8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ouagadougou
— 1 night
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
3
Banfora
— 2 nights
4
Koudougou
— 2 nights

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Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
On the 4th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, thenstroll around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou online journey planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Ouagadougou is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Belgrade in May; daily highs in Ouagadougou reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

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Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Ouagadougou Markets ©
Ouagadougou Markets

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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, thenexplore the galleries of Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and finally don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames.

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You can fly from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ouagadougou in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bobo Dioulasso: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

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Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite

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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 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, thenget great views at Domes de Fabedougou, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Banfora day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koudougou.

Things to do in Banfora

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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls

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Koudougou

Koudougou
On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Musee d'Issouka.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Koudougou day trip planning site.

You can fly from Banfora to Koudougou in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koudougou

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