Niokolo-Koba, Senegal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Niokolo-Koba, Senegal? If you're planning to go to Niokolo-Koba, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Niokolo-Koba, Senegal

Based on the climate and weather in Niokolo-Koba, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Niokolo-Koba, Senegal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Niokolo-Koba, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Niokolo-Koba, Senegal by month

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January

January for Niokolo-Koba very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

If you are traveling to Niokolo-Koba in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

Traveling to Niokolo-Koba in April, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May for Niokolo-Koba can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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June

If you are traveling to Niokolo-Koba in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Niokolo-Koba in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

Traveling to Niokolo-Koba in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Niokolo-Koba in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Niokolo-Koba in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Niokolo-Koba very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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