9 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

9 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  26 h
1
Ouagadougou
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Bobo Dioulasso
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Banfora
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Ouahigouya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Salt Lake City

3
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: identify plant and animal life at Ranch de Nazinga, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ouagadougou Markets, walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou.

Discover how to plan a Ouagadougou trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Salt Lake City, USA to Ouagadougou is an approximately 26- hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Ouagadougou, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in April: high temperatures in Ouagadougou hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Ranch de Nazinga ©
Ranch de Nazinga
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou

1
night
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 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mare aux Hippopotames, stop by Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bobo Dioulasso trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ouagadougou in April: highs in Bobo Dioulasso hover around 99°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Banfora.

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite ©
Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames

1
night
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 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou, then take in the dramatic natural features at Domes de Fabedougou, and then identify plant and animal life at Les Cascades de Banfora.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Banfora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bobo Dioulasso to Banfora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Banfora can reach 99°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Ouahigouya.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Domes de Fabedougou ©
Domes de Fabedougou

1
night
Ouahigouya

Ouahigouya ©
Ouahigouya is a relatively notable town in northern Burkina Faso. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get advice or help at BIblioteca OLVIDO.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ouahigouya route builder.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Banfora to Ouahigouya takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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BIblioteca OLVIDO ©
BIblioteca OLVIDO

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