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5 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 2h 30min
Assinie— 1 day
Drive: 4h 15min
Yamoussoukro— 1 night
Drive: 2h 30min
Abidjan— 3 nights
Fly: 4h 30min
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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.Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Dipi Crocodile Farm.
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Accra, Ghana to Assinie is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September in Assinie, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yamoussoukro.
Things to do in Assinie
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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.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll through Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, then get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee.
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Drive from Assinie to Yamoussoukro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Abidjan.
Things to do in Yamoussoukro
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
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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.When in Abidjan, make a side trip to see Musee National des Costumes in Grand Bassam, approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, get engrossed in the history at Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire, and explore the wide array of goods at PlaYce-Marcory.
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You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Yamoussoukro in September, plan for slightly colder days in Abidjan, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Abidjan
Musee National des Costumes
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