42 days in Cameroon Itinerary

42 days in Cameroon Itinerary

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42 days in Cameroon Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Yaounde
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Somalomo
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Kribi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Douala
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Bamenda
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Nkongsamba
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Limbe
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
End: Lagos

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Blackitude Museum and Caves Akok Bekoe. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde), stroll around Bois Sainte Anastasie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mefou National Park, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Charles Atangana.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yaounde online tour planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Yaounde is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lagos in July since evenings lows in Yaounde dip to 23°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Somalomo.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Lamido Grand Mosque, Caves Akok Bekoe
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Mefou National Park ©
Mefou National Park
Bois Sainte Anastasie ©
Bois Sainte Anastasie

6
nights
Somalomo

Somalomo ©
Somalomo is a town and commune in Cameroon.On October 5, 1992 President Biya of Cameroon signed the decree No. Somalomo is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Dja Faunal Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Somalomo online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Yaounde to Somalomo with the Route module. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off toKribi.

Things to do in Somalomo

Wildlife Parks
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Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve

6
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.
Kribi is known for nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Chutes de la Lobe, enjoy the sea views from Le Phare De Kribi, make a trip to Londji village des pecheurs, and head outdoors with Plage de Grand Batanga.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kribi online sightseeing planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Somalomo to Kribi. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to Douala.

Things to do in Kribi

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

6
nights
Douala

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Explore hidden gems such as Le Monument aux Morts and Marche Artisanal de Douala. When in Douala, make a side trip to see Edea Cathedral in Edea, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Marche des Fleurs, get your game on at Fun Center, get curious at Musee Maritime de Douala, and browse the exhibits of Doual'Art.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Douala travel route planner.

You can drive from Kribi to Douala in 3 hours. In July in Douala, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. You'll set off for Bamenda on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Douala

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Edea Cathedral
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Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
La Nouvelle Liberte ©
La Nouvelle Liberte
Le Monument aux Morts ©
Le Monument aux Morts

6
nights
Bamenda

Bamenda ©
Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Step off the beaten path and head to La mosquee de Foumban and Menchum Falls. Explore Bamenda's surroundings by going to Baham Museum (in Baham), Foumban Royal Palace & Museum (in Foumban) and Bandjoun (Bandjoun Station & Musee de Bandjoun). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Civilization, stop by Presbyterian Handicraft Center, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Oku, and contemplate the long history of Fon's Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bamenda tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Douala to Bamenda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nkongsamba.

Things to do in Bamenda

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Foumban, Bandjoun, Baham Museum, Museum of Civilization, Kumbo Cathedral
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Menchum Falls ©
Menchum Falls
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Museum of Civilization ©
Museum of Civilization

5
nights
Nkongsamba

Nkongsamba ©
Nkongsamba is a city in western Cameroon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chutes d'Ekom Nkam and Kumba Market. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nkongsamba driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Bamenda to Nkongsamba in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Limbe on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Nkongsamba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kumba Market, Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls
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Chutes d'Ekom Nkam ©
Chutes d'Ekom Nkam
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls ©
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls

7
nights
Limbe

Limbe ©
Beaches covered with black sand and a mountainous backdrop create a cool, relaxing vibe for Limbe.
Change things up with a short trip to Mount Cameroon in Buea (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Limbe Wildlife Centre, admire the natural beauty at Limbe Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Down Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Bimbia.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Limbe trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nkongsamba to Limbe takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Limbe are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Limbe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Cameroon
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Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon
Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre
Limbe Botanic Garden ©
Limbe Botanic Garden