Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife
Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for teenagers
Maximum travelers: 3
German (advanced), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)
A road trip in West Africa
A road trip to the highlights of Burkina Faso and Ghana. You will discover the realistic side of Africa. Meet the local people, visit traditional villages with their ancient buidings, discover the wild nature with their wild animals and drive through the main cities.
Day 1 (350 km): Trip from Ouagadougou to Bobo Dioulasso. On the way visit Bazoulé, the Mossi village and the lake with the sacred crocodiles and a Fula family at Boromo.
Arrival at Bobo Dioulasso in the evening.
Day 2 (80 km): Visit the highlihts of Bobo Dioulasso and the mosque. After that a trip to Banfora. Visit the waterfalls and in the evening by boat on the lake with the hippos.
Overnight in a lodge at Banfora.
Day 3 (100 km): Back to Bobo. Visit to Koumi, a traditional village and to la Guingette, a tropical forest near Bobo.
Day 4 (600 km): Trip to Mole National Park (Ghana).
Day 5: Excursion in Mole National Park.
Day 6 (400 km): Trip to Lake Bosumtwe near Kumasi. Overnight in a hotel at Lake Bosumtwe.
Day 7 (100): Visit to the highlights of Kumasi
Day 8 (200 km): Trip to Cape Coast.
Day 9 (75 km): Visit to Kakum National Park. At the end of the day visit to the slave fort of Elmina.
Day 10 (150 km): Trip to Accra. Visit to Accra.
Day 11: Visit to Accra.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ouagadougou
End location: Accra
Duration: 11 days
The duration of the tour may vary depending on individual wishes.
Transportation Method: Transport with my old Toyota Landcruiser type HZJ73. Not the most comfortable car, but very strong and good for the West African roads.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1600 euro - Comment: meals and overnight stays guide and traveler; car hire; fuel; entrance fees.