Local tour guide, travel guide, suggestions/assistance, organisation by "Bouctou"
|Alhadji Maïga is a thirty years old trained tour guide in Mali. Heis normally located in Bamako, but guiding tours all over the country. Bouctou (Buktu in english) offers individual city tours in Bamako as well as organizing and guiding tours to Dogon country, Djenné, Mopti or Timbuktu where his family comes from. The Maïga family comes from the desert city of Timbuktu and that's why his name is "Bouctou" and this site www.bouctou.com or <tim.buktu.com> or <tom.bouctou>
"Bouctou" speaks french perfectly, he knows some english as well and communication by eMail is possible in both languages.
|Organizing your visit / tour guide:
* Travel companion: The entire trip is paid individually by you. You decide where to go, where to sleep, which bus or taxi to take. You choose the Hotel or Campement where to sleep and where and what to eat. "Bouctou" organizes your trip, gets the tickets, knows where to go and he is your translator.
Payment to be discussed (price per day), plus expenses.
* All-iclusive offer: You discuss a package price for e.g. a 5 day journey to Dogon country. This price is per person (reductions for 2 persons or more) and includes bus, taxi, hotels, camping, local meals und "Bouctou" as local guide.
* Assistance for your stay in Bamako: Pick-up at Bamako airport Sénou (many flights arrive or depart in the middle of the night). Tipps for you Bamako visit, finding a good located hotel , tips for shopping, etc.
Pay after expenditure.
Mobile phone: +223 7925 29 75
Call Roland Baumgartner (geographer, Switzerland) and get further information. The Baumgartners and Bouctou know each other for 15 years.