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Cameroon Travel Tips and Information

Cameroon Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Cameroon
Population23.44 million
CapitalYaoundé
Country CodeCM
LanguageFrench, English
Country Code (international calls)237

The flight time to Cameroon is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Cameroon below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Cameroon.


Cameroon is in West Africa and is bordered by Nigeria from the west and by the Central African Republic to the east.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Cameroon

All foreigners, except citizens of Central African Republic, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville and Nigeria, must obtain a visa to visit Cameroon. There are several types of visas available depending on your intent of stay. Please check with the immigration office of Cameroon or a consulate for further details and requirements as regulations change often.

Things/Items Allowed into Cameroon

Passengers can import 400 individual cigarettes, 50 cigars, one bottle alcoholic beverage and five bottles of perfume. Pets must have a rabies vaccination certificate. Arms and ammunitions like sporting guns require a license prior entry to Cameroon.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Cameroon

・ Big Monkeys and Lemurs ・ Snakes, Parrots, and Marine Turtles ・ Pornography ・ Drugs

Things/Items Forbidden into Cameroon

・ Pornography ・ Drugs ・ Counterfeit Money and Goods

Voice of Travelers to Cameroon

The best wildlife in Cameroon

Booking my ticket to Cameroon was one of the best decisions I've ever made in my life. The mountains and the forests in Cameroon stretching along the coast were spectacular. If you enjoy hiking, book a ticket to Cameroon and enjoy a trek through the forest and up the mountains. The wildlife in Cameroon is different to any other country in Africa. I finally had the opportunity to meet the big elephants for the first time in my life. Also, the gorillas, monkeys, and crocodiles were spooky out there. If you are looking to explore the African wilderness, Cameroon will be the best place to which to book a ticket.

Cameroon is ethnic and linguistic jigsaw

My ticket and stay in Cameroon were amazing. I got to see and experience Cameroon's diverse ethnic origin with over 250 ethnic groups, from both Francophone and Anglophone regions, who speak more than 250 local languages. Nevertheless, English and French are still the official languages in Cameroon. I didn't experience any language barriers in Cameroon. Moreover, from my experience in Cameroon, I’ve found that it truly is the heart of Africa, containing white-sand beaches, high mountains, large forests, and vast wildlife. As a wildlife enthusiast, there are many types of animals to see in Cameroon walking in groups around the forest such as the wild crocodiles, lions, and elephants. The weather is hot out there, and thus, before booking your ticket to Cameroon do not forget to wear light clothing. Booking a ticket to Cameroon was one of the best decisions I've made and the next time I visit, I hope to enjoy Cameroon's Atlantic sea life.

My ticket to Cameroon was Cheap, Fair, and Different

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I booked my ticket to Cameroon through Air France from Charles de Gaulle Airport and the ticket price was fair. First, I arrived at Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport. It is a very big airport full of wildlife paintings and pictures and shops from which you can buy souvenirs for your family and friends. Then, we booked a ticket to the Independence Monument built in 1960, which honors Cameroon's independence. There are lots of activities to do in the area and festivals to attend, which require booking a ticket. Moreover, the atmosphere in Cameroon is amazing, as you will learn a lot about the country and its importance in the African content. I can say that Cameroon is full of historical and cultural stories that everyone should read and acknowledge.

If you visit the local market place in the town center, where local artists always meet, you can listen to exciting and traditional Cameroonian music. A ticket to a music festival in Cameroon is essential, so don’t miss out!

Cameroon Travel FAQs

Q. What is banned in Cameroon?

A. Plastic bags are banned in Cameroon because they are considered energetic waste and a major source of environmental pollution. Sachet whiskey is banned in Cameroon because it leads to carefree intake, which leads to a great number of road accidents and other alcohols related crimes.

Q. What vaccines do I need before booking my ticket to Cameroon?

A. The yellow fever vaccine is necessary and the vaccination certificate must be provided prior to booking your ticket to Cameroon.

Cameroon - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toYaoundé Nsimalen International Airport・ Charles de Gaulle Airport ・ Libreville International Airport ・ Istanbul Atatürk Airport ・ Mohammed V International Airport ・ Addis Ababa Bole International Airport  etc.

Airports handling direct flights toDouala International Airport・ O. R. Tambo International Airport ・ Brussels Airport ・ Malabo International Airport ・ Pointe Noire Airport ・ Murtala Muhammed International Airport  etc.

Flight Routes to Cameroon

Douala International Airport and Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport are the two major international hubs in Cameroon, serving more than 20 direct international flights to and from more than 12 countries. Flights to Cameroon are offered from Charles de Gaulle Airport via Air France, Istanbul Ataturk Airport via Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airport, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and O. R. Tambo International Airport via South African Airways.