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SUDAN - Egypt 50 years ago and a bit friendlier, perhaps a lot.

Regular departures from November to February.

Arrival in Khartoum, then the fundamental desert adventure. The Sudanese pyramids, the Nile with its cataracts, forgotten villages, mountains, lonely mosques in the middle of nowhere.


Khartoum - Bayouda- Dongola- Sessebi- Soleib -Sadenga - Sai Island - 3rd Cataract - Kerma - Daffoufa - Kuru - Karima - El Ghazali - El Damer - Mereo - Shandi - Mossawarat - 6th Cataract - Khartoum

  1. -14 days from 1900€ all inclusive, excl. airfares to & from Sudan.

European staff will be looking after you

Sudan, once the largest and one of the most geographically diverse states in Africa, split into two countries in July 2011 after the people of the south voted for independence.

The government of Sudan gave its blessing for an independent South Sudan, where the mainly Christian and Animist people had for decades been struggling against rule by the Arab Muslim north.

However, various outstanding secession issues - especially the question of shared oil revenues and the exact border demarcation - have continued to create tensions between the two successor states.

Sudan's centuries of association with Egypt formally ended in 1956, when joint British-Egyptian rule over the country ended.

The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia. There are close to two hundred pyramids in a relatively small area, the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (sometimes known as the Kingdom of Kush). The Pyramids are smaller than their Egyptian cousins but equally impressive due to their number. The first of the Meroe Pyramids were built about 800 years after the last Egyptian pyramids were completed. The Meroe pyramids were constructed from large blocks of sandstone. They're angled more steeply than the Egyptian pyramids.

3000€/person, excl. airfares.

Price includes:

  1. -accommodation in cozy little family-owned hotels, guesthouses - sometimes these can be exclusive establishments... sometimes a little  less exclusive...

  2. -ground transport in sturdy, comfortable, air-conditioned Japan made SUV’s

  3. -brilliant logistics & organization