Journey to the Burkina Faso for a vacation
Burkina Faso is an African land locked nation with affable people and riches of flora and fauna. Travel Burkina Faso for exploring the cultural riches, lush countryside, breathtaking landscapes and the nomadic tribes of this nation.
Ouagadougou is the capital of this country with rich history of many rulers and their kingdoms relics. The Ethnography Museum is interesting place to visit for history lovers to see the exhibits of Mossi artifacts. Lycee Bogodogo National Museum and the Snake Museum in College de la Salle are good places to visit.
Moro-Naba ceremony held at the palace with full traditional musical instruments like drums and full costumes is a unique site. International Crafts and Arts fair in the capital is a must visit festival held in October-November. Mountain biking and Hiking at the Banfora gets your adrenaline rushing; wonderful bird’s eye view of the jungle can be seen from the escarpment top.
Lobi region of Gaoua, the Senoufo of Banfora and Bobo Dioulasso sections are all very pretty. Visit the three national parks of this land for a unique wildlife experience. Ranch de Nazinga is a reserve home to many animals like the antelope, elephant, baboons, monkeys and warthogs. Parbe is a Mossi village reminding of the ancient times. A wildlife excursion near the small lake around the capital is adventurous. Sabou is well known to see crocodiles from close distances.
Markets in the capital are full of handmade and well crafted items like bronze models, masks, worked skins, baskets, ashtrays, wooden statuettes and many leather goods. The capital is well known for its lively nightlife; pubs, bars and clubs here offer live music. Open air bars and restaurants are favorite places to have fun apart from the cinemas.
Sumptuous meals at hotels and restaurants involving meat and local fruits and vegetables are a treat to your palate. Leisurely stay at hotels and mesmerizing scenery to escape the din of the fast paced world; all is possible here. Travel Burkina Faso for its enriching experience that will remain etched in your memories forever.