31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

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31 days in Cameroon Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  3​h
1
Limbe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Melong
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bamenda
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Douala
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kribi
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Somalomo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Yaounde
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Lagos

3
nights
Limbe

Limbe ©
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. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Limbe Wildlife Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Down Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bimbia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Limbe Botanic Garden.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Limbe online trip itinerary planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Limbe is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. August in Limbe sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Melong.

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

4
nights
Melong

Melong ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melong: Chutes d'Ekom Nkam (in Nkongsamba) and Baham Museum (in Baham).

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Melong trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Limbe to Melong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You will leave for Bamenda on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Melong

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chutes d'Ekom Nkam, Baham Museum
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Chutes d'Ekom Nkam ©
Chutes d'Ekom Nkam
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls ©
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls

4
nights
Bamenda

Bamenda
Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bamenda: Menchum Falls (in Wum), Foumban (Foumban Royal Palace & Museum & La mosquee de Foumban) and Kumbo Cathedral (in Kumbo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Civilization, look for gifts at Presbyterian Handicraft Center, view the masterpieces at Bandjoun Station, and contemplate the long history of Fon's Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bamenda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melong to Bamenda takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Douala.

Things to do in Bamenda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Douala

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kumba Market (in Kumba) and Edea Cathedral (in Edea). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Marche des Fleurs, appreciate the history behind Le Monument aux Morts, explore the galleries of Doual'Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Douala vacation planner.

You can fly from Bamenda to Douala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Douala, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toKribi.

Things to do in Douala

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kumba Market, Edea Cathedral
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Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
La Nouvelle Liberte ©
La Nouvelle Liberte
Musee Maritime de Douala ©
Musee Maritime de Douala

4
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: take in the dramatic scenery at Chutes de la Lobe, don't miss a visit to Londji village des pecheurs, enjoy the sea views from Le Phare De Kribi, and get outside with Plage de Grand Batanga.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kribi visit planning tool .

Drive from Douala to Kribi in 3 hours. You'll set off for Somalomo on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Kribi

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Chutes de la Lobe ©
Chutes de la Lobe
Londji village des pecheurs ©
Londji village des pecheurs
Plage de Grand Batanga ©
Plage de Grand Batanga

4
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.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Somalomo travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kribi to Somalomo. You'll set off for Yaounde on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Somalomo

Parks Wildlife
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Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve

6
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.
When in Yaounde, make a side trip to see Caves Akok Bekoe in Mbalmayo, approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mefou National Park, explore the world behind art at Blackitude Museum, pause for some photo ops at Monument de la Reunification, and take in the spiritual surroundings of cathedrale de la paix, North 10, Yaunde, Camerun.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yaounde day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Somalomo to Yaounde. In September, daytime highs in Yaounde are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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