Cote d'Ivoire is one of the many bejeweled lands of Africa, known for its enticing beaches and lush rainforests. With several attractions to visit and experience, this country is your one stop destination for a quick getaway! So plan your list and pack your bags for a wonderful trip to create unforgettable memories!.
Start out at Varale which is peppered with various appealing attractions before moving onto the city of Bouna. Next, travel to town of Ouangolodougou and travel through its grasslands to experience the local flora and fauna of the country. Korhogo is next on your destination, where you can view the monumental remnants of the historic battles that took place here. Experience the stilt dancing individuals in the town of Touba for an exciting adventure, before you travel to Bondoukou. Travel from the capital city of Yamoussoukro and visit the iconic ancestral villages here before moving to the town of Divo where you can view its splendid and rich cocoa plantations. Visit the port city of Dabou and its splendid view of quaint harbors and the local forest areas. Finally, complete your journey at Tabou considered a perfect pearl of the past and the present cultures. .
Cote d'Ivoire is not without its natural and manmade attractions which are well worth a visit. Visit the majestic Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in the capital city, which was inspired by the likes of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City. The various national parks provide a great experience into the country’s flora and fauna. Some of the popular places are the Tai National Park, Comoe National Park, Banco National Park and the Iles Ehotiles National Park. No trip to this country is complete without a hike up the wonderful Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, which enjoys the status of the UNESCO world heritage site apart from being home to various local animal species..
Gastronomes will be utterly delighted with the large variety of cuisines here. A must try are the national dishes of garba, alloco and attieke, which comprises of the local staple and produce. The braised fish and chicken also makes for a perfect and delectable meal here apart from the more adventurous shougouilla or grilled snails. Meat lovers must try the mafe along with local flavored stews. Don’t forget to wash down the meal with the local palm wine. .
There are a large variety of adventure activities that visitors can indulge in. Go hiking up the splendid mountain regions for some of the most breath taking views. You can even go swimming, snorkeling and deep sea diving near the coastal areas where you can come face to face with the local marine animals. Make sure you go on the any of the various safaris here for a splendid view of the local flora and fauna in its natural beauty. .
No matter what you plan, priority must be given to your safety. With the distinct possibility of mishaps and calamities occurring, there is a high possibility that you and your loved ones will be affected. Only a safety net will protect you. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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