7 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

7 days in Ivory Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Exeter
Fly:  18 h
1
Abidjan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Yamoussoukro
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Assinie
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Exeter

2
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.
Explore Abidjan's surroundings by going to Grand Bassam (Ex Poste de Douane & Musee National des Costumes). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the striking landscape of Banco National Park, admire the natural beauty at Jardin botanique de Bingerville, and take an in-depth tour of Musee des Civilisations de Cote d’Ivoire.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Abidjan day trip site.

Exeter, UK to Abidjan is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yamoussoukro.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

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Grand Bassam
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville ©
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville

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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 5th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Yamoussoukro online route planner.

You can drive from Abidjan to Yamoussoukro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assinie.

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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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 6th (Sat): stroll through Dipi Crocodile Farm.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Assinie travel route planner.

You can drive from Yamoussoukro to Assinie in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Assinie are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Assinie

Wildlife Parks
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