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Places to visit in Cameroon

When you travel to Cameroon, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Cameroon, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Cameroon to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Cameroon things to do can include exploring Cameroon attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Shum Laka shelter

Located in the north west of Cameroon, it resides on the inner wall of the Bafochu Mbu caldera. There are numerous burial sites over here.

Palais Royal

One of the major tourist attractions of the city of Foumban is the Palais Royal. It is the residence of the 19th sultan of the Bamoun dynasty who currently resides here. Inside the palace complex there is a well-organised museum which contains several of the previous sultans' possessions who belonged to this dynasty. A little bit knowledge of French can help you understand better about the history and culture of this region. It is open to public from 9am to 6pm.

Museum of Douala

The Musée d'Aart Cmerounais in Yaoundé has a very good collection of traditional masks apart from items showing bronze and wood work. Some may appear scary but you will enjoy going through the collection.

The Museum of Douala is place where you can with your kids. It has natural history and prehistoric galleries, which allows you to get an idea about the historical background of this place. Another place where you

Mokolo and Rhumsiki

If you want to explore the cultural past of Cameroon then you can visit the small villages and towns that are located in the north. Place like Mokolo, Rhumsiki and Koza have undergone little changes with the passage of time. You can get an idea about the past of Cameroon by visiting these places. You are sure to appreciate the local customs and you can also explore the folklore and music of the tribes.

Bidzar petroglyphs

This monument is located near Bidzar village on the Maroua-Garoua road towards Guider. This archaeological site displays almost 500 engraved figures in total. The figures are mostly in geometrical shapes. It has been assumed that engraving represents some stories or ideas from myths or elaborates a cosmogony.

Botanical Gardens

While you are in Limbe, do not forget to visit the Botanical Gardens. It is the second-oldest botanical garden in Africa. You will find there different kinds of trees like cinnamon, nutmeg, mango, ancient cycads along with a special one which is described as African Viagra by the locals. This garden remains open from 8am to 6pm.

Waza National Park

The Fon’s Palace- Located in the north of Bamenda, there is a palace which is a home to a 700-year-old dynasty. There is also a museum which showcases various traditional objects, carvings, costumes and weapons which depicts their culture.

The famous landmark of Cameroon is Waza National Park, which is the most visited place in Cameroon. This park has different types of animals such as antelope, giraffe, jackals and d

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