The Ivory Coast

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Ends Grand Bassam , Tanzania
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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
The Ivory Coast tour starts in Abidjan and ends in Grand Bassam. The Ivory Coast tour is an active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Tanzania, Ghana and Ivory Coast and visit Grand-Lahou, Assagny National Park, Korhogo and 6 other destinations. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, 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 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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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 Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • 12 nights comfortable hotel
Meals
  • 12 Breakfast
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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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.

Payment

A deposit of 343 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 21 April 2020 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.

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