Our Northern Extension takes us to the seldom-birded northern areas of this incredible country in search of some rare and very special species. Combined with our Rainforest & Rockfowl tour, this promises a thorough coverage of this remarkable region, including seeking out such gems as the incomparable Pennant-winged and Standard-winged Nightjars, Adamawa Turtle Dove, Brown-chested Lapwing, unusual Spotted Thrush-Babbler, Bamenda Apalis, Black-headed Gonolek, Dybowski’s Twinspot, White-throated Francolin, rare Emin’s Shrike, Oriole Warbler, and one of the world's most striking waders, the stunning Egyptian Plover!

March 2023 - After several years of intermittent security issues, Cameroon has stabilised, allowing safe and secure access to all the key birding sites.

 

 

Top Birds

Adamawa Turtle Dove; Bamenda Apalis; Oriole Warbler; Fox Kestrel; Egyptian Plover; Gambaga Flycatcher; Senegal Parrot; Blue-breasted Kingfisher; Abyssinian Roller; White-crested Turaco; Brown-chested Lapwing; Red-headed Lovebird; Grey-winged Robin-Chat; Spotted Thrush-Babbler; Dybowski’s Twinspot; Red-winged Pytilia; Bronze-winged Courser; Pennant-winged & Standard-winged Nightjars; Abyssinian Ground Hornbill; Golden Nightjar (rare); Dorst’s Cisticola; Emin’s Shrike (rare); Secretarybird; Grasshopper Buzzard.

Top Mammals

Northern Lesser Galago; Tantalus Monkey; Guereza; Olive Baboon; African Savanna Hare; Gambian Sun Squirrel; Caracal; Nolan Warthog; Common Hippopotamus; Red-flanked Duiker; Waterbuck; Bushbuck; Bohor Reedbuck; Kanki (rare); Kordofan Giraffe.

Habitats Covered

broad-leaved woodland, gallery forest, semi-desert, crater lake

Expected Climate

hot to very hot

Max Group Size

8 with 1 Rockjumper leader

Tour Pace & Walking

moderate to brisk pace

Accommodation

simple chalets and hotels

Ease of Birding

mostly easy with some tougher species

Photographic Opportunities

good

Cameroon - Northern Extension 2024

22 Mar 2024 - 29 Mar 2024 (8 days)

EUR2,095 - 3 Spaces Available on this guaranteed departure

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Tour Leader: David Hoddinott

Tour price (Per person): EUR2,095 * USD2,271 * GBP1,794 * AUD3,496

Single Supplement: EUR380 * USD412 * GBP325 * AUD634

Flight costs: EUR390 * USD423 * GBP334 * AUD651

Cameroon - Northern Extension 2025

18 Feb 2025 - 25 Feb 2025 (8 days)

EUR2,295 - 2 Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Glen Valentine

Tour price (Per person): EUR2,295 * USD2,487 * GBP1,965 * AUD3,830

Single Supplement: EUR360 * USD390 * GBP308 * AUD601

Flight costs: EUR390 * USD423 * GBP334 * AUD651

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