5 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

5 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Assinie
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Man
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yamoussoukro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Abidjan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Lagos

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Assinie travel planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Assinie is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Western African Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Assinie can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Man.

Things to do in Assinie

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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get outside with Mont Tonkoui and then admire the sheer force of Les Cascades de Man.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Man trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Assinie to Man in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Man can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at 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.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yamoussoukro tour site .

You can drive from Man to Yamoussoukro in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Abidjan.

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
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of The Plateau, then look for gifts at CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Banco National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee du Plateau, and then browse the range of quality goods at PlaYce-Marcory.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Abidjan travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Yamoussoukro in June, you will find days in Abidjan are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Historic Sites Nature
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Grande Mosquee du Plateau ©
Grande Mosquee du Plateau
The Plateau ©
The Plateau

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