Mostly life is about getting busy and being responsible for one or two reasons. Before life starts getting busier and responsibilities start piling up, everyone should try to travel solo at least once in their lives. Traveling alone can help you discover what you’re really like when you are alone and how you handle situations when you’re all alone. You also get to expose yourself to different kinds of cultures and discover all types of cuisine you never thought you’d be able to try.
In this new era, we mostly on our phones and other forms of technology that we forget to appreciate our natural surroundings. There’s so much of this world we have yet to unravel, so why not start now? In this piece, I have select five best destinations in Ghana if you want to start to travel solo. There are many places you would like to visit in Ghana and this is the best five destinations you need to try first.
- Nzulezu Ghana.
This is one of the most unique and beautiful places that are present in Ghana. The name means ‘surface of water’ in English. A place houses are built over a lagoon and all of the houses are placed on stilts. According to history, that is where their gods told them to stay. This is a place that people should visit to experience the innovation of the village people and their livelihood. tourists can even spend quality time in the hotels sitting on top of the lagoon. They sell the best quality foods, so you don’t have to worry about anything. This place is not like a jungle trip, but a home to experience new things.
2. The Newmont mining site.
Most tourists don’t know about this beautiful mining site. You may have heard of its name before but have you haven’t experience it yet, take a try. It is the most beautiful place to visit in the Ahafo region (kanyasi) in Ghana. You can’t go all by yourself, so you have to report to the company before they will take you to the tour. It a place you can’t forget about.
3. Labadi and labadi hotel
Labadi Beach or more properly known as La Pleasure Beach is the busiest beach on Ghana’s coast. It is one of Accra’s beaches and is maintained by the local hotels. Labadi Beach is in a town called La, popularly known as Labadi, near Teshie in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. An entrance fee to those not staying in the hotels is charged. On holidays and weekends, there are often performances of reggae, hiplife, playback, and cultural drumming and dancing. Aside from visiting the beach to have fun, people visit the place early mornings to work out, mostly on weekends. This is the best beach to visit as a solo traveler.
This is the safest city for tourist in Africa and provide a wide range of accommodation and other tourist facilities. Accra is the capital and largest city in Ghana with a population of over four million in the metropolitan area. Another noticeable landmark in Ghana is the James Fort situated in the suburbs of Jamestown. It used to a prison for slaves during the colonial times. It stayed a prison until a decade ago when the Government declared it a museum. It has one of the strongest and oldest buildings that have stood the test of time. The dungeons are favorites for the tourists as it reveals the nature of how slavery was conducted in Accra.
Spend some time visiting historic sites, markets, galleries, our pulsing nightlife and some really fun beaches.
5. Cape Three Point
Cape Three Points is a small peninsula in the Western Region of Ghana on the Atlantic Ocean. It marks the western end of the Gulf of Guinea. Visiting Cape Three-point, you can take a tour through the whole Cape coast town. The land with great history slaves and a former European colonial capital and one of the most culturally significant spots in all of Africa.