Yaoundé in detail


Dangers & Annoyances

Muggins happen in Yaoundé. Daytime is generally fine, but take taxis at night and be particularly wary around the Marché Central and tourist hotels.

Embassies & Consulates

Internet Access

Your best bet for internet in Yaoundé is the smarter hotels and restaurants for a wireless connection. Try also Cometé Internet.


There are ATMs at most of the major banks in Yaoundé. As always in Cameroon, travellers cheques are problematic to change in banks – try the banks around the cathedral.

Bicec Bank Has an ATM.

Express Exchange For money changing.

SCB Money exchange and ATM.

SGBC Bank Has an ATM.

Standard Chartered Bank Has an ATM.