City of Douala Tourfrom
Douala is one of the most important towns in Cameroon. It is actually the economic capital of Cameroon and also serves as the main entrance into the country through Douala International airport and sea port at the Atlantic coast.
Douala boosts nearly 75% of Cameroon’s industries thus attractions a growing population of 2m people. The majority of this population is youth who come to the city in search of jobs. The rising population comes with a lot of challenges to Douala including poor infrastructure and compromise in services such health, education and accommodation. You will find that some parts of the town are actually shanty…typically called urban ghettos.
Attractions In Douala
Besides the old buildings in town, Douala is known for endless tea plantations in Buea and the banana, rubber, and pineapple plantations to Kumba. The city is located on the banks of the Wouri River, the two sides linked by Bonaberi Bridge. The city is divided into quarters with Akwa and Bonanjo being the most important with Akwa being Douala’s nightlife center and Bonanjo its center of commerce and administration.
A day at the rubber plantation teaches you how rubber is grown and it is handled before you see the rubber materials in the market such as tyres.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
This morning you will be picked up from your accommodation and begin exploring the city of Doula! Today will include the following locations:
- The Pagoda of Douala Manga Bell
- Prince AKWA’S Palace
- The Monument of the New Freedom
- Indomitable lion’s place
- Central Market of Douala
- Discovery of the handicraft center
Private guide, private transfers
Visa, meals and drinks, travel and medical insurance, personal items such as sunscreen, insect repellent etc