14 days in Mali Itinerary

14 days in Mali Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Peoria
Fly:  27 h
1
Bamako
— 4 nights
Bus + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Segou Region
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Mopti
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Djenne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  35 h
End: Peoria

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee National de Bamako and Cathedral of Bamako. Visiting Parc national du Mali, Bamako and Dandan waterfalls will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Bamako City Centre Market, appreciate the history behind Monument de l"Independance, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo National du Mali, and don't miss a visit to Bamako Grand Mosque.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bamako online journey builder.

Peoria, USA to Bamako is an approximately 26- hour flight. Traveling from Peoria to Bamako, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Peoria in September: high temperatures in Bamako hover around 89°F and lows are around 71°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Segou Region.

Things to do in Bamako

Parks Nature Casinos
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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

2
nights
Segou Region

Segou Region ©
On the 28th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Segou Grand Mosque.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Segou Region day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Bamako to Segou Region takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 75°F. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Mopti.

Things to do in Segou Region

Historic Sites
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Segou Grand Mosque ©
Segou Grand Mosque

3
nights
Mopti

Mopti ©
Originally a small fishing village, Mopti has become Mali's center of fishing and livestock industries.
Visit Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and Grand Mosque of Mopti for their historical value.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mopti trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Segou Region to Mopti takes 6.5 hours. In September in Mopti, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. You will leave for Djenne on the 2nd (Wed).

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

2
nights
Djenne

Djenne ©
Djenné is a town and an urban commune in the Inland Niger Delta region of central Mali. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the ancient world of Jenne-Jeno and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque Of Djenne.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Djenne trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Mopti to Djenne takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Djenne are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Djenne

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