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Oudjilla Tour

Oudjilla Tour Packages
Country: Cameroon
City: Maroua
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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On top of a mountain in the region of the Mandara stands a traditional chiefdom headed polygamous father of 52 women and one hundred children. Its people fully preserved its customs and traditions, but also rich musical folklore and varied. His palace dating back more than five centuries also retained its traditional architecture.

Often considered by some guidebooks as a "tourist trap" Oudjilla remains a must during a stay in the Far North. Indeed, it is rare to see a chiefdom of this magnitude in this region. The leadership of the kingdom Podoko, Oudjilla includes all features of habitats in the region. The Saré is omnipresent declined in many versions: housing, food, millet granary,... On a tour of the site, you will discover the differences.

At the top, you have a magnificent view of the valley down to Mora. Once a year, just before the harvest festival takes place Podoko. This is when sacrificed an ox was kept for a year in one of the parts of the head Saré in almost total darkness.

If you wish, you can also watch traditional dances performed by the 50 wives of the king.

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 door 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: Maga - Waza National Park - Maga

Breakfast. Drive to the Waza National Park through Alagarno and by crossing the park from south to north. Photo safari through 170,000 hectares in Far North Cameroon. Its fauna is rich and varied. There are many lions, herds of elephants, giraffes, ostriches, hartebeest, sable antelope, waterbuck of Buffon, hyenas, dendrocynes, buffalo, big birds (vultures, Marabous, crown cranes, etc ...). Picnic lunch in the park or camp Waza.

Continuation of safari in the afternoon and return to the Safari Danay.

Dinner and overnight at Safari Danay

Day 4: Maga - Waza National Park - Maga

Breakfast. Morning and afternoon safari in the park.

Lunch at the camp or Picnic Waza.

Dinner and overnight at Safari Danay.

Day 5: Maroua - 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.

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