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Cultural & Historical Tour of Ivory Coast, 8 Days

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Cultural & Historical Tour of Ivory Coast, 8 Days

Day 1: Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire

Arrive 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: Grand Bassam

After breakfast, drive to Grand Bassam, the colonial capital city; visit the French colonial district, the costume museum, the craft center, the governor “Binger” palace. Visit the market for souvenirs shopping. Return to Abidjan for dinner and overnight.

Meal(s): Breakfast

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): Breakfast and 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): Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight at Le President

 

Day 5: Yamoussoukro – Korhogo

After breakfast, drive to the village of Kondeyaokro. Attend an initiation dance of Goli masks. Continue to Korhogo, in Sénoufo country. Arrive Korhogo late afternoon and proceed to Toro for the initiation dance of fire eaters, called Djinangoro. Tour the village of Tioro before returning to your hotel.

Meal(s): Breakfast and 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 and Dinner

Overnight at Mont Korhogo

 

Day 7: Korhogo – Bouafle

After breakfast, 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). Observe other village activities before returning to Bouaflé.

Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Irie

 

Day 8: Bouafle – Abidjan – Depart

After breakfast return to Abidjan. On arrival go on the city tour of Abidjan including Le Plateau, the central, high-rise commercial area, 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): Breakfast

2017 Tour Dates

  • November 19 – 26
  • December 17 -24

2018 Tour Dates

  • January 14 – 21
  • February 18 – 25
  • March 18 – 25
  • April 8 – 15
  • June 15 – 22
  • November 18 – 25
  • December 16 – 23

 

SERVICES INCLUDE

  •  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

 

SERVICES DO NOT INCLUDE

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