I’m really excited to interview Akang Claudy-Ann Ekinde of Tourism Forever Cameroon about Douala, Cameroon. Claudy’s tips for the best things to do in Douala are awesome because he moved here to start his business and now provides customized tours for local attractions.
We share a lot of resources and local suggestions in today’s podcast, but you should also check out Discover Cameroon, the local visitor’s bureau. They are a wealth of information and can help you plan an itinerary based on your time, budget, and interests.
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Getting around Douala
The local airport is Douala International Airport (DLA), which is about a 25-minute ride from the city. Use our Expedia tool below to find flight, hotel, and rental car options.
Places we talked about on the Douala, Cameroon podcast
Here is a map of all of the places we talked about on the podcast episode with Akang Claudy-Ann Ekinde about Douala, Cameroon. You can zoom into the map and click on each dot to explore the city.
- Red dots = best places to eat in Douala, Cameroon
- Green dots = best things to do in Douala, Cameroon
- Yellow dots = best places to stay in Douala, Cameroon
Who is Akang Claudy-Ann Ekinde?
Akang Claudy-Ann Ekinde is the Mentor and Founder of Tourism Forever Cameroon. He is 20 years old and started his journey to make travel more sustainable for tourists wishing to visit Cameroon when he was 18 years old. He is a passionate tour operator and also cares about humanity.
Claudy grew up in a small community called Tombel where he used to live with his parents and was able to graduate from high school. He is currently studying digital marketing at a University in Douala.
You can learn more about his Cameroon tour company below:
- Cameroon Tours
- Lost in the Douala Edea Reserve: A Wilderness Survival Story
- Discover the Delight Culinary Arts Tour: A Gastronomic Journey through Cameroon
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Stay tuned for our next episode
Listen to the next episode when Marina Krivonossova of Retold Marketing shares the best things to do in Leiden, Netherlands. In this episode, Marina and I talk about seeing the castle ruins at Burcht van Leiden, petting the kittens at Sophie KattenCafe and admiring the beautiful architecture of the Pieterskerk Church. We hope you’ll join us when We Travel There.
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