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Niger River, Mali

#18 of 27 in Things to do in Mali
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Travel along Niger River--the third-largest in Africa--for an opportunity to observe local communities and wildlife onshore. Take a boat ride and glide from town to town, spotting people cooking traditional meals, drying and washing clothes, and socializing at riverside markets. You can also see animals like cows and goats coming to the river for a drink. To top off your adventure, stop at any riverside town and try some local culinary delights. Work out when and for how long to visit Niger River and other Djenne attractions using our handy Djenne trip itinerary maker.
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  • even the local people didn't go there. wood boat tour is great. good for the kids. the people are nice too.  more »
  • I am very happy with the dredging of the Niger to Bari inland water port.
  • A great geological place to visit. Historic terrains, lovely abd welcoming people, with rich culture. Diversity is great. Natural endowment and resources are remarkable.
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