8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Ouagadougou
— 3 nights
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 1 night
3
Banfora
— 1 night
+3
bus + Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Koudougou
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Manchester

3
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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, shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, pause for some photo ops at statue of Sembene Ousmane, and take an in-depth tour of Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou tour itinerary maker app .

Manchester, UK to Ouagadougou is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Ouagadougou at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) 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
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou

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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 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, then view the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and finally make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bobo Dioulasso vacation maker app .

You can fly from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Bobo Dioulasso are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes

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Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, then explore and take pictures at Domes de Fabedougou, and then stroll through Les Cascades de Banfora.

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Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Banfora sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koudougou.

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
Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou

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Koudougou

Koudougou
Koudougou is a city in Burkina Faso's Boulkiemdé Province. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee d'Issouka.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Koudougou trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Banfora to Koudougou takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koudougou

Museums
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