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A large protected area in West Africa

Niokolo koba is a very interesting and the largest National Park in Senegal. We have been there for... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
La Spezia, Italy
Lions and Warthogs and Buffalo, Oh My!

I could not be happier with how this trip went! We left from Dakar via the company... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2016
Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Niokolo koba is a very interesting and the largest National Park in Senegal. We have been there for 2 days in January and we have met only 5 other tourists in the entire park. This lack of visitors is not positive for this important protected...More

2  Thank bluebay06
Reviewed April 14, 2016

I could not be happier with how this trip went! We left from Dakar via the company Niokolo-Transport, an overnight bus. The Dakar-Tambacounda line runs more regularly than all the way to/from Kedougou. For only 6.000FCFA for the former and 11.000FCFA for the latter, it...More

10  Thank kjb3685
Reviewed February 13, 2016

i first went to the niokolo in 1984, the wildlife was already not great but at least acceptable, the hotel was nice and employed more than 40 people...30 years later, the park is almost empty of animals, although birding is still quite interesting...the hotel is...More

10  Thank froggydoc
Reviewed January 30, 2016

I have been in the tropical forests of Cameroon and the Ivory Coast while this was the subtropical forest can I say. But I have experienced much more here than in the previously mentioned where I had been rather unlucky in that we could not...More

1  Thank Khamlia
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Pure Africa!! We enjoyed a lot our day around the park, booked directly at the ecolodge where we stayed the night before and after (they offered us a delicious picnic meal for the day at the park) Ballacounda Ecovillage only 1km away from the park...More

7  Thank sandycole
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Visiting Niokolo-Koba was a very rewarding experience. I hope my detailed account below will attract those looking for a truly authentic African adventure. Feel free to contact me for additional information. PARK SURROUNDINGS AND ACCOMMODATION NK is 8-10 hour ride to the East from Dakar....More

23  Thank klio1234
Reviewed July 4, 2013

I visit the park with my boyfriend Bakary. We go with our 4x4 to explore the road throw Tambakounda and want ed to viste the park Nioklo Koba. I was amazed about the beauty of nature and seeing so many differant birds and diverce of...More

5  Thank MiekeV
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