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From USD
$1,559.00
  • Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Douala
  • Product code: slavetrade

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Douala

Today as you arrive in Douala you will be met and greeted by your guide and then transferred to your hotel in Douala. Dinner and overnight in 2 star hotel.

Day 2: Douala- Limbe

Today we will visit various slave trade sites in Douala such as the castle of King Akwa, the Pagoda of King Manga Bell, the Freedom Monument, the Portuguese navigator anchor in the estuary Wouri which was one boarding stations for slaves, the maritime museum, and more.

Next, we will drive to Limbe and overnight in 2-star hotel.

Day 3: Limbe- Bimbia

From Limbe this morning, we will make our way to Bimbia, the site of an old slave trading port where you can learn about the colonial times, where slaves were assembled for exportation to Europe and America during the slave trading period.

There are still some relics of slavery trade including: An old German wharf where ships anchored for the embarkation of slaves, chains used on slaves and abandoned Ship,  the Alfred Saker Camp (where Alfred Saker first landed in Cameroon, (a monument has been constructed to commemorate his arrival), the British Canon (an instrument used to abolish the slave trade); foundation of the first printing press built by Joseph Merrick (English missionary), Nichol Island (site that harbored slaves prior to their journey to the new world) etc.

Return to Limbe, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Limbe – Bafoussam

After Breakfast this morning we will depart for Bafoussam. Here we will visit the Chief’s Palace. We will have a chance to meet and chat with the Bafoussam Chief whose ancestor was one of the major suppliers of slaves that left the coasts of Cameroon during the Atlantic slave trade. Most of the slaves came from the western highlands and the sloping coastal plains running west from the Wouri estuary.

Accommodation in a 2 stars hotel. Overnight.

Day 5: Bafoussam- Bamendjinda – Dschang

This morning after breakfast, we will make our way to Bamendjinda, another village which produced many slaves in those days. Here we will visit the Chief Palace and the museum of slavery. Then we will drive to Dschang, and visit the museum of civilization. This evening you are free to relax and spend your time at your leisure. Dinner and overnight in 2 stars hotel.

Day 6: Dschang- Douala

After breakfast, we will visit the market and the handicraft center where you are able to purchase some Cameroonian souvenirs. From here we will make our way back to Douala where you will transfer to the airport for your return flight.

End of tour. 

Included in Price:

  • Accommodation in double room, 4 stars hotels
  • Breakfasts, lunch, and Dinner
  • Entrance Fees and all visits mentioned in the i
  • Professional tour guides
  • Transportation in a comfortable vehicle, with Fuel and a driver
  • All activities mentioned in the program

Excluded in Price:

  • Visas
  • International or Domestic Flights
  • Travel Insurance (100% necessary)
  • Personal items such as souvenirs, sunscreen, insect repellent

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