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Cameroon Equatorial Forest Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Cameroon  
Specialty Categories: Rainforest   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1079 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2447 Euro (EUR)

Visit the magnificent lowland Gorillas in their natural habitat and discover the pygmies in Cameroon and the Central African Republic. Stay at the unforgettable Doli Lodge found in the heart of the Dzangha-Zangha National Park from where you explore more of the forest for its unique wildlife.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival at Douala and overnight.

Day 2: Douala - Abong – Mbang via Yaounde and overnight.

Day 3: Abong – Mbang - Lomie and visit the Pygmy camp.
Interesting aspects of the pygmy life to be learnt: housing pattern, family structure, eating habits, folklore and dance. Overnight in tents or hotel at Lomie.

Day 4: Spend the whole day trekking with Pygmies in the forest and learn their hunting techniques, traditional medicines, and how they master the forest environment, so much that some of them can trek over hundreds of kilometers without using any scientific apparatus such as GPS or compass. Return to town for overnight in hotel.

Day 5: Trekking in the forest with Pygmies while discovering the unique rain forest species of plants, insects, birds and some mammals to a lesser extent, because they are very rare, especially gorillas whose population has greatly reduced because of too much poaching. Overnight in the forest (camping).

Day 6: Return from the forest and proceed to Samalomo, headquarters of the Dja Bioshere Reserve and overnight in a local family home.

Day 7: Visit the giant rock in the heart of the reserve.
There one may be lucky to find forest wildlife such as antelopes (Situtunga and Bongo), monkeys, birds etc. Return to local family home.

Days 8 & 9: Trek and camp in the forest at the platform from where one may see large mammals such as elephants, monkeys, antelopes, etc and record forest sounds in the night.

Day 10: Return to family home for overnight.

Day 11: Visit Pygmies.

Day 12: Departure from Somalomo to Sangmelima, then to Yaounde and overnight in hotel.

Day 13: Visit the Mefou National Park and watch gorillas, chimpanzees and drills/mandrills in captivity and semi-captivity. Return to Yaounde and proceed to Douala. Departure in the night.

Supplemental Tour Information:
Note:
It is a difficult tour meant for the physically fit and healthy. It is characterized by very bad roads at certain places, for example from Abong-Mbang to Lomie, from Lomie to Somalomo and from Somalomo to Bengbis.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- 2 pax: 2,447 Euros.
- 3 pax: 1,876 Euros.
- 4 pax: 1,591 Euros.
- 5 pax: 1,420 Euros.
- 6 pax: 1,308 Euros.
- 7 pax: 1,224 Euros.
- 8 pax: 1,166 Euros.
- 9 pax: 1,118 Euros.
- 10 pax: 1,079 Euros.

Prices Includes:
- Car hiring, fuel and driver.
- Lodging.
- Entry fees.
- Porters
- Meals.

Price Excludes:
- Airport tax (15,5 Euros).
- Visa fee (98 Euros).
- Flight.

Note: All the prices are in per person payment policy.

About This Supplier
Location: Cameroon
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2008

Our company is a Community-Based Tourism Organization whose mission is the promotion of tourism to Cameroon as a tool for sustainable local economic development, hence poverty alleviation and the conservation of the natural/cultural heritage of Cameroon. It constitutes a subsidiary of the parent NGO organization Nature...

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