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Banco National Park

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A bowl of fresh air right in Abidjan!

Visited Banco National Parc last Sunday and really enjoyed it a lot. It felt like being on holiday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Masala D
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Ready for hiking?

Very close to the heart of the city, the park is a very well preserved area, destination for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Autoroute Nord | Espace écotouristique du Banco situé près de la Station Serviec Shell., Abidjan, Ivory Coast
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Banco National Parc last Sunday and really enjoyed it a lot. It felt like being on holiday in a faraway natural Haven. At the entrance, right before the Shell gas station on the yamoussoukro highway, a little pangolin just about to be released in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Kassoum Y, Responsable relations publiques at Banco National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your opinion about Banco national Park. We realy appreciate it, and expect to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to the heart of the city, the park is a very well preserved area, destination for tourists and locals as well. Every guide will direct you straight to the location. Monkeys and bird around, a lot of impressive trees. It worth spending one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

A huge forest reserve by the autoroute du Nord. Depending on the day and the time there’s huge traffic on the road to the National park since it’s a highway to inside the country. But the place is huge and nice. A must see for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited the National park almost inside the city ofAbidjan and we really enjoy it. The guide is very helpful and explain a lot to us about the flora and the animals.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

I decided to take my friends who were visiting but had to make it early afternoon before they head to airport. We were greeted at the gate by the warden and a guide. The walk was easy, the place is clean and protected and reminds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

I left the hotel around 7 to beat the traffic and go to the Park gate before the attendants had arrived. The main path leading from the banks of the river to the eco lodge and then on, is pretty wide and well kept, which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank axelcklein
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I was stunned by how close this oasis of natural beauty was to the dense urban areas of downtown. There is a cost for admittance per person. One can walk from the entrance of the park or drive to a location deep inside the park...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Kassoum Y, Responsable relations publiques at Banco National Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thanks a lot for this comment. We appreciate it. We'll use it to improve our services. sincerely.

Reviewed October 4, 2017

Well worth it, great outdoor visit, but do not venture there alone (whether male or female). If possible request the Banco Forest Parks and Services people to escort for a visit of the park. Plan on wearing a comfortable pair of closed outdoor shoes as...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Kassoum Y, Responsable relations publiques at Banco National Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Thank you for your comment. It will help us improve our guiding activities.

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice walk with the kids; we did a loops of around 5km with a lunch at the arboretum at the end. Very easy to walk but don't bring stroller or a chariot, it's really sandy. Aloso, bring socks and good walking shoes or boots (there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Kassoum Y, Responsable relations publiques at Banco National Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

thanks for your comment.

Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

You cannot visit Abidjan without stopping here. It's a jungle oasis and a green lung in this sprawling city. I had a great guide called Aziz who took me on a 3 hour walk. It's a beautiful area and the entrance fee goes to a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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João B
May 17, 2018|
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Hi! I hope you a nice week-end in Banco National Park. You can join Mickel at +22501202213. He'll be happy to guide you. Enjoy your visite
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Nourhannek
August 9, 2016|
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There's no need to book or go with a group. You just turn up and pay the entrance fee and they will let you in. They may ask if you want a guide, which i would suggest is useful for your first visit but after that just go... More
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Nourhannek
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Response from Kassoum Y | Property representative |
thanks for your question. the ticket is 5 000 FCFA for non ecowas people and 1 000 FCFA for local and ecowas people. Not necessery to make a reservation. Just go to the main entrance of the Parc and take your ticket.
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