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Services

Some of the services offered in Niokolo-Koba National Park and its surroundings are listed here. For further information on the region of Tambacounda, see the web site Déstination Sénégal Oriental (in French only) . For the region of Kedougou, see the site EcoSenegal Kedougou.

Accommodation

Hotels

- Simenti Hotel in the interior of the Park
- Village Hotel of Wassadou 19 km from the Dar Salam entrance to the park

"Campements" (Facilities comprising individual African huts with restaurant service provided; the level of comfort is variable but less than that of a hotel).

- Campement du Lion inside the Park
- Campement du Gue de Damantan inside the Parc
- Campement de Dar Salam near the main entrance to the Park
- Ballacounda EcoVillage about 2 km before Dar Salam (thus 8 km from Dialacoto)
- Campement of Amis de la Nature in Dialacoto 10 km from the entrance to the Park at Dar Salam
- Campement Keur Annick in Mako (at the eastern edge of the park 120 km from Dialacoto and 114 km from Dar Salam)
- Campement African Safari Tour in Mako

Food

In general, all of the hotels and campsites offer food.
- "The Village Snackbar - chez Ibrahima" in Dar Salam sells snacks and non alcoholic drinks to tourists
- There is a road-side restaurant operated by Madame Diara on the north side of Highway #7 in Mako (at the eastern edge of the park, 120 km from Dialacoto and 114 km from Dar Salam)

Shops

"The Village Snackbar - chez Ibrahima" in Dar Salam includes a boutique where you can buy food and basic necesssities

Binoculars

The women of Dar Salam rent binoculars at the entrance to the Park

Vehicle Rental

Senegal Oriental Voyages in Tambacounda.

Health

In Dialacoto and Wassadou, there are respectively a community public health centre and a private health centre, each with a nurse available 24 hours a day for emergencies. For more serious problems, there are hospitals in Tambacounda (70 km from Dialacoto, 120 km from the interior of the National Park) and in Kedougou 165 km to the east of Dialacoto (near the Bassari and Bedik areas).