Visit Cross River Gorillas of Cameroon
Cameroon is a country in Central Africa bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south.
Cameroon is endowed with both Cross River gorillas and western lowland gorilla which together with other attractions which have made the country a tourist destination in Africa, cross River gorillas live the English speaking part of Cameroon bordering Nigeria and the only captive Cross River gorilla can be seen at limbe wildlife center which also cares for western lowland gorillas. A population of western lowland gorillas has been found in Deng Deng National Park in Cameroon. The park has been engaged in several projects aimed at keeping alive over 900 lowland gorillas and several chimpanzees all of them globally threatened on the red list of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature
More rescued Western Lowland Gorillas orphans of the illegal bush meat and wild animal trade can be seen in forest enclosures at Mefou National Park, this is also known as Mefou Wildlife Sanctuary and Mfou Reserve and is a national park and zoo in the forested area of Mfou in capital Yaounde Cameroon
Cameroon Gorilla Tours & Things to do
Cameroon is a beautiful tourist destination with exciting holidays tours ranging from visiting beaches, mountains to habituated western lowland gorillas, Here is a rundown of some of the most popular tours in Cameroon.
Gorilla Trekking Tour
Heading to Lobeke National Park on a 4-wheel drive from Douala to Yokadouma that passes through the villages of Awae, Ayos, and Mindourou. in Lobéké National Park you can see families of the western lowland gorillas, elephants , egrets, stalks, monkeys, sitatunga, elephant footprints and pooh, African Green pigeons, African Grey parrots, buffalo, mongoose, and chimpanzee
Limbe City Tour
The seaside city of Limbe is between the airport and Douala. With some of Cameroon’s most beautiful beach resorts and black sand beaches, this city is a really cool place to do a city tour. You’ll be shown all the coolest spots to hang out at, the best beaches to catch a tan, and the most delicious meals
Bénoué National Park
Visit this national park that is home to lions, buffalos, panthers, hippopotamuses, giraffes, crocodiles plus hyena, in addition to a number of primates, and may be visited throughout the year.
Cameroon’s forest people
Discover the forest people, and their traditional medicinal practices, hunting techniques, plus dances, on week-long trip to the southeast area.
Climbing Mount Cameroon
At 4,095m the is West Africa’s highest mountain and the highest active volcano in Africa a well-liked mountaineering spot. The climb will take 3 to 4 days.
It is known to be capital city of Cameroon and still the second biggest city in the country after Douala. Points of interest include Benedictine Monastery’s Musée d’Art Cameroonais, a set of traditional crafts plus arts on Mont Fébé, as well as the newer National Museum of Yaoundé.
Spend time at the Beautiful Beaches
Cameroon has a coastline with most beautiful beach resorts with a few fishing tiny villages and old larva formations. These beaches are characterized by chocolate-brown colored sand and black sand beaches. The terrain is so beautiful as the verdant jungle meets with the sweeping waves of the sea. Some of the best beaches in Cameroon include Seme beach which offers surfing opportunities, Kribi Beach and Limbe Beach.