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Ngaoundere, Cameroon

The region of Adamawa Although very large, one of the least populated regions of the country with an estimated population of 900,000 inhabitants. In the north, it borders the northern region, with a border with CAR in the East and Nigeria to the west. Also called the water tower of Cameroon, this region extends over an area of ​​63 700 km2 and is characterized by cliffs which crosses from east to west, making real bulwark split between North and South. Mount Ngaoundéré overlooks the entire region with its 1100 meters. Volcanic lakes are specific. Its equatorial climate and Sahelian rainfall of 1400 mm more or less promotes flourishing breeding mainly cattle finds no equal in South Africa and the East. This is the main activity of the local region with several internationally renowned ranches (WAMA Ngaoundaba, PASTORAL). Head - place in the region, is the terminus of Ngaoundéré Transcameroonian, and the starting point for tours to the north, and in particular to the national parks of the Benue, Faro and Boubandjidah. Malgrés its role as gateway city for travelers to Garoua and Maroua, City Ngaoundéré deserves closer attention a few days

There are many tourist attractions in Ngaoundere that are worth a visit. Ngaoundere is one of the most lovely cities in the African country of Cameroon and one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country.The numerous landmarks of the city are a testament for the rich cultural and historical heritage of Ngaoundere and Cameroon.

One of the most popular touristy sites of the city is the Benoue National Park. The park is situated between the cities of Ngaoudere and Garoua and is Cameroon’s second best game reserve. The Benoue National Park is open for visitations in the period from December to May. However the best time of the year to visit the park is during the month of January as the climate in Cameroon is very pleasant. To learn more about the park and the visitation terms call Cameroon tourist services. Travelers that visit the Benoue National Park will be able to see a wide variety of birds and some of the most amazing vistas in the world. The flora of the park includes vegetation such as the Sudanian woodland, dry Anogeissus forest, semi-evergreen riparian forest and thickets along the banks of the Benoue River. The park covers an area of 180,000 hectares and is home to numerous animal species such as buffalos, elephants, lions, water bucks, warthogs, monkeys, crocodiles and hippopotamuses.

Another popular touristy landmark is the Boubandjidda National Park which cover the amazing 220,000 hectares of land and is home to some of the most interesting animal species in the world such as the black rhinoceros, antelopes, lowland gorillas which can be seen only in Cameroon and are well protected by the local authorities and many more. To book a tour for one of these two amazing park call the local tourist agencies prior of arrival as last minute vacant places are hard to find. To call Cameroon, use the international dialing code of the country which is + 237.

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