Discover Cameroon

Things to do in Cameroon 

Cultural tourism

Seaside tourism

Culture du Cameroun
Plage du Cameroun

Cameroon has a huge unique culture, illustrated by its traditional architecture, cuisine, festivals, folklore ceremonies, craftsmanship and social organization modeled on ancestral values. It is characterized by a great diversity linked to its ethnic diversity. Hundreds of traditional kingdoms are organized around the leader, who is the emblematic figure and who exercises his power within the framework of a very hierarchical system. What makes Cameroon a cultural paradise.

Cameroon has two main seaside destinations covering more than 400 km of coastline. Kribi is the main seaside town with many marinas (beachfront hotels) and wonderful golden sandy beaches. Limbé is famous for its large and dazzling rocky beaches of black sand. Sun, palm trees, sunbathing, walks on the beaches, diving, surfing, swimming in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, fresh fish and shrimp and other dishes of the region await you.

Historical tourism

Sports Tourism

Palais des rois bell
Trekking au Cameroun

Cameroon is full of a rich heritage of remarkable natural and historical sites. Colonial buildings, monuments, and museums that will delight lovers of history and architecture. Some of these ancient remains are listed as UNESCO World Heritage. You will discover the Bimbia site which still bears slave trade traces, Kings Bell Palace in Douala, the Von Putkamer residence in Buea and many other historical sites.

Cameroon has several essential hiker trails. Traveling on foot is an original, authentic and environmentally friendly way to enjoy a holiday in nature. Some of these trails are famous for their history and you will enjoy the beautiful breathtaking scenery. Several summits will allow you to escape at altitude and you will notice the physical and psychological benefits.

Sustainable tourism

Religious tourism

Tourisme durable
Eglise de Kribi

The term sustainable tourism generally describes all forms of alternative tourism that respect, preserve and enhance natural, cultural and social resources so as to minimize the negative impacts they may generate. The promotion of sustainable tourism in Cameroon will allow local people access to international visitors and thus create employment/business opportunities while preserving the environment.

Also known as tourism of faith, religious tourism is the apprehending in the context of tourism the holy places for pilgrimage purpose, religious gatherings or for leisure purposes. Cameroon is a secular state distinguished among others by its religious diversity whose followers live peacefully together. Christianity and Islam are the most widespread religions. There are 70% of Christians; 20.9% of Muslims; 5.6% of animists and 3.2% freethinkers.

Agricultural tourism

Hunting tourism

Plantations de the au Cameroun
antilope parc national du Faro

Agritourism is a form of tourism whose object is the discovery of the agricultural know-how of a territory. It gathers services of reception, lodging and conquers each year more and more of nature amateurs. It connects agricultural producers with foreign tourists thus allowing the discovery of the Cameroonian rural agricultural heritage.

In addition to national parks, Cameroon also has 27 hunting areas covering a total of more than 4,551,990 ha, specially developed and distributed around national parks. With more than 600 km of slopes open each year, the area offers immense hunting opportunities. Several animal species are represented.

Business & Congress Tourism

Ecotourism

Cameroon, commercial crossroads of Central Africa offers immense business opportunities. Cameroon has several infrastructures required for business tourism. Prestigious reception venues, conference rooms, and numerous centers equipped to host conferences, seminars, conventions, and other trade fairs. With a modern communication network and hotel infrastructure of international class, Cameroon has several assets that make it one of the best African destinations for business, congresses, and seminars.

Cameroon has several ecotourism sites that will allow you to escape the stress of the hectic city life, to immerse yourself in an elegant and pure nature, smell the scent of a breathtaking and virgin nature, breathe the fresh air of the tropical forest, to relax, to make canoes trips, to go hiking, to contemplate beautiful animals and to forget the everyday life worries. Cameroon is one of the last African wild treasures and it has a breathtaking animal concentrate.

Cultural tourism

Culture du Cameroun

Cameroon has a huge unique culture, illustrated by its traditional architecture, cuisine, festivals, folklore ceremonies, craftsmanship and social organization modeled on ancestral values. It is characterized by a great diversity linked to its ethnic diversity. Hundreds of traditional kingdoms are organized around the leader, who is the emblematic figure and who exercises his power within the framework of a very hierarchical system. What makes Cameroon a cultural paradise.

Seaside tourism

Plage du Cameroun

Cameroon has two main seaside destinations covering more than 400 km of coastline. Kribi is the main seaside town with many marinas (beachfront hotels) and wonderful golden sandy beaches. Limbé is famous for its large and dazzling rocky beaches of black sand. Sun, palm trees, sunbathing, walks on the beaches, diving, surfing, swimming in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, fresh fish and shrimp and other dishes of the region await you.

Historical tourism

Palais des rois bell

Cameroon is full of a rich heritage of remarkable natural and historical sites. Colonial buildings, monuments, and museums that will delight lovers of history and architecture. Some of these ancient remains are listed as UNESCO World Heritage. You will discover the Bimbia site which still bears slave trade traces, Kings Bell Palace in Douala, the Von Putkamer residence in Buea and many other historical sites.

Sports Tourism

Trekking au Cameroun

Cameroon has several essential hiker trails. Traveling on foot is an original, authentic and environmentally friendly way to enjoy a holiday in nature. Some of these trails are famous for their history and you will enjoy the beautiful breathtaking scenery. Several summits will allow you to escape at altitude and you will notice the physical and psychological benefits.

Sustainable tourism

Tourisme durable

The term sustainable tourism generally describes all forms of alternative tourism that respect, preserve and enhance natural, cultural and social resources so as to minimize the negative impacts they may generate. The promotion of sustainable tourism in Cameroon will allow local people access to international visitors and thus create employment/business opportunities while preserving the environment.

Agricultural tourism

Plantations de the au Cameroun

Agritourism is a form of tourism whose object is the discovery of the agricultural know-how of a territory. It gathers services of reception, lodging and conquers each year more and more of nature amateurs. It connects agricultural producers with foreign tourists thus allowing the discovery of the Cameroonian rural agricultural heritage.

Hunting tourism

antilope parc national du Faro

In addition to national parks, Cameroon also has 27 hunting areas covering a total of more than 4,551,990 ha, specially developed and distributed around national parks. With more than 600 km of slopes open each year, the area offers immense hunting opportunities. Several animal species are represented.

Business & Congress Tourism

Cameroon, commercial crossroads of Central Africa offers immense business opportunities. Cameroon has several infrastructures required for business tourism. Prestigious reception venues, conference rooms, and numerous centers equipped to host conferences, seminars, conventions, and other trade fairs. With a modern communication network and hotel infrastructure of international class, Cameroon has several assets that make it one of the best African destinations for business, congresses, and seminars.

Ecotourism

Cameroon has several ecotourism sites that will allow you to escape the stress of the hectic city life, to immerse yourself in an elegant and pure nature, smell the scent of a breathtaking and virgin nature, breathe the fresh air of the tropical forest, to relax, to make canoes trips, to go hiking, to contemplate beautiful animals and to forget the everyday life worries. Cameroon is one of the last African wild treasures and it has a breathtaking animal concentrate.

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