When to Go

High Season (Nov–Feb)

● Dry but not too hot, with a harmattan haze.

● In even years in December, the Ngoun Festival in Foumban celebrates Bamoun culture.

● Join athletes running to the summit of Mt Cameroon in the Race of Hope.

Shoulder (Mar & Oct)

● Light rains in the grasslands in March.

● In the north, March temperatures can hit 40 degrees.

● Cameroon's biggest festival, Tabaski, takes place in October.

Low Season (Apr–Oct)

● Intense rainfall, though October should be drier in the north/northwest.

● May 20 is National Day, with parades of school children.

● Road travel is slow, muddy and at times impossible.