A vibrant and diverse nation, Ghana is a remarkable nation. In terms of peace, prosperity and development, Ghana is proof of what is possible for Africa. As testament to its progress, tourism to Ghana increases every year. Looking at Ghana’s diverse wildlife, vibrant culture, bustling cities and gorgeous landscapes, it is no surprise. Ghana has been referred to as “Africa for beginners,” since visitors can enjoy all the wonders of Africa without compromising comfort or basic amenities. At the centre of Ghana’s tourism is the heralded capital city of Accra. Embracing the Atlantic Ocean Accra is chock full of historical landmarks such as the Osu Castle, the old neighbourhood of Jamestown and Independence Square. Accra’s sun-drenched LaBadi Beach is immensely popular with tourists. The quasi-public beach is located between the city’s priciest hotels, La Palm Hotel and La Badi Beach Hotel. The National Museum is incredibly worthwhile as it offers visitors an excellent education of Ghanaian history and culture dating all the way back to the prehistoric era. Exhibits include thrones, ancient carvings, tools, clothing, paintings, pottery and instruments. You will learn about everything that has to do with Ghana from tribal rituals to the impact of the slave trade. Fly into Kotoka International Airport and you will quickly discover all of these attractions and more!
Venture outside the major cities and discover the natural wonders and awe-inspiring vistas that abound. Ghana’s true wealth resides in the many national parks throughout the country.
Kakum National Park is unique for two reasons; the first is, that it is local people who established the park and see to its maintenance, the second being, it is the only park in Africa with a canopy walkway. You can trek in the tropical treetops while you observe the diverse wildlife above and below.
Mole National Park is Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge and is situated on a grassland savannah. The dry season is the optimal time for viewing wildlife.
Ankasa National Park is a composed of primarily tropical evergreen rainforest. The park has more biodiversity than any of the other parks with animal life including; elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys and bongos.
Other natural gems include Kintampo Waterfall, the largest waterfall in west Africa, Lake Bosumtwi with its matching meteorite impact crater, and Lake Volta the in the world by surface area. There are also numerous rivers, caves and sandy beaches to explore.
The warmth of the Ghanaian people and the incredible offerings of their wonderful country will inspire you. Don’t waste a moment waiting in long airport taxi queues by pre-booking your Accra airport transfer with hoppa. We offer a wide selection of vehicles to suit any of your Ghana transfer needs at prices that please any budget.