Parc National du Niokolo-Koba, Kolda

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Set up as a reserve Parc National du Niokolo-Koba represents an endangered World Heritage Site. The park covers an area of 9,130 sq km (3525 sq mi) and represents the habitat of over 30 species of mammals including buffalo, elephants, lions, chimpanzees, and wild dogs. The park supports about 1,500 types of plants, as well as 30 species of birds, including martial eagle, white-faced duck, and Arabian bustard. Book a tour and learn more about this biosphere; you can also stay in a hotel in the park. To visit Parc National du Niokolo-Koba and other attractions in Kolda, use our Kolda road trip planning site .
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  • Very nice experience I spent 2 days and one night. The first night outside the Park at the Wassadou camp, beautiful view of the river. The 2nd night at the lion camp inside the Park, slept in the beautiful star with the cries of the Hippo to fall asleep! I had the chance to see the Lions, track barred by them for 20 minutes magic and rare moment! All thanks to luck but also thanks to my guide, specialist of animal behavior, it is called Bana and for can reserve the day before your visit to 70.758.21.33
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  • I travelled to this national park with my father. We stayed for one week and we had the most amazing time! The number of animals we saw was incredible. We even got super lucky and saw a lioness. I hav...  more »
  • Considering the beauty of the reserve, it has amazing spots. The river coast and #camping worth it. About the game-drive it was very poor regarding #wildlife. If you’re looking for calm and peace, it worth it. If your motivation is wild life beside birds, you should pass it. Using guide service is mandatory to visit the park and Ibrahim was great and very kind to us. The gate/reception guards were totally arrogant and lazy. Actually they were the worst part of this park
  • Really worth a visit, the animals are back at the Park
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