The Larabanga mosque is close to the Mole National Park which is Ghana’s largest game reserve. It has over 93 mammal species including close to a thousand elephants, hippos, buffalo, warthogs and rare species of flora in the grassland savannah. There is also the Paga Crocodile Pond in the Upper East Region. The crocodiles in the pond are friendly and offer tourists a rare photo experience. You can literally touch and even sit on them for a photo moment – after buying lunch (chickens) for the reptile.
The Volta Region offers the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary which is popular for its sacred mona monkeys accorded rights as human beings. There is another monkey sanctuary close to the Kakum National Park in the Central Region called the Monkey Forest Resort. It has different animal and monkey species on the 42 acres of land.
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