The Asumura area is home to one of Ghana’s last remaining populations of the white-necked rockfowl. This species was commonly found in Ghana in the early 1960s but there had been no reports of the bird for almost 40 years.
For generations, the village people of Boabeng and Fiema have believed that the local monkeys are sacred and have prohibited harm to them. The two adjacent communities have created a forest sanctuary to protect the black silky colobus and brown mona monkeys, both of which are an enchanting sight.
Wli falls is a popular and dramatic tourist site near the village of Wli. Most tourists make the easy walk to the lower falls, which is mostly a flat trail but is made more dramatic by the presence of thousands of fruit bats nesting on the nearby cliffs.
Ntonso is the homeland of adinkra cloth and the only place in Ghana where traditional adinkra is made locally from scratch. Ntonso is still Ghana’s biggest producer of adinkra, a cloth famed for its symbols and proverbial wisdom.