Timbuktu and Gao Tour

Join our exploratory tour to Timbuktu and Gao! The tour will be confirmed to go ahead once we have filled all 14 places.

1 Arrival to Bamako

Meet your guide, transfer to your hotel and possible city tour depending on your arrival time.

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2 Timbuktu and Gao

Early in the morning we travel by private jet to Timbuktu. Here we will visit the grand mosque in the old medina, centre of manuscripts, 16th century university mosque, and the house of Alexander Gordon Laing, the first European to visit Timbuktu. Afterwards we visit the Ethnological Museum to see the Well of Buktu. We will also visit Koranic schools and the workshop of the last master calligrapher. Later in the afternoon we fly to Gao; the city of Askia Mohamed. Here we will visit the pyramid mosque and Tomb of Askia before returning to Bamako.

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3 Airport transfer

Transfer to the airport for your return flight.


  • Airport transfers
  • Private jet between Bamako, Timbuktu and Gao
  • Air conditioned bus transport
  • Twin hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entry fees
  • Visa invitation
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa cost
  • Tour Price: £2100
  • Deposit: £500
  • Single Room Supplement: £50
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