13 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

13 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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Abidjan
— 3 nights
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Grand-Lahou
— 1 night
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Sassandra
— 1 night
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Yamoussoukro
— 1 day
5
Man
— 2 nights
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Assinie
— 2 nights

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Abidjan

Abidjan ©

Paris of Africa

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 Abidjan's surroundings by going to Grand Bassam (Musee National des Costumes & Pont De La Victoire). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Banco National Park, visit Treichville, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee du Plateau, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de Bingerville.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Abidjan online tour planner.

London, UK to Abidjan is an approximately 14-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Abidjan reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand-Lahou.

Things to do in Abidjan

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Grand-Lahou

Grand-Lahou ©
Grand-Lahou is a coastal town in southern Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Assagny National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand-Lahou travel route builder website.

Getting from Abidjan to Grand-Lahou by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sassandra.

Things to do in Grand-Lahou

Parks · Nature
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Assagny National Park ©
Assagny National Park

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Sassandra

Sassandra ©
Sassandra is a town in southern Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Le Wharf du Sassandra and then make a trip to L'Ancienne Maison du Gouverneur de Bas Sassandra.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Sassandra tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Grand-Lahou to Sassandra in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sassandra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yamoussoukro.
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Le Wharf du Sassandra ©
Le Wharf du Sassandra

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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 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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.

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Getting from Sassandra to Yamoussoukro by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Sassandra in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yamoussoukro, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Man.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get outside with Mont Tonkoui and then head outdoors with La Dent de Man. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Les Cascades de Man.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Man day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yamoussoukro to Man takes 4.5 hours. December in Man sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Assinie.

Things to do in Man

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Assinie trip maker app.

Drive from Man to Assinie in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Man in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Assinie, with lows of 26°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife · Parks
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