15 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

15 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  26 h
1
Ouagadougou
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Banfora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Loropeni
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
5
Bani
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Saint Louis

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.
Cathedral of Ouagadougou and Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier, and make a trip to marche de Sankariare.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ouagadougou online itinerary maker.

Saint Louis, USA to Ouagadougou is an approximately 25- hour flight. Traveling from Saint Louis to Ouagadougou, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Saint Louis in February: high temperatures in Ouagadougou hover around 97°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (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
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou
Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou ©
Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou

2
nights
Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, then look for gifts at Gafreh, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, and finally make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bobo Dioulasso trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Bobo Dioulasso can reach 96°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou and then identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora. On your second day here, get great views at Domes de Fabedougou and then take in the dramatic scenery at Karfiguela Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Banfora vacation planner.

Drive from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 100°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Loropeni.

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

2
nights
Loropeni

Loropeni ©
Loropéni is a market town in southern Burkina Faso, lying about west of Gaoua. On the 5th (Tue), delve into the distant past at The Ruins of Loropeni.

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You can drive from Banfora to Loropeni in 3.5 hours. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Bani.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni

1
night
Bani

Bani ©
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Mosque at Bani.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bani trip planner.

Traveling by car from Loropeni to Bani takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Bani

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

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