28 days in Cameroon Itinerary

28 days in Cameroon Itinerary

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28 days in Cameroon Itinerary

Johannesburg
Fly:  10​h
Yaounde
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
Guider
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Ngaoundere
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Douala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Kribi
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
Foumban
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Bamenda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Dschang
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h
Buea
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Limbe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Johannesburg

4
days
Yaounde

Yaounde ©
Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mefou National Park, Dja Faunal Reserve, Fon's Palace, and other attractions. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde) and Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bois Sainte Anastasie and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yaounde travel itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Yaounde is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Yaounde. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, expect Yaounde to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toGuider.

Things to do in Yaounde

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trips

Dja Faunal Reserve, Fon's Palace, Caves Akok Bekoe
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Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve
Mefou National Park ©
Mefou National Park

2
days
Guider

Guider
Guider is a city situated in Cameroon's North Province, close to the border with Chad. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gorges de Kola. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Gorges de Kola.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Guider trip itinerary app .

Getting from Yaounde to Guider by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Yaounde, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Guider, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 43°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Ngaoundere.

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2
days
Ngaoundere

Ngaoundere ©
Ngaoundéré, or N'Gaoundéré, is the capital of the Adamawa Region of Cameroon. You've now added Benoue National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Benoue National Park. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lamido Grand Mosque.

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You can drive from Guider to Ngaoundere in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Guider in April, plan for slightly colder days in Ngaoundere, with highs around 36°C, while nights are colder with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Douala.

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Benoue National Park ©
Benoue National Park

3
days
Douala

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Get some cultural insight at Marche des Fleurs and Musee Maritime de Douala. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Doual'Art and New Bell Mosque. Take a break from Douala with a short trip to Edea Cathedral in Edea, about 1h 15 min away.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Douala journey maker site .

You can fly from Ngaoundere to Douala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Ngaoundere in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Douala. On the 29th (Sun), you're off toKribi.

Things to do in Douala

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

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Edea Cathedral
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Marche des Fleurs ©
Marche des Fleurs
Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
Musee Maritime de Douala ©
Musee Maritime de Douala

2
days
Kribi

Kribi ©
The town of Kribi supports about 55,000 people and offers some of Cameroon's best stretches of sand, plus a lively port and central market.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Londji village des pecheurs, then admire the sheer force of Chutes de la Lobe, and then get outside with Plage de Grand Batanga. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare De Kribi.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kribi trip maker .

You can drive from Douala to Kribi in 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Foumban.

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Le Phare De Kribi ©
Le Phare De Kribi
Chutes de la Lobe ©
Chutes de la Lobe
Plage de Grand Batanga ©
Plage de Grand Batanga

2
days
Foumban

Foumban
Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La mosquee de Foumban and then admire the striking features of Foumban Royal Palace & Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Foumban online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kribi to Foumban in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. You will leave for Bamenda on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Foumban

#Historic Sites
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Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
La mosquee de Foumban ©
La mosquee de Foumban

3
days
Bamenda

Bamenda ©
Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Explore hidden gems such as Presbyterian Handicraft Center and Bamenda Handicraft Cooperative Society. Go for a jaunt from Bamenda to Wum to see Menchum Falls about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Mankon Museum.

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You can drive from Foumban to Bamenda in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Dschang.

Things to do in Bamenda

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Menchum Falls
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Menchum Falls ©
Menchum Falls
Mankon Museum ©
Mankon Museum

3
days
Dschang

Dschang ©
Dschang is a city located in the West (Ouest) Province of Cameroon, with an estimated population of 87,000 (est) in 2001, growing dramatically from 21,705 recorded in 1981. Bandjoun Station has been added to your itinerary. Museum of Civilization and Baham Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chutes d'Ekom Nkam and Le Centre Climatique. Change things up with a short trip to Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls in Melong (about 1h 20 min away).

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dschang itinerary website .

You can drive from Bamenda to Dschang in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Buea.

Things to do in Dschang

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Bandjoun Station, Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls, Chutes d'Ekom Nkam, Baham Museum
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Bandjoun Station ©
Bandjoun Station
Chutes d'Ekom Nkam ©
Chutes d'Ekom Nkam
Museum of Civilization ©
Museum of Civilization

2
days
Buea

Buea ©
Buea is the capital of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get impressive views of Mount Cameroon.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Buea attractions website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Dschang to Buea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll set off for Limbe on the 18th (Wed).

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Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon

3
days
Limbe

Limbe ©
Beaches covered with black sand and a mountainous backdrop create a cool, relaxing vibe for Limbe.
Step out of the city life by going to Down Beach and Limbe Wildlife Centre. It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bimbia and admire the natural beauty at Limbe Botanic Garden.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Limbe sightseeing planner .

Limbe is very close to Buea. In July, daily temperatures in Limbe can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Limbe

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Down Beach ©
Down Beach
Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre
Limbe Botanic Garden ©
Limbe Botanic Garden