Yaounde Travel Guide and Tourist Information
Yaounde is the capital of Cameroon and second largest city in the country after Douala. There are daily flights from most major European destinations, like Paris, London, Belgium, and Amsterdam. However, most flights descend in Douala, and one is then expected to get one of the numerous bus services to reach Yaounde.
Yaounde lies in the centre of the nation at an elevation of about 750 meters (2,500 ft) above sea level. Major industries in Yaoundé include tobacco, dairy products, breweries, clay, glass goods, and lumber. Visa Issuance for most of European & British Nationals is issued upon arrival but it is mandatory to take permission from "LE DELEGUE GENERAL DE LIMMIGRATION" prior flying to Cameroon.
Yaoundé is served by "Nsimalen International Airport (NSI)" where 6 Commercial & 3 chartered services. The airport has got all the major facilities including post office, bank counters, tourist & visa assistance desks. General Taxis or private cabs can be hired easily from outside airport. Many bus companies operate from the city, particularly in the Nsam and Mvan neighborhoods. Frequent bus runs occur along the road between Yaounde and Douala, which has witnessed several fatal accidents. Travel time by road between Douala and Yaounde is approximately 3 hours. Traffic in the city can be heavy during weekdays. Yaoundé is also linked by rail to Douala.
It is an urban center in West Africa. It possesses some unusual and modern architecture and has a considerably cooler climate for tourists than other hotter places in the area. With a selection of nightclubs, restaurants, hotels, museums, and markets, Yaounde is a fun destination for any traveler.
When to Visit:
As a rule the southern tropical belt experience rain intermittently all year round, with a more persistent deluge between June and October. In the north the climate is drier, with a more distinct summer wet season between mid-April and October.
In general the best months to visit are the winter months between November and February, although it is also during that time that the Harmattan cloud May periodically uncertain the landscape.
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