Located in the temperate Brong-Ahafo Region, this conservation forest teems with monkey and bird life, providing a haven for species that are sadly threatened with extinction all over West Africa. The monkeys are considered sacred and the village is charged with protecting these special animals.
Welcome to the Savannah region of Ghana
Explore the diverse landscapes and cultures of the Savannah Region in the northern part of Ghana. Savannah plains adorned with acacia trees and baobabs beautifully characterise this picturesque region. It is home to a variety of ethnic groups, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. Damongo, the region’s capital, serves as a hub for all these diverse cultures.
Learn more about the local customs and traditions by learning one of the primary languages spoken in the region, such as Dagbani, Frafra, or Mampruli, besides English.
Satisfy your taste buds and try some of the traditional dishes like Tuo-zafi, made with locally sourced yam, cassava, and plantains. Indulge in the abundance of delicious local fruits like mangoes, pineapples, and guavas. Explore the natural beauty of the Mole National Park. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, antelopes, warthogs and many more. Don’t forget to appreciate the traditional earth-built architecture of the Tongo Hills and visit the widely acclaimed Larabanga Mosque.
The Savannah Region is a great destination for those looking to fully immerse themselves in the authentic Ghanaian experience. The natural beauty, rich culture, mouth-watering food, and warm hospitality is all you need and you can find it all here.