Northern Region Ghana Tours
The Northern Region, one of the ten administrative regions of Ghana, a country lying on 0 longitude of the West Africa Coast. Ghanaian hospitality is legendary, the Northern Region is no exception. And so you are welcome to enjoy the scenic natural features, exotic culture and the legacies of a history of the largest region in Ghana.
POPULATION & ETHNIC GROUPS: With population of nearly 2 million, the main ethnic groups are Dagomba, Nanumba, Mamprusi, Gonja and Komkombas. Other groups include Chekosis, Bimobas and Vaglas.
Here are the list of interesting spots that you can visit in Ghana Northern Region:
- Laribanga Mosque
- Mole National Park
- Larabanga Mystery Stone
- Zayaa Mud Mosque at Wulugu
- Salaga Slave Market
Built in the 13th century, Laribanga Mosque is the first mosque to be built in all of West Africa. The mosque still stands till today. It is considered as a holy place for the Muslims in the area.
4840km² of savannah and rocky outcrops that are home to 93 species of mammal, including herds of elephant, buck and small plains game. The occasional lion and leopard can be seen resting after a kill, and the range of bird life (approximately 300 species) is considerable.
Nearby is a mysterious boulder that is the subject of a splendid local legend
The mosque was built with mud but the fascinating thing about it is that it has its own unique kind of storey designs that made it a strategic location for military purposes.
The slave route is recognized at Salaga, where the Trans-Sahara caravans paused in Salaga market. Leg pegs can still be seen in the market place.
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