15 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

15 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  18 h
1
Abidjan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Yamoussoukro
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Man
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h
4
Assinie
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Exeter

4
nights
Abidjan

Abidjan ©
As Cote d'Ivoire's largest city and economic hub, Abidjan boasts the reputation of West Africa's party capital, while its rich culture remains evident in its numerous film festivals and a booming music scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Abidjan: Grand Bassam (Pont De La Victoire & Musee National des Costumes). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee du Plateau, and look for gifts at CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Abidjan trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Abidjan is an approximately 18- hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Abidjan

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
The Plateau ©
The Plateau

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nights
Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro
Unlike many of the world's cities with infrastructure trying to keep up with population, Yamoussoukro has no such problem--many of the city's sprawling six-lane highways and hotels were built before anybody lived here.
Yamoussoukro is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Abokouamekro Game Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yamoussoukro online road trip planner.

Getting from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Abidjan, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yamoussoukro, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 26°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Man.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

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nights
Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Man is known for parks and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, admire the sheer force of Les Cascades de Man, and head outdoors with La Dent de Man.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Man sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Man in 4.5 hours. March in Man sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for Assinie on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Man

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
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Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Les Cascades de Man ©
Les Cascades de Man
Mont Tonkoui ©
Mont Tonkoui

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Assinie

Assinie
A coastal resort town in the Ivory Coast, Assinie acts as a tranquil haven from the bustle of Abidjan some 80 km (49 mi) to the west.
On the 26th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Assinie day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Man to Assinie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Assinie, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Assinie

Parks Wildlife
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