10 DAY SOUTH DOGON COUNTRY

10 Day Program: Bamako-Segou-San-Djenne-Mopti-South Pays Dogon


Day One: All day: Visit interesting sights of Bamako
Night: Stay night in Bamako
Day Two: Morning: Depart 8AM for 3-hr drive to Segou and relax before lunch
Afternoon: Lunch and visit town of Segou
Night: Stay the night in Segou
Day Three: Morning: Depart 8AM for 3-hr drive to San and relax before lunch
Afternoon: Lunch & visit town of San and where they make mud cloth
Late Afternoon: Depart 4PM for 3 hr-drive to Djenne
Night: Stay the night in Djenne
Day Four: All day: Visit town of Djenne & archeological site
Late Afternoon: Depart 4PM for 2-hr drive to Mopti
Night: Stay the night in Mopti
Day Five: Morning: Visit town of Mopti with its bustling harbour and markets
Afternoon: Lunch & Bani/Niger river trip to Bozo & Fulani villages & one Tuareg camp
Night: Stay the night in Severe, only 12 km from Mopti and very tranquil
Day Six: Morning: Depart 8AM for 1 and a half hour drive to Bandiagara and visit village
Late Morning: Depart Bandiagara to drive 1-hr to Djiguibombo
Afternoon: Lunch in Djiguibombo, relax and visit village
Late Afternoon: Trek 5 km down the escarpment to Kani Kombolé
Night: Stay the night in Kani Kombolé
Day Seven: Morning: Visit village of Kani Kombolé and trek 3 km to Teli
Afternoon: Lunch in Teli, relax and visit village
Late Afternoon: Trek 4 km to Endé
Night: Stay the night in Endé
Day Eight: Morning: Visit village of Endé and trek 5 km to Yabatalou
Afternoon: Lunch in Yabatalou, relax & visit village
Late afternoon: Trek 3 km up the escarpment to Begnimato
Night: Stay the night in Begnimato*
Day Nine: Morning: Visit village of Begnimato
Late Morning: Depart for 45 minutes drive back to Bandiagara
Afternoon: Lunch in Bandiagara and depart for 1 and a half hour drive to Mopti
Night: Stay the night in Mopti
Day Ten: All Day: Depart 8AM for 9-hr drive back to Bamako - stop for lunch
*For groups of 7 people or more, we will arrange a free Dogon ceremony with spectacular masked dancers