31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

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31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  10​h
1
Yaounde
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Douala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kribi
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Foumban
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bamenda
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dschang
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Limbe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

7
nights
Yaounde

Yaounde ©
Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Blackitude Museum and National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde). Let the collections at Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret and Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe capture your imagination. Take a break from Yaounde with a short trip to Caves Akok Bekoe in Mbalmayo, about 58 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Sat) among the fascinating landscape of Mount Cameroon. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Korup National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mefou National Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument de la Reunification, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ecopark, and take in the spiritual surroundings of cathedrale de la paix, North 10, Yaunde, Camerun.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yaounde holiday builder site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Yaounde is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Yaounde due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in April, with highs in Yaounde at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Douala.

Things to do in Yaounde

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Cameroon, Dja Faunal Reserve, Caves Akok Bekoe, Korup National Park
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Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve
Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon

3
nights
Douala

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Marche des Fleurs and Doual'Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Maritime de Douala and Edea Cathedral. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Bell Mosque, and pause for some photo ops at Le Monument aux Morts.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Douala travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yaounde to Douala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Yaounde in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Douala, with lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Kribi on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Douala

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

Edea Cathedral
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Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
Musee Maritime de Douala ©
Musee Maritime de Douala
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul ©

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Le Phare De Kribi and Londji village des pecheurs. Escape the urban bustle at Chutes de la Lobe and Plage de Grand Batanga.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kribi trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Douala to Kribi takes 3 hours. You'll set off for Foumban on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Kribi

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks
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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

4
nights
Foumban

Foumban
Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Foumban Royal Palace & Museum and La mosquee de Foumban. Go for a jaunt from Foumban to Kumbo to see Kumbo Cathedral about 1h 25 min away.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Foumban online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kribi to Foumban takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 7th (Mon), you're off toBamenda.

Things to do in Foumban

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kumbo Cathedral
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Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Kumbo Cathedral ©
Kumbo Cathedral
La mosquee de Foumban ©
La mosquee de Foumban

4
nights
Bamenda

Bamenda ©
Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Head to Presbyterian Handicraft Center and Bamenda Handicraft Cooperative Societyfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Menchum Falls and Mount Oku. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mankon Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bamenda trip planner.

You can drive from Foumban to Bamenda in 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Dschang.

Things to do in Bamenda

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Menchum Falls, Mount Oku
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Menchum Falls ©
Menchum Falls
Mankon Museum ©
Mankon Museum

3
nights
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. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Civilization and Baham Museum. Visiting Chutes d'Ekom Nkam and Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Dschang to Bandjoun to see Bandjoun Station about 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: have fun at Le Centre Climatique.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Dschang online trip maker .

You can drive from Bamenda to Dschang in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Limbe.

Things to do in Dschang

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Limbe

Limbe ©
Beaches covered with black sand and a mountainous backdrop create a cool, relaxing vibe for Limbe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kumba Market and Bimbia. Visiting Down Beach and Limbe Wildlife Centre will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Limbe Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Limbe day trip app .

Getting from Dschang to Limbe by combination of car and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In May in Limbe, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for home on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Limbe

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Kumba Market
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Down Beach ©
Down Beach
Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre
Bimbia ©
Bimbia

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