Equatorial forest areas
To begin with, Cameroon is a Country in Africa found in between, West Africa and Central Africa (Cameroon, in West Africa is a mixture of desert plains in the north. mountains in the central regions and tropical rainforests in the south.
Equally important,Cameroon is made up of different forest types. Firstly, the equatorial tropical rainforest which covers the Gulf of Guinea it house not only one of the oldest woodlands of earth but also unique plants world: 620 species of tress and bushes, 500 kinds of herbs and liana’s occur in 1200 km2 Korup national park. rainforest covers approximately 40% of Cameroon forest, trees which could be found in this forest include; mahogany, ebony, obeche dibetu, and sapelli.
Also, the Mangrove are found in east and west of Mount Cameroon.
Equatorial forest areas.
How other species of animals 700 species of fish can also be found here, The inhabitants here practice hunter gatherer lifestyle, their lives and an ancient well-being are linked intimately with the Forest.
Cameroon wildlife is composed of flora and fauna, Bordering Nigeria, it is considered, one of the wettest parts of Africa and records Africa’s Second highest Concentration of biodiversity, Cameroon has more than 10 National parks, eight reserves natural that server to protect and conserve the wealth of mother Nature. Some of the most popular national parks include, Waza National park, Korup National park, Benone National park, and Lobeke National park, which is particularly famous for the western lowlands.
many reserves devoted to fauna and flora. Pangar-jerem, Kribi, mbi crater, Edea, Donala, Kalfomn, Lake ossa….. to As to name a few. with By Not forgetting Aja fauna reserve, one of the best-protected rainforests in reserve Africa and a renowned for its biodiversity. In the late 1980’s. the reserve was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The beauty of making the trip to Cameroon’s Congolian forests is that you’ll not only see. but feel the contrasts as you ascend, there are multiple transitions of temperature, moisture Vegetation and terrain.
There is more than one way to حيه the beauty of Cameron’s fourths toddies biodiversity forests, so whatever your energy level at or ability, you won’t find yourself excluded. from this experience. Choose a frur the Susp ension bridge, or take aerial photographs through drones and more there is an option for you. There are a variety of Encloor museums and -gardens Bandjan Station, maritime museum, Donala Art. Experience Equatorial Rainforest
the Atlantic ocean brings rain-bearing winds – precipitation decreases from north to south along the coast. the rainy seasons lasts from April – November and relatively dry sea Son lasts from December to March. A transition period from March to April is marked by violent winds. However these Seasons are sub categorized further as May light rainy season from to June, a short day from July to October, a heavy rainy season from October to November and a long day season from Dec- May. The North has a dry seams only from Out to May and an annual level of precipitation of about 30 inches (750 mm). The wettest part of the country lies in the western high lands. Debundscha point on Mount Cameroon has a mean annual precipitation of more than 400 inches (70.000 mm) an average which is rarely attained elsewhere. in the world, most of which falls from May.
spare and mainly of Acacia Species. It should be noted that Cameroon. 8260 has in the over the plant species per degree square, the highest diversity in tropical Africa. according to several studies. The current list of plant species. exceeds 7800 (@nana 2011), but more Species are published each year. (M. cheek in Equatorial forest areas.
Also 2021) dis in [ ] beside Ohana 201 The country’s dense frests inhabitated by screaming rod and monkeys, chimpanzees, mandrills, rodents, bats and are green numerow birds from tiny sun birds to giant hawks and eagles. A few elephants Survive in the forest and in the grassy woodlands, where baboons and several anteloper animals. are the most common.
National parks and Reserves to visit in Cameroon awaza national park in the north, boboch abounds in both forest and Savana animals, including monkeys, baboons lions, leopards, giraffer, elephants, antelopes and birds that ranges from white and pelicans to spotted waders. habit Bouba Ndjida National parle; located in t western north region of Cameroon, with land surface of 1940 sq km and is recognized. for endangered African painted dog hunting Species present here include; eland, rhinos, bohon ceedbuck and many other. Tourist can visit it is open for tourist from Dec to May.
