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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa that offers a unique and authentic travel experience for tourists. The country is known for its vibrant culture, colorful markets, and traditional music and dance. Visitors can explore the ancient ruins of Loropeni, hike through the stunning landscapes of the Sahel region, or witness the breathtaking beauty of the cascading Karfiguela Waterfalls. Burkina Faso is also home to several national parks, including the Arly National Park, where visitors can spot elephants, lions, and other wildlife. The country's warm and welcoming people, delicious cuisine, and rich history make it a must-visit destination for any adventurous traveler.

Burkina Faso Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting Burkina Faso. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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