1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Yamoussoukro: Take A Day Trip To The Administrative Capital
this trip to the political capital of Ivory Coast lets you see local sights at the Basilica and the artificial crocodile lake at Houphouet palace. Indulge in some tasty delicacies on your way back.
Yamoussoukro - Basilica - Houphouet palace
Start with your Yamoussoukro tour guide leaving from Abidjan by car in early morning itself. This ride takes about 2-3 hours to get to Yamoussoukro through the new highway. Enjoy landscape views on the way and also those of plantations of rubber trees, teakwood, papaya, bananas, cassava, oil palm and cocoa.
Once in Yamoussoukro, we will visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace with a local guide. We will stop by to see the sacred crocodiles at Houphouet Presidential palace.
Then we head off to nearby food court for tasting bushmeat, agouti, gazelle, porcupine meat, along with the famous Baoulé yam puree.
Back on the road and you can also buy a lot of fruits or take some candid photographs inside a cocoa plantation.
Car rental + driver
Road toll there and back
Visit to the basilica
English speaking guide is also available.
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