20 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

20 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Ouagadougou
— 6 nights
Fly
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Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banfora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Loropeni
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tiebele
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ouagadougou
— 2 nights
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Ouagadougou

Ouaga

The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega and Faso Parc. Change things up with a short trip to Musee d'Issouka in Koudougou (about 1h 55 min away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ranch de Nazinga, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, and get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouagadougou day trip site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Ouagadougou is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Ouagadougou to be much hotter, temps between 41°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ranch de Nazinga ©
Wildlife Area
Ranch de Nazinga
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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo

The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bobo Dioulasso trip planner.

Getting from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ouagadougou in June: highs in Bobo Dioulasso hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites
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4
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Banfora

Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Domes de Fabedougou and Cascade de Banfora. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora, take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, and admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Banfora day trip site.

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 by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Loropeni.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Les Pics de Sindou ©
Geologic Formation
Les Pics de Sindou
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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.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Loropeni trip planner.

You can drive from Banfora to Loropeni in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Tiebele on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
World heritage site
The Ruins of Loropeni
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Tiebele

On the 17th (Thu), admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Tiebele.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiebele route builder app.

Traveling by car from Loropeni to Tiebele takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Ouagadougou.
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Royal Palace of Tiebele ©
Architectural Building
Royal Palace of Tiebele
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Ouagadougou

Ouaga

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to marche de Sankariare.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouagadougou journey planning tool.

Getting from Tiebele to Ouagadougou by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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