Cameroon Quick Guide

A Cameroon Travel Guide is your passport to a vibrant African destination. Cameroon, in the Northeastern part of Africa, is a leading Central African country of dynamic terrains and varied vegetation. Its coastal city, Yaounde, and its major urban centre, the seaports Douala and Port Louis, are major gateway points for eco-tourism destinations and beach resort destinations like Kribi, Mauritania, Cannes and Montego Bay. A Cameroon Travel Guide provides detailed information about the country's top tourist attractions, from the flora and fauna at the national parks, national museums, to the city's nightlife.

A Cameroon Travel Guide gives you all the important information about the beautiful country. It provides top information on activities, landmarks, and places of interest in Cameroon. It also provides information about the climate of the country, which can be very cold in the winter, or very hot in summer. It also provides information about the currency exchange, banking services, and medical facilities available.

You will find information on the historical city of Tours and Gardens, with its exciting colonial buildings and its exquisite gardens. At this city, you can experience the beauty of nature by going hiking, cycling, horseback riding, or riding the pedaling carriages. You can also go to the Science Centre, where you can view the wonderful collection of dinosaur figurines. The Science Centre also houses a small museum with an interesting collection of meteorites and comets. This museum also houses a world-class telescope, which gives you a view of the southern skies.

In addition to the beautiful country that you will explore in your Cameroon Travel Guide, you will not want to miss the many fun and enjoyable activities that this beautiful country offers. There are various water parks, theme parks, and adventurous activities for people of all ages. A wonderful thing about travelling to Cameroon is that it has museums all over its city and surrounding areas that are devoted to some of history's great wonders. There are the L'Harmattan Picnic, Basil's Garden, and the Picasso Museum.

There is also a multitude of shops, cafes, and restaurants in every city. At L'Harmattan, for example, you can buy exquisite flower arrangements and other floral gifts. At the L'Archetypes de L'Harmattan you can enjoy delicious French fries, fruit parfaits, pastries and specialty breads. In the center of town at Le Bordeaux, you can eat a mouth-watering gourmet meal and take a walk through the beautiful gardens. At the Pompano Market, you will find excellent South African sages, handmade soap, and crafts. And don't forget to stop by at the L'Appelatore Gallery before you leave!

Many visitors stay in Bordeaux and stay with one of their hosts or in apartments. You can save a substantial amount of money by staying in one of the villas available in this charming town. There are many villas with swimming pools that offer amenities like hot tubs, heated outdoor pools, and tennis and golf courses. There are also luxury villas and self-catering apartments that offer all the comforts of home. The L'Archetypes is an apartment with swimming pool and restaurant that has delicious French cuisine and a spa.

If you have never visited Bordeaux, then a visit to this city is highly recommended. Bordeaux is the capital of France and is considered to be the cultural, economic, and political center of France. It is the home of the exquisite Bordeaux wines that are sold all around the world. The city was originally built as a Roman town and served as a Roman military colony.

Another reason to visit this place is because it is a shopping heaven! The city has a big shopping center and you can find everything you need to shop from the local clothing store to trendy electronic equipment shops. Shopping in Bordeaux is an excellent way to spend your days as there is little chance you will run out of new items to purchase. And do not forget to fill up your shopping cart with some extra items!

What vaccinations do I need?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Cameroon are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel?

Best time to visit?

The best time to visit Cameroon is during the slightly cooler and drier months of November to February. The Saharan harmattan wind reduces temperatures and reduced humidity, although it does bring a haze of dust.

Do I need a Visa?

Cameroon visa for citizens of United Kingdom is required.

See which forms you may need for entry into Cameroon.

What currency do i need?

The official currency of Cameroon is the Central African Cfa Franc (XAF). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Cameroon you can grab amazing Central African Cfa Franc deals via (GBP to XAF).

What about the wildlife?

Cameroon is home to four subspecies of great apes: Cross River gorillas, central chimpanzees, Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzees, and western lowland gorillas. Other species of global conservation concern include forest and savanna elephants, Preuss's monkey, and the African golden cat.

What is the traditional food?

French food? Ndolé is one of the two national dishes of Cameroon, traditionally made with boiled bitterleaf, peanuts, and melon seeds. Seasoned with spices and hot oil, ndolé can be cooked with either fish or meat. This flavorful stew is usually served with bobolo – fermented cassava shaped into a loaf.

What Languages are spoken?

Cameroonians speak mostly French and English, which are foreign but official languages and part of an entrenched separatist conflict that has cost about 3,000 lives since 2017. You can learn some basic French before you travel to Cameroon and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip?

The currency in Cameroon is the Central African Cfa Franc (Hotels Tip CFA1000 or so for help with bags. Restaurants For decent service, 10% is customary. Taxis Tips are not expected, but add one for good service.).

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  • Ambulance: 119
  • Fire: 118
  • UK Embassy: (237) 2222 05 45

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