11-day Farako Tour
Mali and Senegal — Hotels

Bamako – Grand Hotel *****

84 air-conditioned rooms with private private bath, satellite TV, direct dial phone and mini-bar; located in the city center, with swimming pools and an excellent restaurant; one of Bamako's best

Djenne – Hotel Campement *****

Located a stone's throw from the Great Mosque, the Hotel Campement is Djenne's largest hotel, recently renovated; most rooms have air-conditioning with private bath; the large restaurant in a gazebo is the best restaurant in Djenne, with local and continental cuisine.

Sangha (Dogon country) – Hotel Campement Guina *****

This basic hotel is well-run with helpful staff. Most of the 36 rooms have an overhead fan and all have a mosquito net and private shower, although only cold water is available. The hotel has electricity, which is run on a generator, from 6 pm to 12 midnight and again from 5 am until approximately 8.30 am and additionally, has a restaurant, serving set meals and a pleasant outdoor seating area. Ideally situated for excursions into the Bandiagara escarpment.

Mopti – Hotel Kanaga *****

With a fine location on the banks of the River Niger, the Hotel Kanaga is one of the best hotels in Mali. Most of the 80 rooms are pleasantly decorated with local Malian handicrafts, offer good size bathrooms, air-conditioning and satellite television. The hotel also has a swimming pool and restaurant, with the opportunity to dine outside.

Dakar – Hotel Farid *****

Ideal location in the center of town, in walking distance of attractions; all rooms have AC, satelite tv, safe-deposit box, mini-bar and hair-dryer; free high-speed internet access; WIFI in the restaurant; room service 10AM-11PM; bar/restaurant (indoor/outdoor) with international, Senegalese and Lebanses cuisine; swimming pool; money exchange; laundry/dry cleaning available; Visa/Mastercard accepted.

Cap Saint-Louis – Hotel Cap Saint-Louis *****

Charming small hotel between the river and the ocean; 45 comfortable rooms, some bungalows; excellent French restaruant, cocktail bar, pool; volleyball, tennis, and pingpong.

Saly – Hotel Savana Saly *****

Relaxing seaside resort, with private beach and large freshwater swimming pool. A wide variety of water sports are availble at the hotel or nearby. All s/c rooms with air-conditioning. Tennis courts, volleyball, horseback riding, jet-ski rentals; casino and several nightclubs nearby.

NB: star ratings based on local standards.