Covering almost 2,000 ha, Boukornine National Park is about twenty kilometers from Tunis, located in the vicinity of Hammam-Lif. The humid climate has allowed the development of a sublime forest as well as many plant species: junipers, cyclamen, tulips, rosemary.
In addition, this park is home to 25 species of mammals: wild boar, jackal, wild cat, porcupine, birds of prey, several species of sedentary and migratory birds, chameleons, ocellated lizard, tortoise terrestrial, horseshoe snake, etc.
Boukornine is characterized by its thick, rich and diversified plant adornment. There are different varieties of trees: eucalyptus, rosemary…
Boukornine Park is considered to be the only site in North Africa to house “Meriem’s Persian incense”, the cyclamen, a plant variety that mainly likes the eastern Mediterranean basin.
There is also a rare variety found only in North Africa. The snout mouse is also one of the specialties of the park.
The flora of Boukornine is also very varied. There are more than 200 species of plants.