Wildlife Safari in and around the Waza National Park
Availability: 4 places
Yaounde - Maroua - Rhumsiki - Oudjilla - Waza National Park - Maroua - Bidzar- Kola - Garoua - Yaounde
Day 1: Nsimalen Airport - Yaounde
Welcome of guest at the airport, transfer to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Yaounde – Nsimalen International Airport – Maroua
Wake up, breakfast, relaxation and transfer to the Nsimalen Airport in the afternoon for CAMAIRCO flight to Maroua. Arrival in Maroua, city tour, drive to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Maroua – Rhumsiki (135 km)
Day 4: Rhumsiki – Oudjilla – Waza National Park (200 km)
Early morning wake up to admire the beautiful and glowing sunrise in the Rhumsiki Village. We will visit the potters and weavers of the village and discover the objects they fabricate. We will then drive from Rhumsiki to Djingliya and then continue to Oudjilla. Here, we will visit the Chief Palace of Oudjilla and chat with the Chief of the village. After, we will continue driving through the fascinating landscape to the Waza National Park. Arrival, dinner and overnight in the Waza camping.
Day 5: Waza National Park
Explore the great Waza National Park the whole day. Return to the Waza camping in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Waza – Maga – Pouss – Maga (160 km)
Drive to Pouss village, the best site to admire the Mousgoum shell hut architecture. Visit the Sultanate of Pouss, and study the culture of the Mousgoum people. Drive to Maga, and visit the lake. Explore the fishing village and fish market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Maga – Mindif – Maroua (145 km)
Drive to Mindif and discover its teeth-shaped mountains offering a unique view. Meet artists and calabash carvers renowned for the quality of their art. Return to Maroua and visit the handicraft centre for souvenirs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Maroua – Bidzar – Gorges of Kola – Garoua – Nsimalen International Airport – Yaounde
Breakfast and drive to the archaeological site of Bidzar. This village has marble paintings and carvings which date thousands of years back. Visit the Gorges of Kola, some gigantic and impressive rocky rifts. Drive to Garoua for a city tour. Relaxation, lunch and take off to the Garoua Airport for domestic flight to Yaounde.
Day 9: Nsimalen International Airport – Yaounde – Hexagon
Breakfast and city tour of Yaounde. Purchase of some art objects from the Yaounde Artisanal Centre for souvenirs. Lunch, transfer to the Nsimalen International Airport and prepare for departure. End of tour.