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Family trip to Ouagadougou with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Ninigui Village - Yatenga (Burkina Faso) There are no large amusement parks or children's museums in Ouagadougou. However, there are amazing natural reserves and unique national sights, which will be interesting to young travelers. The most famous landmark is the Reserve de Nazinga. On its territory, interesting trips on jeeps are organized for tourists. During the tour, one can see elephants in their natural habitat. Some areas of the reserve are suitable for hiking. When accompanied by a guide, vacationers can take a walk alongside elephants and take pictures with them. On the territory of the reserve, there is a small hotel with a restaurant, so tourists always have the opportunity to stay longer in these places.
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An unforgettable adventure for the whole family will be a trip to the Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou. It is famous for its rich craft traditions. Here you can watch how experienced craftsmen manufacture and paint handmade fabrics, make interesting souvenirs from wood and graceful statuettes in national style. In this picturesque village, one can excitingly spend an entire day. For a small fee, each of the masters will happily organize for the guests, an exciting master class and teach them how to make real national souvenirs. Here you can buy excellent memorable gifts.
You can continue to get acquainted with the amazing African nature in the reserve Parc Urbain Bängr-Weoogo. Walking through this park promises to be an unforgettable adventure. Except for rare plants and animals, on its territory you can see a lot of unusual sculptures carved from stone and wood. The park changes its appearance literally, every year, for many years the masters of wood carving has been constantly working in it. When a tree withers, they cut out of its trunk, a new sculpture. These works of art make the park look like a fairy forest. In the park, there is a lake in which crocodiles live, as well as several areas where one can see flowers rare for African flora. Children will certainly have a liking for a fascinating walk through the African forest. Copyright
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The city has a small zoo – Parc Animalier, which will be interesting to visit even with the kids. The zoo is quite small, but one can see all the typical species of the African fauna in it. In addition to lions, hippos and monkeys in the zoo, many animals considered exotic for the continent can be seen. In one of the enclosures live ostriches and in another you can see wild boars and goats, which are also rare in the wild African nature. The Ouagadougou Zoo is located next to one of the largest hotels. Therefore, it remains one of the most visited sites in the city.
There is a cozy park – FasoParc, in the deserted African town. Here for children, are equipped traditional playgrounds with slides and swings, several sports grounds and a recreation area with benches. The park is very spacious and is located near one of the hotels. Children here are presented with a large space for active games and entertainment.
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In Ouagadougou, vacationers are offered a huge selection of active entertainment. With older children, you can choose one of the exciting tours by car and go explore the surrounding attractions. One of the most interesting is the Tour Couleurs d'afrique, during which one can see wild African animals and admire the unique nature of one of the most deserted continent in the world.
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