58 days in Africa Itinerary

58 days in Africa Itinerary

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Djenne, Mali
— 5 nights
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Mopti, Mali
— 6 nights
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Bamako, Mali
— 5 nights
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Conakry, Guinea
— 6 nights
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Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
— 6 nights
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Saly, Senegal
— 6 nights
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Banjul, Gambia
— 7 nights
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Dakar, Senegal
— 9 nights
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Nouakchott, Mauritania
— 5 nights

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Djenne, Mali

Djenne ©
Djenné is a town and an urban commune in the Inland Niger Delta region of central Mali. Djenne is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque Of Djenne and explore the ancient world of Jenne-Jeno.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Djenne trip planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Djenne is an approximately 92-hour car ride. Traveling from Bratislava to Djenne, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bratislava in July, with highs in Djenne at 39°C and lows at 28°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Mopti.

Things to do in Djenne

Historic Sites
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Great Mosque Of Djenne ©
Great Mosque Of Djenne
Jenne-Jeno ©
Jenne-Jeno

6
nights
Mopti, Mali

Mopti ©
Originally a small fishing village, Mopti has become Mali's center of fishing and livestock industries.
Mopti is known for trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Mosque of Mopti.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mopti trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Djenne to Mopti takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mopti are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for Bamako on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Mopti

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) ©
Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country)
Grand Mosque of Mopti ©
Grand Mosque of Mopti

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Bamako, Mali

Bamako ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Parc national du Mali, Bamako, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Bamako, get to know the resident critters at Zoo National du Mali, and pause for some photo ops at Monument de l"Independance.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bamako trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mopti to Bamako in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Mopti in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bamako: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 26°C at night. You will leave for Conakry on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Bamako

Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos
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Cathedral of Bamako ©
Cathedral of Bamako
Parc national du Mali, Bamako ©
Parc national du Mali, Bamako
Bamako Grand Mosque ©
Bamako Grand Mosque

6
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Conakry, Guinea

Conakry ©
Guinea's capital and largest city, Conakry acts as the nation's economic and cultural center, containing nearly a quarter of the population.
Step out of Conakry to go to Dubreka and see Les Cascades De La Soumba, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, head off the coast to Iles de Los, browse the exhibits of National Museum (Musee National), and enjoy some diversion at CanalOlympia Kaloum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Conakry trip planner.

Fly from Bamako to Conakry in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Bamako in July, plan for little chillier days in Conakry, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. You'll set off for Bissau on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Conakry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Les Cascades De La Soumba
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Iles de Los ©
Iles de Los
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
National Museum (Musee National) ©
National Museum (Musee National)

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Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Bissau ©
Looking out from the Geba River across the Atlantic Ocean, the little-known capital of Bissau offers the authentic experience of a West African fishing port.
Bissau is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Catolica da Bissau, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura, get a sense of history and politics at Presidential Palace, and explore the galleries of Museu Nacional.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bissau trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Conakry to Bissau takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Bissau sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Saly.

Things to do in Bissau

Historic Sites · Museums
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Igreja Catolica da Bissau ©
Igreja Catolica da Bissau
Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura ©
Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura
Presidential Palace ©
Presidential Palace

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Saly, Senegal

Saly ©
Saly is a seaside resort area in Thiès Region on the Petite Côte of Senegal, south of Dakar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saly: Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine), Parc National du Delta du Saloum (in Ndangane) and Accrobaobab (in Thies). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve De Bandia, try out the rides at Mini Beach by Lamantin, take an in-depth tour of Musee Mahicao, and look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saly route site.

Getting from Bissau to Saly by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August in Saly, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Banjul.

Things to do in Saly

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Mbour, Musee Mahicao, Joal Fadiout, Plage Popenguine, Parc National du Delta du Saloum
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Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum
Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone

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Banjul, Gambia

Banjul ©
Banjul, officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of The Gambia and is in a division of the same name. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banjul: Gunjur Village Museum (in Gunjur), Tanji (Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve & Tanje Village Museum) and Fort James Island (in North Bank Division). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Katchikally Crocodile Pool, browse the exhibits of Lemonfish Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Kotu Beach, and don't miss a visit to Arch 22.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Banjul online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Saly to Banjul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Kartong, Tanji, Serekunda, North Bank Division, Bakau
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Kotu Beach ©
Kotu Beach
Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Bijilo Forest Park
Bijilo Forest Park

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Dakar, Senegal

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dakar: Museo de la Tapiceria (in Thies), Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island) and Le Village des Tortues (in Rufisque). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, head off the coast to Ngor Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of the Divinity.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dakar trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Banjul to Dakar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Dakar

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Museo de la Tapiceria, Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, Oh Gallery, Le Village des Tortues
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 26:
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

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Nouakchott, Mauritania

Nouakchott ©
Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.
Nouakchott is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Plage de Nouakchott, browse the different shops at Al Khaima Mall, explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saudi mosque.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott sightseeing planner.

Getting from Dakar to Nouakchott by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Nouakchott

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
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Saudi mosque ©
Saudi mosque
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche

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