16 days in Sudan Itinerary

16 days in Sudan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sudan trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Khartoum
— 4 nights
Drive
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Merowe
— 1 night
Drive
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Kerma
— 1 night
Drive
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Wawa
— 2 nights
Drive
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River Nile State
— 2 nights
Train to Khartoum, Fly to Port Sudan
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Port Sudan
— 4 nights
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Khartoum

— 4 nights
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Sudan National Museum and Mojo Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Sudan Art Diwan and Ethnographic Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Omdurman (Khalifa House Museum & Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi)). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Afra Mall, deepen your understanding at University of Khartoum, make a trip to Naga: Temple of Amun, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Kabir Mosque.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Khartoum sightseeing planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Khartoum is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Khartoum, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Khartoum at 47°C and lows at 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Merowe.

Things to do in Khartoum

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Merowe

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of El Kurru Tombs, delve into the distant past at Gebel Barkal, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Necropolis of Nuri, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Petrified Forest.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Merowe online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Khartoum to Merowe in 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kerma.

Things to do in Merowe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kerma

— 1 night
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Third Cataract of the Nile and then steep yourself in history at Kerma's Archeological Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kerma journey planner.

You can drive from Merowe to Kerma in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Wawa.

Things to do in Kerma

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wawa

— 2 nights
Wawa is a town in northern Sudan near the Nile River, located at 20°26′N 30°21′E. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Soleb Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wawa trip planner.

You can drive from Kerma to Wawa in 2 hours. You'll set off for River Nile State on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Wawa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

River Nile State

— 2 nights
For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the River Nile State route builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawa to River Nile State. You will leave for Port Sudan on the 12th (Fri).

Port Sudan

— 4 nights
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. Take a break from the city and head to Sanganeb National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Sudan road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from River Nile State to Port Sudan in 13.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Port Sudan

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours

Sudan travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Ruins
Splitting with South Sudan in 2011, Sudan remains a vast, diverse place. Desert and savannah landscapes dominate much of the north and south, while the east and west are primarily mountainous. Ancient Nubian ruins dot the desert areas in the north, with the section close to the Nile once home to great and powerful kingdoms. The main cities offer an array of interesting and evocative Islamic sites, with many centuries-old mosques and religious schools and market squares--all worthy of addition on a comprehensive Sudan itinerary.