Sitting at the heart of the African continent, Cameroon is a beautiful, yet often overlooked nation, nicknamed ‘Africa in miniature’ due to its incredibly diverse landscapes, which encompass vast savannah plains, rugged mountain peaks, lush rainforest, and picture-perfect beaches.
Such varied terrain makes for incredible biodiversity, and few African nations can match Cameroon’s wealth of flora and fauna, which includes, close to 1000 bird and over 300 animal species, and a wealth of rare and endemic plant life, whilst, with over 250 languages spoken throughout the country, and myriad. the country is also one of the most culturally diverse on the continent.
Beginning and ending in Yaounde, in between you will explore the breathtaking southeast of the country, including, traditional Baka villages in Mambele, and the biodiverse jungles of Lobéké where you will encounter a diversity of wildlife including its famous gorillas and forest elephants.
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There are no direct flights from the UK to Cameroon. However, there are a number of one-stopover options available, including, via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines, Brussels with Brussels Airlines, and Paris with Air France.
November to February is the best period to visit as the weather is dry and the humidity fairly low.
We recommend a minimum of 8 days.
British citizens must have a visa to enter Cameroon, and can apply via the Cameroonian Embassy.
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