14 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

14 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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14 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  27​h
1
Ouagadougou
— 2 nights
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
3
Banfora
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Koudougou
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Ouahigouya
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Ouagadougou is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, don't miss a visit to marche de Sankariare, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou.

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Salt Lake City, USA to Ouagadougou is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Ouagadougou, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in January: high temperatures in Ouagadougou hover around 92°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©

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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, and finally view the masterpieces at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bobo Dioulasso trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in January, and nighttime lows around 67°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toBanfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes ©

2
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Cascades de Banfora. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Domes de Fabedougou and then admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Banfora travel app .

Getting from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. January in Banfora sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls

1
night
Koudougou

Koudougou
Koudougou is a city in Burkina Faso's Boulkiemdé Province. To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Koudougou route app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Banfora to Koudougou in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 10th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Koudougou

Museums
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2
nights
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouahigouya trip planner.

Getting from Koudougou to Ouahigouya by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel back home.
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