8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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: look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, take an in-depth tour of Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega, and pause for some photo ops at statue of Sembene Ousmane.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ouagadougou vacation builder site.

Manchester, UK to Ouagadougou is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect Ouagadougou to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou

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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, thenview the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and finally make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bobo Dioulasso road trip tool.

You can fly from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Bobo Dioulasso, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou, thenexplore the striking landscape at Domes de Fabedougou, and then identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Banfora travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Banfora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koudougou.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou

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nights
Koudougou

Koudougou
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee d'Issouka.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Koudougou travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Banfora to Koudougou takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Koudougou

Museums
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