Hike to the Summit of Mt Cameroon(4095m) and back in 2 days. This hike starts in upper farms Buea and permits you to hike using the Guinness trail. This trail is the same used by athletes during the famous Guinness Mt Cameroon International Race. Most athletes do the summit and back in less than 4-hours. You shall have the opportunity to hike through the dense Equatorial forest of Mt Cameroon and onto the savanna. Mount Cameroon is a national park thus it's a protected area under the Ministry of Forestry and wildlife. The park contains many endangered wildlife species such as elephants, drills, chimpanzees, and monkeys. It has a rich equatorial rainforest with unique and endemic birds and animal species like the Mount Cameroon Francolin, Mount Cameroon Speirops, the Cameroon climbing mouse, mountain chameleon and many more.
Day 1: At 07;00 we shall pick you up at your hotel in Buea. We will drive to the Upper Farms (elevation: 1015m) where we start the hike through the forest to Hut #1 (1725m and 4km trek) and onto the Savannah Hut (elevation: 2265m and 5.3km trek). On a clear day from the Savannah Hut, you have a beautiful view of the towns of Buea, Tiko, Limbe, parts of Douala, Equatorial Guinea and even the Atlantic Ocean. From here we hike to Hut #2 (elevation: 2825m 6.5km trek) where we spend the night. You can visit a nearby cave and the view at night is wonderful. We will prepare Dinner. We can sit around the fire sharing stories before bedtime. Accommodation: A bed at Fako mountain lodge at hut 2. Meals Dinner, we also provide fruits and mineral water for drinking.Day 2: After breakfast, we depart at 6:30am and hike to Hut #3 (elevation: approx 3760m) where we are able to see the May 2000 eruption crater. Then we hike to the summit (elevation: 4095m and 4.4km trek from hut #2) and we then descend back to the town using the same trail we hike we ascended with. The tour ends when we get back to the hotel Meals: Breakfast and fruits Distance: 15.3km - Hut #2 to the summit is about 4.4km and the summit to the town is about 10.9 km descend)