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  • Burkina Faso

Classic Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso

Volta Delta

Here in the South Eastern part of the Volta Delta, Burkina Faso’s National Parks are readily assessable. Arli National Park adjoins Sindou Reserve in the west and Pendjari National Park to the south. The park is home to approximately 100 lions, 200 elephants and 200 hippos. Buffalo, baboons, green and red monkeys, boar, warthog, bushbucks, duikers and antelopes are not shy when it comes to strangers. Take a game drive to see the park's diverse wildlife. The best time for game viewing at the park is during the dry season when animals collect at the water pools at Tounga.

Lake Tengrela situated near Banfora is prevalent for its hippopotamuses, and locals believe the hippos are sacred animals. Enjoy the views over the lake, with rolling hills in the distance, and beautiful waterlilies scattered all over the lake in shallow water; turn out to be a safe spot for hippo watching. 

Bangr Weogo Park is also located in the heart of Ouagadougou, a wooded urban park providing a,n environment for nature lovers to immerse themselves in its tranquil beauty.

 

Black Volta Region

The southern regions are tropical in nature and epitomise lush Savannah and dense forests. Of all Burkina Faso's most spectacular landscapes, the Sindou Peaks are a must-see, featuring tortuous cones sculpted by the elements. Located 50km west of Banfora, this geological fantasyland is also ideal for hiking.

 

East Burkina Faso

The Southwest of the country is known the sincerity of its people and for the region’s natural beauty. Rock formations, waterfalls and traditional villages are among the treasures to visit.