7 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

7 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Amani Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Abidjan side-trips: Grand Bassam (Musee National des Costumes & Ex Poste de Douane). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de Bingerville, and wander the streets of Treichville.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abidjan trip itinerary builder tool .

Lagos, Nigeria to Abidjan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Abidjan. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Abidjan

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Grand Bassam
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Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
The Plateau ©
The Plateau
Treichville ©
Treichville

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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 6th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Abokouamekro Game Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yamoussoukro vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In August in Yamoussoukro, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Man.

Things to do in Yamoussoukro

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

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Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get outside with La Dent de Man, then get outside with Mont Tonkoui, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Les Cascades de Man.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Man trip planner.

Drive from Yamoussoukro to Man in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Assinie.

Things to do in Man

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Mont Tonkoui ©
Mont Tonkoui
La Dent de Man ©
La Dent de Man
Les Cascades de Man ©
Les Cascades de Man

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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 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Dipi Crocodile Farm.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Assinie trip builder.

Getting from Man to Assinie by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Assinie, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife Parks
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