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Lake Tison Tour

Country: Cameroon
City: Yaounde
Duration: 16 Day(s) - 15 Night(s)
Tour Category: Lake Tour
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Tyson Lake is located 10km from the city of Ngaoundéré, towards Meiganga.This small crater lake, surrounded by trees, is a nice place to relax. Legend has it that the lake change color ... so follow your eyes to see.This tour takes you from the south to the north of Cameroon by train.

Giving you a unique view of the rich landscape of the country.

After this interesting train risde you arrive at the heart of the northern part of Cameroon. You will have the opportunity to discover the cultural diversity of north Cameroon.

The kingdoms (Lamidat) of these regions are beautifully constructed, each having its cavalery of warriors, horse ridding, Fantasia and breath-taking traditional dances. This part of Cameroon is also home to many natural ressources, the Koza hills, the water-falls of Lancrenon (100m) and that of Tello (45m).

Day 1

-Arrival and reception at Douala International Airport

- Transfer to hotel and overnight

Day 2

- Travel to Yaoundé

- Yaoundé City tour

- Transfer to train station

- Travel to Ngaoundéré by train (all night)

Day 3

- Arrival at Ngaoundéré

- Transfer to hotel

- Visit of the Lamidat of Ngaoundéré

- Horse-back riding

- Diner and overnight in hotel

Day 4

- Visit of the Benoué National Safari Park

- Diner and overnight in camp

Day 5

- Travel to Rey Bouba

- Visit to the market, here you will find Bororo women who come to sell naturally-extracted milk

- Diner and overnight at the Boubba Ndjidda camp

Day 6

- Visit to the Boubba Ndjidda National Park

Day 7

- Travel to Grand Capitaine

- Watch hippopotamus on sand and cog jester

- Fishing and overnight

Day 8

- Travel to Garoua, Pitoa market day.

- Diner and overnight in Garoua

Day 9

- Travel to Rhumsiki

- Visit of the "Gorge de Kola"

- Visit to the blacksmith

- Dinner and overnight in Rhumsiki

Day 10

- Hike to the Cameroon/Nigeria border

- Visit to the traditional music instruments artist

- Visit to the traditional weavers

- Visit to the crab fortune teller

- Dinner and overnight at the Rhumsiki camp

Day 11

- Travel to Mokolo

- Visit of the Mafa's market, this is a very populated region

- Dinner and overnight in Mokolo camp

Day 12

- Travel to Tourou

- Visit of the famous Hidi peoples's market, a focal point is women wearing decorated calabashes on their heads

- Travel to Ndjiguila

- Visit of the mountains' women craft cooperative

- Stop over at the Koza hills

- Visit of the traditional chief's palace of Podoko

- Return to Waza for dinner and overnight in camp

Day 13

- Visit the Waza national Safari park (visiting the giraffes park, lions, elephants, antelope, monkeys, waterhogs)

- Dinner and overnight at the Waza lodge

Day 14

- Travel to Maga

- Visit of the park and crossing from north to south of Maga through the park

- Canoe riding on the lake between the islands and the fishermen, hippopotamus and many birds in sight

- Dinner and overnight in Maga

Day 15

- Travel to Maroua

- Stop over at Maga-Poss to visit the Mourla's Sultanate and Mousgoum's huts

- Continuation to Maroua

- Maroua city tour, visit to the taners and craft centre

- Transfer and overnight in hotel

Day 16

- Preparations for departure

- Transfer to Maroua airport or Garoua airport (depending on flight schedule) for departure to Douala International Airport

- Arrival at Douala International Airport and departure

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