can visit any affordable pool. There are various excellent pools equipped with modern facilities; therefore, creating lasting memories in Ghana is easy. Kempinski, Golden Tulip Hotels, and Golden Tulip Hotel are major spots to enjoy yourself.

2. Hike at Mt. Afadjato

Adventure seekers must consider visiting the best hiking spots, such as Mt. Afadjato, to create beautiful memories. Mt. Afadjato is one of the highest mountains in West Africa and the highest one in Ghana. It is 2905 feet high, and hiking to the top guarantees some scenic views of the neighboring areas. You must pay an entry fee to access this mountain. The fee caters to a professional guide who guides you around the mountain. The mountain is steep, so it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. It is approximately sixty minutes to hike to the top of Mt. Afadjato.

3. Participate in Fishing activities

A large population of the Eastern region of Ghana relies on fishing as their main source of income. Besides, It is an interesting leisure activity that you can try during a trip to this region. You can organize a fishing session with locals. Fishing can be done in rivers, lakes, and oceans; therefore, you can organize the session depending on where you reside.

4. Relax at the Fascinating Beaches

Ghana is popular for its beautiful sandy beaches. There are various beaches where you can relax, bask, and create lasting memories. Apart from basking on the soft sandy beaches, you can also participate in water sports such as surfing, skiing, and many others.

5. Explore Kakum National Park

Kakum National Park is a famous attraction in Ghana with lots of memorable things to do. It is situated near Elmina and Cape Coast. The canopy walkway is the major attraction feature at the Kakum National Park.

The canopy trail offers tourists an elevated experience of the beautiful rainforest. The walkway is 333m long and approximately 30m above the forest floor. You can explore the magic of the rainforest by hiking across the seven suspension bridges, which give an amazing perspective across the tropical, lush trees.

There are also various trails to explore within the rainforest. You can spot more than 300 species of bird, 600 species of butterfly, and several primates. On an extremely lucky day, you might see forest elephants and leopards, but these are best spotted on a guided night tour.

Statistics indicate that Kakum National Park is among the most visited sites in Ghana. The young generation generally enjoys visiting this park. The park has a children’s section with an excellent play area and swings. Besides, there are two restaurants at the visitor center, one offering light snacks and the other serving local meals such as fufu and goat soup.

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