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The Pyramids of Sudan

5 Days
LENGTH
Jan - Dec
BEST TIME TO VISIT
£950
PRICE

Day 1: Arrival to Khartoum International Airport and transfer to hotel .

Day 2: Khartoum & Omdurman ‎city tour of Khartoum and Omdurman including a visit to the national museum,‎ Ethnographic museum, Khalifa’s House (museum), Mehdi Tomp and the old‎ Suq (market) of Omdurman, and visit to the confluence of the two niles (Blue‎Nile & White Nile) at evening return to the hotel‎.

Day 3: Naqa – Mussawarat – Meroe ‎
Drive to the ancient cultic centre of Nagaa with the meroitic temple of Amun, ‎the Roman chapel and the lion temple, about 160 km and Proceed to Musawarat ‎as-Sufra 20 km, an extensive temple area with rare elephant depictions. ‎Afterwards continue to the small town of Shendi, 80 km, and onwards 30 km to ‎Meroe. Visit the largest pyramid cemetery of the Nile valley – dozens of black ‎pyramids rise from the desert sands. Tent overnight in front of the pyramids of ‎Meroe. Overnight in tents‎

Day 4: Meroe – Damer – Bayouda Desert- Deir Ghazali – Karima
In the morning opportunity to take a stroll and photograph the pyramids. Then ‎drive to El Damer 100 km, crossing the Nile to Umm Tuyur on the west bank. ‎Afterwards the route leads through the Bayouda desert for 400 km, Visit to the ‎ancient monastery of Deir Ghazali, then drive to Nuri, 25 km. Visit the cemetery ‎containing the pyramids of the 26th dynasty, among them that of Pharaoh ‎Taharqa. Crossing the Nile to visit the necropolis of el-Kurru, 18 km. The ‎subterranean tomb of King Tanwetamani is decorated in the classical pharaonic ‎style. Drive to Jebel Barkal, 18 km Ascent to Jebel Barkal and afterwards visit to ‎the great temple of Amun of Napata dating back to the 12th century B.C. The ‎temple was the most important religious centre of Kush, overnight in Karima at a Nubian house

Day 5: Drive back to Khartoum for evening departure.‎

 

 

Price: £950 Per person

Single Supplement of £175

 

What’s Included:

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Private 4×4 Vehicle
  • All food and Lunch
  • Hotel accommodation in Khartoum at 3 stars bed&breakfast
  • Accommodation outside Khartoum as mentioned on the program
    and based on full-board.
  • Entrance fees to all archaeological sites and museums

 

What’s Not Included:

  • International Flights

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