14 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

14 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Ouagadougou
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Banfora
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Loropeni
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Tiebele
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
6
Bani
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
7
Ouahigouya
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Luxembourg City

1
night
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ranch de Nazinga. On the 30th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Ranch de Nazinga, walk around Faso Parc, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Animalier, then stop by Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, and then don't miss a visit to marche de Sankariare.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ouagadougou sightseeing app.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Ouagadougou is an approximately 16- hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Ouagadougou due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in September: high temperatures in Ouagadougou hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Faso Parc ©
Faso Parc
Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega ©
Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega
Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga

1
night
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 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, then stop by Gafreh, and finally view the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bobo Dioulasso online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Ouagadougou in October, expect nights in Bobo Dioulasso to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso

1
night
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Les Pics de Sindou. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou, then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora, then get great views at Domes de Fabedougou, and finally admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Banfora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Loropeni.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou
Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls

2
nights
Loropeni

Loropeni ©
Loropéni is a market town in southern Burkina Faso, lying about west of Gaoua. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Ruins of Loropeni.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Loropeni online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Banfora to Loropeni takes 3.5 hours. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Tiebele.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni

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day
Tiebele

Tiebele ©
On the 6th (Sun), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Tiebele.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tiebele visit planner.

Drive from Loropeni to Tiebele in 7.5 hours. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bani.
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Royal Palace of Tiebele ©
Royal Palace of Tiebele

1
day
Bani

Bani ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Mosque at Bani.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bani trip planner.

You can drive from Tiebele to Bani in 7 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Ouahigouya.

Things to do in Bani

Historic Sites
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The Grand Mosque at Bani ©
The Grand Mosque at Bani

4
nights
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya ©
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. Ouahigouya is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your bearings at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ouahigouya trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Bani to Ouahigouya in 6 hours. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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BIblioteca OLVIDO ©
BIblioteca OLVIDO