Route & dates
Ouagadougou— 3 nights
Tue, Jan 7 - Fri, Jan 10
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.Change things up with a short trip to Musee d'Issouka in Koudougou (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, and get engrossed in the history at Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ouagadougou visit planning site.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Ouagadougou Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Ouagadougou
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