Cameroons Premier Hunting Outfitter
Cameroons Premier Hunting Outfitter

Cameroon Savanna

475,000 Acres Across 2 Hunting Areas

13 Day Hunt Package

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We are Happy to Provide Many Reccommendations, & Testimonials From our Nearly 20 Years, Providing the Best Hunting Experiences in Cameroon.

 

 

Cameroon Savanna Hunting 

 

Due to the Complex Nature of Organizing a Hunt in Cameroon, we Have Provided a Brief Overview of the way it works. But Do not be Afraid, We are More than Happy to Help. With American, European, & African Offices to Handle the Entirity of Your Trip.

 

Hunting in the Savanna: 

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

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

 

License:

The HUNTING LICENSE allows harvesting a maximum of 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 upgrade the hunt with a second license.  

 

TROPHIES (A) CLASS:

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

TROPHIES (B/C) CLASS:

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

Our Hunting Area:

KOUROUK is located between two National Parks, La Bénoué y Bouba Ndjida, with a total of 146.912 Ha (363.026 Acre) hunting area.

Historical Cameroon's zone with magnific mountains views and valleys riche of that special vegetation for the Lord Derby Eland. We combine Kourouk with the Mana area 46.000 Ha. (113.668,3 acre) directly limited by the Faro National Park. This combination of territories is the best hunting area in Cameroon.

You and your companions will enjoy one of the most iconic place in 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 one of our Toyota SUV vehicle, specialy equiped, to move  within the area. Our PHs are specialists, with a great experience and international prestige.

The usual way to hunt is to walk or drive around, looking for a fresh track, and then 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 is where you win every trophy. 

 

Our Camp:

Base camp Kourouk, has a great location on a river side, along which is situated the  dining room, a nice terrace and lounge bar. We offer comfortable rooms / bungalows, in traditional African style. Each bungalow consists of a room with 1 or 2 beds, mosquito nets, desk, closet, rack, fan and full bathroom, providing Roon service and daily Laundry.  WIFI available in the dining area.

The whole camp is illuminated, with guards 24 hours. We have solar energy with powerful generators.

There is a special area for taxidermy and personnal.        

 

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 Card that certifies that you had vaccination against yellow fever. 

Vaccination Requirements & Medicines:

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

 

Airport Assistance:

The airport assistance includes: the booking of your hotel in Douala, assistance in Douala Airport at the customs, transfer to the Hotel, next day transfer to the domestic flight, then on your departure day you will be transfered from the domestic flight to your international flight.

Please remember you are in Africa and specially in Cameroun. It is normal that people can ask you for money, but in your airport assistance is included all tips and fee. In case someone ask you for money on your arrival or departure, we beg you not to give any money and please inform us because we will then file a complaint to the Douala airport manager. 

 

Rifles & 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 prefer not to take your rifle, we have a wide variety of rifles for rent and ammunition for sale.

 

Climate & 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 at the end of April.

We recommend a list of items you should take with you :  2 caps, 3 sets of T-shirt (green), 3 sets of pants or shorts, 1 warm jacket, 1 pair of gloves, 2 paires shoes (lace up high top), 3 T-shirts or shirt for the camp, 1 pair for glasses, head net and head lamp or flashlight. Also, Personal medical kit, Antimalaria pils, Insect repellent and sunlotion will be needed.

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

 

Trophies:

This is a very IMPORTANT point when planning a trip to Cameroun. Export your trophies can be very problematic in this part of Africa, where weather conditions combine to often with poor logistics, which can have devastating effects on your trophies. We proud ourselves to have this aspect of your safari well covered, offering you a much secured way to export your trophies anywhere in the world. All trophies from Cameroun normally transit first through France and then 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 give you our broker agent's contacts, 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 from Hotel to the airport to take domestic flight to Ngaoundere, and the same day transfer to Kourouk camp by road.
  •       Hunting days.

         Last day  Departure from the camp to Ngaoundere by road, domestic flight to               Douala and departure from Douala with international flight. 

 

Booking the Flights:

They are several companies that land in Douala.

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

We recommend to fly to Douala two days before the domestic flight schedule, to avoid delays with luggage or flight arrival. Usually, luggage and  flights arrive on time.

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

It is important that you buy an open date ticket, to be able to change your ticket in case of delays or in case you need toleave earlier.

  • 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 when booking your flight, also covering your personal items against loss, theft and 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.

Concerning the domestic flight from Douala to Ngaoundere, the company is Camairco.

From Douala to Ngaoundere (Monday and Friday), and then you will be driven about 200 Km to the camp, which means around 4 hours’ drive. Normally, we book this flight for you. 

 

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