The Ivory Coast

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Abidjan, Peru
  • Ends Grand Bassam , Peru
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Mask Ceremonies See the stilt dancers from the hill villages of the Yacouba
  • Sacred Warriors Meet the chiefs of the Dozo people, sacred guardians who watch over the local villages
  • Rainforest Explore rainforests throughout the country and look for monkeys, baboons and birdlife
  • The Spirit World Learn about the power of Poro; the initiation of local men into secret societies
Start in Abidjan and end in Grand Bassam, the tour The Ivory Coast is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will be traveling through Bouake, Korhogo, Danane and 5 other destinations in Ghana and Ivory Coast. The Ivory Coast is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

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 Rainforest - Explore the country's pristine rainforests in search of monkeys, baboons and birdlife Traditional life - Visit bustling markets, meet hunter-gatherer tribesman and embrace the colours, songs and secrets that make up this fascinating country
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  • Julie
  • On Oct 21 2019
“It's difficult to really comment on value for money as one can't compare two trips like for like”
Diana's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Diana
  • On Oct 21 2019
“Our guide Juan Carlos made this trip.He was always with us and available for questions/concerns etc.
His attention to detail was amazing.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Micaela
  • On Oct 21 2019
“Brilliant trip, will definitely consider travelling again with Explore after this trip.”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • 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 Download PDF Brochure
Meals
  • 12 Breakfast
Accommodation
  • 12 nights comfortable hotel
Transport
  • Bus, Boat, Ferry
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s), 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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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 327 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 19 December 2019 full payment is required.

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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Ivory Coast tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.
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