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Art, Music and Culture of Mali

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 17 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 12 people
Destination(s): Mali  
Specialty Categories: Crafts Tours   Festival Tours  
Season: January - February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 4795 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4995 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Dates:
- January 3 - 19
- January 22 - February 7.

Tour Highlights:
- Dogon Country villages - meet the people
- Exotic Timbuktu - Visit the Tuareg "blue men" in the Sahara
- Dye workshop with famous textile designer
- Mud cloth workshop with master artist
- Visit artists and buy directly from craftspeople
- Private performances of traditional music
- Jenne-Jeno archaeological site and the Great Mosque of Djenne
- Visit to National Museum and meet exhibition designer
- Mopti waterfront market and mosque
- Bustling markets and National Museums.

Tour Details:
- Second trip includes the music festival on the Niger River in Segou
- Group is accompanied by textile expert, Cynthia Le Count Samake, and her husband Barou Samake, who speaks English, French, and Bambara
- A Malian assistant also travels with us to help with luggage, market purchases, exploring towns, etc.
- Barou’s hometown is Segou and we will meet his family and many friends, and enjoy traditional meals and music with them.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Single supplement: USD 450.

Price Includes:
- All accommodations (14-15 nights in modest, good hotels with air-conditioning when available), 1-2 nights in Dogon Country and a day room in hotel on last night, double rooms
- All meals, beverages and bottled water with meals and on road trips
- All ground transportation in private van
- Round-trip flights to Timbuktu
- All entries to museums and events on itinerary except as noted
- All guide fees.

Price Excludes:
- Baggage porter tips
- Items of a personal nature.

About This Supplier
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: May 2007
Client Request Served: 74

M16553 are specialty trips - small groups of friendly folks with common interests in traditional festivals and celebrations, ethnic textiles and indigneous costume, archaeology, art and architecture. Every trip is planned around an exciting festival, a world-class historical monument, or an indigenous art form-or a...

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