Route & dates
8 days in Khartoum & N'Djamena Itinerary
Start: Khartoum, Sudan
Khartoum, Sudan— 4 nights
Fly: 2 h 45 min
N'Djamena, Chad— 3 nights
Fly: 2 h 45 min
End: Khartoum, Sudan
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.Explore Khartoum's surroundings by going to Omdurman (Khalifa House Museum, Nilian Mosque, & more). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Tuti Island, make a trip to Al Sabalouga (Sabaloka Gorge), contemplate the long history of Naga: Temple of Amun, and admire the landmark architecture of Presidential Palace.
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If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airport is Khartoum International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to N'Djamena.
Things to do in Khartoum
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Chad's capital and largest city, N'Djamena serves as the main port on the Chari River, and a hub for livestock, grain, and salt.Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Big Market Marché central, then explore the galleries of Musée National du Tchad, and then admire all the interesting features of Avenue Charles de Gaulle. On the next day, have fun at Cinema le Normandie Tchad and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque N'Djamena.
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Fly from Khartoum to N'Djamena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Khartoum to N'Djamena is minus 1 hour. December in N'Djamena sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sat).
Things to do in N'Djamena
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