Explore Sudan GZ01

14 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

Come with us to explore the historic and beautiful country of Sudan. Set in North East Africa this is a huge country with a fascinating history and culture that goes way back.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour
Start Location: Khartoum, Sudan
End Location: Khartoum, Sudan
Accommodation: Hotels , Camping & Homestay
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 7

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation and some meals
- All transfers and transport
- English speaking guide
- Activities and entry fees

Excludes
- Flights
- personal expenses eg tips, drinks, visa, insurance.

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. arrival to Khartoum international airport and transfer to hotel
Day 02. Khartoum & Omdurman - citytour of Khartoum and Omdurman including a visit to the national museum,‎Ethnographic museum, Khalifa's House (museum), Mehdi Tomp and the old‎ ‎Suq (market) of Omdurman, and visit to the confluence of the two niles (Blue‎Nile & White Nile) at evening return to the hotel‎
Day 03. Naqa Mussawarat Meroe ‎- drive to the ancient cultic centre of Nagaa with the meroitic temple of Amun, ‎the Roman chapel and the lion temple, about 160 km and Proceed to Musawarat ‎as-Sufra 20 km, an extensive temple area with rare elephant depictions. ‎Afterwards continue to the small town of Shendi, 80 km, and onwards 30 km to ‎Meroe. Visit the largest pyramid cemetery of the Nile valley dozens of black ‎pyramids rise from the desert sands. Tent overnight in front of the pyramids of ‎Meroe. Overnight in tents‎
Day 04. Meroe - Damer - Bayouda Desert- Deir Ghazali - Karima - In the morning opportunity to take a stroll and photograph the pyramids. Then ‎drive to El Damer 100 km, crossing the Nile to Umm Tuyur on the west bank. ‎Afterwards the route leads through the Bayouda desert for 400 km, Visit to the ‎ancient monastery of Deir Ghazali, then drive to Nuri, 25 km. Visit the cemetery ‎containing the pyramids of the 26th dynasty, among them that of Pharaoh ‎Taharqa. Afterwards drive to Karima overnight at a Nubian house
Day 05. crossing the Nile to visit the necropolis of el-Kurru, 18 km. The ‎subterranean tomb of King Tanwetamani is decorated in the classical pharaonic ‎style. Drive to Jebel Barkal, 18 km Ascent to Jebel Barkal and afterwards visit to ‎the great temple of Amun of Napata dating back to the 12th century B.C. The ‎temple was the most important religious centre of Kush, overnight in Karima a Nubian house.
Day 06. KermaDrive from Karima then crossing the desert to Kerma about 300 km overnight at a ‎Nubian house
Day 07. Kerma Messaida - Soleb - Drive to Kerma, capital of Upper Nubia during the 3rd and 2nd millenium B.C. The ‎‎
Day 08. Soleb Sdeinga Sai Soleb. Visit the temple of Soleb, a Nubian copy of the temples of the Egyptian New ‎Kingdom, with pillars reminiscent of Luxor temple. Drive to Sdeinga, 50 km and ‎visit to the temple dedicated to Queen Teje, the mother of Akhenaten. Afterwards ‎boat trip to the island of Sai, 40 km, with settlement ruins from old Nubian, ‎Pharaonic and Christian times. Afterwards return to Soleb and drive through the ‎desert along the old Darb el-Arbain, the
Day 09. Soleb Sesebi Sebu - Tumbus - Turn back 50 km to Sesebi, a military outpost of pharaoh Akhenaten. Crossing ‎the Nile near Delgo and 30 km drive to the 3rd cataract. Photo stop at the rapids ‎and 50 km drive to Tumbus, passing prehistoric rock inscriptions near Sebu. Visit ‎to hieroglyphic inscriptions and a recumbent statue of King Taharka in the granite ‎quarries. 2 overnights in Kerma at Nubian house.‎
Day 10. As above
Day 11. Tumbus Kawa - Old Dongola - Drive from Tumbus to Kerma to buy provisions, then on to Kawa 120 km to see ‎the sand-covered temple ruins. Afterwards proceed to Old Dongola, tent ‎overnight.
Day 12. Old Dongola Wadi Milk - Visit Old Dongola, once the Christian capital of the Nubian kingdom Makuria and ‎later a major islamic city. Afterwards drive to the spectacularly beautiful desert ‎valley of Wadi Milk. Often one meets Bisharin bedouin watering their camels at ‎one of the wells. Tent overnight.
Day 13. Wadi Milk - Khartoum After breakfast opportunity to take a walk; then drive back to Khartoum. Arrival ‎late in the afternoon and transfer to the hotel ‎
Day 14. free time before departure