Destination Overview

Cameroon

The country of Cameroon contains all the beauties of Africa is an ancestral land with sea, desert, and waterfalls within. With its 400 km of coastline, Cameroon offers lovers of seaside tourism the possibility of spending a dream vacation on natural beaches while admiring picturesque bays, islets, and mangroves. Cameroon has seven national parks containing a rich animal species representative of the African fauna. Cultural tourism derives its richness from the traditional architecture, folklore, and cuisine.

Capital

Jaunde

Time

GMT +1

Language

French, English

Religion

Christianity, Islam

International Airports

Jaunde

Weather

The far northern tip of Cameroon has a warm steppe climate, becoming a warm desert climate at Lake Chad. The vast majority of Cameroon however has to deal with the three different tropical climates. Part of the country is one of the wettest areas of the continent of Africa. Large parts have a fairly constant temperature of around thirty degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) during the day year-round and 20 to 24 degrees Celsius (68-75° F) at the end of the night.

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Top Highlights

Untouched Wildlife

Real African Taste

Ancient Traditions

Cameroon Journeys

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Lisbon

Where the old meets the new, it has an incredibly rich heritage whilst being one of the trendiest capitals in Europe. Lisbon is a very walkable city and offer spectacular hilltop views in Alfama or at St. George's Castle. One shouldn't miss a ride in the famous Tram 28, that passes some of the cities must-sees, or a long walk along the waterfront neighbourhood of Belém.

Alentejo

While to the north the pace is set by the green of the flatlands as far as the eye can see, further south the landscape combines with the sun, the heat, and a slower pace of life. The Alentejo, the idyllic heartland of Portugal, impresses with variety: deserted surf beaches and charming fishing villages on the western coastline and picturesque walled towns and forts on the boarder to Spain. An ideal place for those that wish to escape the tourist crowds and dive into the authentic Portugal.

Sintra

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Porto

Be it the millennium-old cathedral or the latest molecular gastropub, the city of Porto is really a living heritage, one that reinvents itself while maintaining its core character. A vibrant and fascinating city, world-famous for the production of Port wine, matured in vast cellars that stretch along the banks of Douro River. But Porto is more than that: rich culture, a buzzing nightlife, captivating tourist attractions and many more is waiting to be discovered.

Obidos

Discover this delightful town of white houses adorned with bougainvillea and honeysuckle, surrounded by its castle medieval walls. Considered as one of the most characterful places of central Portugal it is a symbol of a traditional Portuguese city. The surrounding region is equally fascinating, not far away from Lisbon and ideal for a day trip.

Douro Valley

A dream made of enchanted valleys, unscathed nature, and world heritage sites; in its steep vineyards is where Port Wine is produced. The Douro Valley in northern Portugal is the oldest wine-growing region in the world and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cultivation of wine here dates back to the Roman's. With all these centuries-old vineyards running along the Douro River, the area is a must-visit for gourmets and vine-lovers and shouldn't be missed during a stay in Portugal.

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