Hi, I wondered whether anyone has any tips for what to see in the area around Buea and possibly Bamenda? I will be there for a couple of weeks from 11th May to the 26th. Would be hugely grateful for any suggestions. Best, Ben
what attractions in limbe would interest some one from USA
Hi there, I am planning on traveling to Cameroon in February of 2013 and would like to climb Mt. Cameroon and then head up to the ring road. Does anyone know of the best way to travel from the area of Mt. Cameroon up to Bamenda (car, train, bus)? And what is the safety like in this area...I notice it looks fairly close to the Bakassi Peninsula and wanted to be sure it would be ok to make this journey. And how much time would be necessary to see all of this...3 days to hike, one day to travel to Bamenda and then maybe 5 days in the Ring Road area? I appreciate any advice you have. Thank you!
Hello, I would like to travel to Cameroon in April this year to do volunteer work. The project is in province l'Ouest around Foumban. I was wondering of anybody know's something about the safety there. How save is it for a wihte girl to walk around there? Thanks a lot!
Im 19 and looking to get a visa into cameroon for a trip im doing with my school. I know that in both cameroon and the US the age a legal adult hood is 18, but some Visa Application sites say that untill you're 20, you have to apply for a visa as a minor. Is this true? If so do i still have to appy for the Visa as a minor if i'll be 20 when i go, but 19 when i appy? If so is thier a loop hole where you dont need parents signatures?
Hello, our flight from Brussels to Yaoundé will arrive at the international airport in the evening. Do you know if there is an ATM or some other opportunity of changing € there? Thank you very much in advance, s.
What to pack for a year in bamenda?
I am arranging a trip for about 170 people. Is is possible to get a list of bus companie and hotes in Yoaunde Cameroon?
I having a problem in getting an ATM card for Mastercard/Cirrus network. Does anyone knows, where I can find one? Thanks, Joseph
I am planning to travel to Hina soon. What is the best way to get there, and are they any recommendations for a place to stay?
how to live in Kribi? do you think?
I'd like to know what the terrain around Bertoua is like. I'll be travelling there soon and want to know this. Thanks.
Hi all, I am going to Cameroon in February for just over a month. I will be based in Yaounde, doing some volunteer work for an organization there. I also hope to see as much of the country as possible, but I am hearing that it's really hard to get around, so I might not end up having the time to go everywhere. Also, I am a solo female who only speaks basic French (and doesn't have a lot of money to spend). Suggestions for can't-miss destinations, and/or any other considerations I should be aware of? Thanks!
Hello - I am the (youthful) 62 year old white American woman who has traveled the world alone... On Dec 7th I posted my concerns about traveling solo in Cameroon, and I received a couple of very helpful replies. One gentleman said he thought it should be okay, but suggested that I rent a car with a driver to accompany me on my journey. I think that sounds like a great idea, and may be the solution to my concerns. I've tried Googling the possibilities for finding such an arrangement, but I'm not quite sure how to decipher the results. Can anyone recommend a specific company, or place to look for renting a car & driver. (BTW-I plan on traveling mainly in the two western provinces, as I do not speak French.) THANKS! Lynn
Can anyone ease the mind of a worried mom? whose daughter will be traveling to Kumba, Cameroon with other Medical Students this May, 2012. Any advice will be greatful. What to bring and packing advise will be greatly appreciated. She is so excited and can't wait to get there and see the country and meet the people and live the culture. Thanks Jackie Petrus (Nervouse Mom)
Hello - I am a (youthful) 62 year old white American woman who has traveled the world alone - but my last trip was 6 years ago (so I'm rusty). Initially I thought Cameroon would be a fine place for me to resume my travels (I love Africa... been there about 8 times - 6 different countries). But the more I Google Cameroon, the more risky & dangerous it sounds (kidnappings, violent assaults, rapes, murders!). So now I am hesitant (and frankly scared). But if I could communicate with even one woman who has recently traveled there alone, and says it's okay - then I would still definitely go. Anybody out there who can advise me if it would be OK for me to go (I've been planning for February or March). THANKS! All best, lpfaye
I am looking for the Cameroon embassy in Philippines. I am a Philippine national traveling to cameroon for a bussiness trip. What are the embassy that covered our country if none? any contact emails or website? Thanks in adavance for your reply.
Hello VT’ers In January 2012 I’ll be staying in Yaoundé for a few weeks. I would like to visit a health project of a colleague of mine in the village called Batouri. Is it advisable to rent a 4x4 or should I go for an ordinary taxi or public transport? Can somebody please give me some useful information? Merci, Jean LS
Hi, Next year, I would like to visit a friend in Tanzania and then continue to Cameroon for volunteer work. Any suggestions on how to get there that don't involve 800$ flights...? I could travel from Tanzania to Kenia if that would make it easier. THANKS! Anne
I have to goto cameroon in less than a week . Is there any good bus service from douala airport to Limbe ? OR Are taxis the only option ? Thanks
My husband has been offered a welding job in Limbe. I am trying to verify what kinda of reputable company he will be working for. Does anyone have any information about Buns Construction Company Ltd. there in Limbe,Cameroon??? Anything anyone can tell us will help in knowing who he will be woking for. Thank you so much!!!
There have been several various snippets of news lately claiming Cameroon is becoming increasingly politically unstable, Anyone in the country like to comment on this ? are there protests going on or planned in the near future ? is there widespread resentment of the current Biya and the current goverment ? is it silly to suggest something on the scale of what is and has occured in north africa could be on the cards ? would like to hear views from people in the country
I and my business partner ( indian passport )will be visiting douala , cameroon on business in early march. While its ok to get a visa in canada , cameroon does not have an embassy in india . Does anyone have any idea on how to get a visa for him ?
I'm going to visit Cameroon. Could you tell me what is the prize of climbing Mt. Cameroon with a guide? How to organize it? Anyone want to join me? email@example.com I'd like to see also Mandara mountains, Waza NP, maybe Kribi/Limbe.
Almost all the travel guides I've checked says the Airport Departure Tax (aka embarkation tax) for international flights is CFA 10,000 payable at the airport. A friend in Cameroon says this tax has recently been increased 9X to CFA 90,000! Can anyone confirm or refute this?
Hi, I am from the UK and have organised to volunteer with an ecotourism group in Korup National Park in the SW of Cameroon this summer. Has anyone been to this area/rainforest? I was wondering what kind of things I need to know before going for example what clothes to take, what kind of accomodation/food I can expect, wildlife in the region? Also if anyone has been specifically to the Korup Rainforest Ecotourism Organisation, any references on the group would be much appreciated. Thanks for any help.
Hi, I'm going to Cameroon for 5-6 weeks, end of July & August. Everything I read tells me this is the worst time to go because of the rains. Is is really that difficult to get around the country during these months? Are there any activities I can't do? (Mt. Cameroon, Waza National park...). Could someone advise me as to what kind of travel & tourism is possible in July/August? Thank you.
Hello, I am looking for information about whether a gas drilling rig has arrive in Douala. It will be getting used to drill a gas well in a place called Logbaba, which is I believe in or near Douala. If anyone knows anything about this please inform me. I will buy you many beers when i take a holiday to cameroon :-) Thank you
I'm in urgent lookout for a room to rent in Yaounde, only must is to live together with other people, to eat with in the night and have some new contacts (maybe also to travel around a bit with). Preferably living with western people. Room from now until july 2009
This summer I was awarded a volunteer position with a NGO in Limbe. I am trying to find the cheapest and most effective flight to Limbe. Does anyone have any suggestions on how much I should expect to pay if booking early, and what airports should I try to book with?