Mali or the Republic of Mali is a country in the western part of Africa. It is bordered by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal and Mautitania. Its capital is Bamako and the Niger and Senegal are the rivers. Other cities are: Gao, Kayes, Kidal, Mopti, Ségou, Sikasso and Timbuktu.
!!!! Because of the dramatic decline in the number of tourists/visitors due to the conflict in the north, many hotels have closed across the country, even high-end ones.
These hotels are open:
• Bamako hotels: Le Babemba and La Venise Malienne;
• Mopti hotels: Hôtel Doux Rêves - Koydol Seyo;
• Segou hotels: Hambe Hotel.