Adventure Tours Near Akamkpa
Some way from Akamkpa you can experience a unique journey, rich in culture and wildlife. Leaving the stunning rainforest and rocky coastline of Cameroon, we venture into the Bamenda Highlands on the way to the marvellous kingdom of Esu.
Customize your trip with fantastic add ons, such as a thrilling hike up Mount Cameroon or the incomparable forest and river wildlife safari to Korup National Park.
This region, though not far from Akamkpa , 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
There is plenty more to enjoy here: the botanic gardens, equatorial forest, Mounts Etinde and Mount Cameroon, the crater lake, Down Beach fish barbecues and the 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
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 Akamkpa . 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.
Akamkpa is a Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Akamkpa. It has an area of 5,003 km² and a population of 151,125 at the 2006 census.
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.