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Lived for 9 years in Banfora and loved the waterfalls. They are quite straightforward to get to, though the dirt road can be a bit rough. The climb up to them is fairly easy and very safe. Worth spending 2000 Cfa on a guide. They...More
We visited the falls on a nice, hot, sunny afternoon in November. As it's dry season, the falls are but a trickle compared to their apparent grandeur in rainy season.
We arrived at 12:30 and were the only visitors for about 2 hours until 4...More
My husband wanted us to visit the falls even though it was rainy season. Our driver (who I truly felt sorry for...) did his best to get us through the deep holes and flooded areas. We had to ask the local villagers if we were...More
This is a pleasant place to spend a couple of hours. There are a number of levels you can walk up and around, places to swim or just cool your heels. The falls aren't spectacular but the setting is pretty. There were more tourists here...More
The region of Banfora is a welcome change to the grit and gravel of the road on either side. The landscape is interesting and the Falls are refreshing in the heat. Showing the effects of overuse, but nice all the same.
I found my stay at Les Cascades very pleasant, though it was bit strange that part of the main building was still under construction at the time. The rooms were spacious and had views of the nicely kept pool and garden area. The staff was...More
In Burkina Faso’s far southwestern region lies the country’s fourth largest city, Banfora. From a tourism perspective, the city itself is not particularly noteworthy, but nearby geologic features make this one of the country’s can’t miss destinations.
The Cascades de Karfiguéla, also known as the...More
We negotiated price 25000 for a van with two locals, one driver and one lets say guide. There was enough water (it was raining last week, and streets in Banfora was full of mud and "ponds". The cascade is nice, unspoiled, with very few visitors....More