Places to Visit in Mali

The landlocked country of Mali (West Africa) is surrounded by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Senegal, and Mauritania. Mali is famous for mystic Timbuktu and the Great Sahara Desert. Timbuktu or Tombouctou is a place of historical significance, which has allured many historians, songwriters, and poets. The Sahara Desert offers opportunities for long trails, night camps, and camel treks.