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Discover Mali, 12 days

Culture and History tour in Bamako

Tour Price : $4680 Duration : 12 days Languages: English, French, German, Bamanakan, Miniankakan Day 1 Arrive In Bamako, Mali
International flight arrives in Bamako, where you are met, assisted and transferred to the hotel.  Overnight in Bamako.

Day 2 Mopti - Niger River
After breakfast, drive to Mopti, sightseeing en route. Arrive in time to relax with a sunset sail on the Niger River.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Mopti - Timbuktu
After breakfast drive to Timbuktu. En route stop at villages. See the wildlife on land and in the Niger. Arrive Timbuktu late evening.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Timbuktu - Sahara Desert
Full day to explore this fabled city. Visit the old mosques (former universities), the museum and archives of ancient Islamic manuscripts, the explorers' houses, the city market and the artisans' center.  Enjoy a Sahara Desert excursion by camel caravan to visit a Tuareg camp on the dunes.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Timbuktu - Dogon
Drive across the Sahel, to Mali's fascinating Dogon country.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Dogon Country
Visit Dogon villages along the Bandiagara escarpment. You will see many examples of the classic traditional Dogon architecture and contemporary fetishism. Witness a traditional Dogon mask dance (Optional). 
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Dogon Country
Continue exploring magnificent Dogon villages, and by day's end, return up the escarpment to Sangha. Overnight in Sangha at hotel Guina. Optional spectacular Dogon Mask Dance.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Dogon Country - Djenne
Depart Dogon country and drive to Djenne, ancient sister-city of Timbuktu.  See the magnificent Grand Mosque, the world's largest mud brick architecture, one of UUESCO's  World Heritage sites.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Djenne - Segou
Djenne the pearl of the Niger delta. Visit the Grande Mosque, the weekly market, artisans in their workshops, the Djenne Jeno archaelogical site. Depart Djenne for Segou. En route, visit Terekongo, the sacred well of the Bobo people. Visit Segou, Mali's second largest city and former colonial administrative center.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Segou - Sikasso
City tour of Segou, Mali's colonial administrative center. Also visit Sekoro, the "old Segou" and former capital of the Bambara kingdom; see the tomb of King Biton Coulibaly. Drive to Sikasso for dinner and overnight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 Sikasso - Bamako
Sikasso city tour: see the ruins of the Tata, ancient palisade which encircles the city and for a time held off the French colonial army; visit the Mamelon, residence of the last king of Sikasso; also visit the market. Continue to Bamako for overnight Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 Bamako - Depart
Bamako city tour includes visits to the National Museum, the city market, the artisans' village. In the evening, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $4680
Duration: 12 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