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Cultural Exploration of Burkina Faso

Excellent
Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

This cultural itinerary invites you to discover Burkina Faso’s rich heritage, from its vibrant markets and traditional music to its architectural wonders and natural beauty. As you immerse yourself in the local culture, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for this diverse and captivating West African nation.

Highlights

  • Sindou Peaks and Banfora's
  • Ouagadougou Cultural Heritage
  • Bobo-Dioulasso - Cultural Hub

Day 1: Arrival in Ouagadougou

• Arrive at Ouagadougou International Airport and check-in to your accommodation. • Immerse yourself in Burkinabe culture with a traditional breakfast. • Visit the National Museum to explore the country's history and diverse culture. • Stroll through the bustling markets, including Rood Woko and Tanghin, to witness local life. • Savor a Burkinabe dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2: Ouagadougou Cultural Heritage

• Begin the day with a visit to the iconic Grand Mosque, a symbol of Burkina Faso's Islamic heritage. • Explore the colorful markets, where artisans display their crafts and produce. • Enjoy lunch at a local eatery, tasting traditional Burkinabe dishes. • Delve into the country's artistic side at the Manega Museum. • In the evening, attend a traditional music and dance performance to experience the vibrant culture.

Day 3: Bobo-Dioulasso - Cultural Hub

• Depart for Bobo-Dioulasso, known as Burkina Faso's cultural capital. • Check-in to your Bobo-Dioulasso accommodation. • Visit the impressive Grande Mosquée and explore the old town's historic architecture. • Discover the vibrant craft market, filled with handmade textiles, jewelry, and more. • Savor a traditional Burkinabe meal at a local restaurant.

Day 4: Sindou Peaks and Banfora's Natural Wonders

• Depart for Sindou Peaks, a geological marvel with stunning rock formations. • Continue to Banfora, known for its natural beauty. • Take a refreshing swim at the Karfiguéla Waterfalls. • Explore the otherworldly Domes de Fabedougou, a unique geological site. • Return to Bobo-Dioulasso for dinner and relaxation.

Day 5: Return to Ouagadougou via Unique Stops

• En route to Ouagadougou, visit the Bazoulé Crocodile Pond, where sacred crocodiles reside. • Explore Laongo Sculpture Park, adorned with impressive stone sculptures. • Enjoy a farewell dinner in Ouagadougou, reflecting on your cultural journey. • Explore the city or shop for souvenirs before departure.

  • Arrival and departure support and guidance
  • Transfers between the airport and hotel for both arrival and departure
  • Lodging at the specified hotels
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • Proficient tour guides
  • Entrance fees to various attractions
  • Included meals are breakfasts and bottled water.
  • Tour Exclusions:
  • Visa expenses
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Personal expenses