24 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

24 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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24 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Sassandra
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grand-Lahou
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Abidjan
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yamoussoukro
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Man
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
6
Assinie
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Lagos

3
nights
Sassandra

Sassandra ©
Sassandra is a town in southern Ivory Coast. Sassandra is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Commonwealth War Grave Commission Tomb for MV Dumana RAF Seaplane Tender, appreciate the history behind Monument to MV Dumana Crew killed in Action, take in the waterfront at Le Wharf du Sassandra, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Catholic Church of the Parish of Saint Andre.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sassandra tour planning site .

Lagos, Nigeria to Sassandra is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Sassandra. In October in Sassandra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for Grand-Lahou on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Sassandra

Historic Sites
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Le Wharf du Sassandra ©
Le Wharf du Sassandra

3
nights
Grand-Lahou

Grand-Lahou ©
Grand-Lahou is a coastal town in southern Ivory Coast. Grand-Lahou is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Assagny National Park.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand-Lahou trip planner .

Drive from Sassandra to Grand-Lahou in 3 hours. On the 27th (Sun), you're off toAbidjan.

Things to do in Grand-Lahou

Parks Nature
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Assagny National Park ©
Assagny National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Abidjan: Grand Bassam (La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM, Musee National des Costumes, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de Bingerville, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Banco National Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee du Plateau.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Abidjan tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand-Lahou to Abidjan by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Abidjan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Take a break from Yamoussoukro with a short trip to Cathedral Saint Michel in Bouake, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Abokouamekro Game Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yamoussoukro tour website .

Traveling by car from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Abidjan in November since evenings lows in Yamoussoukro dip to 25°C. You'll set off for Man on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cathedral Saint Michel, 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

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nights
Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. On the 7th (Thu), head outdoors with La Dent de Man and then get outside with Mont Tonkoui. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Les Cascades de Man.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Man tour builder tool .

Getting from Yamoussoukro to Man by car takes about 4.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel 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

5
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Assinie trip planner .

Getting from Man to Assinie by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Assinie can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife Parks
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