Touring Ghana

Welcome to Ghana

AKWAABA, It’s an expression you will hear several times daily as you travel around Ghana,...

History of Ghana

Medieval Ghana (4th - 13th Century): The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval...

Culture & Heritage

Ghana pulsates with life. From the bustle of downtown Accra to the atmospheric adobe villages...

Ecotourism in Ghana

Ghana is a nature lover’s delight. It’s sunny equatorial climate and fertile well-watered soils sustain...

Festivals in Ghana

Ghanaian festivals are a colourful and vibrant part of the culture. Each year festivals and...

Forts & Castles

The castles and forts of Ghana constitute treasures par excellence, a legacy of the historic...

Top Attractions

Cape Coast Castle

‘Cabo Corso,’ meaning ‘short cape’, is the name the Portuguese settled on for the local...

Mole National Park

Mole National Park is Ghana’s biggest and best National Park and is located in West...

Kakum National Park

Kakum Conservation Area is made up of mostly rain-forest comprising the Kakum National Park and...

Elmina Castle

The St. George’s Castle Museum is located within St. George’s Castle (often called ‘Elmina Castle’),...

National Museum

The National Museum of Ghana is in the Ghanaian capital, Accra. It is the largest...

Nzulezo Stilt Village

The settlement of Nzulezo, the “Village on water”, is located 90 kilometres west of Takoradi...

Paga Crocodile Pond

Located in the north-eastern border of Ghana, Paga is a sacred crocodile sanctuary. Although crocodiles are...

Lake Volta, Ghana

Lake Volta lies along the Greenwich Meridian, and just six degrees of latitude north of...

Fort Metal Cross, Dixcove

The British colonial fortification, Fort Metal Cross (originally Dixcove Fort) is located on a promontory...

Cape Three Points, Ghana

Cape Three Points is at the southernmost tip of Ghana. On the map, you’ll see...

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Eastern Region

The Eastern Region of Ghana is a rich blend of dramatic landscapes, historic relics and traditional cultures. The ancient blends with the 20th century...

Upper West Region

The Upper West Region has a land area of 8,842 square kilometers (3%) of Ghana’s total. The Dagarba, Lobi, Sisala, Vagla and the Wala,...

Special Events

Panafest Celebrations

PANAFEST was mooted by the late Efua Sutherland in the mid-1980s as a cultural vehicle for bringing Africans on the continent and in the...

Emancipation Day Celebrations

Emancipation Day is an annual event in Ghana, the Black Star of Africa and the gateway to the Homeland of people of African descent...

Black History Month

Black history month as known now was originally called the Negro History Week created by Carter .G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, educator,...