Adventure Tours Near Cross River/Cross River State
Truly get away from it all with a journey to the remote village of Esu, an ancestral village community that offers authentic West African experiences. Starting from the green rainforests and mountainous coastline of Cameroon, in the region lying near Cross river/cross river state, the journey moves into the Bamenda Highlands.
Add some fabulous highlights to your trip by opting to hike up Mount Cameroon or visiting Korup National Park to marvel at the local wildlife.
This region of African is not far from Cross river/cross river state 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
After Limbe come the Bamenda highlands, a day and a half away. Following an overnight rest there, we travel to Esu along a remarkably scenic ring road.
Esu: Kingdom At The End Of The Road
The ‘kingdom at the end of the road’ is just that – a remote community of villages which lies where the road does not go onwards to places like Cross river/cross river state. Visitors stay to experience the landscape, people and their culture, which stretches back to ancient times in the lands where humanity began.
About Cross River/Cross River State
Cross River State is a coastal state in south-eastern Nigeria, bordering Cameroon to the east. Its capital is at Calabar, and it is named for the Cross River (Oyono), which passes through the state. Ejagham and Efik are major languages of this state, but the Igbo tribe and language are also present in its western land borders.
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.