The Ivory Coast

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 16-79 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-22146
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Ends Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Journey through one of West Africa's most unspoilt and undiscovered countries
  • Visit bustling markets and witness the stilt dancers from the hill villages of the Yacouba
  • Explore UNESCO listed old colonial capital of Grand Bassam, renowned for its golden beaches
The "The Ivory Coast" tour starts in Abidjan and ends in Grand Bassam. The "The Ivory Coast" tour is an active and outdoor tour that takes 13 days taking you through Abidjan, Grand-Lahou, Korhogo, Yamoussoukro and 6 other destinations in Ivory Coast and Ghana. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

After years of isolation, Ivory Coast is finally opening up to travellers and on this trip we will be exploring remote villages; untouched by the western world where the spirit gods and ancestral traditions are king.



Mask Ceremonies - See the stilt dancers from the hill villages of the Yacouba

Grand Bassam- Explore on foot the UNESCO -listed French colonial capital

Traditional life - Visit bustling markets, meet hunter-gatherer tribesman and embrace the colours, songs and secrets that make up this fascinating country
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Abidjan
  • Day 2 : Meet the Baule people and see a Goli Masquerade
  • Day 3 : Drive to Korhogo and meet the Senoufo people
  • Day 4 : Discover Senoufo villages and see the traditional Poro 'panther' dance
  • Day 5 : Countryside walk through to a sacred shrine; afternoon meeting the Fulani nomads
  • Day 6 : Drive to Odienne and meet a community of Dozon (Malinke hunters)
  • Day 7 : Full day journey to Man visiting Yacouba villages en route and opportunity to watch a masked dance
  • Day 8 : Walk to La Cascade Waterfall, visit nearby villages and watch a Gba mask dance
  • Day 9 : City tour of Man before afternoon journey to Daloa
  • Day 10 : Take in the impressive city sights of Yamoussoukro
  • Day 11 : Guided tour of Abidjan before driving to Grand Bassam for some time to relax on the Atlantic Coast
  • Day 12 : Explore colonial Grand Bassam before a free afternoon to relax
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Grand Bassam
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel Detente (1 night)
  • Mon Afrik (1 night)
  • Hotel Olympe (3 nights)
  • Hotel Les Frontieres Odienne (1 night)
  • Hotel Les Cascades (2 nights)
  • Hotel La Grace (1 night)
  • Hotel Residence Aho (1 night)
  • Hotel Etoile du Sud (2 nights)
Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Abidjan and from Grand Bassam are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this The Ivory Coast tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Ivory Coast tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 April 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 April 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Ivory Coast tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this The Ivory Coast tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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