Welcome to Taï Forest Lodges

Through the observation of Chimpanzees, the ascent of Mount Niénokoué, discovery walks in the forest and boat rides on the Hana River, we offer you an immersion in the Taï forest.

TAI NATIONAL PARK

The TaïNational Park is located in the west of Côte d'Ivoire. With its 530,000 ha of primary forest
the Taï National Park is counted among the last large primary forestsin West Africa.
of West Africa.

Registered as a Biosphere Reserve in 1978, Tai National Park was designated aWorld Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1981.

Taï National Park is renowned for its exceptional biodiversity, including
West African Chimpanzees who use tools such as stones to access certain seeds, but also endangered species such as the
but also endangered species such as the Pygmy Hippopotamus
Zebra duiker, Jentink's duiker, Giant duiker as well as several species of primates such as
species of primates such as the Diana, the White-necked Cercocebe, Geoffroy's Colobus,
the Western Bay Colobus and many others...

There are also large mammals such as the Elephant and the Forest Buffalo.

The Taï forest through its avifauna is also very captivating for birdwatchers with species endemic to the region such as the Guinean Picarthate.

TAI FOREST LODGES

Since December 2018, the Taï Forest Lodges team has taken over the management of ''Ecotel Touraco'' as well as ''Camp Chimpanzé '' with the vision of developing eco-tourism within the park.

Our aim is to enhance the value of the park in order to facilitate conservation efforts on this World Heritage site.

Our mission is to provide appropriate comfort and services to our customers while respecting the environment.

Together with our partners the Office Ivoirienne des Parcs et Réserves (OIPR) and the Wildlife Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF), we will do our utmost to provide you with a unique experience in the Taï National Park.

Through the observation of Chimpanzees, the ascent of Mount Niénokoué, discovery walks in the forest and boat rides on the Hana River, we offer you a total immersion in the Taï forest.

OUR ACTIVITIES

A unique experience!

Boat trip

A walk along the Hana River will allow you to observe several species of birds endemic to the region, and it is also the best way to hope to meet the pygmy hippopotamus.

Chimpanzee watching

Chimpanzee watching is at the heart of Taï National Park, an activity that is led by the park's highly experienced eco-guides.

ascent of Mount Nienokoue

The ascent of Mount Niénokoué is one of the key activities of the Taï National Park. It is located between the Hana and Meno rivers. From the top of its 396 meters, it offers a breathtaking view of the majestic primary forest of the Taï National Park.

An immersion in the forest of Tai!

Our Lodges

Ecotel Touraco

Ecotel Touraco

At the Ecotel Touraco in the early morning, the songs of the touracos and hornbills announce the dawn. Consisting of ten (10) bungalows and one (1) restaurant surrounded by a beautiful primary forest, a unique experience!

chimpanzee camp

chimpanzee camp

Camp Chimpanzé is being renovated. Stay tuned for more information!

New platform

New platform

New platforms are being built at tai forest lodges for more comfort and enjoyment for our visitors.

geographical location

We are located in the southern part of the Tai National Park.

contacts

(+225) 88 08 88 50

E-MAIL ADDRESS

contact@taiforestlodges.ci

SCHEDULE

MONDAY - FRIDAY

08:30 - 17:30