The Savannah Region is one of the newest regions carved out from the Northern Region.
The town of Salaga, is the site of the infamous Trans-Saharan slave market, further vestiges of this inhumane trade remain.
Things to See
- Mole National Park
4840km² of savannah and rocky outcrops that are home to 93 species of mammal, including herds of elephant, buck and small plains game and a wide range of birdlife (approximately 300 species).
- Larabanga Mosque
A 13th century Mosque, believed to be first built by Moorish traders.
- Larabanga Mystery Stone
Nearby is a mystery boulder that is the subject of a splendid local legend.
89km west of Tamalel Daboya is a 16th century town from the Gonja kingdom, and a famous source of handmade textiles.
- The Slave Route in Salaga, where the Trans-Saharan caravans paused in Salaga market. Leg pegs can still be seen at this market place.
- Mognori Eco-Village
- Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary