Route & dates
4 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 7h 15min
Yamoussoukro— 1 night
Drive: 2h 30min
Abidjan— 2 nights
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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.Plan my Yamoussoukro trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
Lagos, Nigeria to Yamoussoukro is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western African Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. October in Yamoussoukro sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Abidjan.
Things to do in Yamoussoukro
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
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.Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then wander the streets of The Plateau, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally stop by CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Musee National des Costumes, get your game on at Abidjan Karting El Keif, then have some family-friendly fun at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, and finally explore the striking landscape of Banco National Park.
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You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In October, daytime highs in Abidjan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Abidjan
Musee National des Costumes
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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