Adventure Tours Near South Africa
Near to South Africa there lies the possibility to roam off the beaten track and partake in a very special West African experience. After taking in the spectacular rainforests and mountains along the coastline of Cameroon, we head for the glorious Bamenda Highlands and the far-flung kingdom of Esu for a voyage into the heart of African identity – the ancestral village community.
If you so please, add on a hike up west Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Cameroon, or a day trip to wonder at the diverse wildlife of Korup National Park.
This region of African is not far from South Africa yet boasts its own character. Limbe is a small, enchanting fishing town that is home to a Wildlife Centre, home to chimps, gorillas, baboons, drill monkey and other primates threatened by the bush meat trade.
Your Journey Begins in Limbe
Spend your days lapping up other local delights. Wander through heavenly botanical gardens, relax on the equatorial forest beach, hike up Mount Etinde, or make the 3-day trip up the largest mountain in West Africa, Mount Cameroon, plus enjoy fish barbecues and local markets.
Quick Stop in Bamenda
Following a trip of 1.5 days you will then reach the Bamenda highlands. You will stay the night there before travelling along the ring road of outstanding natural beauty to Esu.
Esu: Kingdom At The End Of The Road
Approximately 20,000 people live in the community of villages by the river that make up Esu. The settlements are only accessible only by one road – it is not a place you can pass through to visit South Africa . Travellers remain here for days, enthralled by the tales of ancient mankind in this the place of his evolution. Some believe it is the real Garden of Eden.
About South Africa
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces and has 2,798 kilometres (1,739 miles) of coastline. To the north of the country lie the neighbouring territories of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an enclave surrounded by South African territory.
About Kingdom at the end of the road (Christmas trip)
The Kingdom At The End Of The Road is a 10 day trip in Cameroon. Your journey begins in the seaside town of Limbe before making your way to Esu while stopping off in Bamenda along the way. The trip is called The Kingdom At The End Of The Road because Esu is literally at the end of the road. There is no pass through Esu nor can you travel left or right of the community. The community is surrounded by rolling hills, mountains and valleys and no road from the highlands and across the lowland plain to the Nigerian border.