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Sudan Adventure Tour

Travelling through the scenic Nile Valley and into the desert we discover Sudan, a country with more pyramids than Egypt and some of the friendliest people on the planet. We visit well-preserved sandstone temples, tombs engraved with images of the pharaohs and the many pyramids of the Royal Necropolis of Meroe. We will experience the warm hospitality of the Nubian people and stay in a traditional village house.

Tour Highlights

  • Temples & Pyramids - Discover the amazing Pharaonic architecture of northern Sudan - there are more pyramids here than in Egypt.
  • Nubian hospitality - Enjoy a traditional welcome as guests in the village of Soleb.
  • Desert landscapes - Get off the beaten track in this little visited tourist destination.
  • Nile - Take an exhilarating cruise along the world's longest river to discover its hidden treasures.

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Khartoum

  • 2
    Omdurman Souk and lunch on the Nile

  • 3
    Visit of Coptic Christian Temples at Old Dongola

  • 4
    Temple of Soleb and overnight stay in Nubian house

  • 5
    Visit the Temple of Sesibi, experience Sudanese hospitality

  • 6
    Exploring the mud temple Defuffas of Kerma

  • 7
    Petrified forest and sunset trip to Jebel Barkal

  • 8
    Nile cruise and afternoon visit of the Pyramids of Nuri

  • 9
    Driving through the Bayuda Desert to Meroe

  • 10
    Explore the Royal Necropolis and the Royal City of Meroe

  • 11
    Market of Shendi, trip to temples at Naga, return to Khartoum

  • 12
    Tour ends

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Ancient Nubia Explorer
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Included meals 11 10 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
4WD, Boat
Accommodation
3 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Camping
2 nights Simple Village House
3 nights Standard Guesthouse
2 nights Standard Tented Camp
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Cook
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16