Exploring the world, one story at a time: Akosombo – an unforgettable adventure


Join Cristina as she takes you on a thrilling journey to Akosombo, Ghana—an off-the-beaten-path destination that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, exhilarating activities, and a warm local culture.

Inspired by her recent experiences, Cristina is eager to share the wonders of Akosombo with her readers, hoping to find like-minded adventurers who will join her in revisiting this captivating destination. From the comfort of the Volta Hotel to the awe-inspiring Akosombo Bridge, and from hiking the mountain peaks to kayaking around scenic islands, this article will uncover the hidden treasures of Akosombo that will leave you yearning for your own exploration.

  1. Volta Hotel: A Haven of Comfort and Serenity: Cristina’s journey begins at the Volta Hotel, a charming retreat nestled on the banks of the mighty Volta River. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambience of this riverside paradise, where lush gardens, well-appointed rooms, and warm hospitality await. Relax by the pool, savour delicious local cuisine, and rejuvenate your senses surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of Akosombo.
  2. Akosombo Bridge: A Spectacular Encounter: Prepare to be mesmerized as Cristina guides you to the iconic Akosombo Bridge—an engineering marvel that spans the Volta River. Walk along the bridge and witness the vast expanse of water beneath you, marveling at the ingenuity of its construction. Capture stunning photographs and feel the exhilaration as you stand at the intersection of engineering and nature.
  3. Conquering the Mountain Peaks: Join Cristina as she embarks on a thrilling hike up the mountain peaks surrounding Akosombo. Strap on your hiking boots and ascend to the summit, where a breathtaking panoramic view awaits. Gaze in awe at the sprawling landscape, the sparkling Volta River, and the surrounding lush forests. Let the beauty of nature inspire you as you immerse yourself in the peaceful serenity of the mountains.
  4. Abseiling the Rocks: An Adventure of Adrenaline: For the adrenaline seekers, Cristina shares her exhilarating experience of abseiling down the rugged rocks of Akosombo. Descend with confidence, embracing the thrill as you conquer the heights and feel the rush of adrenaline coursing through your veins. From the top, soak in the panoramic vistas of the surrounding terrain, creating unforgettable memories of this daring adventure.
  5. Kayaking: Exploring the Enchanting Islands: Cristina invites you to join her in a serene kayaking adventure around the picturesque islands scattered across the Volta River. Glide through calm waters, surrounded by lush greenery, and discover hidden coves and secluded beaches. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the river, connect with nature, and relish the sense of freedom that accompanies this enchanting experience.
  6. The Magnificence of Lake Volta: At the heart of Akosombo lies the majestic Lake Volta, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Cristina found herself mesmerized by the vast expanse of shimmering water, surrounded by lush green hills. Explore the lake’s tranquil beauty by embarking on a boat cruise, fishing adventure, or simply savoring the peaceful ambiance along its shores. Join Cristina as she basks in the serenity of Lake Volta, contemplating its significance to the local communities and marveling at its sheer magnificence.
  7. Sampling the Flavors of Akosombo: No journey is complete without savoring the local cuisine, and Akosombo is no exception. Cristina indulged in a culinary adventure, relishing the flavors of traditional Ghanaian dishes, and discovering unique delicacies. Join her as she introduces you to mouthwatering dishes like banku, jollof rice, and fresh seafood, showcasing the vibrant culinary scene that adds a delectable dimension to Akosombo’s allure.

Cristina’s recent experiences in Akosombo, Ghana have left an indelible mark on her adventurous spirit. From the comfort of the Volta Hotel to the thrill of abseiling down rocks and exploring the enchanting islands by kayak, Akosombo offers a unique blend of natural beauty, exhilarating activities, and warm hospitality. Inspired by her journey, Cristina seeks company to return to this captivating destination. So, lace up your hiking boots, embrace your adventurous side, and let the wonders of Akosombo ignite your wanderlust.

Join Cristina on her next trip to Akosombo as you create unforgettable memories, forge new connections, and experience the magic of Akosombo together. Send her an email on [email protected] or [email protected] with your interest to join her on her next trip. Click like on definite travel social media pages (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) and follow the journey.

>>>the writer is the Founder & CEO of Definite Travel, a leading registered travel agency in the Caribbean and USA, specializes in customized travel experiences since 2015 and offers Cruise Line experiences. Definite Travel has been accredited by IATA and CLIA as an online agency. She is a seasoned travel industry professional with over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and operations. She holds a BSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management and has a deep understanding of the travel industry with a proven track record of success. In addition, Cristina possesses an MBA in International Business, from Saint George’s University, to support her international growth and expansion. She can be reached via [email protected], [email protected] & [email protected]





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