17 days in Sudan Itinerary

17 days in Sudan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  11 h
1
Port Sudan
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
2
Kassala
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Khartoum
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Merowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Dongola
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Wawa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Temple of Sedeinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sesibi Temple, and then explore the striking landscape of Sanganeb National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Sudan trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Port Sudan is an approximately 11- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kassala.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple
Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park

1
night
Kassala

Kassala ©
Kassala is the capital of the state of Kassala in eastern Sudan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Taka Mountains.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kassala trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Port Sudan to Kassala in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Khartoum.

Things to do in Kassala

Nature Parks
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Taka Mountains ©
Taka Mountains

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi) and Khartoum War Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nilian Mosque and Naga: Temple of Amun. Step out of Khartoum to go to Omdurman and see Khalifa House Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Kabir Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum, see the interesting displays at Sudan National Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Al Waha Mall.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Khartoum tour planning site.

Getting from Kassala to Khartoum by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Khartoum sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merowe.

Things to do in Khartoum

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Omdurman
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Al Kabir Mosque ©
Al Kabir Mosque
Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi) ©
Tomb of Muhammad Ahmad (Madhi)
Nilian Mosque ©
Nilian Mosque

2
nights
Merowe

Merowe ©
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Petrified Forest, appreciate the history behind Necropolis of Nuri, explore the ancient world of Al-Ghazali, then stroll the grounds of El Kurru Tombs, and finally explore the ancient world of Gebel Barkal.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Merowe vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Khartoum to Merowe takes 6.5 hours. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Dongola.

Things to do in Merowe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Dongola

Dongola ©
Dongola, also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al 'Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, and a former Latin Catholic bishopric (14th century). Get a sense of the local culture at Third Cataract of the Nile and Old Dongola. Step out of Dongola to go to Kerma and see Kerma's Archeological Site, which is approximately 1h 25 min away.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dongola trip planner.

You can drive from Merowe to Dongola in 3.5 hours. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Wawa.

Things to do in Dongola

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Wawa

Wawa ©
Wawa is a town in northern Sudan near the Nile River, located at 20°26′N 30°21′E. On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soleb Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wawa tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dongola to Wawa takes 3 hours. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Wawa

Historic Sites
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Soleb Temple ©
Soleb Temple