Discovering Cameroon & Central African Republic

Discover the wonders of Cameroon & Central African Republic

Cameroon and Central African Republic are located in the heart of Africa. Cameroon boasts a vibrant tapestry of ethnicities, languages, and traditions. Meanwhile CAR offers wildlife packed national parks such as the Dzanga Bai area and the welcomin embrace from the local communities. During our tour you will get the chance to encounter the Pygmy Tribes and explore the pristine landscapes filled with with wonderful forest elephants and gentle lowland western gorilla. There are also many other bird species to be seen. These two African countries have it all, join us on this amazing adventure!

CultureRoad Travel
Cameroon & CAR Tour: EUR 3995 3995

General info

Start date19 November 2024
End date28 November 2024
Days10 days / 9 nights
IncludingAccommodation (shared)
Transportation on the ground
Western & local guide
Entry fees
ExcludingInternational flights
Single room: €500
Lunch & Dinner
Tips for the guide
Personal expenses
This offer is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website.


Tuesday 19 November – Yaoundé

  • Arrival in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. It’s the political capitol of the country with almost two million inhabitations.
  • At 6PM we meet at the lobby of our hotel, before we head for dinner.
  • Overnight stay in Yaoundé.

Wednesday 20 November – Yaoundé – Bertoua

  • Time to hit the road! We’ll leave the capital and drive to Bertoua, the capital of the Eastern Region of Cameroon and of the Lom-et-Djerem Department.
  • Take a walk in the local town, we’ll explore the local market and get to experience life in a rural town in the far east of Cameroon.
  • Overnight stay in Bertoua.

Thursday 21 November – Bertoua – Yokadouma

  • We continue our drive to the border with Central African Republic.
  • Along the route we will pass through small villages, green landscapes, and jungles, the road will be muddy and rural, but that’s also part of the adventure!
  • Our final stop today is Yokadouma. This village serves as a transit town. A tiny hub for people heading to the forest regions—mostly employees of the local forestry companies.
  • Overnight stay in Yokadouma.

Friday 22 November – Yokadouma – Libongo – Bayanga (CAR)

  • After breakfast we continue the last part to the border with Central African Republic (CAR). We’re in the deep Southeastern corner of Cameroon, close to the CAR and Congo border. It can’t get much more off the beaten track then here.
  • Upon arrival in Libongo we’ll cross the border from Cameroon into CAR. The border is at the Sangha River and also the start of the Dzanga-Sangha National Park. This park is considered one of the best parks in Africa.
  • We’ll continue by motorized boat to Bayanga, CAR.
  • Upon arrival we’ll head to our lodge, located in the middle of the National Park.
  • Overnight stay in Bayanga.

Saturday 23 November – Bayanga

  • In the morning we’ll drive with a 4×4 to the Baka pygmy community. Here we we’ll witness traditional hunting techniques and explore medicinal herbs used for treating diseases.
  • Drive to Dzanga Bai, also known as the Village of Elephants. 
  • Highlight: See forest elephants (you might spot more than 100) in their natural habitat in a close range. Next to this, there is a good chance of seeing bongos, forest buffalos, and numerous bird species, some of which are unique to this area.
  • Return to the lodge.
  • Overnight stay in Bayanga.

Sunday 24 November – Bayanga

  • Drive to Baihoku camp for lowland gorilla tracking. We take a stroll through the jungle in search of gorillas, who are typically found in family groupings.
  • Another visit to a pygmy village, this time we will see a special traditional dance that is used to welcome guests.
  • Overnight stay in Bayanga.

Monday 25 November – Bayanga – Yokadouma

  • It’s time to return to Cameroon. First, we take the boat back to Libongo.
  • Hop in the car again for our drive back to Yokadouma.
  • Overnight stay in Yokadouma.

Tuesday 26 November – Yokadouma – Bertoua

  • We continue our drive through the jungle. Remote villages, dirt roads, we slowly move towards Bertoua.
  • Overnight stay in Bertoua.

Wednesday 27 November – Bertoua – Yaoundé

  • Time for the last part of our drive to Yaoundé.
  • Upon arrival in Yaoundé, it’s time to stretch our legs.
  • Visit the Reunification Monument, a historical site that represents reunification of French-speaking Cameroon and English-speaking Southern Cameroon.
  • We’ll continue to Poste Centrale, the central roundabout in the city center. Close to here you’ll find the post office and Cathedral de Notre Dame des Victoires.
  • Visit the Centre d’Artisanat, a local craft market.
  • If time permits, we’ll visit the biggest market of the city: the Marché Central.
  • Overnight stay in Yaoundé.

Thursday 28 November – Yaoundé

  • End of tour.
  • Transfer to airport.