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The Ivory Coast - Explore!
13 days

The Ivory Coast

From Abidjan to Abidjan
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
14
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
14 to 85 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
US $3,460
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Highlights

Highlights

  • See the stilt dancers from the hill villages of Yacouba|
  • Meet the sacred guardians who watch over local villages
  • Explore rainforests to look for abundant wildlife
  • Learn about the initiation of local men into secret societies
  • Discover the remnants of the Ivorian dream

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Abidjan
  2. Day 2: Meet the Baule people and see a Goli Masquerade
  3. Day 3: Drive to Korhogo and meet the Senoufo people
  4. Day 4: Discover Senoufo villages and see the traditional Poro 'panther' dance
  5. Day 5: Countryside walk through to a sacred shrine; afternoon meeting the Fulani nomads
  6. Day 6: Drive to Odienne and meet a community of Dozon (Malinke hunters)
  7. Day 7: Full day journey to Man visiting Yacouba villages en route and opportunity to watch a masked dance
  8. Day 8: Walk to La Cascade Waterfall, visit nearby villages and watch a Gba mask dance
  9. Day 9: City tour of Man before afternoon journey to Daloa
  10. Day 10: Take in the impressive city sights of Yamoussoukro
  11. Day 11: Guided tour of Abidjan before driving to Grand Bassam for some time to relax on the Atlantic Coast
  12. Day 12: Explore colonial Grand Bassam before a free afternoon to relax
  13. Day 13: Trip ends in Grand Bassam
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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    Customer Reviews

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      3.5
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    • 4.5
    • A
      May 17, 2019
      A small amount of re-organsation of the days and time allowed for visits would be a great improvement. When in Yamassoukro to visit the Basilica, it would be a good idea to visit the amazing looking mosque seen in the distance. It was appreciated when... Show more
      Trip date: January 2018
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    • A
      May 17, 2019
      The trip involved some long road journeys , but these were clearly flagged in the trip information. The dances/village visits were good, if anything exceed my expectations
      Trip date: January 2018
      Review collected by Explore!
    • A
      May 17, 2019
      Stopping to be able to take some photos on Hornbills would be a good idea when and if they are seen.
      Trip date: January 2018
      Review collected by Explore!

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    The Ivory Coast

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      Nov 14, 2020
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      Dec 31, 2020
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    Frequently asked questions

      • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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      • Is travel insurance recommended?

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      • Is there a guide?

        A guide will accompany you on the tour.

      • Are meals included?

        Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

      • Is transport included?

        Transport is included on this tour.

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      • About the country

        Currencies

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        Franc
        Cote dlvoire

        Plugs & Adapters

        Cote dlvoire

        Visa

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        Vaccines

        These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
        • Typhoid - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
        • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
        • Cholera - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
        • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 3 months before travel.
        • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 2 months before travel.
        • Rabies - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 1 month before travel.
        • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
        • Yellow fever - Required for entrance into the country for Cote dlvoire. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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