Cameroon is located in West Central Africa. It’s a great destination for people who to view the beautiful topography this country has. English and French are the country’s official languages with French being the language of choice. The country’s geography consists of a variety of rain forests, mountains, desert plains, and high plateaus.
Traveling to Cameroon is not for the faint of heart. It is located in a tough neighborhood surrounded by countries full of strife. For the more adventurous type that enjoy to go off a different path, Cameroon offers a wealth of activities and beautiful destinations to keep the spirit of adventure alive.
Cameroon is an interesting place to visit mainly because of its diversity. Cameroon’s people include ancient tribal kingdoms, forest-dwelling pygmies and Muslim pastoralists, making it one of the most culturally diverse countries on the African continent. Just as diverse as the people of Cameroon is the terrain.
For hikers, there is Mt. Cameroon. The highest peak in West Africa. It is an active volcano that stands over 4095 meters and makes for a challenging trek. There are photo opportunities that abound in Cameroon.
The coastline offers beautiful beaches around Limbé and in the north of the country is Kribi, boasting Cameroon’s most famous national park, Waza National Park. Here you will find elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes and a variety of birds. In addition, you will also find some of the richest flora and fauna found in Africa. Further north are the rolling grass fields of the Ring Road surrounded by the dry, rocky Mandara Mountains.
When you tire of all that physical activity, visit Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon. You will find the shops, markets, hotels and restaurants that will serve as bonus during your stay.