14 days in Mali Itinerary

14 days in Mali Itinerary

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14 days in Mali Itinerary

Start: Peoria
Fly:  27​h
1
Bamako
— 4 nights
bus:  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.
Get in touch with nature at Parc national du Mali, Bamako and Dandan waterfalls. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee National de Bamako and Cathedral of Bamako. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Bamako City Centre Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yacouba Guindo Mosque, try to win big at Casino De L'amitie, and pause for some photo ops at Monument de l"Independance.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bamako day trip planning app .

Peoria, USA to Bamako is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Peoria in September, with highs in Bamako at 89°F and lows at 71°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Segou Region.

Things to do in Bamako

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
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 ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Segou Grand Mosque.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Segou Region tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Bamako to Segou Region takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. September in Segou Region sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Mopti.

Things to do in Segou Region

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Popular historic sites such as Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and Grand Mosque of Mopti are in your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mopti travel route website .

You can drive from Segou Region to Mopti in 6.5 hours. In September in Mopti, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 75°F at night. You'll set off for Djenne on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Mopti

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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), delve into the distant past at Jenne-Jeno and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque Of Djenne.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Djenne trip tool .

You can drive from Mopti to Djenne in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Djenne are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. You will leave for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Djenne

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Great Mosque Of Djenne ©
Great Mosque Of Djenne
Jenne-Jeno ©
Jenne-Jeno