Tour of Abidjan & Yamoussoukro
1st Jul, 2019
1st Jun 2018 - 1st Aug 2019
Booking is subject to availability.
Arrive Abidjan and transfer to your lovely boutique hotel. Settle in and enjoy the artsy ambiance. Take a dip in the pool, have lunch and spend the day at your leisure.
You may choose to check out the nightlife of Abidjan afterward.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for a 2hr 30mins drive to Yamoussoukro, the country's capital, to visit Basilique Notre Dame de la Paix (Our Lady of Peace Basilica) - the Largest Church in the World. Take a tour of the beautiful church before driving by the Presidential Palace and crocodile lake. Pack along a bathing suit as you will be taken to Domaine Bini for spectacular mud bathing experience. Get a light mud massage while u lay in the mud and sip on African vodka. Wrap up the day with a buffet of local Ivorian delicacy while being entertained by the beating of traditional drums. Return to your hotel after a lovely relaxing day.
You may chose to check out the Pharmacy - a concept bar lounge in the heart of Abidjan.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 10am to set out for Treichville for a quick stop to visit Le Centre Artisanal de la Ville d'Abidjan (Artisan Center of Abidjan) where you can shop for art and souvenirs. Depart for the historical town of Grand Bassam afterwards to explore the French Colononial area. Visit the Musee du Costume which was served as the former residence of French colonial governors. You will then be taken to Assinie where you will have a lovely lunch with a view of the lake at a lovely beach resort. Take a 3 mins boat ride after lunch to the beach to relax under the palm trees or take a dip in the pool. You will have the option of also water skiing, surfing, or towed buoying (not included in price). Have a relaxing day at the beach resort before returning to your hotel.
Set off early for a half day sailing experience at Cercle De La Voile. You will set sail on the on a hobbie cat on the lagoon Ebrie. Enjoy a late morning to early afternoon at the docks on the water before having lunch and transferring to the airport for your flight back.
Please note that meals are only available at Cercle De La Voile on Saturdays and Sundays and are not included in the price. Should your tour fall on the weekday you will be taken to an alternate restaurant or one of your choice for a meal before dropping you off at the airport. If you have an early flight, you may opt for the sailing experience on the first day of your arrival into Abidjan.