Cote d’Ivoire or Ivory Coast is a country known for ivory trade that occurred during the ancient times. Ivory Coast is at the western side of the African continent, and it orders other states such as Ghana, Liberia, Mali, and Burkina Faso. Cote d’Ivoire territory is rich in agricultural resources thanks to the favorable climate in the region and the existent of extensive forested areas. The large number of heritage sites that shows the evidence of linking West Africa to the ‘white-man-world’ several centuries ago through ivory trade is in Cote d’Ivoire. The historic sites; nice, vibrant beaches, supported fun activities, peaceful environment, and remarkable hospitality services to visitors visiting the Ivory Coast, makes this country one of the top tourist destinations in West Africa.
Many parts of the world are connected to the Ivory Coast by three reliable means of transport. The Felix-Houphouet Boigny International Airport operates international flights between Cote d’Ivoire and other places: Paris- France, Brussels, and many cities of West African countries. If you choose to entre Cote d’Ivoire by car from neighboring Africa states, it is advisable to use the Ghana border crossing. This means that coming from Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, and Liberia by car is unsafe, but the border between Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana, which is at a place called Elubo, is safe. When passing through the border, visitors should always have all their identification documents, failure to which they will pay a fine. From Elubo, they can board a taxi to Aboisso, and then take a bus to the capital city of Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire). If you opt to have a ride straight from Ghana’s capital of Accra to Cote d’Ivoire’s city of Abidjan, then you can board an international bus at the bus terminal of Accra to arrive at the bus terminal of Abidjan.
Spending a couple of days in Cote d’Ivoire is an easy task when searching for a hotel room, apartment, or beach resort to spend the nights. There are luxurious hotels and hotels of lower price but still comfortable. Examples of luxurious hotels in Cote d’Ivoire are Tiama Hotel and Licorne Hotel, which offer gorgeous swimming pools, internet access, and a restaurant alongside their various delicacies and hospitality services. Many other hotels, apartments, and beach resorts can be researched in the internet to be able to choose the suitable facility for your holidays in Cote d’Ivoire.
Cote d’Ivoire has a good selection of restaurants and hotels that offer local and foreign cuisines. To bring in the light of the local dishes, the recipes to find in all the dishes can be plantains, and most of them are spicy. Fish and chicken are also available in the eateries. Hamburgers can never be missed out if just visit the Hamburger House and Sofitel Hotel. Clubs and bars are present, but make sure that whichever you visit has stable security for its clients.
Touring Cote d’Ivoire opens you to a wide variety of places to visit and fun activities. Cote d’Ivoire is rich in wildlife. It has over 20 nature reserves and nine national parks. Some of these national parks also carry the important history of this country. These parks include the Comoe National Park, Tai National Park, and the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve. Mount Nimba Nature Reserve is home to unique and indigenous, flora and fauna species. One of the indigenous animal species to find in this mountain are the chimpanzees. Cote d’Ivoire has nice beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean. The most popular ones are less than 100 KM east of the capital city of Abidjan.