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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
From $234.00
 
Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
From $234.00
 
Accra Slavery Museums and Forts Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Accra and set off on your leisurely paced walking tour. Although the slave trade is long gone monuments still stand here as chilling reminders of this terrible human trade.With your knowledgeable guide explore the former slave prisons of Ussher Fort and James Fort in the Jamestown district. Two of the many European forts built along the Ghanaian coast these military posts were used to store commodities and to hold West African slaves before they were shipped overseas.At Ussher Fort head inside the museum that charts Ghana’s slave trade with poignant artifacts and displays. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort a building once used by the British to imprison slaves
From $39.00

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Transportation

From Tambacounda to Bamako

There are through buses from Dakar to Bamako (30? hours) but at the moment they are not allowed to pick up passengers in Tambacounda. Its best to go to the Gare Routiere Tambacounda in the early...
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Sotrama

Definitely a must to get into the local life: use the local green buses, called Sotrama.They get you everywhere for less than a dollar, depending on the distance. They have fixed stops; so ask around...
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hannette
Nov 12, 2012

Plane from Timbuktu

On my way back from Timbuktu I took a MALI AIR EXPRESS plane to return. Getting to Timbuktu is hard enough, so I thought coming back by plane would be a good idea. And it was!One way ticket: 150...
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SirRichard
Apr 04, 2011

Green Vans

If you really want to experience Bamako as the locals do, take a green van to get to your destination!The price to ride one of these is significantly lower than that of a cab. We're talking less than...
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ZeekLTK
Jan 20, 2011

Taxi Cabs

Taxi cabs are a great way to get around Bamako. There are tons driving around and easy to flag down.Always negotiate your fare before you get in the cab. Tell the driver where you are going and ask...
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ZeekLTK
Jan 20, 2011

Ghost train to Dakar

The Railway Station is a beautiful colonial building, but is virtually EMPTY inside. Once part of a french project to extend the railways into its african colonies, nowadays it only serves 1 weekly...
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SirRichard
Sep 28, 2008
 
 
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Driver in Bamako

Keito Moussa was one of the better taxi drivers that I met, his English is great and he's actually interested in what it is that you plan to achieve as he takes you from one place to another. He's...
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sebblit7
Mar 17, 2008

Bamako - Segou

The busstation is 6 km from centre (taxi for 2000 CFA)The comfortable Somatrabus drove us in 2 hrs the 235 km to Segou where we were left at the wrong end of town. ***.For the bus we paid 2500 CFA ...
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chrisvandenbroucke
Nov 06, 2004

Donkeys

A lot of people don't have money to buy a car or even a motorbike.So, Mali has a very high population of donkeys.Even in Bamako, you can see a lot of people on donkeys, or pulling donkeys. This animal...
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Alpha_Ghana
May 18, 2004

Taxi of Bamako

Taxis in Bamako are very old, sometimes without any window. As a foreigner you will pay a fee of CFA 2,000. It is not very possible to negotiate, however, the taxi for a night, like going to...
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Alpha_Ghana
Apr 14, 2004

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"Bamako - a city in miniature"
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