58 days in Africa Itinerary

58 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: Bratislava, Slovakia
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Djenne, Mali
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Mopti, Mali
— 6 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
3
Bamako, Mali
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Conakry, Guinea
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Saly, Senegal
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Banjul, Gambia
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  1 h 45 min
8
Dakar, Senegal
— 9 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
9
Nouakchott, Mauritania
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Bratislava, Slovakia

5
nights
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 reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Djenne trip planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Djenne is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and car. 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.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, 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 Trails Outdoors
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Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) ©
Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country)
Grand Mosque of Mopti ©
Grand Mosque of Mopti

5
nights
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, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bamako: vegetable market at the south bank, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Bamako, and admire the sheer force of Dandan waterfalls.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bamako trip itinerary site.

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 in Bamako, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. You will leave for Conakry on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Bamako

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

6
nights
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.
Conakry is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Iles de Los, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Conakry Grand Mosque, and browse the exhibits of National Museum (Musee National).

Before you visit Conakry, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Bamako to Conakry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bamako in July: highs in Conakry hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Bissau.

Things to do in Conakry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
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Conakry Grand Mosque ©
Conakry Grand Mosque
Iles de Los ©
Iles de Los
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve ©
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

6
nights
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: hunt for treasures at Centro Artistico Juvenil, explore the galleries of Museu Nacional, steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Catolica da Bissau.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bissau trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Conakry to Bissau takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Saly.

Things to do in Bissau

Historic Sites Shopping 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

6
nights
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), Accrobaobab (in Thies) and Parc National du Delta du Saloum (in Ndangane). The adventure continues: stroll through Reserve De Bandia, get engrossed in the history at Musee Mahicao, try out the rides at Mini Beach by Lamantin, and don't miss a visit to Joal Fadiout.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saly trip builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Bissau to Saly in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, Plage Popenguine, Lagune de la Somone, Accrobaobab
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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

7
nights
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), Fort James Island (in North Bank Division) and Fort Bullen (in Barra). 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 browse the eclectic array of goods at Brikama Craft Market.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banjul online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Saly to Banjul in 1.5 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

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

9
nights
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.
Explore Dakar's surroundings by going to Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island), Museo de la Tapiceria (in Thies) and Le Village des Tortues (in Rufisque). The adventure continues: examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves, pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, find something for the whole family at Accrobaobab Adventure, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar.

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Getting from Banjul to Dakar by combination of flight, car, and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Dakar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, Museo de la Tapiceria, Oh Gallery, Le Village des Tortues
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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

5
nights
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: take in the waterfront at Port de Peche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Ould Mbouja, explore the wide array of goods at Marche Turc, and browse the fresh offerings at Galerie Zeinart.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nouakchott sightseeing planner.

Getting from Dakar to Nouakchott by flight takes about 2 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

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott

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