West Africa is an iconic region of the world blessed with beautiful coastlines, vibrant cultures, mesmerizing landscapes and historic landmarks, from the Sahara Desert to World Heritage Sites, the historic town of Grand-Bassam in Ivory Coast and remote villages in Ghana. West Africa is truly an extraordinary region to explore… You can experience dolphin spotting in Lagos, join the party at the Labadi beach in Ghana or bite into Nigeria’s specialties such as Akara - deep fried bean cakes and Edikangikong - a vegetable soup. If you travel to Ghana, make sure you discover the National Museum of Ghana to explore various ancient musical instruments and modern paintings. Brightsun Travel offers a range of cheap flights to West Africa destinations.
Why not spend a few days in Lagos, one of the world’s fastest growing cities? Here you can visit the Nike Art Gallery to explore contemporary and traditional Nigerian arts and the National Museum, home to a collection of archaeological exhibits including vessels, pots, bowls and royal crowns. You can also experience quad biking, jet skiing, and zip lining at the city’s Lekki Leisure Lake, stroll around the famous Lekki Market to buy a variety of local crafts and fabrics or visit the Lekki Conservation Centre to see monkeys, crocodiles, and various bird species. Brightsun Travel offers cheap tickets to West Africa, so you can secure yourself the getaway of a lifetime to one or more of the region’s immense cities.
Another epic destination in West Africa is Accra, the capital of Ghana. This amazing city is renowned for its picture-perfect beaches, excellent nightlife, colourful markets, inspirational art galleries, fascinating museums and trendy bars and restaurants. Here you can browse contemporary art at the Artist’s Alliance Gallery, catch a live music show at the Chez Afrique and sample locally brewed cocktails at the Republic Bar and Grill. Alternatively, why not book a trip to Abidjan? This dynamic city is home to towering skyscrapers and posh boutiques, and it’s famous for hosting several festivals and events throughout the year including film festivals, fashion shows, musical festivals and cultural events.