North Cameroon Savannah, Lord Derby Eland/ W. Roan/ W. Buffalo.

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Hunting in the Savanna: 

All safaris are conducted on a 1:1 basis, each hunting gest is accompanied by a professional hunter with own hunting vehicle and a team of trackers and carriers. Per safari maximum of 3 hunters stay in one camp at the same Time.

The 13 days safari are the hunting period you need to add 2 of travel days or more depending the chosen transport to the camp, in any case  we will provide you a full program of your safari. 

 

License:

The HUNTING LICENSE allows harvesting of max 2 game species from group A and 4 from group B and C.

It is illegal to double the same species, irrespective of the license taken.

It is possible to get a Medium license that allows hunting six different species from group B and C (none from A).

For Big safaris (13/10 days, it is possible to update with a second license.  

 

Our company:

Safaris Chelet is a family company specialized in Western African Trophies. Owned and operated by Chelet family and supported by a great team. We are hunters and we offer an authentic hunting experience.

We have an effective program of anti-poaching to preserve the areas, and also we work to make sustainable the areas. The hunting, also benefices the villages population located in our concession and we work to improve their life conditions. 

 

SUCCESS FEES RATES US $ (*).

TROPHIES (A) CLASS:

  • Elephant.
  • Lord Derby Eland.
  • North Western Savanna Buffalo.
  • Western Roan.
  • Lion.
  • Harnessed Bushbuck.
  • Sing-sing Waterbuck.

TROPIES (B/C) CLASS:

  • Western Hartebeest.
  • Western Cob.
  • Nagor Reedbuck.
  • Warthog.
  • Red River Hog.
  • Spotted Hyena.
  • Baboon.
  • W.Grey Duiker/ Red Flankes Duiker.
  • Ouribi.
  • Common Jackal.
  • Pyhon /Serval.
  • Mangooste/ Genet cat/ Civette.
  • Patas/ Vervet Monkey.

 

Anti-poaching and community-development program :

In order to support an effective tear-round anti-poaching campaign, as well as for advocating the value of wildlife to the villagers adjacent to and within our hunting blocks, a fee of 15% of the above trophy fees will be collected to find these programs under our direct supervision. We have implemented these programs in all our hunting areas and have found that the results of direct funding for these necessary actions have been extremely beneficial in the overall quality of the hunting experience offered to our clients. These fees are paid at the conclusion of the safari, based on the final trophy fee amounts.

 

Our hunting area:

KOUROUK is located between two National Parcs La Bénoué y Bouba Ndjida, with 146.912 Ha (363.026 Acre hunting surface)

Historical Cameroon's zone with magnific mountains views and valleys riches on vegetation for Lord Derby Eland. We combine Kourouk with the Mana area 46.000 Ha. (113.668,3 acre) direct limited with Faro Parc. This combination of territories is the best hunts in Cameroon. You and your companions will be one of the most iconic hunts of Africa, superbly equipped with traditional accommodation.

 

The hunting method:

You will be hunting with your dedicated PH and his team of trackers and gun bearers, and will be using hunting with a Toyota SUV equipment vehicle to move in within the area. Our Phs are specialist with a great experience and international prestige.

Usual way to hunt is to walk or drive around looking for a fresh track, and to follow it up on foot until we find the specimen hunted that day. Sometimes the animal can be also spotted and stalked

Safari is tradition and prestige. Sport hunting where wins every trophy. 

 

Our Camp:

Base camp Kourouk, has a great location river side dining room, a nice terrace, lounge bar and rest, comfortable and the rooms, bungalows, traditional African style. Each bungalow consists of a room with 1 or 2 beds, mosquito nets, desk closet, rack, fan and full bathroom. WIFI available in the rest area. The whole camp illuminated, with guards 24 hours. Room Service, daily Laundry, solar energy. Electricity generators with powerful groups. Area taxidermy and personnel.

 

Safari Rates Includes:

  • Wellcome service at the Airport.
  • Customs Clearing at the Airport.
  • Domestic flights - (Douala-Ngaoundéré or Garoua and return).
  • Hunting License.
  • Concession Fees.
  • Service of a Professional Hunter, and Safari staff.
  • Four wheel drive hunting vehicle.
  • VAT.
  • Camp Exclusivity.
  • Camp accomodations during contracted period of Safari.
  • A selection of wine, beer imported spirits and soft drinks during meals.
  • Daily laundry service.
  • Dip & Pack fees and shipping to Douala.
  • Veterenary & Export certificates.

 

Safaris Rates do not Include:

  • Success Fees.
  • International flights & Visa's.
  • Tips: It is according to personal experience and appreciation, we suggest Camp Staff 1.000 $, and PH 2.000 $.
  • Freight charges and documentation for international shipping from Cameroon to the final destination.
  • Personal Items.
  • Personal Insurance, Medical Evacuation, Trip cancellation and loss of personal effects, etc.
  • Gun and ammo rental.
  • Bar. Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks between meals during the Safari Days.
  • Internet WI-FI, and Skype Phone available.

