8 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

8 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Assinie
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  3​h
2
Man
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yamoussoukro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Abidjan
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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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 19th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Dipi Crocodile Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Assinie route builder site .

Toronto, Canada to Assinie is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Assinie. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get much warmer in Assinie: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Man.

Things to do in Assinie

Parks Wildlife
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night
Man

Man ©
Man is a city in western Ivory Coast. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Les Cascades de Man, head outdoors with La Dent de Man, and then get outside with Mont Tonkoui.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Man trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Assinie to Man takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Man can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive 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
La Dent de Man ©
La Dent de Man

1
night
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 21st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palais Presidentiel.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yamoussoukro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Man to Yamoussoukro takes 4.5 hours. In May in Yamoussoukro, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) 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
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

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nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Paul's Cathedral and Treichville. Get outdoors at Banco National Park and Zoo Nationale d'Abidjan. Explore Abidjan's surroundings by going to Grand Bassam (Maison Varlet & Musee National des Costumes). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Plateau, have some family-friendly fun at YoupiLand "la petite academie", explore the wide array of goods at PlaYce-Marcory, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Abidjan trip planner .

You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Abidjan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Yamoussoukro in May, expect nights in Abidjan to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abidjan

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Treichville ©
Treichville
Grande Mosquee du Plateau ©
Grande Mosquee du Plateau

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