16 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

16 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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

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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 13th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Assinie trip itinerary builder app.

Accra, Ghana to Assinie is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for Bouake on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife · Parks
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Bouake

Bouake ©
Bouaké is the second-largest city in Ivory Coast, with a population of 536,189 . Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Saint Michel.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bouake itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Assinie to Bouake takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In May in Bouake, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Bouake

Historic Sites
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Cathedral Saint Michel ©
Cathedral Saint Michel

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Abokouamekro Game Reserve and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel, and then identify plant and animal life at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yamoussoukro trip site.

Traveling by car from Bouake to Yamoussoukro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Yamoussoukro are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Man.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): head outdoors with La Dent de Man and then head outdoors with Mont Tonkoui. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Les Cascades de Man.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Man day trip planner.

You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Man in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Abidjan.

Things to do in Man

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

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to International Club & Paintball Park and Banco National Park. Get some cultural insight at Maison Ganamet and Ex Poste de Douane. Explore Abidjan's surroundings by going to Grand Bassam (Maison Varlet, La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Amani Gallery, don't miss a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral, browse the different shops at PlaYce-Marcory, and wander the streets of The Plateau.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Abidjan trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Man to Abidjan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand-Lahou.

Things to do in Abidjan

Fun & Games · Shopping · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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International Club & Paintball Park ©
International Club & Paintball Park
Maison Ganamet ©
Maison Ganamet
La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM ©
La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM

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Grand-Lahou

Grand-Lahou ©
Grand-Lahou is a coastal town in southern Ivory Coast. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Assagny National Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand-Lahou trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Abidjan to Grand-Lahou in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Sassandra on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Grand-Lahou

Nature · Parks
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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 27th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Le Wharf du Sassandra and then make a trip to L'Ancienne Maison du Gouverneur de Bas Sassandra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Le Phare du Sassandra.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Sassandra trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand-Lahou to Sassandra in 3 hours. In May in Sassandra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Le Wharf du Sassandra ©
Le Wharf du Sassandra