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Cameroon and Central African Republic Equatorial Forest Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Cameroon   Central African Republic  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2038 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3823 Euro (EUR)

Cameroon is home to many of Africa’s flag-ship species: lions, chimpanzees, gorillas, elephants, giraffes, hippopotami, rhinoceroses and ostriches. Cameroon has a number of national parks created with the intention of protecting wildlife and flora. In many parts of Africa it is said that the tourists outnumber the animals. Not so in Cameroon, where the visitors are limited and the parks are many and pristine.

Day 1: Arrival at Douala and overnight.

Day 2: Douala - Yaounde. Visit the Mefou National Park some 40km out of Yaounde city, to see a variety of primates, including large apes (chimpanzees, and gorillas) drills and mandrills in semi-captivity. The park is also rich in bird species. Also visit historical monuments and craft markets in Yaounde city. Overnight in Azur Hotel (3 stars).

Day 3: Long drive from Yaounde to Batouri, about 436 km, on a partly tarred road. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 4: Batouri to Yokadouma over a distance of 200 km. Overnight at Elephant Hotel.

Day 5: Yokadouma - Bayanga. From Yokadouma to Libongo is untarred but the road is good state. From Libongo (last village in Cameroon) to Sokambo (first village in the Central African Republic) is by an engine boat. From Sokambo to Bayanga is 34 km on a bad road. Overnight in an ecolodge overlooking the Sangha River, which marks the boundary between Cameroon and Central African Republic.

Day 6: Visit the Gorilla Sanctuary in the Dzanga-Sangha National Park. In the evening visit another section rich in a peculiar species of monkeys called mangabeys.

Day 7: Visit the giant salt leak which is rich in elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and bird species.

Day 8: Bayanga - Yokadouma.

Day 9: Yokadouma - Bertoua.

Day 10: Bertoua - Yaounde.

Day 11: Yaounde - Ebodje via Kribi. The road between Yaounde and Kribi is tarred (about 200 km). From Kribi to Ebodje one goes on an untarred road of about 50 km. In the evening visit the Bagyeli Pygmies or spend sometime on the beach watching sea turtles at their nesting grounds. Overnight in a local modest accommodation.

Day 12: Ebodje – Campo (25 km). Visit the Campo Ma’an National Park and see its rich biodiversity including vegetation, and fauna which according to scientific research include the following: 80 mammals, 80 amphibians, 302 birds species and 249 species of fish 122 reptile species. But one is not guaranteed to see much due to many disturbing factors including poaching. Also visit the Dipikar Island. Overnight in an ecolodge constructed by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Day 13: Discover the estuary of River Ntem by a dug – out canoe.

Day 14: Campo - Douala - Departure. End of the tour.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- 2 pax: 3823 Euros.
- 3 pax: 3356 Euros.
- 4 pax: 2887 Euros.
- 5 pax: 2617 Euros.
- 6 pax: 2417 Euros.
- 7 pax: 2284 Euros.
- 8 pax: 2182 Euros.
- 9 pax: 2105 Euros.
- 10 pax: 2038 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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