Tai National Park

Tai National Park, photo by Wikimedia Commons
Tai National Park (photo by Wikimedia Commons)
 

Taï National Park, located in southwestern Côte d’Ivoire, contains the largest tropical rainforest in West Africa.

The park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains some 1,300 plant species, of which 54% occur only in this general region.

Mammals include 11 different species of monkeys, several type of pangolins, leopards, elephants, pygmy hippotamus, many chimpanzees, and many other species. Over 230 bird species have been recorded.

Tai National Park is isolated and difficult to access.

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Overall Atmosphere: Natural
A Natural Atmosphere includes a diverse range of destinations with outdoor-oriented features, including both water-based (beaches, rivers, lakes, etc) and land-based (mountains, forests, deserts, etc). It also includes specific outdoor activities, ranging from water adventuring (eg, kayaking, sailing) to land adventuring (eg, hiking, biking).

Natural Interests tend to be:
(a) outdoors-oriented, and therefore more dependent on weather conditions
(b) less easily accessible and more physically demanding than other destination categories.

In some cases (eg, rafting and climbing), this includes a significantly increased degree of adventure (or danger, depending on one's viewpoint).
Featuring mainly outdoors-oriented natural attractions.
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Hôtel Bigot Ivoire

Hôtel Bigot Ivoire

Offering a restaurant, Hôtel Bigot Ivoire is located in San-Pédro. The accommodation will provide you with air conditioning and a balcony. There is also a dining table. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24

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Hotel Atlantic

Hotel Atlantic

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Hotel Atlantic offers accommodation in San-Pédro. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24

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Enotel Beach Hotel

Enotel Beach Hotel

Enotel Beach Hotel offers accommodation in San-Pédro. The hotel has an outdoor pool and terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$49

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Hotel Maria

Hotel Maria

Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a sun terrace, Hotel Maria offers pet-friendly accommodation in San-Pédro. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

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Hotel Rialto

Hotel Rialto

Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and an outdoor pool, Hotel Rialto offers accommodation in San-Pédro. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

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Hôtel Résidence Christy

Hôtel Résidence Christy

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La Case de Tiho

Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a terrace, La Case de Tiho offers pet-friendly accommodation in San-Pédro. Free private parking is available on site. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

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La Baie des Sirenes

La Baie des Sirenes

Featuring free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a children's playground, La Baie des Sirenes offers accommodation in Grand-Bereby. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

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Natural
Tropical Forests
The Park is one of the last remaining portions of the vast primary Upper Guinean rainforest that once stretched across present-day Togo, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone to Guinea-Bissau. It is the largest island of forest remaining in West Africa remaining relatively intact. Its mature tropical forest lies within a WWF/IUCN Center of Plant Diversity.

The forest plants still play a large role in the lives of people in the Taï region. The fruit of Thaumatococcus daniellii, or Soft Cane, is used in traditional medicine and contains a protein substance considerable sweeter than sugar cane. The bark of the Terminalia superba, or "tree of malaria", is used by the ethnic Kroumen for the treatment of malaria.
Wildlife and Plants
The fauna is very diverse, with nearly 1,000 vertebrate species. The Park contains 140 species of mammal and 47 of the 54 species of large mammal known to occur in the Guinean rain forest, including twelve regional endemics and five threatened species. In addition, at least 250 bird species have been recorded to date, 28 being endemic to the Guinean zone.

Overall the park holds over 50 species endemic to the region and is a center of endemism in West Africa. This may have been the result of its historic role as an Ice Age refugium. The region’s isolation between two major rivers has added to its particular character.

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