27 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

27 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Abidjan
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive + Bus:  3 h 30 min
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Abidjan


Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Step out of Ouagadougou with an excursion to Musee d'Issouka in Koudougou--about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, stroll around Faso Parc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ouagadougou visit planner.

Abidjan, Ivory Coast to Ouagadougou is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Abidjan in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ouagadougou, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Banfora.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Musee d'Issouka
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou


Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Explore Banfora's surroundings by going to Bobo Dioulasso (Mare aux Hippopotames, Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora, admire all the interesting features of Domes de Fabedougou, admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Banfora travel route app.

Getting from Ouagadougou to Banfora by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Banfora are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You will leave for Loropeni on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bobo Dioulasso
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso


Loropeni ©
Loropéni is a market town in southern Burkina Faso, lying about west of Gaoua. Loropeni is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at The Ruins of Loropeni.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Loropeni driving holiday app.

You can drive from Banfora to Loropeni in 3.5 hours. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni