Cultural & Historical Ivory Coast Tour

Cultural & Historical Ivory Coast Tour, 8 Days

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Cultural & Historical Ivory Coast Tour, 8 Days

Ivory Coast ( Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Abengourou, Yamoussoukro, Bouafle, Korgho)

Come discover Cote d'Ivoire, a jewel nestled on the coast of West Africa. This eight day journey offers visits to important historical sites including one of the largest churches in the world-the Basilique de Notre Dame de la Paix, and a game reserve. You will explore Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire's largest city- known as the "Paris of West Africa".

Day 1: ARRIVE ABIDJAN

Arrive in Abidjan. You will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Today’s activities will be determined based on your arrival time. You may relax and unwind or start the tour of Abidjan and vicinity.
Overnight at Ibis Plateau

Day 2: VISIT GRAND BASSAM

After breakfast, your first stop on your Ivory Coast Tour is Grand Bassam, the colonial capital city. You will visit the French colonial district, the costume museum, the craft center, the governor “Binger” palace. Visit the market for souvenirs shopping,
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Ibis Plateau.

Day 3: ABIDJAN – ABENGOUROU

After breakfast, travel to Abengourou in Indénié Kingdom. On the way, visit of the fetish priest (komian) then continue to the village of Aniassué where you will see the witch doctors’ ceremonies and the fetish dance. Arrive Abengourou and check into your hotel. In the afternoon, travel to Niablé  to visit the king Nanan Kouao, followed by a tour of the local cocoa plantation.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Hotel le Royaume

Day 4: ABENGOUROU – YAMOUSSOUKRO

After breakfast drive to Yamoussoukro, the political capital of Ivory Coast. In the afternoon visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, one of the world’s largest, the sacred crocodiles and the main mosque. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Hotel President Yamoussoukro.

Day 5: YAMOUSSOUKRO – KORHOGO

After breakfast, drive to the village of Kondeyaokro. Here you will attend an initiation dance of Goli masks. After, continue to Korhogo, in Sénoufo country. Arriving in Korhogo late afternoon and proceed to Toro for the initiation dance of fire eaters, called Djinangoro. Tour the village of Tioro.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Mont Korhogo.

Day 6: KORHOGO (SENOUFO LAND)

After breakfast visit the sacred rock and the fetish hut village in Niofoin. Continue to Boundiali and visit the Peulh’s village. Here you may see the traditional N’goro dance. Early evening return to Korhogo.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Mont Korhogo.

Day 7: KORHOGO – BOUAFLE

After breakfast, you will drive to Bouaflé. In the afternoon drive to the village of Lopouafla to see the zaouli dance (the very elastic and vibrating dance of Gouro people). Feel free to observe other village activities before returning to Bouaflé.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Irie.

Day 8: BOUAFLE – ABIDJAN – DEPART

After breakfast return to Abidjan. Upon arrival go on the city tour of Abidjan including Le Plateau, the central, high-rise commercial area. You will also tour Cocody, the upscale residential section and Treichville, which is linked to Le Plateau by two major bridges. With the assistance of your driver and guide, decide on your final activities before you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Tour Dates 2018

  • November 18 – 25
  • December 16 – 23

Tour Dates 2019

  • January 13 – 20
  • February 17 – 24
  • March 17 – 24
  • April 7 – 14
  • June 14 – 21
  • November 17 – 24
  • December 15 – 22

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  •  Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to all listed sites
  • Meals listed

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to driver and guide
  • Personal items such as laundry, internet and telephone
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