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Buea is a small town at the foot of Mount Cameroon, which is the second highest in Africa and the highest in West Africa. Mount Cameroon is an active volcanic mountain that has witnessed recent eruption. The region also has an untempered ecosystem due to its hilly nature.

The nearest Airport to Buea is the Douala International Airport, which is about 65km from Buea. Passenger ships leave Calabar in Nigeria to anchor in Tiko in Cameroon every Wednesday. The seaport is 13km from Buea.

Transportation to the venue
For international participants, arrangement shall be made to pick them up at the various destinations. The only way to reach Buea from Douala is by a car or bus. There is a car rental service or taxis that can take you to the bus terminus.

Map to the venue from Douala International Airport

It is OBLIGATORY to obtain a visa from your home country when there is a diplomatic representation of Cameroon. In case the Cameroon embassy or High commission is not within your reach, do well to inform organisers who will arrange for a visa to be delivered at the point of entry. In this case, your passport details need to be scanned and sent. However, Nigerian participants can obtain visa at the port/border of entry into Cameroon.

Buea is generally conducive in June with a temperature between 25-31 °C.
Visit www.weatherforecastmap.com/cameroon/buea for updates.