Ghana, The Gateway to Africa

By citizentoursgh | Nov 26, 2019
Food Africa Weather Ghana

Akwaaba simply means welcome. Ghana is the one mother who has struggled in the past through migration, slavery, internal wars etc. In the present, she defines herself with her horrific past but seeks comfort in her rich culture.

She is naturally endowed with beautiful attractions ranging from vegetation, wildlife, mountains, waterfalls, beaches, Rainforest, water bodies, good sunshine all year round, just to mention few. These things, coupled with the beautiful and friendly citizens, make Ghana a unique destination for the historians, adventure seekers, the wanderlusts and sun lust, and culture experiencers. Ghana is the gateway to Africa, Ghana is a very safe, stable country and lower crime rate.

On top of the highest MT. in West Africa. MT. Afadjato

On top of the highest MT. in West Africa. MT. Afadjato

The climate of Ghana is tropical, but temperatures vary with season and elevation. Except in the north two rainy seasons occur, from April to July and from September to November.
In the north the rainy season begins in April and lasts until September. Annual rainfall ranges from about 1,100 mm (about 43 in) in the north to about 2,100 mm (about 83 in) in the southeast.

The harmattan, a dry desert wind, blows from the northeast from December to March, lowering the humidity and creating hot days and cool nights in the north. In the south the effects of the harmattan are felt in January. In most areas the highest temperatures occur in March, the lowest in August.
The average annual temperature is about 26oC (about 79oF). Annual Rainfall: 736.6mm / 29"
The dry season is best for wildlife viewing while the rainy season is best for waterfalls, river and lake.

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Written by citizentoursgh
Akwaaba! (Welcome) Joseph is my name but you can call me by my native name "Yaw" I was born and raised in the small but historically significant coastal community of Elmina. Elmina is located in the central region of Ghana and is one of the first sites of European settlement in West Africa. Due to this rich local history, at a young age I developed a passion for celebrating and learning more about my local and national culture. My many years of experience as a tour guide has allowed me to share my passion and knowledge of Ghanaian culture with others. I have been a guide and expedition leader for about 7 years now. I have led and organized to... Read more

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