Cameroon / Cameroun: Country of Contrast
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Cameroon Cultural Bicycle Tour

 

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CAMEROON: Country of Contrast (North)

Schedule: Usually in December, (due to security issues across the border in Nigeria, this program not currently scheduled, drop a note if you would be interested in a future trip.)
Program Price (lodging, two meals/day, guide, entrance fees & more): $1490 plus airfare. Average out of pocket expenses per program $100 plus or minus $50.
Description: Day 1: Douala. Day 2-4: Take the train to the north, with a stop in Yaounde, the capital. Day 5-10: Cycle from Gaoura to Waza National Park, visiting and staying small villages and exploring the surrealistic Kapasiki area and Mandara mountains. Day 11: Wildlife viewing excursion of Waza National Park. Day 12-13: Cycle to and explore the town of Maroua. Day 14-15: Return to Douala and finish program.
Features: Small group, self-contained bicycle/train program of northern Cameroon. A fascinating program that takes you to the heart of village life in northern Cameroon with stays in traditional villages, cycle through the visually surrealistic Kapsiki area, visit Waza National Park.
Starting/Ending Point: Douala, Cameroon
Skill Level: Suitable for Intermediate/Expert
Mileage Daily / Total: 45-80 km, 28-50 miles / 480km, 220 miles
Cycling Conditions: 40% paved, 60% dirt and gravel roads, generally flat.
Accommodations: Small hotels and village stays, some rustic accommodations..
Van Support: None. Generally local transport is available when needed to be called upon. There is a 2-day section where local transport is sparse.
Meals Included: Two meals per day, generally breakfast and dinner.
Other Activities: Walking, cultural programs.
Weather Conditions: Highs in the 80's, lows in the 60's, little chance of rain.
Bike: Mountain bike recommended.    Bike Rental: not available.

   
 

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