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16 May 2018
“Sindou's Peak”
22 Nov 2016
“Sindou Peaks - nice hike near Banfora”
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

A must see place, you can also see places for fetishes and voodoo. Wonderful for hiking.. Don't forget to hire a tour guide.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marc A
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The Sindou Peaks are a geological formation approximately 50 km from Banfora down a brand new paved road. Our driver called a local guide prior to our arrival and he was waiting for us as we pulled up. The guide led us on a hike...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Randy H
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Went there on a not-as-bumpy ride as I would have thought, the road is recently sealed and little trafficed. The place is totally otherworldly and you should not, I repeat Not miss it! Bring a picnic and plenty of free space on your memory card.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Antifeminist
Reviewed January 7, 2016

The Pics were my personal favourite BF sight. A great place to wander and scramble around for fantastic views of these limestone rock formations.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank LDB65
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

First of all, the site is breathtaking, incredible and amazing. For people who like to climb just a little this the place for you, the place is safe, the guide is friendly and very professional. It's advised to go early especially when you don't have...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank caveconsult
Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Peaks of Sindou is a marvelous geoological beauty that is worth a visit if you are in Burkina Faso. A part of the escarpment that goes all the way to Dogon Country in Mali, the peaks are a geological marvel to behold. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank inmyflipflops
Reviewed July 2, 2015

There's nothing quite like hiking through miles of seemingly endless peaks. My guide was a local chieftain's son and he was able to share the rich history of the area. The tour left me wanting to know more about the area, its people, and the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank OmarMel85
Reviewed December 29, 2014

51 km away. Taxi cost 25.000 cfr but i guess cheaper if you can bargin in french. 45 minutes walk with french guide athte site. 1000 cfa entrance fee. Is on the same route as hippo lake.

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank EnClair
Reviewed April 2, 2014

I wouldn't come to Burkina Faso to see them, but if you are in the neighbourhood of Banfora, you should drop by. They are easy to reach and simple to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank ProfRonM
Reviewed March 3, 2014

Burkina Faso isn't full of natural wonders.. thus it makes Sindou Peak a must visit. To be honest, it's not earth-shattering awesomeness. It's very nice and unusual rock formations but the rocks aren't that big or majestic, and the whole area isn't really that big....More

Date of experience: February 2014
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