The Pendjari National Park is a protected national park which is home to animals like elephants, hippopotamuses, African lions, antelopes, buffaloes and various kinds of birds. Spanning over 2755 sq. kms. It is a part of a large protected area spread through Benin, Niger and Burkina Faso. This national park is quite famous for its elephants as it has the most number of these animals in the whole western Africa. This wildlife national park is open to the tourists throughout the year. However, due to high rainfall in the months of June to November, some parts of the park get inaccessible. It is easier to access this park from Natitingou as it is situated merely 45 kms. north from there.