30 days in Mali Itinerary

30 days in Mali Itinerary

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30 days in Mali Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Segou Region
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Djenne
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Mopti
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Gao
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
5
Bamako
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Cairo

4
nights
Segou Region

Segou Region ©
Segou Region is known for classes and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Segou Grand Mosque.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Segou Region online journey planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Segou Region is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Segou Region, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in November, expect nights in Segou Region to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are much hotter, around 43°C. You will leave for Djenne on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Segou Region

Historic Sites
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Segou Grand Mosque ©
Segou Grand Mosque

5
nights
Djenne

Djenne ©
Djenné is a town and an urban commune in the Inland Niger Delta region of central Mali. Djenne is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque Of Djenne and delve into the distant past at Jenne-Jeno.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Djenne itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Segou Region to Djenne takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toMopti.

Things to do in Djenne

Historic Sites
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Great Mosque Of Djenne ©
Great Mosque Of Djenne
Jenne-Jeno ©
Jenne-Jeno

5
nights
Mopti

Mopti ©
Originally a small fishing village, Mopti has become Mali's center of fishing and livestock industries.
Mopti is known for trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and admire the striking features of Grand Mosque of Mopti.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mopti driving holiday planning website .

Drive from Djenne to Mopti in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off toGao.

Things to do in Mopti

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) ©
Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country)
Grand Mosque of Mopti ©
Grand Mosque of Mopti

5
nights
Gao

Gao ©
Gao is a city in Mali and the capital of the Gao Region. Gao is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Askia and make a trip to La Dune Rose.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gao online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mopti to Gao takes 9.5 hours. On the 21st (Thu), you're off toBamako.

Things to do in Gao

Historic Sites
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Tomb of Askia ©
Tomb of Askia
La Dune Rose ©
La Dune Rose

8
nights
Bamako

Bamako ©
Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.
Bamako is known for nature, shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Parc national du Mali, Bamako, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo National du Mali, take in the dramatic scenery at Dandan waterfalls, and shop like a local with Bamako City Centre Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bamako trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Gao to Bamako takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Bamako, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Bamako

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Parc national du Mali, Bamako ©
Parc national du Mali, Bamako
Musee National de Bamako ©
Musee National de Bamako
Bamako City Centre Market ©
Bamako City Centre Market