Ekali and Ebogo Forest Ecotour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Yaoundé

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Because we want to include a little more than Yaoundé today, we will first head to the Ekali village. Here we are able to see handmade creations done by locals. We cross Mbalmayo and make a quick stop, then your eyes will witness one of the greatest attractions in the entire natural world of Africa - the biggest and the oldest trees that are 1000 or more years old!
But before that, you are going to board the Nyong River in a canoe. Here we can enjoy all the biodiversity potential that Cameroon has to offer - hundreds of animal species!Highlights of Today:Today you will be picked up at your hotel in the morning, typically just after breakfast.  We will cross the capital city of Cameroon with a driver and private car. Our drive includes detailed information of different attractions throughout Yaounde.Next, we will visit the Ekali Village. This village is very special and is known for its handmade furniture made by local people. We will get to chat to some of the artisans about their work and life. This is a really interesting and great opportunity!After our village visit, we will continue to the city of Mbalmayo, the capital of the Nyong and So´o Division. We will visit Mbalmayo and continue driving to village Ebogo.Here, we will board a canoe and take an excursion on the Nyong River to visit the forest, our ride is about 30 minutes.We will begin our short trek into the forest and get an amazing chance to see the oldest and biggest trees in the world, according to locals (over 1,000 years old).The site has several biodiversity hotspots and includes many wild animals, endemic bird species, tons of fish species, hundreds of butterflies, and many other tree species.We will then return to the village and enjoy lunch in a restaurant with local food.Bringing the tour to an end, we will then drive back to Yaoundé.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch