Filed Under (Malian culture, Things to do in Bamako) by Rob on 22-03-2011

Visit the Campement de Kangaba, just out of town.

It’s a relaxing place to visit, with comfy seats, tasty meals, beautiful scenery and a pool! There are even huts where you can stay the night and marked footpaths all the way up to the baobab tree on the hill. Just the place to chill out at the weekend (if it’s not too busy then!) They also have a (rather pricey) gift shop and lots of African musical instruments for sale. Here I am having a go on a few of them:

Very nice! To get there take the ‘Route de S├ęgou’ from the Tour d’Afrique. Shortly after the road changes from duel carriageway to single, you will see a sign pointing to the left. Turn off the road and follow the dirt track for a couple of miles or so and you’re there!

Click here to see it on Tim’s Bamako Map. You can also click here to have a look at the Kangaba website – very well set out and packed full of information. Meanwhile, here are a few more images of the place to whet your appetite:

2 Comments posted on "Things to do in Bamako no.18"
John Parkinson on March 22nd, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

Looks nice and green…has there been lots of rain to coo down under that zariba??

Julie Burrows on March 24th, 2011 at 10:11 pm #

Glad you got a chance to go back!! Just how we remember it…. It was 17 degrees in Eastbourne today – not bad for March!