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Mount Cameroon

| South West Region, Buea, Cameroon
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Nice, but way too expensive

I did the tour in the low season (only met 1 other hiker on the way). I was accompagnied by 1 guide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
midas342
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Brussels, Belgium
a must!

a must do if you are in the region and into hiking. the security situation in the south west... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Sebastian M
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Mount Cameroon is the highest mountain in center and west African 4095m this mountain is made up of vocalno rocks, forest and Animals sweetable for tourism. Mount Cameroon also has a Queen call Sarah Etonge she is refer to as the Queen of Mount Cameroon because she has won the annual mount Cameroon race of hope for 7 times. And she is also the founder of this organization aims at promote and sustain ecotourism on mount Cameroon Region. Visit the mountain of greatness with the queen she knows the the mountain BEST.
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| South West Region, Buea, Cameroon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the tour in the low season (only met 1 other hiker on the way). I was accompagnied by 1 guide from Buma Peter. The guide was nice, he knew the area well and was nice to talk to. However, it was really expensive...More

1  Thank midas342
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

a must do if you are in the region and into hiking. the security situation in the south west remains a bit tense but the road douala - buea is safe and buea during the day as well! best season is around february march, i...More

2  Thank Sebastian M
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Cameroon is really blessed with this wonderful touristic site. The Mount Cameroon is a place to visit and experience a volcanic spirit. The last Mount Cameroon Race of Hope which I experienced was indeed a thrilling one. I highly recommend this site for nationals and...More

Thank PK S
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

For my first hike up Mount Cameroon, I needed reliable, experienced and motivated crew to get me to the top. Volcanic Spirit was that crew. I highly recommend this amazing company. The whole team and porters especially, are highly supportive throughout the trip. Ask for...More

Thank Veronique H
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I went on a 2 day hiking trip through the tour guide company Volcanic Spirit. It was an amazing experience and one I am truly considering doing again some time. It is an extremely challenging but worthwhile experience that pushes your mental and physical limits....More

1  Thank Asa'ah N
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We hiked the Mount Cameroon with the Volcanic Spirit Company, this was super cool with awesome potters and guides, who actually encouraged & motivated us to overcome the 4days trip in 3days Seeing some elephants through the elephant track was super interesting too. I personally...More

1  Thank Epie J
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

CONS: We chose a 3 days hiking trip (as a couple) in January 2017. Everything was set by email a week before the hike (food arrangements, equipements that we wanted to rent, trails that we wanted to do, hours of arrival, hours for filling the...More

2  Thank Gregory F
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

I climbed the mountain at the start of September when the weather is still cold and rainy. I knew the risk going into the climb that the weather may prevent me from reaching the summit but chose to attempt anyway. I did a two day...More

2  Thank Harri S
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I managed to climb to the summit of Mt.Cameroon, which is as high as 4,090m!!!! We didn't have any experience of climbing mountains before, but could achieve the summit with the help of very supportive local guide, Buma Peter from Ecotour guides...More

1  Thank Sayaka A
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

1. Mt. Cameroon, also known as Fako or Mongo ma Lobo is an active volcano which last erupted in 2000. It is located in Cameroon National Park in southwest Cameroon, near the town of Buea. At 4095 meters (13,510 feet), it is the highest mountain...More

6  Thank TMR1004
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haeleyp82605
27 April 2018|
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Response from queen1family | Property representative |
Just contact Queen Tour Mount Cameroon they have the best package offers also know that pricing depends on services provided.
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midas342
1 October 2017|
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Response from TMR1004 | Reviewed this property |
Midas, I hiked Mt Cameroon with HADY Guide Service this year. My cost for a private trip with one guide and two porters was $300 US or about 170k CF. Whether or not your price is fair would depend on the group size, how... More
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Elaine K
28 March 2017|
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Response from queen1family | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
yes you can hike mount cameroon in one day but you should be physical fit and you should also reserve your trip days before the hiking day so that the organization facilitating your trip can also prepare. Queen tour Mount... More
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