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Discover Traditional Architecture Tour

Discover Traditional Architecture Tour Packages
Country: Cameroon
City: Maroua
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Safari Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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The village lost in the mountains. Everywhere, steep slopes, slopes in the form of giant stairs rising to conquer the sky. Magnificent terraces tribes Podoko careful farmers who scratch the mountain terraced crops on a large scale. Vision out of time!

A huge "sare" perched atop the highest hill and protected by high walls, houses the harem of the Chief and his fifty wives who will offer a show of traditional dances. Unforgettable

Tour Details

Day 1: Douala - Maroua

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Maroua from 6:30 to 8:30. Reception at the airport of Maroua at 11:00, lunch at the Porte Mayo and Installation, and early afternoon, you will visit the city of Maroua, market, handicrafts, market traditional medicines, the tannery, etc...

Dinner and overnight at the Porte mayo.

Day 2: Maroua - Maga

Breakfast. Departure Maga through Pouss where you will stroll through the market and in the Sultanate. Continue to visit where you Mourla boxes Mousgoum shells. An impressive traditional architecture.

Arrive at Maga for lunch at Domaine Safari Danay (pool). The afternoon boat ride on the lake and between the islands. Meeting with fishermen nomadic Fulani herders and Arabs M'Bororo Chouas graze by tens of thousands of zebu cattle on the islands. Observation of hippos and many bird species. Dinner and overnight at Safari Danay area.

Day 3: Douala

Breakfast, then to 9:00, depart for the airport to check-in for the 9:30 flight to Douala 11:30, arrival in Douala at 14:40, reception, a tour of the city, the flower market and the Palace of the Kings Bell, dinner in and a typical restaurant around 21:00, transfer to the airport for the flight to Paris 11:45 p.m.

Know More About Douala Architecture:

Between 1925 and 1930, during the French colonial period, the chamber of commerce, the new palace of justice, the new railway station, the vault of the Kings Bell, and the catholic cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul were built. Constructions were intensified between 1930 and 1955 and in 1955 the bridge on the Wouri River was built. In 1935 the Mausoleum of the Kings Akwa was constructed. In 1947 the Temple of the Centenary was built. In 1959 a new city plan was designed (Plan Dorian); according to Danièle Diwouta-Kotto, this plan is still influencing Douala's urban development.

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