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Discover Mali, 14 Days

Culture and History tour in Bamako

Tour Price : $4710 Duration : 14 days Languages: English, French, German, Bamanakan, Miniankakan Day 1 Arrive In Bamako, Mali
International flight arrives in Bamako,you will be met, and assisted and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2 Bamako - Segou
Breakfast, then drive to Segou, Mali's second largest city and former colonial administrative center. Admire the beautiful Sudanese-style colonial architecture, visit the port, the pottery market, traditional weavers and other artisans. Visit Sekoro village, former capital of the Bambara kingdom and see the tomb of King Biton Coulibaly.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Segou - Mopti
Drive to Mopti, also known as the Venice of Mali, for its location between the Bani and the Niger rivers. Visit the Komoguel mosque, the fishing port (see pirogues being made), and the bustling market where many of Mali's ethnic groups come to trade: Bambara, Bobo, Bozo, Dogon, Fulani, Tuareg and Songhay.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Mopti - Timbuktu
After breakfast, drive to Timbuktu stopping at villages en route. Observe the varied wildlife.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Timbuktu - Sahara Desert
Visit the legendary city of Timbuktu, gateway to the Sahara Desert. See the ancient mosques and former universities, the museum, the explorers' houses, and the market which receives the azalaïs and the salt caravans from the desert. In the afternoon, depart on a camel caravan into the desert to visit a Tuareg camp. The Tuareg people are known as the Princes of the desert; dinner and overnight camping on the dunes of the Sahara with your Tuareg hosts. Accommodation in Tuareg Camp.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Sahara Desert - Timbuktu
Return to Timbuktu.  The remainder of the day is at leisure, or visit the artisans' center.  Overnight in Timbuktu.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Timbuktu - Mopti
Drive across the Sahel to Mopti.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Mopti - Djenne
Drive to Djenne, Timbuktu's ancient sister-city on the Niger. Visit Djenne on its weekly market day, when Djenne is at its colorful best. See the magnificent Grand Mosque, the largest mud brick architecture in the world and one of Unesco's World Heritage Sites.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Djenne - Dogon Country
Drive to Mali's fascinating Dogon country.  Visit Songo village, renowned for its rock paintings and circumcision grotto. Continue to Sangha, comprised of 10 distinct animist and Islamic villages, in peaceful coexistence.  Walking tour of Sangha. Overnight in Sangha.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Dogon Country
Visit Dogon villages along the Bandiagara escarpment. See many examples of the typical Dogon architecture and ancient Tellem cave dwellings the cliffs. Overnight camping in a Dogon village.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Dogon Country - Sikasso
Drive to Sikasso, in Mali's green belt. Visit Sikasso. See the Mamelon (residence of the former kings of Sikasso), the Tata (remnants of a large palisade that encircled the city and for a time held off the French colonial army).
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 Sikasso - Bamako
Visit the grotto of Misiri Koro, home of the protector spirits of the Mande people, then return to Bamako. Overnight in Bamako.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 Bamako
Bamako city tour. Visit the National Museum, the city market, and the artisans' village.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 Bamako - Final Departure
Decide on your itinerary and activities with the assistance of your driver and guide. Late evening transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $4710
Duration: 14 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