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Explore Bamako, 15 days

Culture and History tour in Bamako

Tour Price : $4570 Duration : 15 days Languages: English, French, German, Bamanakan, Miniankakan Day 1 Arrive In Bamako, Mali
International flight arrives Bamako, Mali. You will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Bamako.

Day 2 Segou
After breakfast drive to Segou stopping enroute including the village of Sekora, the old Segou and former capital city of the Bambara Kingdom. Continue to Segou for overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 3 Djenne
Drive to Djenne on its weekly market day when Djenne is at its colorful best. Stroll around the market stalls, visit the magnificent Grand Mosque, the world's largest mud brick architecture and one of Unesco's World Heritage sites. Drive to Mopti for overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 4 Mopti / Dogon
Drive to the southwestern part of the Bandiagara escarpment, to visit the villages of Kani Kombole, Tely, and Ende, where you may be able to visit the Hogon (spiritual leader of the Dogon people) in his grotto. Return to Bandiagara for overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 5 Dogon Country
After breakfast, depart for Dogon country, descending the Bandiagara escarpment to visit the fascinating cliff villages Banani (see ancient Tellem cave dwellings in the cliff face) and Tireli, where you will witness a traditional Dogon mask dance (optional).
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Dogon Country / Mopti
Visit the village of Sangha. Drive to Songo where you will observe the painted rock and visit the women menstruation house. Drive to Mopti for overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Niger River
Entire day sailing the Niger River. Visit Bozo fishing villages and Fulani nomads' camps along the river. Sail back to the village Konna, where your vehicle will meet you and drive you back to Mopti for overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 Timbuktu
Early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Timbuktu. Timbuktu city tour: visit the ancient mosques, the museum, the city market, the explorers' houses, the artisans center; in the afternoon, enjoy a camel ride on the dunes around Timbuktu.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 9 Sahara Desert
Depart to the Sahara Desert in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Experience the vast majesty of the desert. Visit a Tuareg camp and enjoy dinner and tea on the dunes. Overnight camping with your Tuareg hosts, the princes of the desert. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Timbuktu
Goodbye to your Tuareg hosts and return to Timbuktu. The remainder of the day is at leisure. In the evening, optional - Takamba (Tuareg dance). Overnight in Timbuktu.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 11 Niger River
After breakfast, transfer to Timbuktu's port and spend the day sailing the Niger River in a traditional river boat; see Mali's varied bird life along the shore and very likely see hippos in the river.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12 Bamako
Early morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Bamako. Check into your hotel, rest of day at leisure.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 13 Bamako 
After breakfast, tour Bamako, Mali's capital city and former capital of French Soudan. Get a panoramic view of the city at Point G. Visit the National Museum, the city market, and the artisans' village, where you will see the craftsmen at work: sculptors, weavers, silversmiths, goldsmiths, and leather workers. Test your bargaining skills.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Day 14 Bamako
Today decide on your itinerary with the assistance of your guide or discover Bamako on your own.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast 

Day 15 Depart Bamako 
Morning at leisure before departure flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $4570
Duration: 15 days
Group Size: 4
Languages: English, French, German, Bamanakan, Miniankakan
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO