15 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

15 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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15 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  35​h
— 4 nights
bus + Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
— 7 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Chicago


Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banfora: Bobo Dioulasso (Mare aux Hippopotames, Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Cascades de Banfora, take some stellar pictures from Domes de Fabedougou, take in the dramatic scenery at Karfiguela Falls, and head outdoors with Cascade de Banfora.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Banfora online visit planner .

Chicago, USA to Banfora is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. In June, Banfora is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F. You'll set off for Ouagadougou on the 11th (Tue).

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


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 to go to Koudougou and see Musee d'Issouka, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, walk around Faso Parc, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou.

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Getting from Banfora to Ouagadougou by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ouagadougou are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Musee d'Issouka
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou