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Tello Falls is one of the main natural attractions of the region of Adamawa. Different from those of Ekom Nkam or Lobe, they are also emblematic and really deserve a visit. The peculiarity lies in . .
Country: Cameroon
City: Ngaoundere
Duration: 20 Day(s) - 19 Night(s)
Tour Category: Grand Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
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Tello Falls is one of the main natural attractions of the region of Adamawa. Different from those of Ekom Nkam or Lobe, they are also emblematic and really deserve a visit. The peculiarity lies in the rocky table brutally interrupted the quiet river Tello found that precipitated between 40 and 50 meters below.

This unique geological is remarkable because it creates a natural cave behind the falls with an impressive volume. Path and benches were built to admire the falls from this point of view. Beware through the risk of landslides. Access to the site has been recently developed allowing everyone to enjoy the natural beauty. The lack of visual reference often gives a misleading impression of the importance of falls.

As an indication, the rocky plateau is between 10 and 15 meters thick The site is well laid out and accessible to all through the construction of stairs with balustrade. A hard boukarou was built and one can admire the falls in all their glory. This stage is ideal for a family picnic break. And safety, it captures even the GSM networks! In the rainy season, the use of a 4 × 4 is more than recommended, especially for the last two kilometers with fording a river must. A visit during the rainy season is recommended even if a bit complicated vehicle access.

Day 1: Waza Park

After breakfast departure to CameroonClearing of border formalities and continuation to Waza Park. Afternoon first game drive in the park Overnight in Waza Park

Day 2: Waza Park Game Drive

An entire day in the Waza Park2 game drives morning and evening with some luck you will see its elephants, giraffes, antelopes, Damaliscus, waterbuck, variety of birds, etc, etc. Overnight Waza Park

Day 3: Waza Park-Mora-Oudjilla-Maroua

Waza Park-Mora-Oudjilla-Maroua In the Podoko village of Oudjilla visits the compound of the chief. The chief lives in his palace with more than 50 wives and many children. Each wife has a hut and a kitchen. The walls are made of earth and the roofs of straw. Continuation to Maroua for overnight in hotel

Day 4: Maroua-Pouss-Maroua

Maroua-Pouss-Maroua visit to the famous market of Pouss and the typical conical huts of the Mousgoun tribe overnight hotel Maroua

Day 5: Maroua

Maroua day at leisure optional excursions to bili-bili breweries, tanneries, artisanal market, etc. Overnight hotel Maroua

Day 6: Maroua-Tourou-Mokolo

Maroua-Tourou-Mokolo. Visit the market in Tourou. A village set in the pretty countryside. Here the women of the Kirdi mountain village wear distinctive red wooden calabashes on their heads which indicate their marital status. Continuation to Mokolo for overnight in hotel

Day 7: Mokolo-Rhumsiki

Nestled deep in the mountains is the small village of Rhumsiki, set in a spectacular, almost lunar landscape of extraordinary volcanic plugs and basalt outcrops surrounded by imposing peaks of which the highest peak is Kapsiki Mountain (1224 m). In Rhumsiki we visit the famous crab doctor who tells your fortune by watching the moves of a crab, crafts, and tradespeople, like potters, weavers, and blacksmiths. Overnight in hotel in Rhumsiki

Day 8: Rhumsiki

Today we take a hike in the surroundings of Rhumsiki to see the region which is a genuine crossroads of races, tribes and religions, and customs, Óvernight in a hotel in Rhumsiki.

Day 9: Rhumsiki-Garoua

Visit Gorges de KolaOvernight hotel in Garoua

Day 10: Garoua-Ngaoundaba Ranch

Overnight Ngaoundaba RanchEnjoy this privately-owned cattle ranch nestled in the mountains, 1360 m above sea level and next to a beautiful volcanic crater lake. Here you can watch birds, fish, swim, take a boat on the lake or stroll around the lake. Overnight Ngaoundaba Ranch

Day 11: Lamdio

Departure for Ngaoundere. Visit the Lamdio in NgaoundereIn the evening we take the train to YaoundeOvernight in train in first-class couchettes.

Day 12: Yaounde

Arrival Yaounde, a day at leisure in Yaounde. Overnight in hotel Yaounde

Day 13: Yaounde - Baham

Yaounde to Baham in the West ProvinceIn Baham we meet with the Fon (chief), see the daily life in the palace, and meet with the queens. In the evening we are invited to stay overnight in the Palace compound Baham

Day 14: Baham-Bandjoun-Foumban

In Bandjoun visit to the famous chefferie (UNESCO heritage) and the museum. In Foumban visit the palace of the sultan of FoumbanOvernight Hotel Foumban

Day 15: Foumban-Jakiri-Bamenda-Belo/Mbingo

Overnight in tents at cam tour ventures Trekkers Camp Belo/Mbingo situated in the beautiful and rugged mountains near Bamenda

Day 16: Lake Oku

Trek to Lake Oku. One can also hire a horse to do the trek on horseback instead one can also spend the day with the local villagers and experience daily life with them (pound fufu, get water and the pump, cook together with the women)Overnight of Camp Belo/Mbingo

Day 17: Bamenda-Bafut

Visit the Chefferie of Bafut where one of the queens will lead you around the palace. Traditional mask dances will be performed on request overnight hotel Bamenda

Day 18: Bamenda

Day at leisure in Bamenda. Overnight Hotel Bamenda

Day 19: Bamenda

Bamenda via Ekom waterfalls to LimbeOvernight in a beach hotel in Limbe

Day 20: Departure

Shopping for souvenirs - travel for Douala for departure

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