Burkina Faso Warnings and Dangers

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Burkina Faso Warnings and Dangers


    If you plan to travel to Burkina Faso, you must have an International Certificate of Vaccination (yellow card) that has been validated by an approved vaccination clinic. To be effective against the virus you need to do this at least 10 days before travel. I was the first person off of my airplane at just after Midnight. A soldier quickly ran down a...

  • African dust: your DSLR's sensor enemy

    If you fancy DSLR cameras and you have several lenses that you wish to use while touring around Burkina, well there are bad news. At the time of our visit it was the dry season, meaning that all dirt roads (even inside the cities) were full of red african dust. By the end of the day a fine layer of red dust was covering most of our clothes and hair...

  • Dangers??? No no!

    I can hardly imagine anyone encountering problems while travelling around Burkina. Locals are friendly and despite widespread poverty there had been minimal harassments. These were mainly in touristy areas where people have "discovered" that easy money can be made out of tourists. Besides no police check outs were experienced. The only "danger" I...

  • Ouagadougou at night

    I found Burkina Faso to be a very safe place to travel. However, I would always avoid the area around the main market in Ouagadougou after dark: it's cavernous and a little unnerving, and there have been many muggings southwest of this area in particular. I walked in many other areas late at night without feeling in any danger, but always took a...

  • I found Burkina Faso to be a...

    I found Burkina Faso to be a very safe country. Be however careful in Ouagadougou as I heard there is alot of pickpockets around. We felt very safe when going around in the country but dont be stupid and show money and values to people, then you may be robbed as you would in any country. PHOTO: OUR BUSH TAXI MAKES A STOP IN BOBO DIOULASSO.

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Burkina Faso Hotels

  • Auberge Kunkolo

    Tiebele is a small town with the best preserved painted Kassena houses. We spent the night in style...

  • Laico Ouaga 2000 Hotel

    01 Bp 1603 Ouaga 01, OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 01

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Teria

    There are 2 hotels in Bobo with the name Teria. The other is called Teria 2. The rooms are situated...

  • Hotel Hala

    Except some budget accomnmdations with a few rooms Gaoua has only one midrange hotel with 22 rooms....

  • Angel Hilltop Hotel

    500 meter from center, Ganta

  • Hotel les Palmiers

    I stayed at 4 hotels in Ouagadougou. If this was a review by Goldilocks, I would say this hotel is...

  • Hotel le Silmande Ougadougou

    Route de Kaya BP 01 4733, Ouagadougou 01 Burkina Faso

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Le Pavillon Vert

    Ave de la Liberté, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Palm Beach

    10 Avenue Kwame N'Krumah, Ouagadougou, 5557, Burkina Faso

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

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