CAMEROON GORILLA TRACKING

07DAYS TOUR OF LOBEKE NATIONAL PARK

 

Day 01: Douala

Arrive at Douala International Airport, received by Global Bush representative, check-into hotel Bano Palace for dinner and night. (D)

Day 02: Douala – Abong Mbang – Yokadouma

Pick-up early morning after breakfast for departure by 4wheel drive to Yokadouma passing through Awae, Ayos, Mindourou and several other small and big villages, attractive sights along the road, splendid landscapes, historic sites, local markets, various types of dwellings. Continue to Abong Mbang, stop in Doume for lunch and picnicking. Continue drive to Yokadouma with arrival late in the evening, dinner and night in Elephant Hotel. (B, D)

Day 03: Yokadouma – Lobeke National Park

After breakfast, drive to Lobeke and continue some kilometres into the forest up to the drop off point from where you will trek and hike on a distance of about 10 kilometres under the forest canopy to get to the watch tower or mirador at the first clearing or « bais », overnight in Kombo Camp. (B, L, D)

Day 04: Lobeke National Park

Visit to one of the Bais for full day game viewing, watching animals in the clearings such as gorillas, elephants, large forest hogs, the blue duiker, Black Colobus monkeys and hundreds of African grey parrots, observation of hippopotamus,overnight at the platform. (B, D)

Day 05: Lobeke National Park

Early breakfast, visit the waterfall and birding, primates in the afternoon in the forest, overnight at the platform. (B, D)

Day 06: Lobeke Park – Yokadouma – Bertoua

After breakfast, pick up at the drop off point at about 9 am for drive to Bertoua, we have 301km of driving; the road is asphalted in a great distance as we traverse the forest of the Centre Plateau passing through villages where we will meet with the Baka pygmies; habitats of the equatorial forest and the first “Occupants of golf of Guinea”.Stopover in Dimako to visit the pygmies’ village, famous for their know-how in traditional medicines and by the late hours in the evening watch the pygmies perform the tortoise dance, dinner and night in Bertoua (B, L, D).

DAY 07: Bertoua – Yaoundé

Early morning after breakfast, pick up for 338kms drive to Yaoundé also called “town of seven hills, upon arrival, rest and later continue to the Nsimalen International Airport for Evening flight. (B, L)

Note: Itinerary can be amended to suit your tours objectives.

INCLUDES:

  • Airport transfers
  • Meals as listed;
  • Lodging on twin basis;
  • Land transport (Car, Fuel, driver);
  • Services of an English speaking guide;
  • Toll gates, Entry to listed sites;
  • Visits and activities planned.

EXCLUDED:

  • Passports, visas, vaccines, Travel insurance;
  • Flights, Airport taxes;
  • Drinks, personal expenditure, optional visits;
  • Camera taxes on visited sites;
  • Additional singles, Extras, Tips.