Mare aux Hippopotames, Bobo Dioulasso

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A UNESCO-protected biosphere reserve, Mare aux Hippopotames abounds with wildlife. Some 1,000 hippos live within the protected area spanning some 163 sq km (63 sq mi), which also provides a safe home for a variety of bird species. Plan my day in Bobo Dioulasso using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Very nice place to ask, enjoy a grilled chicken or have a drink at the Lake and a ride in a boat (which are not of the pirogues) where you can expect to see the hippos... by far because we approach not really because they do not like to be disturbed. The ride and the Lake are worth visiting.
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  • break somewhere nice certe without authentic but modern comfort. Sleep in a hut without even a fan is after all not that hard, excellent and inexpensive meals and the ballad by canoe on the Lake at sunset to go say hello just fantastic hippos.
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  • Visit Tengrela Lake in Bobo Dioulasso and take a ride on a dug-out canoe to see the hippos. They do not surface very much, but it was very pleasant riding through the beautiful lotuses to reach their ...  more »
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