1st day: Flight Europe - Khartoum / .. / .. / ...
In the evening arrival in Khartoum. Meeting in the airport and transfer to the proper hotel.
Day 2: Khartoum - City Tour /B / L / ... /
In the morning we visit the National Museum with excellent exhibits from ancient Egypt, kuschit. and Nubian periods. Here are the exquisite frescoes from the byzant saved from the flood of the Nile. Faras. Afterwards visit the Museum of Khalifa and the small tomb of the Mahadi. Back to the hotel.
Day 3: Khartoum - Karima - Jebal Barkal /B / L / D /
After breakfast we drive to the desert. Wide plains and scattered bushes characterize the landscape. Small rest houses provide an opportunity for a tea break. Around noon, our first crossing of the Bayuda Desert is done. Long drive in the desert direction Karima and in the area of Karima (Jebel Barkal) tented overnight stay.
Day 4: Jebel Barkal - Elkuru - Nuri -West /B / L / D /
In the morning we drive to the Jebel Barkal. Hike to the plateau. From here we have an incomparable view over the pyramids and the Amun temple. Then we drive to El Kurru. Here we descend into the underground tombs of the Cushitic kings and discover the artistically applied wall paintings. After the sightseeing we cross the Nile over a new bridge, visit the pyramid field of Nuri north of the Jabal Barkal. Continue towards Atbara. And somewhere in the vastness of the Bayuda Desert we set up our camp.
Day 5: Desert Abu Hamed /B / L / D /
From Karima we follow the disused railway line along the reservoir of Merowe. Again and again we cross the dry river valleys, which commute from the Nubian desert commend into the Nile. In Abu Hamed we spend the night in the tent.
Day 6: Abu Hamed - Wadi Ghabgaba- Galaat Murad- Wadi Abu Doum /B / L / D /
We now follow the Wadi Ghabgaba, which runs over several hundred kilometers to Egypt. Again and again, rugged mountain ranges alternate with the white of the silted valleys and the green of the few acacias. The Beja- nomads living here are completely adapted to life away from civilization. Overnight in the tent.
Day 7: Wadi Abu Doum- Abu Tubaqa- Illai- Berenike (Berenisha) /B / L / D /
Day 8-9: Berenisha Uneed Desert - Wueste- Gabeet- Mohammed Qawl B / L / D /
Once again we experience desert and mountains. On our way to the Red Sea we cross the wadis, which run parallel to the sea and only in Egypt. With a little luck, we will meet the Beja, who live here as nomads. Then we reach the Red Sea with Mohammed Qawl. Overnight in the tent.
Day 10: Mohammed Qawl-Portsudan /B / L / D /
Today we drive along the coast towards Portsudan, the only overseas port in the country. The comparably liberal city invites to a stroll over the market. In the evening you can watch the bustle in the streets on the Corniche. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Portsudan - Suakin-Erkawit /B / L / D /
In the morning we drive to Suakin, the former "Venice of the Red Sea". Before Portsudan was built by the British, all trade was made via this small island whose houses were built of white coral. Arab, Turkish and Yemeni merchants traded in the hinterland for centuries. Today, however, little remains of the former splendor. Continue to Erkawit, a former hill station of the British. Here you can enjoy the cool breeze and the breathtaking view of the coastal plain. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Erkawit - Desert /B / L / D /
After breakfast, we leave mountains on the Asfatstrasse back to the Nile Valley. On the way we see again and again the tents of the Beja nomads and the small rest houses, which offer the opportunity for a tea break. Overnight in the tent.
Day 13: Desert - Meroe /B / L / D /
In the morning we continue towards Meroe. Late afternoon we reach Meroe, whose pyramids impress especially at sunset. Overnight in the tent.
Day 14: Meroe - Musawwarat /B / L / D /
Today we pay the greatest attention to the more than twenty pyramids of the necropolis of Meroe. After an extensive tour of the city of the dead we visit the former residence of the kings, the actual city. Then on to Musawwarat, a large temple with rare elephant representations. Our last tent night.
Day 15: Musawwarat - Naga - Khartoum / B/ L / D /
After visiting Mussawarat we will reach the archaeological site of Naga within a short drive. Between the Lion Temple and the Roman Kiosk - unique testimonies of the past - goats graze! Directly in front of the excavation area is a well-used draw well, meeting place for the nomadic people wandering around here. During the afternoon we reach Omdurman, the ancient capital of Sudan. After visiting the big market, we drive to our hotel in Khartoum. The last dinner with the group concludes our eventful trip to Sudan. Afterwards transfer to the airport and return flight to Europe shortly before midnight.
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