Pendjari National Park, Benin: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pendjari National Park, Benin? If you're planning to go to Pendjari National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Pendjari National Park, Benin

Based on the climate and weather in Pendjari National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pendjari National Park, Benin

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pendjari National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pendjari National Park, Benin by month

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January

January for Pendjari National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

Traveling to Pendjari National Park in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March for Pendjari National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April in this region is sizzling. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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May

If you go to Pendjari National Park in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July for Pendjari National Park can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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August

If you go to Pendjari National Park in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Pendjari National Park in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

If you are traveling to Pendjari National Park in December, 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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