I intend to drive from Nouakchott to Bamako next January. Previously the Mali visa could be obtained at the border, but that is no longer the case, so I am goint to have to get my visa in advance.
I believe that there is a Mali Embassy in Nouakchott. Has anybody got a visa from there? How long did it take and how much does it cost? (I have a UK passport)
I could get one in London before I leave, but at 195 pounds, I am sure it must be cheaper in Africa.
Another option would be to get one in…
I'm planning to spend a couple of days in Bamako as a short stopover heading back to Nigeria. My french is basic, so I wondered if anyone had any recommendations for a private driver to take me around? thanks
In March of this year, I spent 9 incredible days travelling overland from Ouagadougou to Bamako and through Dogon Country. I hope that my review (skewed towards Mali) provides a recent update on some of the challenges and opportunities in travelling through Mali. I aim to provide more detailed comments on discrete topics (e.g. Dogon Country) in coming weeks.
I applied for the Burkina visa in advance directly through the UK consulate (1 week turnaround). The situation regarding the…
I am from Greece, male, 18 years old an i want to visit Mali in August completely alone. My programm is landing in Ouagadougou cross the northern border Burkina Faso-Mali and then visit Mopti,Djenne,Dogon(with tour operator of course) maybe Hombori,Timbuctu(in fact, that's not so realistic) and back to ouagadougou.That will be done in 25-27 days. So what about the safety? Can really a 18-years old boy visit indpenendetly Mali? I have hears of many 18-years old female who travelled solo to…
I already had feedbacks from some of you, but I wanted to ask the opinion of the entire community: how is the situation in Bamako? I'll stay few days in the coming month, and I was quite anxious about the security issue. Some recente experiences? It is safe?
Im in mopti now and they are giving crazy prices for the trek in the dogon.
How much is a normal price in franc for 3 days trek in piublic transport??? english speaking guide..
My girlfriend and I are driving from London to Cape Town leaving onBoxing day. Originally we planned driving from Guinea into Côte d'Ivoire but as the border is still closed due to ebola we will now pass through southern Mali, which is a great opportunity in a way. Anyone know if its still safe after the Radisson attack? and any suggestions on a good route?