Adventure Tours Near Yala
In the region that lies near Yala are verdant West African rainforests and the biggest mountain in this part of the world, which lies in Cameroon. There is miles of beautiful coastline you can enjoy. We travel to the glorious Bamenda Highlands. The far-flung kingdom of Esu is the key to a truly African adventure.
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, though not far from Yala, has its own unique charm. We visit Limbe, a friendly fishing town which boasts a wonderful Wildlife Centre. You can see their chimps, gorillas, monkeys and other primates, who have escaped the dangers of the bush meat trade.
Your Journey Begins in Limbe
Limbe and its environs are full of treats. Stroll the botanical gardens, climb Mount Etinde or take a 3-day hike up vast Mount Cameroon. Sample freshly barbecued fish on Down Beach and explore the daily and weekly markets.
Quick Stop in Bamenda
Next, we travel on for 1.5 days to the Namenda highlands. We stay there over night then push on towards Esu, taking the ring road which boasts amazing scenery.
Esu: Kingdom At The End Of The Road
Esu is home to around 20,000 people, who live in villages by the river. It is remote, accessible only by one road, with no onward journey to places like Yala. Visitors stay here, to enjoy the gorgeous landscape in this place of mystical story-telling and ancient humanity.
Yala is a Local Government Area in Cross River State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Okpoma in the east of the area at6°35′35″N 8°38′01″E. It has an area of 1,739 km² and a population of 210,843 at the 2006 census. This makes Yala the second most populated LGA in Cross River State, coming after Akpabuyo.
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.