9 days in Sudan Itinerary

9 days in Sudan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Train + Foot + Fly:  10 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 45 min
Port Sudan
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly + Foot + Train:  16 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg


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.
Khartoum is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Tuti Island, don't miss a visit to Nile Street, stroll the grounds of Khartoum War Cemetery, and take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Khartoum trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Khartoum is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in October: high temperatures in Khartoum hover around 45°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Sudan.

Things to do in Khartoum

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Tuti Island ©
Tuti Island
Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Nile Street ©
Nile Street

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sesibi Temple, then stroll around Sanganeb National Park, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Sedeinga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Sudan trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Khartoum to Port Sudan in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Karima.

Things to do in Port Sudan

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sanganeb National Park ©
Sanganeb National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sesibi Temple ©
Sesibi Temple


Karima ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at El Kurru Tombs, then stroll through Petrified Forest, then appreciate the history behind Necropolis of Nuri, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Ghazali. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Gebel Barkal.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Karima tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Port Sudan to Karima by combination of flight and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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