Official Name:Republic of Mali
Area: 1,240,192 km²
Major Languages: French
Major Religions: Islam
Life expectancy: 58.40 years
Currency: West African CFA franc
Explore the historic mosques, ancient manuscripts, and centuries-old libraries.
Trek through the stunning Bandiagara Escarpment and encounter the unique Dogon culture.
Marvel at the world`s largest mud-brick mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Discover the vibrant arts and crafts scene and the Ségou-Koro Cultural Week festival.
Visit the archaeological site and learn about the ancient civilization of Djenné-Djenno.
Experience the lively capital city and its bustling markets and nightlife.
Take a boat trip on the Niger River and explore the "Venice of Mali."
Trek to the Hombori Tondo cliffs and enjoy panoramic views of the Sahel.
Attend the Festival in the Desert, showcasing traditional Tuareg music and dance.
Try dishes like tô (millet porridge), maafe (peanut stew), and brochettes (grilled meat skewers).
The dry season from November to February is the optimal time to explore Mali`s rich history and cultural heritage. Bamako, the capital, offers a mix of traditional markets, modern architecture, and vibrant music scenes. Timbuktu, a UNESCO-listed city, is a historic center of learning and trading. Dogon Country showcases ancient cliffside villages and traditional rituals. Mali`s blend of music, art, and history creates a travel experience that is both immersive and enlightening.