27 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

27 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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27 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Abidjan
1
Ouagadougou
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Banfora
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Loropeni
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Abidjan

8
nights
Ouagadougou

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 much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouagadougou visit website .

Abidjan, Ivory Coast to Ouagadougou is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Abidjan in August: highs in Ouagadougou hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off toBanfora.

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 ©

9
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Venture out of the city with trips to Bobo Dioulasso (Mare aux Hippopotames, Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, & more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Cascades de Banfora, admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, head outdoors with Cascade de Banfora, and take in the dramatic natural features at Domes de Fabedougou.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ouagadougou to Banfora takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Banfora can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 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

9
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: delve into the distant past at The Ruins of Loropeni.

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Traveling by car from Banfora to Loropeni takes 3 hours. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni