KORUP NATIONAL Park

Founded in 1986, the Korup National Park covers 1,260 km2 in the South West region of Cameroon, between the towns of Eyumojock and Mundemba. It is considered as one of the finest and oldest rainforests in the world. It is the oldest and most diverse tropical African forests. Its fauna and flora are rich, due to the fact that it has survived the ice age and today looks like a museum of more than 60 million years.
The park counts more than 620 species of trees and shrubs, nearly 500 species of herbs and many medicinal plants. It also has over 400 species of birds, 82 species of reptiles, 92 species of amphibians and about 1,000 species of mammals and butterflies … The fish are numerous and represent respectively 130 and 160 species!
Some areas of the park have been develop to facilitate visits, including a visit to the vegetation on suspended bridges.
It is also possible to make river excursions to discover pelicans and fishing villages.

 

Located between Eyumojock and Mundemba, It can be reached by boat from Limbe or by road via Kumba. To get there we should be well equip (closed shoes, mosquito protection ...)

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