Travel to Nubia, Nile Valley and Western Desert
Travel to Sudan, Africa on an adventurous journey venturing out into more remote areas of Sudan to learn about the Nubian culture and visit ancient sites along the Nile River.
The Sudan tour starts out to the Western Desert reaching a mysterious fortress in the middle of the desert.
Gala Abu Hamed was discovered by a German archaeological expedition less then 10 years ago. It is dated to the Napatean time (700-400 B.C.). The place was probably used as a trade post for the caravans coming from Central Africa to the Nile.
Explore ancient historical sites, nomadic tribal cultures, the vast Nubian Desert, and the timeless Nile River.
Visit significant archaeological sites such as the temple of Amun, Kerma civilization, Nuri Pyramids, the magnificent royal city of Meroe and the important Meroitic site Naga.
Additionally, the Sudan tour also visits the small town of Karima located at the foot of Jebel Barkal, the landmark in the Nubian Desert and the site of El Kurru, ancient capital Napata.
We cruise along the Nile River exploring the small islands and sandy beaches along the Nile.
In the centre of the Bayuda Desert we reach Atrun Crater, where nomads gather salt from the edge of a green colored pool.
Once we leave Khartoum, accommodations are mainly Italian operated “wild camps” (igloo tents, foam mattresses, gas lights, water basin for washing).
There may be 1 night at a new boutique hotel designed like a traditional Nubian house.
In each setting we are near local villages providing an opportunity to observe and interact with local people in an authentic setting.
Four Star Hotel in Khartoum. Once we leave Khartoum, accommodations are mainly Italian operated “wild camps” (igloo tents, foam mattresses, gas lights, water basin for washing).
Explore the amazing Sudan!
SUDAN TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Explore an undiscovered region, with temple ruins, pyramids, camel caravans, and desert tribal cultures
- Visit Sudan’s pyramids and ancient city of Meroe
- Connect with local people in desert markets and small, isolated villages
- Enjoy fantastic diverse landscapes such as groves of dates, palms and guava, the Northern U-bend of the Nile and a vast desert of moving sands