17 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

17 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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17 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Abidjan
— 6 nights
2
Bouake
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Yamoussoukro
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Man
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
5
Assinie
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Toronto

6
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.
Get outdoors at Banco National Park and Cercle de la Voile d'Abidjan. For shopping fun, head to CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville or PlaYce-Marcory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abidjan: Grand Bassam (Palais de Justice Nouveau & Musee National des Costumes). There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Plateau, have some family-friendly fun at International Club & Paintball Park, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Nationale d'Abidjan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Abidjan online holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Abidjan is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Abidjan, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Abidjan reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bouake.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
The Plateau ©
The Plateau
Musee National des Costumes ©
Musee National des Costumes

1
night
Bouake

Bouake ©
Bouaké is the second-largest city in Ivory Coast, with a population of 536,189 . For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bouake travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Abidjan to Bouake in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Abidjan in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bouake, with highs around 41°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (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

1
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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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yamoussoukro trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bouake to Yamoussoukro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Man.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
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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

4
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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Step out of the city life by going to Mont Tonkoui and Les Cascades de Man. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with La Dent de Man.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Man vacation planning tool .

Getting from Yamoussoukro to Man by car takes about 4.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Man are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 18th (Mon), you're off toAssinie.

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

2
nights
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.
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You can do a combination of flight and car from Man to Assinie in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Assinie when traveling from Man in February, with lows around 28°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Assinie

Parks Wildlife
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