Douala is the largest city and the commercial centre of Cameroon.
- 1 Douala International Airport (DLA IATA). Serves as the main entrance point in the country. Camair-Co (national carrier) is the main service provider to the city of Douala. Other airlines also fly to Europe - Air France (Paris), Royal Air Maroc (Morocco), Brussels Airlines (Brussels) and Turkish Airlines (Istanbul). Several airlines provide links to African destinations. Flights to Douala with major airlines are not available daily, hence a flexible schedule and a timely reservation is required. On flights out of Douala a cash-only airport tax of FCFA 10 000 is payable after you have checked in but before passport control.
Passenger services are operated by Camrail. There are several daily services from the capital Yaoundé, brand new Intercity trains takes 3:45 h to complete the journey. There's also a slower service from Kumba twice a week. The central station in Douala, 2 Bessengue station (Gare de Bessengue) is located just off Blvd. de la Réunification.
- 1 [dead link] Douala Maritime Museum, Rue de l’Hopital, ☏ . Museum showcasing the rich maritime history of Douala. Entrance 5000 CFA.
- Douala Memorials, Douala water park, Douala shops
- Place du Gouvernement
- La Pagode
- Ecobank. have ten Master card / visa card ATMs all over Douala
Mediterranee (Greek and Pizza),
La Sorento (Italian pizzas),
Le dernier Comptoir Colonial (Fish, Prawn)
Ibis Hotel, Vallée des Princes Hotel, The Douala Gingerbrook Hotel, Halmari Hotel, Karkson Hotel, Borduav Hotel, Veavousa Hotel
- 1 Planet Hotel, Akwa, west of the city, ☏ . Modern and marginally maintained hotel which is convenient for airport. Wireless internet works well, air conditioners do not. Rooms are generally clean and have TV with a few English channels. If you need entertainment, there is a nightclub across the street. 55000 CFA.
- 2 Peninsula Plaza Hotel, Voie Makepe Est (North side of the city), ☏ . A modern hotel which is on the northern side of the city. Rooms are quite good, with air conditioning. Internet might not work and hot water from in room boiler may not work. 25000 CFA.
- 3 Hôtel Akwa Palace, 920 Boulevard de la Liberté.
- 4 Hotel Sawa, 488 Rue de Verdun.
- 5 [dead link] Pullman Douala Rabingha, 35 Avenue Des Cocotiers.
English and French language broadcasts can be heard on BBC World Service on 101.3MHz.
- Greece, B.P. 617, 349 Rue Joffre, ☏ , fax: , ✉ email@example.com.
- British Honorary Consulate, BP 1016 Douala, ☏ , fax: , ✉ Constance.Njike-HonCon@fconet.fco.gov.uk.
- Yaoundé — the capital of Cameroon.