While some countries of the world until recently struggled with mass tourism, many others did not have the opportunity to step on the tourist stage even for a short time. Not because they have nothing to offer - moreover, their natural beauties could easily compete with the most popular destinations. However, due to numerous social and economic problems, they are still on the sidelines.
One of them is the African state of Chad. Although it is reputed to be an insecure country, travelers who have ventured on the journey describe it as a wonderful place where one also learns numerous practical skills.
The capital and largest city of Ghana - Accra - is located on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, and is both the main economic center and tourist center. Travelers here are happy to see the old part of town - Jamestown, as well as other cultural and historical monuments of the city, while the most common destination - the beautiful beach Labadi.
The coastal city of Cape Cost is home to the Castle of Slaves, which is also under UNESCO protection. It is a site that includes a fortress built in the 17th century, as a place of trade in gold and wood. Some time later, people and shackles were thrown here, and sent into the world as slaves. Today, the castle houses a museum, which testifies to this painful history.
Explore the untouched wilderness of this West African country! At your disposal is Kakum National Park, located in the coastal belt of Ghana, which boasts the best-preserved rainforest in the country. If you would rather observe elephants, monkeys, antelopes and other animals characteristic of this part of Africa, head to the largest national park in the country - Mole.
Lake Ounianga is a complex of several lakes in the northern African state of Chad, in the heart of the Sahara. The scenes are unrealistically beautiful - you may have already seen them in some photos, not knowing where these wonders of nature are hiding.
The desert, the sand, the unusual stone formations, the lakes in the middle of nowhere and the palm trees that surround it make it a natural idyll and the perfect place to rest the soul. The sky is always clear, with no gloomy clouds. Less than 2 millimeters of rain falls here all year round and the best time to visit is from January to April.
Visit this off the beaten path destination and treat yourself to the pleasure of untouched nature as well as cities with rich cultural heritage.