31 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

31 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Banfora
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Bani
— 5 nights
Drive:  10 h
2
Loropeni
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Banfora
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Bobo Dioulasso
— 5 nights
Bus:  5 h 15 min
5
Ouagadougou
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Tiebele
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Banfora

5
nights
Bani

Bani ©
Bani is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Grand Mosque at Bani.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bani holiday maker site.

Banfora to Bani is an approximately 8- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll set off for Loropeni on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Bani

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

5
nights
Loropeni

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: explore the ancient world of The Ruins of Loropeni.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Loropeni travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bani to Loropeni takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Banfora.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni

5
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Explore hidden gems such as Domes de Fabedougou and Cascade de Banfora. Get in touch with nature at Les Cascades de Banfora and Karfiguela Falls. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Banfora travel planner.

You can drive from Loropeni to Banfora in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Banfora are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Banfora

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

5
nights
Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso and Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Gafreh and don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bobo Dioulasso day trip planner.

Getting from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bobo Dioulasso can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Ouagadougou.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

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

6
nights
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 as well as BIblioteca OLVIDO. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Ouagadougou and Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega and Fespaco. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, stop by Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier, and stroll around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou trip planner.

Getting from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou by flight takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Bobo Dioulasso in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Ouagadougou, with highs around 101°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Tiebele.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

BIblioteca OLVIDO
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Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga
Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega ©
Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou

2
nights
Tiebele

Tiebele ©
You've now added Royal Palace of Tiebele to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Royal Palace of Tiebele.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tiebele trip planner.

You can drive from Ouagadougou to Tiebele in 3.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sun).
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Royal Palace of Tiebele ©
Royal Palace of Tiebele