Accommodation in Bamenda
If you and your family are heading to Bamenda it would be a smart idea to reserve a room in advance, as there are only a handful of accommodations here. Check Travelocity's Bamenda lodging page for a convenient list of the hotels available.
The Azam Hotel and Mawa Hotel are possible options in this location.
Bamenda Vacation Packages
Away from the hustle and bustle of big city life, Bamenda is 170 miles (274 kilometers) northwest of Cameroon's capital, Yaounde.
A super way to add some excitement to your journey is by visiting the Bamenda Main Market to see the latest goodies.
If you're hoping to attend a live sports event at Bamenda's Bamenda Muncipal Stadium, head 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometers) northwest of Bamenda. Meet a few of the friendly locals while you cheer in the stands.
One attraction that both local people and visitors enjoy is Bamenda Congress Hall.
Make the most of your vacation with a day trip to Bafut, found 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north, or Bali, 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the southwest.
If exploring the outdoors sounds like your ideal getaway, Cameroon is full of exciting activities, like mountain climbing and hiking.
There is a chance to explore new things and see the sights on any of the wildlife spotting tours and wildlife safaris.
Traditional foods are part of a country's heritage. Awaken your adventurous side and dive into the local customs by trying different dishes.
The region's enthusiasm for plantains and rice is evident in some of the specialty dishes.
Dig deeper with local meals like banana bread and zom (spinach with meat).
A generous serving of fried plantains, a local treat, is something that should be enjoyed by all visitors to the area.
If you have the need to satisfy your thirst, then Castel, a popular beer in Cameroon, might be just what you're looking for.
Enrich your experience here with a local, non-alcoholic beverage like juice.
Even a basic greeting in one of the native languages will help you feel more at home with the locals here. A great example of an useful French phrase is "Je viens de.." ("I come from.."). Add "Comment est-ce que vous vous appelez ?" ("What's your name?") to your repertoire and you've already enhanced your ability to converse.
If you're prone to feeling sentimental about Cameroon, write down the 20th of May in your planner so you remember Republic Day, a nationwide celebration.
When you have spent the last of your Central African francs and said, "Au revoir / À bientôt" to this place, you will be able to start planning the next getaway!
It's worth knowing that the major airport nearest to Bamenda, Yaounde Ville Airport, is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the southeast.
Packages in Bamenda
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