31 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

31 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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31 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Ouahigouya
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h
2
Loropeni
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Banfora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bobo Dioulasso
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
5
Ouagadougou
— 8 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

5
nights
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya ©
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. Ouahigouya is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get advice or help at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ouahigouya journey planning tool.

Nassau, Bahamas to Ouahigouya is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Loropeni.
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BIblioteca OLVIDO ©
BIblioteca OLVIDO

5
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: explore the ancient world of The Ruins of Loropeni.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Loropeni holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ouahigouya to Loropeni takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Banfora.

Things to do in Loropeni

Historic Sites
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The Ruins of Loropeni ©
The Ruins of Loropeni

5
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Banfora is known for wildlife, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora, admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, get outside with Cascade de Banfora, and explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Banfora sightseeing planner.

Drive from Loropeni to Banfora in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Banfora are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for Bobo Dioulasso on the 18th (Mon).

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

4
nights
Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Bobo Dioulasso is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames, take in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bobo Dioulasso trip planner.

Drive from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bobo Dioulasso can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll travel to Ouagadougou.

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

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.
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, admire the masterpieces at Musee De La Bendrologie de Manega, walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and stop by Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ouagadougou trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bobo Dioulasso in May: highs in Ouagadougou hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 31°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo