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This belt regroups three administrative regions namely the East (Bertoua), the Centre (Yaounde) and part of the South region (Ebolowa). This large tourist plateau forms part of the Congo Basin forests, the second largest forests in the world made up of dense and humid tropical forests. This belt is made up of ethnic tribes such as the Bulus, Ewondos, Betis, Bene, Etons, Manguissas, Bafia, Bantus and the Pygmies. It offers a varied range of tourist products such as:
- National Parks: The Lobeke, Mbam and Djerem, Boumba Bek, and Nki national parks.
- Forest Reserves such as the Dja Reserve, a UNESCO World heritage.
- Gorilla sanctuaries such as the Mengame Gorilla Sanctuary (Bertoua) and the Mefou Primate Sanctuary.
- Gold mines such as the Kambele and konomine gold mines.
- Pygmy camps, such as the Mayos, Salapoumbe, Mambele pygmy camps.
- Iron deposits at Mbalam.
- The Nki waterfalls.
- The Abang Minko’o and Kyé-Ossi border markets.
- The Mefou Zoological Park.
- The Ebogo ecotourist site.
- Akok Bekoe cave.
- The Natchigal falls.
- Memve’ele waterfalls.
- Nkolandom Ecotourist site.
- The mythical Akok’okas Python stone.
- The Mezesse Rocks.
- The “Mbil Bekon” Ghost Hole.
- The Mbaminkom Forest Massif
- The Pem Lake
- Mount Ngoro
- The Tala Rocks
- The Sa’a Marble Quarry
- Mount Mbal
- The Mfoula de Nkoteng Caves
- The sugar cane route of Mbandjock- Nkoteng
- The chiefdom of Njore
- Betare Oya artisanal gold mining site.