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Volta Basin is a region of Ghana dominated by Lake Volta, the world's largest man-made lake.
Most people of the Volta region speak Ewe.
The tallest falls in West Africa. A 45 minute hike from the nearest village takes you to see a view of the upper falls and to the pool at the base of the falls. The falls are located about 20km from Hohoe and are within the Wli Nature Reserve. The small entrance fee is worth the view! You can hike up to the upper falls for a small tip or "dash".
Feed monkeys bananas from you hand. The friendly staff can lead to into the forest any time of day to interact with some of the over 300 Mona Monkeys living nearby.
Mr. Cedi will show you his secrets of handmade glass and stone beads. Beads are available for sale for very reasonable prices at the factory and in the annex along the main road to Akasombo.
The tallest mountain in Ghana
The dam powers all of Ghana and most of Ghana's neighbours and created the largest man-made lake in West Africa.
A sweet popscile like treat, bisap is made from the hissop flower and is a delicious cool-off.