The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), in partnership with the Ghana Cyclist Association, will organise three Cycling Competitions dubbed “King of the Mountain as part of the UN World Tourism Day on Saturday, September 28, 2018, at Kwahu.
The competition which forms part of attractions as part of the World Tourism Day event, will be held between cyclists from Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Nigeria and Burkina Faso.
A release issued by the GTA on Thursday, said the competition is the first to be organized and would add more innovations and create excitement during the ‘FUN & FLY’ paragliding to attract more tourists to the Kwahu area.
The statement said the cyclists would be competing for prizes and will go through some major towns in Kwahu with the end point, being the Palace of the Paramount Chief in Abene.
It said prizes would be awarded to the first ten participants, with the first three taking home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in addition to some other prizes. The rest of the participants would receive consolation prizes.
Other side attractions for the World Tourism Day Celebrations include a durbar of chiefs and people at the Abetifi Palace, a digital symposium, activities for children and cultural display among others.