8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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8 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Ouagadougou
— 1 night
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
3
Banfora
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Koudougou
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Belgrade

1
night
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, then stroll around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ouagadougou online route builder .

Belgrade, Serbia to Ouagadougou is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Belgrade in May, things will get warmer in Ouagadougou: highs are around 45°C and lows about 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

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Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Ouagadougou Markets ©
Ouagadougou Markets

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Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, then look for gifts at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and finally make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bobo Dioulasso trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Ouagadougou in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bobo Dioulasso: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

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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

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nights
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Domes de Fabedougou, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Cascades de Banfora.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Banfora route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koudougou.

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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls

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nights
Koudougou

Koudougou
Koudougou is a city in Burkina Faso's Boulkiemdé Province. On the 9th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Musee d'Issouka.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Koudougou trip planning website .

Getting from Banfora to Koudougou by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Koudougou

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