Faro National park, it is located on the banks of river Faro close to the border with Nigeria. • The eco-system is mainly a dense green forest on the river bank, More than 243 birds and recorded as habitats for the park and there include, Senegal parrot, barbet, Senegal Eremome weaver yellow bathed billed Shrike, Sparrow wave, wax b fire finch and a host of others. Other Animal parks include; kalamalone national park Mozoko Gokoro National park, Lobeke national. park, Campo Ma’an national park, Takamanda N.P and others. as a other Apart from National parks Cameron
gorillas of Central Africa. Best time to visit Cameroon, climatology:
This page presents Cameroon’s climate context for the current. climatology between 1991-2021 on Information is derived from observation and historic data. The climate of Cameroon being wholly within the tropics. The country is hot throughout the year’s mean. annual temperature ranges between the low tos and low 80s F(within the 205 C), although they are lower in areas of high elevation. The precipitation depends largely on the seasonal movements of two contrasting air masses. The first is a dry Continental tropical air mass, which originates from the Sahara and it is associated with hot, dusty weather. The second is warm and humid maritime tropical airmass originated from and sanitaria life. Normally during the dry season plant an a animal life suffers, but as the rainy Seasons begins life flourishes in this the Jungle.
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vegetation The hot and humid South Supports dense rainforests in which hardwood, evergreen trees are found like mahogany, ebony, Obeche, dibety and Sapeli may grow more than 200 feet tall. There aft large numbers of orchids Mangroves grow aling the coasts and at the mouth of rivers. The forest gives way for Semi-deciduous forest of the Central region, where a number of tree Species shed their leaves in the day season. North of the semi-d deci duous forest, the vegetation is com posed of wooded savana with Scattey ed trees
Cameroon Safari tour
Safari tours in Cameroon are centered in the northern part of Cameroon. This is due to the Saharan climate here and a savannah vegetation type. The northern regions of Cameroon have rich potentials in safari but due to some security issues in the region, we don’t provide tours to national parks like Faro, Waza and more. This package includes a safari trip inside the Benoue National park and the Bouba Ndjida national park. They are both rich in wildlife.
Bénoué National Park
Bénoué National Park covers an area of 180,000 ha (444,790 acres) in size. It was first established as a fauna reserve in 1932, but later in 1968 it was upgraded to national park. It became a biosphere reserve in 1981. Its vegetation is characterising by a humid savannah woodland area. The main river flowing through the park Is the Benoue river which stretches for over 100 km (62 mi), forming the eastern boundary. The park’s altitude ranges from 250–760 m above sea level. The higher elevations are characterized by large rocky massifs, while the undulating plain and forest characterizes the lower section.
Getting there: Access to the park is from Ngaoundéré, on the National road number 1. It’s a 2 hours drive from the town of Ngaoundéré. The best time to visit is around February when the grasses are burnt to allow fresh shoots of grass. This attracts a lot of animals and improves the panoramic views.
Accommodation; The camp of the black buffalo which host some bungalows, chalets and restaurant. The camp is located at the banks of the river Benoue and swimming is possible.
Wildlife; water buck, monkeys, elephants warthog, spotted hyena, Derby eland (Africa’s largest antelope), Lord Derby’s eland, buffalo, rhino, waterbuck, the African wild dog. The rivers host some crocodile and hippopotamus colonies and others.
Bouba Ndjida National Park
Bouba Ndjida National Park covers an area of 220,000 hectares (540,000 acres). In 1932 it was established as a reserve and later in 1980 it was upgraded to become a national park. The average elevation varies from 251 to 864 m and the parks vegetation is of savannah forest.. The park receives an average annual rainfall of 1082 mm. .
Wildlife; Some animals in the park includes lions, panthers, buffalo, patas monkey, bushbucks, baboons, water bucks, giraffes, giant elands, hartebeest, gazelles, common duiker, topi antelopes, verver monkeys, sable antelopes and many others. A total of 23 antelope species occur in the park.
Accommodation; This is centered on the safari lodge.
Group Size: 2-14 people
Mode of transportation; Train and 4×4 private cars.
Starting location; Douala, Buea or Limbe.
Ending location; Douala
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