11 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

11 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, get engrossed in the history at Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, and make a trip to marche de Sankariare.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ouagadougou trip itinerary builder.

Lisbon, Portugal to Ouagadougou is an approximately 15-hour flight. When traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Ouagadougou: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou

2
nights
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 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames, thentake in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bobo Dioulasso journey site.

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ouagadougou in October, plan for little chillier days in Bobo Dioulasso, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. You'll set off for Banfora on the 14th (Wed).

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

4
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Banfora is known for wildlife, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, get great views at Domes de Fabedougou, identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora, and get outside with Cascade de Banfora.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Banfora day trip planning website.

You can drive from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Banfora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough 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