As one of the most urban and ethnically diverse nations on the continent it is sometimes referred to as “Africa in miniature”. Cameroon has an incredible nature that includes over 1,000 species of butterflies and the oldest known remaining forest which is over 60 million years old!
Chutes de la loube
Located 300 km south-west of Yaoundé, these UNESCO rated waterfalls can be found. The highest fall measures over 20 metres and empties right into the Atlantic ocean! The natural phenomenon of majestic clouds can be seen forming around the falls, as an effect of the condensation. This destination is absolutely worth the journey and is best viewed from the boats or canoes that are available for a small price.
Foumban royal palace
Built in the early 20th century this palace was home to the 19th sultan of the Bamoun dynasty. Today, the many rooms of the palace acts as a museum and the beautiful mosque next to it can be reached through the castle! The well kept garden and art collection truly is one of a kind and guarantees that you will not be disappointed.
Mefou national park
The Mefou national park works actively to protect free gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys while allowing them to develop in their natural habitat. Come here and enjoy the many primates, birds and diverse selection of plants and trees! It is a unique wildlife haven that works against poaching and pet trades of primates. Therefore, a visit here has a bigger purpose.
For the active traveler, a visit to this active volcano includes a two day long hike through the stunning Cameroonian nature. It is one of Africa’s largest and most active volcanoes, with seven eruptions in the last 100 years!
This beautiful cathedral in central Douala is one of the city’s most distinctive buildings. Come here to enjoy the architecture and the uncommon wooden ceiling! It’s a major landmark and important spiritual center, which makes an interesting day trip.
Offering a great view over the city, Yaounde’s bar Panoramique is the place to be. Come here to enjoy their selection of beverages and play a game of pool.