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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
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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
 
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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Transportation

From Mopti by Bus

On monday's (marketday) a bus leaves around 7 am Mopti 2500 CFA, returns around 3 pm. If you want to go from Bamako to Djenne there is a ocasional direct buses, otherwise take a overnight bus (with...
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By Taxi and Bus to Ouagadougou

If you want to arrive on the same day in Ouagadougou you have to leave early, at about 7 am a Sept Place (shared taxi) goes to Koro, 4000 CFA, 3 to 4 hours, from there you have a minibus to...
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Travel agency in Bamako

I used the Tellem voyages agency for a trip I did in 1999. Very reasonable prices on a 4x4 with driver. Highly recommend the driver Amagoundo. I went back this year, just to have a chat and the agency...
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pfsmalo
Feb 14, 2009

Flying in

Mali is served my a number of airlines...Ethiopian from Addis&Dakar, Kenyan from Dakar &Nairobi, (both airlines use Bamako as a stop on the way to Dakar) Air Senegal from Dakar, CAM is a local...
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flynboxes
Jan 21, 2009

Guide in Segou.

Here is a guide/piroguier in Segou that can take you across the Niger to Kalabougou or just for a trip up or down the river. He can also organise trips to Mopti and further if needed. Across to...
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pfsmalo
Dec 28, 2007
 
 
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Flying to Mali from Europe

If going directly to Mali from Europe, check out Point Afrique (www.pointafrique.fr). It has charter flights from Paris and Marseille to pretty much every small town in French West Africa. It is cheap...
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gregpip
Oct 08, 2007

buses from Segou onwards

Bus station on the south side of the main road through Segou, 15 mins. walk from the centre or 3 mins on taxi/moto. TCV leaves from the same place for Bobo and Ouaga, normally at 11 a.m. Supposed to...
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pfsmalo
Apr 03, 2007

getting out of Bamako

Most of the buses to all points east of Bamako leave from the "Gare Routiere" at Sogoniko, roughly 4 kms from the Pont des Martyres. Any taxi will take you there, 2000 cfa. Bittar and Bani are the...
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pfsmalo
Apr 03, 2007

taxi from Bamako airport

Arriving outside Bamako airport, you will be assailed by offers of cfa. and taxis into town.Arriving during the day taxis can be had for around 2/3000 cfa but at night this will be more than doubled....
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pfsmalo
Apr 03, 2007

Mali buses do break down! But enjoy the adventure

Don't get me wrong, bus travel in Mali is a great way to go. Only a river pirogue could be better. Spare the expense of the rented vehicle, take the budget bus transport and experience the lives of...
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atufft
Dec 14, 2006

North west Mali by 4WD

Our route in the region north of Kayes was part of our transsahara trip. We did this trip with two 4WDs of the Dutch organisation Transsahara of Marius Dussel from Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. The...
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co48
May 24, 2005

Private small filling stations

I like going around in Mali on my motorbike. Sometimes it happens that I am short in petrol and am obliged to stop in a village. It is very difficult to let them understand that I need petrol for a 4...
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Alpha_Ghana
Apr 10, 2005

Kayes, known of the express Dakar - Bamako

We visited Kayes by car, but many travellers in West Africa know Kayes only as town along the railway from Dakar to Bamako. They only pass through on the express between those two capitals of Senegal...
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sachara
Feb 15, 2005

Popular Cities in Mali

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Bamako

District de Bamako
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Timbuktu

Region de Tombouctou
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Segou

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Djenne

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Mopti

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Lac Faguibine

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Top Hotels in Mali

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ACI 2000, Hamdallaye, (formerly Radisson SAS), Bamako, 2566, Mali
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Ave. Van Vollenhoven, Bamako, 104, Mali
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Quinzanbougou, Route de Sotuba, Bamako, BP 2126, Mali
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Quartier du fleuve - rue 311, Bamako, BP E 3506, Mali
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Missira 1, Rue 08, POrte 1039, Hippodrome, Bamako, Mali
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Top Things to Do in Mali

Things to Do

Daytrip to Djenne

Djenne can be done as a daytrip, more easy on monday the markt day in Djenne. Djenné-Djeno (2,5 km from today Djenné) was settled around 200 BC developed into a large walled town around 850 AD....
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"Mali"
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"Mali"
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pfsmalo

"African highlight"
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"MALI: AN AMAZING COUNTRY"
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"Difficult, Wearying but Rewarding"
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