Ghana

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Experience this West African country on our Roundtrip in Ghana, Togo and Benin – a cultural odyssey that offers tribal cultures, voodoo traditions, fire dances, ancient kingdoms and the colonial history on the Gold Coast. The fortresses are still there.

Ghana, with its approx. 28 million inhabitants and 238,537 km2, the largest of the three countries. Half the size of Sweden. The country is rich in gold, cocoa and oil. From the coast to the Gulf of Guinea, where you found the capital of Accra and approx. 250 km to the north there is rainforest or cultivated rainforest. The central and northern part is made up of savannah. About half of the population lives in the south in the triangle Accra - coast and the twin city of Tadi as well as Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom. There is a cultural and economic gap between southern Ghana and the poorer and more sparsely populated northern part of the country, but languages and dialects also differ in the country's more than 50 different population groups. English is the official language and helps to keep the country together. It is not a safari country, although the large African elephant, antelopes, crocodiles and hippos are present here. From Ghana we drive to Togo and further on to Benin.

A visit to Ghana is included in our Roundtrip to Ghana, Togo, Benin - Voodoo and Tribal Festivals. The cultural experiences in Ghana can be found below:


Ghana, Togo, Benin - Voodoo and Tribal Festivals 1850 , 12 Days

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