Special Notice

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all travel to:

  • the Parc du W National Park and the contiguous hunting zones of Me√™krou and Djona. The Parc is tri-national and shares an open border with Burkina Faso and Niger. There is a risk of terrorist attacks throughout the Parc

  • the area between the Parc du W and the border with Niger

  • the Pendjari National Park and adjacent hunting grounds

  • all other areas within 5km of the border with Burkina Faso.

The FCDO also advises against all but essential travel to:

  • the area between the Interstate Highway (RNIE) 2 (Tchaourou to Malanville) and the Nigerian border, due to increasing criminality in that area.

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