Kainji Lake National Park is located in the northwest central part of the country between latitude 9°40’N and 10°30’N and longitude 3°30’E and 5°50’E in Niger and Kwara states. It is an effectively Protected National Park with a total area of 5340.82sq/km separated into two distinct non-contiguous sectors namely Borgu sector with an area of 3970.02 sq/km and Zugurma sector with an area of 1370.80 sq/km respectively. Kainji Lake National Park is was the first National Park established in Nigeria in 1979.
The Park is a typical inselberg landscape with round hills wide pediments/plains separating them and incised river channels slopping down towards the River Niger valley. Some of the Rivers in the Park include. Oli Menei, Doro and Manyara Rivers etc.
Abridged Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer from Abuja to Kainji lake national park.
Day 2: Full day spent game- viewing at the national park, visit the kali shrines and hills, lion hills, etc.
Day 3: Lake cruise on a 30-seater water bus and boats, visit Kainji Dam and hydropower station and Mungo Park site.
Day 4: Departure
Tour Cost Includes:
1. Return transfer to and from the destination
2. Tour duration of 4 days/3nights.
3. Park Entry Fee.
4. 3 nights’ accommodation at the destination
5. Daily breakfast.
6. Daily lunch and dinner.
Tour Cost Excludes
1. International flight to Nigeria
2. Domestic flights to Abuja airport (provided on request)
3. Any item of personal nature not expressly stated in the itinerary