— 5 nights
Sun, May 15 - Fri, May 20
Bamako — 5 nights
Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.Bamako is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national du Mali, Bamako, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Bamako, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yacouba Guindo Mosque, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo National du Mali.
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bamako trip planner.
Gothenburg, Sweden to Bamako is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Gothenburg in May, things will get much warmer in Bamako: highs are around 44°C and lows about 29°C. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to home.
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Mali travel guide
Lively, cultured, and colorful Mali allows visitors to get familiar with African traditions and witness contemporary African art and lifestyles. Ancient empires built cities along the Niger River, leaving behind them knowledge, beliefs, and traditions, even as the architecture crumbled. Today, the country's world-renowned musical heritage has become central to tourism in Mali, with live performances of ngoni and kora music a highlight for many tourists exploring this west African nation.