Parc National du Niokolo Koba Things to Do
You’ll need a 4x4 and at least 2 days to visit Mont Assirik.
Along the road you could encounter some of the last elephants(50) in the park.
Near Mont Assirik you find a lot of chimpanzee nest and maybe you’ll see them yourself.
Parc National du Niokolo Koba Transportation
There is no public transport
It is almost impossible to reach Simenti by public transport.
You can charter a taxi in Tambacounda for a few days or you can try to hitch. During the rainy season the roads are very bad, so watch out.
Parc National du Niokolo Koba Warnings and Dangers
Senegal isn't like Kenya, S.A. or any other Safari destination.
You'll see wild animals, but not in large numbers.
Parc National du Niokolo Koba Off The Beaten Path
A walk to Lion Camp
You can go for a hike from Hotel Simenti to Lion Camp.
It’s a 15km. long trip, which you do with an armed guard.
Along the way you’ll come across several wild animals.
Trip on the Gambia River
The hotel can arrange boat trips on the river.
It isn’t expensive and you can glide quietly through the water, where you can observe several animals: hippos, crocodiles, antelopes and birds.
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