8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Ouagadougou
— 2 nights
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 1 night
3
Banfora
— 2 nights

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Ouagadougou

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier.

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

Toronto, Canada to Ouagadougou is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Ouagadougou is 5 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in June: highs in Ouagadougou hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo

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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames, view the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bobo Dioulasso day trip app.

Getting from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Ouagadougou, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bobo Dioulasso, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite

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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 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Karfiguela Falls, get great views at Domes de Fabedougou, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Cascades de Banfora.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Banfora tour planner.

Getting from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls