19 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

19 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  22 h 45 min
1
Assinie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Grand Bassam
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Man
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Yamoussoukro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Abidjan
— 5 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
Assinie is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Assinie trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Assinie is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Assinie to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 28°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Grand Bassam.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife Parks
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3
nights
Grand Bassam

Grand Bassam ©
Lying on the southeast Ivory Coast, Grand Bassam not only boasts golden beaches and French colonial architecture, but also holds the title of World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maison Ganamet and Maison Varlet. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee National des Costumes and Ex Poste de Douane. There's more to do: make a trip to Pont De La Victoire and steep yourself in history at La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Bassam tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Assinie to Grand Bassam in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Grand Bassam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You will leave for Man on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Grand Bassam

Historic Sites Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Musee National des Costumes ©
Musee National des Costumes
Maison Ganamet ©
Maison Ganamet
La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM ©
La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM

3
nights
Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Visiting Les Cascades de Man and Mont Tonkoui will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: get outside with La Dent de Man.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Man online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Bassam to Man takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Bassam in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Man, with lows of 26°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Man

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

3
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.
Visit Basilica of Our Lady of Peace and Grande Mosquee for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve and Abokouamekro Game Reserve. There's more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel.

Discover how to plan a Yamoussoukro trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Man to Yamoussoukro in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Abidjan.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Wildlife Parks 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
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Grande Mosquee du Plateau are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Banco National Park and Ivoire Golf Club. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire, have some family-friendly fun at YoupiLand "la petite academie", get in on the family fun at Doraville, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin botanique de Bingerville.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Abidjan trip planner.

Getting from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Yamoussoukro in May, plan for slightly colder days in Abidjan, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abidjan

Parks Shopping Theme Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire ©
Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire