14 Days Program
Departure from overseas and arrival to Khartoum International airport and transfer to hotel “Khartoum Plaza3 stars Hotel. (You can choose any hotel instead of Khartoum Plaza).
The part of Khartoum city tour including a visit to:
Sudan National museum contains different objects dedicated to Nubian history in addition to the beautiful temples saved by UNESCO from Lake Nassir and rebuilt inside the museum.
Ethnographic museum to see the variation of the tribal community of Sudan and style of life.
Palace museum located in a beautiful disused Anglican church, the museum recounts, with strong illustrations, portraits, and comments, the road traveled by Sudan from foreign invasions and the struggle for independence to the present. A lot of space is devoted to the objects relating to the supreme function, especially the gifts offered to the various presidents. The museum also exhibits a small collection of presidential cars, especially Rolls, used on major occasions such as reception of foreign heads of state or national festivals.
Kitchener boat: General Kitchener’s boat “the Melik”,Circa 19th century, And now, (Is beached on the grounds of the Blue Nile Sailing Club)
Visit confluence of two Niles (Blue & White Nile).
Visit Tuti Island if you have time to enjoy drinking tea with peppermint or coffee with ginger.
You will stop to enjoy your lunch after that proceed with your Omdurman city tour part including:
Khalifa’s house museum.
The old Suq (market) of Omdurman.
Hamed Al-Nil the dancing and chanting dervishes only on Friday.
Or the traditional Nuba wrestling only on Friday. So on Friday, you should choose only one event because of Nuba wrestling on the Eastern edge of Khartoum, and Hamed Al-Nil on the Western edge of Khartoum.
In the evening return to the hotel
Early in the morning after you had your breakfast drive about 160km, to the ancient cultic center of Naqa with the Meroitic temple of Amun, Meroitic-Roman chapel, and the lion temple (Apedemak). Proceed to Mussawarat es – Sufra 20km an extensive temple area with rare elephant depictions (you will stop on the way to have your lunch). Afterward, continue to the small town of Shendi 80km and onwards 40km to Meroe. Visit the largest pyramids cemetery of the Nile valley – dozens of black pyramids rise from the desert sands. Overnight at your camp to enjoy the sky & stars. (There is a choice of booking a hotel in Meroe instead of tends if you want).
Visit the Royal city, opportunity to visit the West Pyramids for Nobel people at Meroe period, visit Kabosheya market to have tea & coffee, Visitor information center, stop for lunch and rest, at early evening you can visit the royal pyramids to enjoy sun site. Then back to your camp to enjoy your rest & dinner.
In the morning opportunity to take a stroll and photograph the pyramids, and then drive to El-Damer 100Km, cross the Nile to Umm al tuyur on the west bank. Afterward, the route leads through the Bayouda desert for 400Km, visit the ancient monastery of Deir Ghazali, then drive to Nuri about 25km, Visit the cemetery containing the pyramids of the 25th dynasty among of them pharaoh Taharqa. Afterward, drive to Karima overnight at Nubian traditional house. (There is an available hotel if you want).
Cross the Nile to visit the necropolis of El-Kurru 18km. the subterranean tomb of king Tanwetamani is decorated in the classical paranoiac style. Drive to Jebel Barkal 18km ascent to Jebel Barkal and afterward visit the great temple of Amun of Napata dating back to the 12th century B.C. the temple was the most important religious center of Kush, overnight in Karima at Nubian traditional house.
This day makes an excursion to the Petrified Forest after that heading to the island of Kasinger about 20 kilometers from Karima and then enjoying a Nile cruise with a small boat on the Island. Then back to Karima for overnight at Nubian traditional house.
Drive about 300km to Kerma capital of upper Nubia during the 3rd and 2nd Millennium B.C. Visit “Deffufa” is large mud-brick constructions slightly younger than the Giza pyramids and the museum. Overnight at Al Deffufa Resort.
Drive north through colorful Nubian villages to Delgo 80km crossing the Nile and then 70km drive to Soleb. Overnight at a Nubian traditional house. (There is no availability for the hotel there is only a Nubian house and this is for your kind information).
Visit the temple of Soleb a Nubian copy of the Egyptian New kingdom, with pillars reminiscent of Luxor temple. Drive to Sadeinga 50km to visit the temple of Queen Teje the mother of Akhenaten. Afterward, return to Soleb and drive through the desert along the old Darb el- Arbain the “Road of Forty” a camel took 40 days from Khartoum to Cairo on this road. Overnight at Nubian traditional house.
Turn back 50km to Sesebi a military outpost of pharaoh Akhenaton. Crossing the Nile near Delgo and 30km drove to the 3rd cataract. Photo stop at the rapids and 50km drive to Tumbus passing prehistoric rock inscriptions near Sebu. Visit hieroglyphic inscriptions and a recumbent of king Taharka in the granite quarries. Overnight in Kerma at Al Deffufa Resort.
Drive from Kerma to 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, continuing to Dongola the city for overnight at Taharqa hotel.
Drive back to Khartoum, after that transfer to the airport for an evening departure.
Depart in at early morning.
1/ Sending invitation letters to Sudanese embassies all over the world to get your visa.
2/ Processing entry permits and arranging visas on arrival
3/ Welcoming guests and meeting you at the airport.
4/ Transfer from the airport to the hotel of your choice 2 overnight and one-day use (included only when arriving and departing on tour dates – quoted extra when arriving outside those dates).
5/ Drop from hotel to airport.
6/ Making reservations for hotels and stays in Nubian houses.
7/ All camping equipment for overnight camping.
8/ Transport with Toyota Land Cruisers with air-conditioning (4 pax per car) or Toyota Hilux with air-conditioning (3 pax per car) outside Khartoum. Mini-bus in Khartoum for a city tour with air-conditioning.
9/ Meals in Khartoum based on B.B (Bed and Breakfast only). Outside Khartoum, meals are full board. (Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner) with fruit, soft drinks, and hot drinks.
10/ Mineral water on tour.
11/ In addition to package tours, we also include the handling of adventure trips, desert safaris, camel riding trips, bird watching, and private trips.
12/ Excellent English-speaking guides
13/ Special guides who speak different languages, including French, Italian, and Russian
14/ Staff with a vast range of experience for your tour.
15/All fees for archeological sites and museums.
16/ Special Sudanese coffee served on arrival, at our office, or outside.
17/ Storytelling about our traditions and customs during the tour.
18/ Passport registration.
19/ Nile cruise.
20/ Foreigners Permit from the tourism police for your movement outside Khartoum.
- International flight tickets.
- Travel insurance.
- Gratuity (tipping your desert trip crew).