6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Accra
Bus:  4 h 30 min
1
Abidjan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Grand Bassam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Yamoussoukro
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Abidjan
— 2 nights
Bus:  12 h 15 min
End: Accra

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Banco National Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then explore the galleries of Galerie Dominantes.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Abidjan tour itinerary planning tool.

Accra, Ghana to Abidjan is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Bassam.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Parks Nature
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Amani Gallery ©
Amani Gallery
Treichville ©
Treichville
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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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.
You've now added Musee National des Costumes to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Musee National des Costumes.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Bassam trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Abidjan to Grand Bassam in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Grand Bassam

Museums
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Musee National des Costumes ©
Musee National des Costumes

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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 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, thenponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yamoussoukro trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Grand Bassam to Yamoussoukro by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (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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Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

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Abidjan

Abidjan
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Abidjan road trip app.

You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Yamoussoukro in August, plan for little chillier days in Abidjan, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Abidjan

Nightlife Shopping Fun & Games
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