Car rental in Mali
Tips for driving your rental car in Mali
If you're travelling to Mali, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Mali is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Bamako counts 1289626 inhabitants. In Bamako hosts 8.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 15970000 inhabitants. In Mali the language spoken most widespread is French but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Mali is GMT+00:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Mali is C / E and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Mali is +223, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Mali
With a fuel cost in Mali averaging at 1.41 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Mali shares its land borders with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 22474, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Mali as the 104th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Mali there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the West African CFA franc (XOF). Speed limits in town are 40-60 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Mali, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mali
Mali boasts four UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Old Towns of Djenné (cultural) and Timbuktu (cultural).