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Yankari National Park

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+234 902 733 2226
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Great place for a two night stay

So we took this trip from abuja to yankari, bauchi state by road, the trip there was quite long, to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Up-close contact with animals

Yankari National Park is a 2244 sq. km. wildlife park located in the Bauchi State, Nigeria. It was... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Manila, Philippines
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  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
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“warm spring” (7 reviews)
“national park” (5 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

So we took this trip from abuja to yankari, bauchi state by road, the trip there was quite long, to be honest around 7 hours total. There are two gates at Yankari, the first gate is close to bauchi town. The trip from the first...More

Thank ammajidmusa
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Yankari National Park is a 2244 sq. km. wildlife park located in the Bauchi State, Nigeria. It was named as the country's biggest national park in 1991 and one of its popular tourist destinations. It was opened to the public in 1962, initially as a...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you ecxpect anything like Tanzania, Kenya or the alike, you will be disapointed (most animals have been poched during the years and more or less no guards around to protect those animals still there.. There are hHeards on elephants and other mamalas. Nice birds....More

2  Thank Svante E
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We travelled 5 hours from Kano State to Bauchi State and then another 1 hour to Bauchi State to Yankari. Don't get excited when you see the gate because you have to travel 42 km more before where you will lodge. Check your fuel level...More

1  Thank Rahmi T
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Yankari National Park has been around since 1954. The animals much longer than that. And the natural hot springs have always been there. When people started to figure out that these natural things existed, they "tamed" the place so people could come. I visited in...More

11  Thank Ndoy
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Yankari is a place that will surely leave you in awe! Breathtaking natural spring with water at around body temperature all year through, which is known for its healing powers. You and your family will definitely enjoy the safari where you will see a variety...More

5  Thank Darine N
Reviewed 2 September 2014

It was an awesome visit and tourist attraction and will be recommended for couples to visit for their honey moon...

3  Thank Usman N
Reviewed 19 July 2014

The place is beautiful ,safari was good but the visibility of animals was rare due to the season we visited but the huts arrangement to stay is good,,,no phone connectivity

2  Thank vaibhavtyagi015
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Very nice place, rooms recently renovated but underutilized. New management making assn effort to get people to visit.

1  Thank Mohammed M
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I wanted a place to relax. I don't want any disturbance, except from the baboons and elephant noise. I wanted to lay flat in a pool of natural warm spring. I got all these plus more at Yankari National Park. I spent a week. Had...More

3  Thank Teehigh
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11 July 2015|
Response from Eima34 |
15k for double room