Douala : Flights to Africa

Douala

Our 5 starWhere is Douala in Africa? flights to Douala are the most highly sought after flights available and we have flights which depart from most main UK airports. We specialise in offering flights from the UK, to some of Africa’s most popular and luxury holiday destinations. All of our aircrafts have full air conditioning systems as we understand that travelling to and through hot countries can make your flight experience rather humid and uncomfortable. Our trained air cabin crews are all fully trained and will be happy to assist you with a smile, right the way through your flight.Often named the armpit of Africa, Douala is a very hot and humid place, great for those who are holidaying in search of intense heat. Cameroons capital, Douala is filled with exciting opportunities for holiday makers of all kinds. With exotic beaches and an array of tropical wildlife, the scenery in the outskirts of Douala will please people from all walks of life. There are many popular sights and places to eat and drink in Douala. There are of course the traditional, local places to eat which serve dishes such as Fufu, which is made from yams or plantains which is a banana like vegetable.

Map of Douala

You can find lots of the local cuisine and ingredients on the local markets, where you can also find handmade clothing, jewellery and other market stalls selling a range of local produce.

Cheapest flights to Douala

Douala is the largest city in Cameroon and the capital of Cameroon’s littoral province. Cameroons largest port is situated in Douala meaning it handles the country’s major exports oil, coffee and cocoa. Douala is also home to a major international airport, Douala International Airport.You can fly to Douala with the airlines, KLM, Brussels Airlines, Air France, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airways and TAAG Angola Airlines. It is guaranteed that you will find cheap flight tickets to Douala.

Flights to Douala from Birmingham are available with Brussels Airlines, KLM and Emirates. For cheap flight tickets to Douala Kenya Airways is the cheapest from London Heathrow. Kenya Airways is however Africa’s leading economy Airline in World Travel Awards. To get to Douala from the UK it takes approximately 7 hours.

The time zone in Douala is exactly the same as in the UK. Douala is situated on the coast and is on the banks of the Wouri River with a tropical climate.  The city is divided in to quarters with Akwa and Bonanjo being the most important. Douala has little in the way of tourist attractions however it has good restaurants, French style patisseries, coffee houses and a lively nightlife. Douala is the richest city in the whole CEMAC region of 11 countries and is the 27th most expensive city in the world. Douala does not attract many leisure tourists but it can be an interesting choice of place to go with beautiful beaches and high volcanic mountains for people who like to sunbathe or trek.

Flights to Douala from Ethiopian Airlines are everyday other than Tuesday. Ethiopian Airline flight departures from London Heathrow are fairly cheap being at around £400-£500 however Ethiopian airlines tickets to return are a lot more expensive with some being up to over £1000pp.

Flights to Douala from London Heathrow tend to be more expensive during December approaching up to Christmas. However if you book plenty in advance then the price is considerably low (around £400pp).

Douala is linked by rail to YaoundéNgaoundéréKumba and Nkongsamba. Other ways of travelling around the city is shared taxis or moto-taxi (motorcycle taxi) which there is thousands of and is cheaper than taxis. A good hotel to stay in Douala is the Hotel Prince De Galles as it has a good location with clean and spacious rooms with friendly staff.

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