6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Accra
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.
You've now added Banco National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Banco National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Dominantes.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Abidjan online trip planner .

Accra, Ghana to Abidjan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Bassam.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Nature Parks
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Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
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.
Musee National des Costumes has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee National des Costumes.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Bassam online attractions planner .

Getting from Abidjan to Grand Bassam by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. August in Grand Bassam sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car 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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Peace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yamoussoukro online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Bassam to Yamoussoukro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. August in Yamoussoukro sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Abidjan.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

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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
For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Abidjan trip planning app .

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 August, you will find days in Abidjan are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). On the 18th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Abidjan

Nightlife Shopping Outdoors
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