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Visit To The Sanwi Region Tour ( Aboisso )

Visit To The Sanwi Region Tour ( Aboisso ) Packages
Country: Cote D'Ivoire
City: Aboisso
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Agriculture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary

Day 1: Friday

Departure for Aboisso

Arrival at Aboisso, check-in at the hotel and have lunch

3 pm: visit rubber and oil palm plantations, cocoa plantations, coffee plantations

5 pm: Return to the hotel, free area, or bathing

8 pm: Dinner

10 pm: Aboisso by night or night

Day 2: Saturday

7 am: Wake up

8 am: Breakfast

09:30 am: Departure for Krindjabo for the visit of the Kingdom SANWI

12 am: lunch on the spot

3 pm: Return to the hotel, swimming or free time

8 pm: Dinner

10 pm: Night or Aboisso by night

Day 3: Sunday

07 am: Wake up

7:30 am: Breakfast

9 am Departure for Ahenouan to visit the prestigious palm oil factory, followed by the manufacturing visit of the latex factory.

12 am Departure for Grand-Bassam - Abidjan with the visit of Lagoon Bay Adiake followed by lunch at the edge of the Lagoon.

2 pm: Departure for Grand Bassam

3 pm: Arrival in Grand-Bassam, visit of the Costume Museum, the Ceramic Center, the Artisan Center, and resellers of art objects.

5 pm: Departure for Abidjan

5:30 pm: Arrival in Abidjan and end of the visit

Minimum number of people: 5

More About Sanwi Region:

The Kingdom of Sanwi is a traditional kingdom located in the southeast corner of the Republic of Ivory Coast in West Africa. It was established in about 1740 by Anyi migrants from Ghana. In 1843 the kingdom became a protectorate of France. In 1959 it was merged with Ivory Coast and at that time the tribal population was estimated to be around 40,000 people in 119 settlements.

The original core of these people is in Ghana where conflicts between Opokou Warreh (Ashanti) and them (Agni) created the reason for a departure to the Ivory Coast.

The kingdom received much attention after declaring American singer Michael Jackson to be the King of the Sanwi in 1992. Reciprocal visits by Michael Jackson and King Amon N'Douffou IV were made to Krindjabo and Los Angeles respectively. After Jackson's death in 2009, an elaborate two-day funeral was held in Sanwi. Jesse Jackson (no relation) was declared prince in August of that year when he was crowned Prince Nana by Amon N'Douffou V, Amon N'Douffou IV's successor as king of Sanwi.

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