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Mountain Afadja.


Mount Afadja, known in the French language as Mont Afadjato and in the Ewe language as Afadjato, is the highest mountain in Ghana. The summit of this peak is located near the border with Togo, in the Volta Region of Ghana, close to the village of Liati Wote in Afadzato South District. It is about 178 kilometers (111 mi) northeast of Accra, and 178 kilometers (111 mi) northwest of Lomé. Part of the Agumatsa sub-range of the West Africa Mountains, its summit is 885 metres (2,904 ft) above sea level. The summit of Mount Aduadu (746 metres (2,448 ft)) lies 3.5 kilometers (2 mi) to the east of Mount Afadja.


History.

Afadja" is the name of the mountain whereas the suffix "-to" in the Ewe language means mountain therefore, it is called "Afadja-to" by the Ewe people of Ghana and Togo. The correct name would be "Mount Afadja", as "Mount Afadjato" would be a repetition of the word "mountain". Mount Afadja is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the Volta Region of Ghana, welcoming thousands of visitors from around the globe annually.

When the Ewe people migrated to the area and saw the mountain it looked like the mound in which water yam is planted, water yam being called "Avadze" in Ewe. Moreover, there were some creeping plants on the mountain that resembled the water yam plant; they therefore called it "Avadze-to". Today the word has been palatalized into "Afadjato".


Mount Afadja is the highest mountain in Ghana with the height of 885 metres and 2,904 ft above sea level. The mountain derives its name from the Ewe Word “Avadzeto” which means at war with the Bush.Afadja' is the name of the mountain whereas 'to' in the Ewe dialect means mountain therefore it is called 'Afadjato' by the indigenes.The correct name would be 'Mount Afadja' as 'Mount Afadjato' will be a repetition of the 'Mountain.The mountain is located in the Agumatsa Range near the villages of Gbledi and Liati Wote. The lush green mountains of the ridge mark the country's border with Togo.


How mountain afadjato looks like from Liate Wote Village.



ACCOMODATION AND FEEDING.

There are so many hotels and guest houses in the Volta region that is close to mountain Afadja. They also provide their guests with the most nutritious foods. Guests do not worry when travelling to have a tour at mount Afadja.


Among the numerous hotels... one of the closest is Wli water heights hotel...

Below are the services provided by them...

Offering Ghanaian and international meals in a nature friendly environment, Wli Water Heights Hotel provides accommodations in Wli, where the Wli waterfalls is located; at walking distance from the hotel. The hotel rooms have options of air-conditioned and water heater as well as budget fan rooms. A continental breakfast which is included in the room rates, is served each morning at the property. Other freshly prepared Ghanaian and international dishes of choice are served. Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area. Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary is 458 m from the hotel, while Wli Waterfalls is 549 m from the property. The hotel can serve a location from which other tour sites like the Atome Monkey Santuary, Mount Afadzato, Likpe Caves etc can be visited



  • Property amenities Free parking Restaurant Hiking Table tennis Babysitting Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Car hire Baggage storage Show more Room features Air conditioning Room types Non-smoking rooms LANGUAGES SPOKEN English, French



GETTING THERE.

To embark on this interesting tour ... you need to know the route to the place... and in this blog post we will help you out ...

When going with your own vehicle you can download the Google map and follow it to your destination.

Also you can order Uber or Bolt , if you don't want to stress yourself to drive .... the fee will be given to you when you order . But you need to budget not less than 200 Ghana cedis.


CONTACT US

If you have a question that has not been answered on our website, please get in touch with us via contact details listed below. Tel: +233 (0) 247-498259 Email: info@tourafadjatoecotourism.com Website: www.tourafadjatoecotourism.com




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