10 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

10 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Assinie
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3 h
2
Man
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Yamoussoukro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Abidjan
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
End: Lagos

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day
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 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Assinie trip builder.

Lagos, Nigeria to Assinie is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Western African Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Man.

Things to do in Assinie

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1
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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get outside with La Dent de Man, then head outdoors with Mont Tonkoui, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Les Cascades de Man.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Man trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Assinie to Man in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Man

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

2
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.
On the 4th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Abokouamekro Game Reserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yamoussoukro trip itinerary site .

Drive from Man to Yamoussoukro in 4.5 hours. In August in Yamoussoukro, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Abidjan.

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
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Plateau and Musee National des Costumes. Head to CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville and PlaYce-Marcoryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abidjan: Grand Bassam (Pont De La Victoire, Maison Varlet, &more). There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, hunt for treasures at Marche de Treichville, have some family-friendly fun at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de Bingerville.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Abidjan trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yamoussoukro in August: highs in Abidjan hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
The Plateau ©
The Plateau
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville ©