The Dja Reserve and Baka Pygmy Life



Day 1, Arrive Yaounde
Arrive at Yaounde airport, meet and greet, transfer to the hotel. Briefing during welcome drink, dinner and overnight.


Day 2, Yaounde – Lomie
Early morning breakfast and departure to Lomie. The road cuts across dense equatorial forest and Bantou villages. A stop at the Nyong river and lunch at Abongbang. Continue with stops at some villages to witness daily activities like traditional fishing. As we approach Lomie, Baka pygmy villages become common. Arrive Lomie, dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 3 and 4, Dja reserve – Pygmy Village
Breakfast and a short drive to the Baka pygmy village of Matisson. Arrive Matisson, start to experience pygmy life by assisting in constructing your own hut (mougoulou) and bed where you will spend the night. Walk around the village, partaking in various activities, play Baka games, follow the villagers into the forest to collect palm wine and honey. Collect medicinal plants with these very good traditional doctors for whom the forest is the source of all things. In the evening, storytelling around the huge campfire and participation in the spectacular Baka dance.


Day 5, Lomie – Yaounde
Breakfast, farewell chats with the pygmies and departure for Yaounde. Lunch on the way. Arrive Yaounde, dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 6, Mefou Park - Ebogo
Depart to Mefou to visit the Primate Sanctuary. Continue to the ecotourism village of Ebogo on the banks of the river Nyong. Boat ride on the Nyong river and walk in the equatorial rainforest to discover its rich flora and medicinal plants. Return to Ebogo and transfer to the airport for your return flight.

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  • Package Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights

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