16 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

16 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Ouagadougou
— 3 nights
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Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
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Banfora
— 2 nights
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Loropeni
— 2 nights
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Tiebele
— 1 night
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Bani
— 2 nights

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Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©

Ouaga

The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega and marche de Sankariare. Visit Cathedral of Ouagadougou and Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou for their historical value. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ranch de Nazinga, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, and stop by Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ouagadougou day trip planning website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Ouagadougou is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Cape Town in January, expect nights in Ouagadougou to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Ranch de Nazinga
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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©

Bobo

The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, and then take in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames.

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

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): head outdoors with Cascade de Banfora and then take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Karfiguela Falls, admire all the interesting features of Domes de Fabedougou, and then identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Banfora journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Banfora are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Loropeni.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Geologic Formation
Les Pics de Sindou
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Loropeni

Loropeni ©
Loropéni is a market town in southern Burkina Faso, lying about west of Gaoua. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at The Ruins of Loropeni.

Make your Loropeni itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Banfora to Loropeni takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Tiebele.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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World heritage site
The Ruins of Loropeni
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Tiebele

Tiebele ©
On the 4th (Thu), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Tiebele.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tiebele day trip site.

Getting from Loropeni to Tiebele by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Bani.
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Architectural Building
Royal Palace of Tiebele
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Bani

Bani ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Grand Mosque at Bani.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bani online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tiebele to Bani takes 7 hours. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bani

Historic Sites
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Religious Site
The Grand Mosque at Bani
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