16 days in Sudan Itinerary

16 days in Sudan Itinerary

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16 days in Sudan Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Khartoum
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Merowe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kerma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Wawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
River Nile State
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Port Sudan
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Khartoum

Khartoum ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sudan National Museum and Naga: Temple of Amun. You'll explore and learn at Mojo Gallery and Khalifa House Museum. When in Khartoum, make a side trip to see Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi) in Omdurman, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Afra Mall, don't miss a visit to Nile Street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Khartoum War Cemetery, and step off the mainland to explore Tuti Island.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Khartoum sightseeing planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Khartoum is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Khartoum hover around 47°C and lows are around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Merowe.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Omdurman
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Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Naga: Temple of Amun ©
Naga: Temple of Amun
Khalifa House Museum ©
Khalifa House Museum

1
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Merowe

Merowe ©
On the 7th (Sun), explore the ancient world of El Kurru Tombs, explore the ancient world of Gebel Barkal, delve into the distant past at Al-Ghazali, then stroll the grounds of Necropolis of Nuri, and finally don't miss a visit to Petrified Forest.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Merowe day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Khartoum to Merowe takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kerma.

Things to do in Merowe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Karima
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Necropolis of Nuri ©
Necropolis of Nuri
Gebel Barkal ©
Gebel Barkal
El Kurru Tombs ©
El Kurru Tombs

1
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Kerma

Kerma ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get great views at Third Cataract of the Nile and then don't miss a visit to Kerma's Archeological Site.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kerma trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Merowe to Kerma in 4 hours. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wawa.

Things to do in Kerma

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Third Cataract of the Nile
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Third Cataract of the Nile ©
Third Cataract of the Nile
Kerma's Archeological Site ©
Kerma's Archeological Site

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Wawa

Wawa ©
Wawa is a town in northern Sudan near the Nile River, located at 20°26′N 30°21′E. On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Soleb Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wawa online holiday 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
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Soleb Temple ©
Soleb Temple

2
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River Nile State

River Nile State
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our River Nile State trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawa to River Nile State. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Port Sudan.
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nights
Port Sudan

Port Sudan ©
Port Sudan is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of Red Sea., it has 489,725 residents. Get in touch with nature at Sanganeb National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sesibi Temple and Temple of Sedeinga.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Sudan holiday maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from River Nile State to Port Sudan. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple