The population of Dschang mainly speaks Yemba language a Bamileke language. Due to its high elevation of over 1400 m, Dschang is favoured by relatively cool temperatures and attractive scenery. It is therefore regarded as a mountain tourist resort. Since colonial times, Dschang has been an important agricultural centre. Pig production plays a major role as it is a major occupation of most natives of this area.
In early 2011, the Musée des Civilisations du Cameroun à Dschang was inaugurated. This museum offers to discover the origin of the Cameroonian people and the diversity of the country’s four large cultural domains via their history, but also their artistic productions, their architectures, and their political and social organizations.
A warm welcome awaits you in Douala as your guide meets you at the airport. In the bustling Cameroonian capital you get adjusted to being in Cameroon during a welcome dinner with your guide.
If you feel like it, we check out the night/street life or you stay in the hotel and spend a relaxing evening.
This day will be dedicated for driving toward Dschang and enjoy the trip. We will be stopping along the road to visit various attraction. why not going via the Ekom waterfall? of cause this will be part of our router trip.
After a delicious breakfast at the guest house, we will take a car driving in the direction of the Dschang Market. The market place in Dschang is symbolized by three traditional huts with conic roofs which resemble mushrooms and reflect the traditions of the Bamileke people. In the afternoon, we will be visit the Djutitsa Tea Plantation. 20km (12.5 miles) from the Dschang – Bafoussam road and 4km (2.5 miles) from the Dschang – Mbonda road. Very spectacular setting nestling in a gorge of the Western Mountains with panoramic views. After this, we will return at the resort where we will spend the night
In the early morning, our car will take us to the Musée des Civilisations du Cameroun. We have the rest of the day at the museum learning about a historical perspective: The Origins of Civilization in Cameroon, migration of peoples, their installation on the territory, their current tangle .. Under the ethnological and sociological angle: through their architectural and artistic creations, their rites and beliefs
We will spend the rest of the trip exploring Dschang. We, dependent on your preferences, go to a large day market and visit various sightseeing spots
This day will be dedicated for driving toward Douala and enjoy the trip.
The next day, we will take you to back to Douala airport for your evening flight to return home / further discovery of the city.
- Transportation between the program
- Services of the guide of the program
- Museum tickets
Price do not include
- Other costs not offered in this program
- Tip for your tour guide
The Museum of Civilizations offers the keys of understanding these secular civilizations of the Cameroonian people.
The Dschang Market