Burkina Faso traditional villages

Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



German (advanced), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)

A 3 days tour to the most interesting villages

Discover traditional Burkinese villages of different tribes like the Mossi (the biggest tribe of Burkina Faso), the Fula (one of the most traditional tribes), the Bobo (the one but biggest tribe) and the Bwaba.
You'll visit villages located in the savannah and get in contact with the locals.


day 1: A 6 hours trip to Bobo Dioulasso, the second city of Burkina Faso. On our way in the morning a visit to Bazoulé, a Mossi village with a lake with sacred crocodiles. In the afternoon a visit to a Fula family and their traditional cabins.
day 2: In the morning a visit to the village of Koro situated on a hill where the peolple of the Bobo and Dioula tribes fled some centuries ago for enemy tribes and where they still live. In the afternoon we will visit the wonderful village of Koumi from the people of the Bobo tribe, one of the national protected villages of Burkina Faso.
day 3: Back to Ouagadougou. On our way a visit to one of the villages of the Bwaba tribe, the first habitants of Burkina Faso.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Any place desired in Ouagadougou or Bobo Dioulasso.
I will carry a sign with my name.

End location: Any place desired in Ouagadougou or Bobo Dioulasso.

Duration: 10 hours


Transportation Method: Transportation in a Lancruiser HZJ 73 suitable foor 6 persons. Not the most comfortable, but very suitable for the African roads and reliable. A more comfortable car at additional costs possible.
Also hiking.

What’s Included

In the price there is included organisation, administrative costs and Marlons' guidance for 3 days.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

250000 CFA - meals and overnight stays guide and traveler 180 euros; car hire 75 euros; fuel 100 euros; entrance fees 35 euros

What’s Extra

Take good walking shoes with you as well as suncream and lotion against mosquitos.

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