The ultimate guide to solo travel in Côte d'Ivoire

About Côte d’Ivoire


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  • Can I drink the water? No
  • Is tipping expected? Tipping is not mandatory but if you’re happy with service 10% is acceptable for restaurants and tour guides.
  • Fixed price or barter? Fixed Price except at markets.
  • Any ATMs? Yes in the main cities.
  • Which side of the road do they drive? Right.
  • Good for vegetarians? They do love their meat but it’s okay for veggies.
  • Any seven wonders of the world? No.

Plan a trip to Côte d’Ivoire

If you are ready to solo travel in Côte d’Ivoire, here are some useful links to help you plan your travel.


Budget – £70 a day (based on traveling on a budget and staying in hostels and budget accommodation Ghana, Kumasi may be abit more expensive)

Capital – Abidjan

Population – 

Language spoken – French

Local Currency – 

Do I need a visa? – No for ECOWAS passport holders, Yes, for British citizens

Flying time to Senegal – 8 hours

Did you know? Côte d’Ivoire was the first sub-Saharan African country to gain independence!

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