 

                

 

 

 

Travel formalities:

  • Cameroun entry formalities and safari licensing requirements:
  • Valid passport.
  • Visa issued by the Cameroun Embassy.
  • Firearms Import Permit (obtained at the Embassy of Cameroun).
  • Medical certificate stating that you have good health and you have no problem for hunting.
  • International Yellow Cart that certifies that you had vaccination against yellow fever. 

 

Vaccination requirements and medicines:

In Cameroun the Fellow fever vaccination is obligatory and the preventive for malaria is necessary, you need to contact your doctor or the International health department in your country they will inform you about the vaccination in Cameroun.  Also you must take with you your Yellow card Vaccine, the border agents will request to you this document.

 

Airport assistant:

The airport assistant includes: the booking your hotel in Douala, assistant in Doula Airport in the customs, transfer to the Hotel, next day transfer to the domestic flight and in your departure flight the assistant to transfer for the domestic flight to the international flight, please remember you are in Africa and specially in Cameroun, It is normal that people can request money, in your airport assistant is included tips and fee. In case, someone demands any money at your arrival or departure, we beg to not give any money and please inform us because we will do the reclamation to Douala manager. 

 

Rifles and Ammunitions:

Cameroon’s law allows importing two rifles per hunter. There is a limit of 50 bullets per rifle/shotgun as ammunition imported per hunter. Depending on the animals to be hunted, we recommend:

The best option is the combination of two rifles: a light one like caliber 270 and a bigger one like a 375 or more. If you are not hunting elephant, one medium/high caliber likes 300 Mag. Or bigger can be useful.

Ammunitions: 40 – soft / 10 ‐ solids.

If you prefers do not take your rifle, we have a wide variety of rifles and the ammunition.

 

 

Climate and  clothing: 

Kourouk is located in the savanna; the weather is warm and dry during the day but cool nights from December to mid-March, heat increases progressively till the first rain of April's end .We recommend a list of items you should take with you :  2 caps, 3sets of T-shirt (green), 3 sets of pants or shorts, 1 warm jackets, 1 pair of gloves (lace up high top), 3 tee shirts or shirt for the cam, 1 pair for glasses, head net and head lamp or flashlight. Also, Personal medical kit, Anti‐malaria pils, Insect repellent and sunlotion you will need.

Don't forget your photo camera and your light-weight pair of binoculars.  Remember you have daily laundry service in the camp.

 

Trophies:

This is a very IMPORTANT point when planning a trip in Cameroun. Export your trophies can be very problematic in this part of Africa where weather conditions combined to often poor logistics can have devastating effects on your trophies. We proud ourselves to have this aspect of your safari well covered by offering you a much secured way to export your trophies anywhere in the world. All trophies from Cameroon normally transit first to France where they are shipped all over the world.

Trophy Export includes:

Pretaxidermia as well as export preparation of all trophies.

All requested documens from Camoroun including trophy harvesting cerficates, Cite’s permit and veterinary certificate.

Packing, crating and deposit in Garoua Airpot

Not included in Trophy Export costs:

Custom Clearance in France, inspection, storage and shipping cost to final destination. When confirming your safari with us, we will put you in contact with our broker agent so no time will be wasted when forwarding your trophies to your final destination. A full quote will then be sent to you.

 

 

Typical Itinerary:

Based on the most used flights provided by AIR FRANCE (daily flights to DOUALA), and BRUSSELS AIRLINES (5 flights a week)

  • 1st day Arrival in Douala, VIP meet & greet at the custom lounge and night at the  Hotel
  • 2nd day Transfer Hotel to the airport to take domestic flight to Ngaundere, and in the same day transfer to Kourouk camp by road.
  • Hunting days.

Last day departure from the camp to Ngaundere by road, domestic flight to Douala and departure at late night from Douala with international flight. 

 

Booking the flights:

They are several companies that take land in Douala.

  • Air France with scale in Paris (recommended because they have daily flights).
  • Brussels Airline with scale in Brussels
  • Royal Air Marroc with scale in Casablanca.

We recommend to flight to Douala two day before to the domestic flight, to avoid delays with luggage arrival or the flight, normally, the luggage and the flights arrive on time.

Our company is not responsible for any flight cancellation, delays or charter fare changes.

It is important that you buy an open date’s flight ticket, it is important to be able to change the ticket in case of delays or in case you need to departure before.

  • Your international flight ticket is your responsibility, make sure to give us the right dates of arrival and departure as the itinerary of your safari will be organized upon the information you will provide us with*.
  • We suggest you subscribe to a travel / cancelation insurance policy when booking your flight, also covering your personal items against loss and theft, delivery delay.
  • We suggest you subscribe to a travel / repatriation medical plan when booking your flight*
  • Although we cannot be held responsible for any delays airlines companies may have, such affecting the itinerary of your safari with us, occasionally adding extra expenses to your trip. Although we will do our very best to accommodate you in every way we can, those potential expenses will be to your account.

Related the domestic flight from Douala to Ngaundere, the company is Camairco.

From Douala to Ngaoundere (Monday and Friday), and it needs to drive about 200 Km to the camp, which means around, 4 hours’ drive. Normally, we book this flight. 

 

 

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