8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ouagadougou
— 3 nights
2
Banfora
— 1 night
3
Ouahigouya
— 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.
Kids will enjoy Ranch de Nazinga and Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ouagadougou online itinerary 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. In July, Ouagadougou is somewhat warmer than Boston - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Banfora.

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Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga
Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo

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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): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, thentake some stellar pictures from Domes de Fabedougou, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Banfora journey planner.

Getting from Ouagadougou to Banfora by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Ouahigouya.

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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou

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night
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya ©
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get your bearings at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ouahigouya tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Banfora to Ouahigouya in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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BIblioteca OLVIDO ©
BIblioteca OLVIDO