Tourism in Ghana
Ghana is situated in West Africa and is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso, the east by Togo, the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the west by Côte d’Ivoire. The country has many natural attractions: from sandy palm-fringed beaches, forested hills, grassy plains and a dense rainforest, to the largest man-made lake in the world, Lake Volta. The list of attractions includes casinos, picturesque beaches, game reserves and old trading forts and castles. Popular tourist activities include shopping at the Centre for National Culture; drumming, dancing and feasting at one of the many cultural festivals; hiking and exploring the savannah and rainforest; water sports on Lake Volta; canoeing through the mangrove jungle of the Ankobra River.