60 days in Cameroon Itinerary

60 days in Cameroon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cameroon journey planner

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Douala
— 6 nights
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Kribi
— 5 nights
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Limbe
— 5 nights
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Nkongsamba
— 5 nights
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Dschang
— 5 nights
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Bamenda
— 5 nights
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Foumban
— 6 nights
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Somalomo
— 6 nights
Drive to Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport, Fly to N'Gaoundéré Airport
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Ngaoundere
— 5 nights
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Guider
— 5 nights
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Yaounde
— 6 nights
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Douala

— 6 nights
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Step out of Douala to go to Edea and see Edea Cathedral, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Marche des Fleurs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Artisanal de Douala, explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Maritime de Douala, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Douala planning tool.

Exeter, UK to Douala is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Exeter to Douala. In January, daytime highs in Douala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Kribi.

Things to do in Douala

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:

Kribi

— 5 nights
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, make a trip to Londji village des pecheurs, visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare De Kribi, and get outside with Plage de Grand Batanga.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kribi online journey builder.

Getting from Douala to Kribi by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Limbe.

Things to do in Kribi

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:

Limbe

— 5 nights
Beaches covered with black sand and a mountainous backdrop create a cool, relaxing vibe for Limbe.
Take a break from Limbe with a short trip to Mount Cameroon in Buea, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Limbe Wildlife Centre, get to know the fascinating history of Bimbia, admire the natural beauty at Limbe Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Down Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Limbe trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kribi to Limbe in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nkongsamba.

Things to do in Limbe

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 17:

Nkongsamba

— 5 nights
Nkongsamba is a city in western Cameroon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nkongsamba: Kumba (Barombi Mbo Crater Lake & Kumba Market). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls and head outdoors with Chutes d'Ekom Nkam.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nkongsamba road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Limbe to Nkongsamba takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Dschang.

Things to do in Nkongsamba

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:

Dschang

— 5 nights
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. Explore Dschang's surroundings by going to Baham Museum (in Baham) and Bandjoun (Bandjoun Station & Musee de Bandjoun). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Civilization.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dschang trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nkongsamba to Dschang takes 1.5 hours. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bamenda.

Things to do in Dschang

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:

Bamenda

— 5 nights

Gateway to the North West

Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Get out of town with these interesting Bamenda side-trips: Kumbo Cathedral (in Kumbo), Menchum Falls (in Wum) and Mount Oku (in Oku). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Bamenda Ring Road, steep yourself in history at Fon's Palace, examine the collection at Mankon Museum, and look for gifts at Presbyterian Handicraft Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bamenda trip planner.

Drive from Dschang to Bamenda in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Foumban.

Things to do in Bamenda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:

Foumban

— 6 nights
Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. Foumban is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Foumban Royal Palace & Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of La mosquee de Foumban.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Foumban route planner.

Getting from Bamenda to Foumban by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Somalomo.

Things to do in Foumban

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:

Somalomo

— 6 nights
Somalomo is a town and commune in Cameroon.On October 5, 1992 President Biya of Cameroon signed the decree No. Somalomo is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Dja Faunal Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Somalomo tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Foumban to Somalomo. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ngaoundere.

Things to do in Somalomo

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 13:
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Ngaoundere

— 5 nights
Ngaoundéré, or N'Gaoundéré, is the capital of the Adamawa Region of Cameroon. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Benoue National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ngaoundere trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Somalomo to Ngaoundere. February in Ngaoundere sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Guider.

Things to do in Ngaoundere

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:
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Guider

— 5 nights
Guider is a city situated in Cameroon's North Province, close to the border with Chad. Guider is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Gorges de Kola.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Guider travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ngaoundere to Guider takes 5.5 hours. Expect much warmer evenings in Guider when traveling from Ngaoundere in February, with lows around 36°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Yaounde.

Things to do in Guider

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:
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Yaounde

— 6 nights
Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Step out of Yaounde to go to Mbalmayo and see Caves Akok Bekoe, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Mefou National Park, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres, and appreciate the history behind Monument de la Reunification.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yaounde trip builder website.

Fly from Guider to Yaounde in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Guider in February, things will get a bit cooler in Yaounde: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 1:

Cameroon travel guide

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Africa in Miniature
With swathes of rainforest, tall mountains, and desert landscapes, Cameroon features many of the most iconic African environments within its borders. Ethnic diversity represents one of the main attractions for visitors on holiday in Cameroon, with the country offering an introduction to the rich and varied cultures of the continent as a whole. Unlike many other African countries, Cameroon has remained a largely peaceful place, with different ethnicities living side by side in relative tranquility. Good roads and a decent train service make vacations in Cameroon mostly pleasant experiences, with most places of interests relatively easy to reach.