SINGOU | OUAMOU | BURKINA FASO
The 260.000 ha hunting concessions Singou and Ouamou are situated in the eastern region, 350 km from Ouagadougou. Please refer to the map provided.
We will mainly focus on the Western Savannah Buffalo, Western Roan, Western Hartebeest, Western Kob, Waterbuck (Sing Sing), Harnessed Bushbuck and Nigerian Bohor Reedbuck. Other species that are frequently seen include Lion, Hippo, Elephants, Oribi, Warthog and Baboon.
The accommodation consists of well-equipped air-conditioned bungalows with all basic facilities and a bathroom. The well-prepared meals are served in a beautiful dining area with a swimming pool. Laundry is done daily.
Arms ammunition and hunting conditions
The recommended minimum caliber is a .375 Holland & Holland Magnum. The importation of ammunition is not a problem. Hunting is mostly done by walking and stalking.
Climate and vegetation
It is not too hot in January, February and March and the hunting conditions are fine. It gets very hot in April and hunting becomes more difficult because of the heat. It rains occasionally in April, but more so towards the end of the month. It is dry most of the hunting season. The vegetation in West Africa is predominantly savannah and bush combined.
Clothing and gear
Normal hunting clothing can be worn during the day and bring along a hunting jacket as well. Bring at least four pairs of trousers or shorts and shirts. Do not forget your pair of well-worn boots, a hat and sunscreen. Detailed checklist to be provided.
January - April
Health and safety
This is a Malaria area. Please take precaution. Insect repellent is strongly advisable. A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is compulsory.
Electricity: 220/230 volts 50 Hz.
Standard time will be throughout the year, the same as Greenwich Mean Time, 2 hours behind Central European Time and 5 hours in advance of Eastern Standard Time, U.S.A.