30 days in Burkina Faso & Romania Itinerary

30 days in Burkina Faso & Romania Itinerary

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Banfora, Burkina Faso
— 1 night
2
Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
— 1 night
3
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
— 4 nights
4
Bucharest, Romania
— 6 nights
5
Brasov, Romania
— 5 nights
6
Sibiu, Romania
— 5 nights
7
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 5 nights

1
night
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). On the 3rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora, take some stellar pictures from Domes de Fabedougou, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Banfora holiday site.

Nassau, Bahamas to Banfora is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Nassau in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Banfora: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou
Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora

1
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Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, view the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, and finally don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bobo Dioulasso online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Ouagadougou.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames

4
nights
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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: walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, pause for some photo ops at statue of Sembene Ousmane, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ranch de Nazinga.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ouagadougou trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ouagadougou can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou

6
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bucharest: Targoviste (Muzeul de Arta & Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower)). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, test your problem-solving skills at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouagadougou to Bucharest. The time zone difference when traveling from Ouagadougou to Bucharest is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Ouagadougou in November, with highs in Bucharest at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Targoviste, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Walking tours

5
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov), Muzeul Etnografic Rupea (in Rupea) and Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, make a trip to Bastionul Graft, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brasov trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bucharest to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Sinaia, Bran, MasterKart, Muzeul Etnografic Rupea
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

5
nights
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Sighisoara (Sighisoara Historic Center, Art & Crafts, &more), Alba Iulia (St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Citadel of Alba Iulia, &more) and Arboretumul Simeria (in Simeria). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfanta Treime, get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, and don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare).

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sibiu online tour planner.

Getting from Brasov to Sibiu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sighisoara, Alba Iulia, Hunedoara, Biserica Sfanta Treime, Arboretumul Simeria
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Get out of town with these interesting Cluj-Napoca side-trips: Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti), Adrenalin Park (in Casele Micesti) and Szekelyko (in Rimetea). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, and appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca tour builder tool.

You can drive from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Coltesti Castle Ruins, Adrenalin Park, Szekelyko
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare
Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins
Museum of Art ©
Museum of Art

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