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Introducing Bamako


Kouilukoro Port, located 60km from Bamako, is a politically and economically significant location in the city. Bamako means “crocodile river” in Bambara. Saudi Arabia and China are Bamako’s two major investors. It is not uncommon to see cattle wandering through the streets and the city is renowned for its musical culture. Let’s take a closer look at Bamako.

Bamako is known for:


Forest Culinary

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Kati (16 km)
Kalabancoro (10 km)
Koulikoro (60 km)
CURRENCY
US Dollar (USD)

COUNTRY CODE
+1

ELECTRIC POWER
A, B

TIME ZONE
GMT -6

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.64

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€41.83

Average Temperature

Bamako airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

There is no public transport from the airport to Bamako city center.

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TAXI:

You can make the 15 km journey to the city center using the taxi service that operates from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 9–10 US dollars. Don’t forget to negotiate the price with the driver.

Average taxi price: 9–10 US dollars

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

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