6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Abidjan
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Abidjan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Assinie
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h
3
Man
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Yamoussoukro
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Abidjan

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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.
Head to CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville and PlaYce-Marcoryfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at St. Paul's Cathedral and Grande Mosquee du Plateau. Take a break from Abidjan with a short trip to Musee National des Costumes in Grand Bassam, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: visit The Plateau, get a new perspective on nature at Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire, take a stroll through Treichville, and explore the striking landscape of Banco National Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Abidjan route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Abidjan. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assinie.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

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Musee National des Costumes
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
The Plateau ©
The Plateau
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville ©
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Assinie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Abidjan to Assinie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Man.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife Parks
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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): head outdoors with Mont Tonkoui, then head outdoors with La Dent de Man, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Les Cascades de Man.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Man driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Assinie to Man takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Assinie in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Man, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Man

Outdoors Nature Parks
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La Dent de Man ©
La Dent de Man
Les Cascades de Man ©
Les Cascades de Man
Mont Tonkoui ©
Mont Tonkoui

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Abokouamekro Game Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yamoussoukro holiday site.

You can drive from Man to Yamoussoukro in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

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