4 reasons Upper East Region is the best place to visit in Ghana

The Gbelle game reserve, Sombo Bat Sanctuary, Jafiiri Sacred Royal Python, and Paga crocodile pond are some incredible parks the Upper East Region blesses Ghana with.

Paga crocodile pond

The Upper East Region of Ghana, located in the north, is must place to visit with your family for a weekend getaway. The Region stands as the second smallest region in Ghana but very peaceful and calm.

Bolgatanga, its capital, is the only place that is known by many that haven’t visited the Upper East Region. It has another major town in the region including Navorongo, Paga, Bawku, Zebilla.

Pulse.com.gh brings to you 4 reasons you should visit the upper region of Ghana.

1. Rich Culture

The Upper East Region is a land rich in tradition and very distinct in its form. From their beautiful hand woven smocks that are worn during their ceremonies, to their indigenous music and dance, the Upper East is unique in its own way.

Their festivals are what tourist love the most as it displays its cultural forms in a very intriguing way. Their festivals include Gologo, Fao, Paragbielle, Willa, Kobina and so much more.

2. Amusement Parks

The Gbelle game reserve, Sombo Bat Sanctuary, Jafiiri Sacred Royal Python, and Paga crocodile pond are some incredible parks the Upper East Region blesses Ghana with.

These Parts attracts people from all race and background to the rich land. The Paga crocodile pond stands out as the most iconic park in the Upper East and the North as a whole. The park has crocodiles that are tamed and very friendly.

3. Historic site

The Upper East Region has incredible tourist sites and beautiful features that meet the eye. The popular Naa Gbewaa’s shrine is located in this astounding land. The Upper East Region Museum, a church built with mud located in Navrongo is worth visiting.

4. Pito

Did you know that one of the best places to have your local brewed drink; pito beverage which most Ghanaians love is in the Upper East Region?

The land is blessed with brewers of this incredible beverage. Pito is a sweet, mildly alcoholic beverage derived from millet. They produce the best and freshest Pito. Pito is a common drink sold in the open air bars and drunk from a calabash

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