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Eighteenth Century Lamidat Tour

Eighteenth Century Lamidat Tour Packages
Country: Cameroon
City: Rhumsiki
Duration: 10 Day(s) - 9 Night(s)
Tour Category: Archaeological Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

The creation of Lamidat of Rey Bouba date of the end of the eighteenth century (1799) by Bouba Ndjidda descendant of a long line of rulers from the Maccina in Mali, whose origins date back to the fourteenth century. buffalo head which is the hallmark of Lamidat, symbolizes bravery. At the main entrance to the palace of the Lamido Rey Bouba.

Its architecture is reminiscent of the great West African kingdoms whose founders trace their origins. It is classified as heritage universal cultural by UNESCO.


Day 1: Arrival at Yaounde or Douala International Airport.

Welcome ceremony

Day 2: Douala –Yaounde.

Discovery of the town: its markets, its mixture of population, and its seven hills. Night in the train

Day 3: Ngaoundere

Islamic capital of north Cameroon. Visit the palace and the museum; Tello, Vina, and Lancrenon waterfalls; traditional huts; Tison crater lake.

Day 4: Ngaoundere –Lagdo

Stop at Gouna ethnic market. Discover the Bororos land (nomad tribes) with their spectacular scarification.

Day 5: Lagdo-Garoua Guider –Rhumsiki

Visit Gorges of Kola at Guider, a beautiful mountain landscape. Along the road, you discover the wonders of the Mafas’ region; the animist population of the far north of Cameroon. Rhumsiki town is a picturesque town with its old volcanic landscape.

Day 6: Rhumsiki-Koza-Djingliya-Mora-Waza

Visit of the animist populations of the region. Trekking in the valley. Visit the handicraft center at Djingliya. Visit the traditional huts with straw.

Day 7: Waza-Mora-Oudjila-Maroua

Waza national park (the abundance of birds species makes the park a great reserve in Cameroon), Maroua picturesque market; Lamido palace at Mora. Visit the bi-centenary kingdom of king Mozogo with its 50 wives and at least 113 children.

Day 8: Maroua-Kousseri

Sultanate of Kousseri with the Kotoko and Sao art museum. The fort Fourreau monument is situated 100m from the sultanate: a memory of the colonial period. King Rabbat of Morocco monument. The border of the river Logone with its traditional fishermen. The estuary of Logone and Chari.The Kousseri exotic market.

Day 9: Kousseri-Maroua-Garoua

Traks of dinosaurs at Bidzar, the superimposed stones at Motourwa, periodic markets.Visit of hippopotamus at Benoue river.

Day 10: Departure

Departure ceremony; end of the tour

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