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Cameroon, on the Gulf of Guinea, is a Central African country of varied terrain and wildlife. Its inland capital, Yaoundé, and its biggest city, the seaport Douala, are transit points to ecotourism sites as well as beach resorts like Kribi – near the Chutes de la Lobé waterfalls, which plunge directly into the sea – and Limbe, where the Limbe Wildlife Centre houses rescued primates.

Places To Visit In Cameroon

1. Kribi

Chutes de la Lobe Waterfalls

popularly known as the ‘waterfall by the sea’, is one of the largest waterfalls in the equatorial region and among the favourite tourist attractions. This location is of immense scenic beauty and also facilitates boat rides arranged by private companies across the river, highly recommended for tourists travelling to this spot.

Plage de Grand Batanga- Londji village des pecheurs- is the beach at Kribi which is recommended for its serene and tranquil ambience. Londji village des pecheurs is the hub of eco-tourism. This is a major attraction for eco-tourists and nature photographers. The mangrove tour is a recommended attraction. The place is particularly known for fish and seafood diet.

2. Limbe

Limbe, formerly known as Victoria is a port city, reminding the people of its British and German colonial past, and in turn responsible for the diverse flora and fauna of this region, extending from exotic crops to plantations of coffee, rubber and cocoa, which puts the Botanical Centre on the recommended sightseeing list. The Limbe Wildlife Centre is an exception to the zoos in Africa and is one of the most santurized park providing almost natural habitat to its residents and provides a close-to-nature experience. This centre is proactive in rescuing ill treated and endangered animals.

3. Down Beach/ Bimbia Rain-Forest

This attraction of the Limbe city serves as the culinary center. The place is a must visit for all the connoisseurs of sea-food, food tourism being prevalent in this area. The Bimbia Rain-forest in the adjacent area is recommended for its mangrove trails.

4. Mount Cameroon

The highest active volcano peak (13,435 ft.) in West Africa, situated on the south-western part of Cameroon, Mt.Cameroon is one of the favourite trekking trails of adventure tourism. A four day long trek from the base at colonial town of Buea, which also has the history of being the first post office in West Africa.

5. Korup National Park

In the South-west district close to the Nigerian border, this National park is a primary forest with the oldest and richest flora and fauna. The National park 1,260 sq. Kms. wide provides diverse trails for trekking, bird watching and animal study with infrastructure for habitation.

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