7 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

7 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ouagadougou
— 3 nights
2
Banfora
— 1 night

3
nights
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Ouagadougou is known for parks, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Ranch de Nazinga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, pause for some photo ops at statue of Sembene Ousmane, and have fun at Fespaco.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou travel route planner.

Boston, USA to Ouagadougou is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Ouagadougou. Traveling from Boston in April, expect Ouagadougou to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Banfora.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga
Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo

1
night
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Banfora day trip planning tool.

Getting from Ouagadougou to Banfora by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Ouagadougou, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Banfora, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls