Baka Pygmies of Cameroon and Lowland Gorillasoffered by supplier M18329 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey Wildlife Viewing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Yaounde - Ayos (160km). Depart Yaoundé early in the morning for Yokadouma via Ayos, Abongmbang, Bertoua and Batouri. Arrive Yokadouma at about 6 p.m. Check-in at Hotel Elephant for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Yokadouma - Lobeke(149km). Visit Abongmbang in the morning before departing to Lobeke. Installation at the Kombo tented camp base, a special natural resort near the Mambele village. During this first day at Lobeke, you will visit the Lipoundji falls some 2 kilometers from the camp and in the evening, watch the pygmies perform the tortoise dance. Overnight at the Kombo tented camp.
Days 3 - 4: Lobeke national park. The vehicle will drive some 45 kilometers into the forest up to the drop off point from where you will hike on a distance of about 10 kilometers under the forest canopy to get to the watch tower or mirador at the first clearing or « bais ». Two days will be spent here camping and watching animals in the clearings such as gorillas, elephants, large forest hogs, the blue duiker, Black Colobus monkeys and hundreds of African grey parrots.
Day 5: Kombo base camp: The vehicle again picks up visitors at the drop off point at about 9 a.m. to the Kombo camp base where other activities will be organized such as hut construction by the pygmies, hunting, and also the performance of the Jengi ritual dance(special request). Overnight.
Day 6: Kombo - Yokadouma - Bertoua. Morning drive to Yokadouma then to Bertoua; overnight at Mansa Hotel.
Day 7: Bertoua - Yaoundé. Drive to Yaoundé via Abongmband and Ayos.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
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We are a ground tour operator based in Yaoundé, the capital of the Republic of Cameroon. We specialize in land arrangements for tours and safaris throughout the country. Cameroon is very diversified and very rich in tourist potentials, the reason why it is often referred to as "All of Africa in one country"....