TOUR 5: THE SAHEL SAFARI, MOUNTS ALANTIKA, THE BEACHES OR CHIEFDOMS OF CAMEROON (9 days/8 nights)
Below is a brief program description of this tour:
Day 1: Arrive Douala or Yaoundé; airport assistance and transfer to a city hotel; overnight.
Day 2: Fly to Garoua; meet/greet by our local agent; visit the town and Mount Tengelen; overnight.
Day 3: Drive to Wangaï in the Alantika mountains. Visit the “vallée des rôniers” where the Koma people preserve the skulls of their ancestors and the sculptors of Mboulko. Overnight in tents erected in the local chief’s compound.
Day 4: Climb up the mountains with porters to visit other Koma villages. Return to Wangaï and drive to Poli. Overnight.
Day 5: Drive to Maroua via Garoua. En route, visit the marbles of Bitzar and the gorges of Kola. Overnight in Maroua.
Day 6: Drive to the Waza national park; visit the park and overnight at the lodge.
Day 7: Drive to Rhumsiki via Oudjilla, Koza and Mokolo; overnight at Rhumsiki lodge.
Day 8: visit Rhumsiki village, especially the crab fortune teller and the village blacksmith. Afternoon drive to Maroua; overnight.
Day 9: Drive to Garoua in time to board flight to Yaoundé or Douala.
TWO OPTIONS AVAILABLE:
Option 1: Visit of the Western chiefdoms and the Mount Cameroon region (6 days/5 nights)
Day 10: City tour of Yaoundé before driving to Koutaba after a stop for a visit of the chief’s palace in Bandjoun; overnight.
Day 11: Excursion to Foumban to visit the palace of the Sultan of the Bamoun and the craft centre; continue tour to Bamenda; overnight.
Day 12: Excursion to Bafut to visit another chief’s palace, return to Bamenda and visit the local food market. Overnight.
Day 13: Drive through to Limbe; visit the CDC plantations of rubber, oil palms and banana. Overnight
Day 14: Visit the Limbe wildlife centre and the botanic gardens. Drive to Buea to visit old German relics; return to Limbe for overnight.
Day 15: Relax along the black sands beaches and later transfer to Douala for return flight. END
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Option 2: Sea side stay on the fine beaches of Kribi (5 days/’ nights)
Day 10: City tour of Yaoundé and transfer to Kribi, the best sea side resort town in Cameroon. Overnight.
Day 11: Drive to the Lobe waterfalls; boatride on the Lobe river to visit a pygmy settlement; later visit the Lobe waterfalls; overnight.
Days 12 & 13: Relaxing on the fine sands close to the hotel. Overnights.
Day 14: Morning relaxing on the beaches and late afternoon transfer to Douala for return flight to Europe.
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