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Vacation Activities ID: 2416
Archaeological Remains of Shum Laka
Offered by partner: ID 1
Country : Cameroon
Destination's: babungo (Nord Ouest)
Duration: 6 day(s)
Minimum Price: $3984 USD ( Per Person)
Maximum Price: $3984 USD ( Per Person)
Type : Private,Customized
Season : All Year Round
Categories : Museum Tours, Archaeological Tours
Vacation Activities Highlight
This is the most prominent site in the Laka Valley of northwest Cameroon. Located approximately 15 kilometers from the town of Bamenda, it resides on the inner wall of the Bafochu Mbu caldera. The rock shelter of Shum Laka, situated in the Grassfields of northwestern Cameroon, was occupied during the later Pleistocene and Holocene. This site under the shelter of a huge rock of 1200 sq m lies close to Bamenda. An archaeological heritage site has remnants of a typical forest land, where skeletal remnants of men living thousands of years ago were unearthed.
Vacation Activities Detail Information
Day 1

Babungo Museum: Once the most important iron work centre in Cameroon, o bjects from the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Babungo are preserved in this museum. The art objects are clear indications of the various aspects of social life and the artistic heritage of the kingdom. Although a whole range of objects were not available for preservation, the remainings still talk of the rich tradition and heritage of the Babungos.

Day 2

Musa Heritage Gallery: Named in the memory of Cameroonian artists Daniel and his son John Musa, this heritage gallery preserves works of the artists and then spread further to cover the arts and crafts of Cameroons westerns Grassfields. Over 400 diverse and varied objects are collected and preserved in the museum. Over night at hotel.

Day 3

Archeological Remains of Shum Laka: This site under the shelter of a huge rock of 1200 sq m lies close to Bamenda. An archeological heritage site has remnants of a typical forest land, where skeletal remnants of men living thousands of years ago were unearthed. Belonging to the Community of Baforchu, this site gives a view of how mankind evolved in this part of the world. Over night at hotel.

Day 4

Mankon Museum: The cultural and artistic production of the Kingdom of Mankon of the high plateaux of Western Cameroon or the Grassland is preserved in this museum. The artifacts and objects demonstrated speak volumes about the culture of the kingdom and how it has contributed to the culture of the country. The objects speak a lot about their users and the usage. Night at hotel.

Day 5

Museum of Bandjoun: Bandjoun was one of the important centres of artistic creation and tradition in the Cameroonian Grassland and the museum exhibits over a hundred important objects depicting this cultural heritage. Rare and wonderful remnants symbolizing African art can be seen in the museum.Overnight at the Hotel

Day 6

End of tour , travel back home.
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