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Discover Mali – 10 Days

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Duration

10

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

You can’t miss this comprehensive tour of Mali! Highlights include a sunset sail on the Niger River, the ruins of Tata in Sikasso, and a visit to fascinating Dogon country beneath the Bandiagara cliffs.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bandiagara escarpment
  • Escarpment to Sangha
  • Dogon Mask Dance
  • Grand Mosque, the world's largest mud-brick architecture.

Itinerary

Day 1 Bamako, Mali
Day 1 Bamako, Mali

On arrival at Modibo Keita International Airport in Bamako our expert cultural tour guide will meet, assist and transfer you to your hotel in our private air-conditioned vehicle.  Once you have checked- in, your guide, who will be with you throughout your stay, will brief you on what to expect during your stay in Mali.
Meal(s) Included: No
Overnight at Azalai Grand Hotel or Similar

Day 2 Mopti/ Niger River
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
Overnight at Hotel Kanaga or Similar

Day 3 Mopti - Dogon
Day 3 Mopti - Dogon

Morning tour of Mopti then travel to  Mali's fascinating Dogon country.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight at Kanaga Cheval Blanc or Similar

Day 4 Dogon Country
Day 4 Dogon Country

Visit Dogon villages along the Bandiagara escarpment; you will see many examples of the classic traditional Dogon architecture and contemporary fetishism; option to witness a traditional Dogon mask dance.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight at Kanaga Cheval Blanc or Similar

Day 5 Dogon Country
Day 5 Dogon Country

Continue exploring magnificent Dogon villages, and by day's end, return up the escarpment to Sangha; overnight in Sangha. Optional spectacular Dogon Mask Dance.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight at Campement Hotel Sangha (Bandiagara) or Similar

Day 6 Dogon Country - Djenne
Day 6 Dogon Country - Djenne

Depart Dogon country and drive to Djenne, the ancient sister-city of Timbuktu; see the magnificent Grand Mosque, the world's largest mud-brick architecture, one of Unesco's World Heritage sites.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Campement or Similar

Day 7 Djenne - Segou
Day 7 Djenne - Segou

Djenne the pearl of the Niger delta: visit the Grande Mosque, the weekly market, artisans in their workshops, the Djenne Jeno archaeological 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
Overnight at Hotel Independence or Similar

Day 8 Segou - Sikasso
Day 8 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
Overnight at Hotel du Cinquantenaire or Similar

Day 9 Sikasso - Bamako
Day 9 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 overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Azalai Grand Hotel or Similar


Day 10 Bamako - Depart
Day 10 Bamako - Depart

Bamako city tour: visit the National Museum, the city market, the artisans' village; in the evening, transfer to the airport for your final departure.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites and events
  • Meals indicated
  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

Tour's Location

from $2,680.00

Organized by

Precious Mawuli

Member Since 2021

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