Bafing National Park is the only protected area for chimpanzees within the Manding Plateau area and Woodlands dominate most of the landscape. Both Kouroufing and Wongo national park (both IUCN category: II) are components of the Bafing Biosphere.
Bafing National Park was established in 2000 and covers 1,931 square miles. It is located in southern Mali the park faces threats Shepherds displaced by the expansion of agriculture in the area surrounding the national park impoverish the park’s vegetation. Humans kill chimpanzees for their skin the park authorities are responsible for the administration, management, and conservation of the park. However, control and management are inadequate.
Size of Bafing national park Mali
The Bafing National Park lies in southern Mali. It was established on 1 July 2000. This site is 5000 km².
Location of Bafing national park
Bafing national park is located in southern Mali including which includes much of the Manding mountain range and the Manding plateau.
How to get to Bafing national park
Using a 4×4 safari vehicle Bafing national park is located 250 kilometers from the main capital Bamako.
Things to do in Bafing national park
It is part of the Bafing Biosphere; a protected area for chimpanzees, which includes much of the Manding mountain range and the Manding plateau.
The Park is the only protected area for chimpanzees on the plateau. Contains 1500-2000 chimpanzees The Bafing Biosphere is a home for several breeds of flora that Supports the West Derby eland.
When to visit Bafing national park
It rains in the national park from June to October Temperatures are always moderate throughout the year and the park can be visited all year round.
Where to stay in Bafing national park
There is no formal information regarding an accommodation facility however clients can travel with their tents and camp at the park management station and ensure you carry every essential item with you.