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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  • This place is around 60 km from Burkinafasso. 45 kms of the road is nice and the rest is rough typical village mud road. I would advise to go by a big car especially SUV and dont forget to keep a...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • We chose to visit the Hippos while staying in Bobo-Dioulasso because our hippo spotting in Pendjari National Park in Benin wasn't fantastic. The Mare aux Hippopotames is a 60 km drive northeast of.....  more »
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