26 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

26 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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26 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Bani
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Ouahigouya
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + bus:  6​h 15​min
3
Banfora
— 4 nights
4
Bobo Dioulasso
— 4 nights
5
Ouagadougou
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Jakarta

4
nights
Bani

Bani ©
Bani is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of The Grand Mosque at Bani.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Bani trip itinerary builder .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Bani is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Ouahigouya.

Things to do in Bani

Historic Sites
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The Grand Mosque at Bani ©
The Grand Mosque at Bani

3
nights
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. Ouahigouya is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the collection at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ouahigouya road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bani to Ouahigouya takes 5.5 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Banfora.
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4
nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Banfora is known for parks, nature, outdoors, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Cascades de Banfora, explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou, take in the dramatic scenery at Karfiguela Falls, and get outside with Cascade de Banfora.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Banfora online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Ouahigouya to Banfora in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Banfora are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Bobo Dioulasso on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Banfora

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

4
nights
Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Bobo Dioulasso is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, look for gifts at Gafreh, make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bobo Dioulasso day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Bobo Dioulasso sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Ouagadougou on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

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

5
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: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, hunt for treasures at Ouagadougou Markets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ouagadougou online road trip planner .

You can fly from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Ouagadougou are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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 ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou