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Mali is a unique East African country, home for the famous ancient cities of Djenné and Timbuktu. Learn about Mali travel and let the diverse cultures and the unique Islamic and trade history of this country unfold before you. Mali travel information is at your fingertips with Absolute Travel. We have Mali travel tips for every traveler and plenty of knowledge and experience across all of our Africa travel destinations.
There is so much to learn about Mali and travel in this country is filled with vibrant surprises around every corner. Mingle with Bambara, Soninke, Malinke, Fula, Songhai, Bozo, Bobo and Tuareg shoppers at Djenne’s weekly Monday market, the most colorful in West Africa. Check out Djenne’s Grande Mosque, the world’s largest mud-brick building and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the fascinating villages of Dogon Country, which cling to cliff faces amid beautiful scenery, and trek between villages and watch the masked dance performances that are an intricate part of the culture of the Dogon people.
See the boat builders in Mopti’s port, and hop aboard for a sail in a traditional pinasse boat to explore the island villages in the Bani and Niger rivers as the sun sets. See the famous Timbuktu, where you can walk the sand-blown streets, and examine ancient Islamic texts. Take an afternoon to venture into the vast Sahara Desert by camel or 4×4 vehicle to visit a nomadic Tuareg encampment. You should also take a day to soak in the vibrant local music, art, and culinary scene in Mali’s capital city, Bamako.
Not many people can boast that they have been to Timbuktu, but after a call to Absolute to learn about Mali travel, you might just be one of them! Get first-hand, authentic Mali information from the experts at Absolute. With over twenty years of experience in bespoke journeys, and a passionate staff of luxury travel specialists, Absolute Travel is eager to help you plan for luxury travel in Mali.