From Bamako/Mali to Niokolo-Koba/Senegal

Country: Mali/Senegal
Route Start: Bamako/Mali
Route End: Niokolo-Koba/Senegal
Date Rode: 01/2006
Duration: 4 days
Distance: 800
Skill Level: Off-pavement intermediate, single cylinder dual-sport bike
Route Description: Savannah type dirt road along (partially) Malian railroad Bamako-Kita-Mahina, then southwest of Bafing river via Falaise de Tambaoura to Kenieba, ford on Faleme river in Satadougou, then Kedougou. The road not attended by many tourists, require good navigation skills. Once a part of Dakar Rally.
Route Conditions: Dirt road impassable during the rainy season
My Bike: LR Disco
Fees: No
Food: Local
Accommodation: No
Places of Interest: Wild Africa not attended by many people



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