26 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

26 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
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
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bobo Dioulasso
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
5
Ouagadougou
— 5 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

4
nights
Bani

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

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bani day trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Bani is an approximately 32- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jakarta to Bani. 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: get advice or help at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ouahigouya trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bani to Ouahigouya takes 6 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Banfora.
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BIblioteca OLVIDO ©
BIblioteca OLVIDO

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 wildlife, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora, explore the striking landscape at Les Pics de Sindou, admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls, and head outdoors with Cascade de Banfora.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Banfora trip maker.

Getting from Ouahigouya to Banfora by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll set off 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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames, look for gifts at Gafreh, and take in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bobo Dioulasso route planner.

You can drive from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bobo Dioulasso, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will leave for Ouagadougou on the 19th (Sun).

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
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite

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, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, stroll around Faso Parc, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ouagadougou.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ouagadougou tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou by flight takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Ouagadougou

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