Mali must see & do

  • 1World-famous musicians in Bamako
  • 2The legendary city of Timbuktu
  • 3The amazing mudbrick mosque of Djenne
  • 4Cliff-hugging villages of the Dogon people
  • 5Nomadic Tuareg people of the Sahara

Cities & Places in Mali

Visiting Mali

Mali occupies the heart of a territory in West Africa that once supported Africa's greatest empires. An adventure tour to Mali takes you deep into a land rich in history, legend and world-famous musical traditions.

In Mali, you can catch a slow boat down the Niger River to the legendary city of Timbuktu, trek down the Falaise de Bandiagara through the timeless cliff-hugging villages of the Dogon, one of West Africa's most intriguing peoples, visit the Monday markets and the glorious mosque at Djenne, the largest mud building in the world, and explore the bustling river port of Mopti. In Bamako, you can't help but dance to the infectious rhythms of Mali's world-famous musicians.

Must-See Places

  • The city of Timbuktu
  • The villages of Dogon
  • The Monday markets
  • The mosque at Djenne
  • River port of Mopti

Mali's fascinating cultural mix also includes the nomadic Tuareg people of the Sahara and the Niger fishing cultures of the Bozo and everywhere you go you will find fascinating ceremonies and traditional cultures.

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