Best route from Senegal To Bamako

Far and away the easiest route to enter Mali from Senegal is the one that takes you from Kédougou in Senegal to Kéniéba, Kita, Kati then Bamako. The road is pothole free and the border crossing is very straight forward. The route from Kayes via Diema has really declined over the past several years and.. read more →

Visa on Arrival in Mali

It is no longer possible to get a visa on arrival in Mali. Most airlines will also refuse to allow you on board the plane if you can not provide proof of your visa. You can not get a visa at any of the land borders whilst travelling overland. Visa conditions vary for different nationalities.. read more →

02 Aug 2017
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Ten Step Guide to Finding a Guide in Mali

The majority of independent traveller’s that pass through the Sleeping Camel have had a positive experience in Mali. Sadly sometimes, this is not the case. We had a couple of guys pass through here this week and they were taken advantage of by an unscrupulous ‘faux’ guide and this has prompted me to write a.. read more →

02 Apr 2017
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