Hidden Treasures

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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 18-79 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17912
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Khartoum, Sudan
  • Ends Khartoum, Sudan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Capital city Khartoum
  • Naga & Mussawarat
  • Meroe Pyramids
  • Jebel Barkal
  • Nubian house in Karima
  • Nuri
  • Old souk of Omdurman
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Starting and ending in Khartoum, the "Hidden Treasures" trip is a guided cruise tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Karima, Khartoum and Merowe in Sudan. "Hidden Treasures" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This Sudan tour allows you to follow in the footsteps of ancient civilisations. This 10-day adventure through Sudan takes you to the Nile Valley to see some incredible ancient sites and experience the unique Nubian culture. We start this tour in the capital city of Khartoum home to many museums, tombs and markets. We then cross the Nubian Desert in search of the lost pyramids and temples of the Nile Valley; en route we visit various historical temples. The Meroe Pyramids are the most concentrated pyramid complex in the Nile valley. We get to eperience a true dessert camp with some creature comforts thrown in like private verandah's that boast stunning views of the pyramids. We then head to Karima for more pyramids and Temples before driving back to Khartoum for our last evening. On most departures we include a visit to the popular weekly Nuba wrestling competition, a highlight of the week for many locals in Khartoum. The evening is then free time before your departure.
Note: The daily itinerary for this tour may vary from time to time, occasionally operating in the opposite direction (Karima first, finishing with Meroe) - all the same sites are visited, just in a different order.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Khartoum. Transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 : Khartoum to Karima
  • Day 3 : Karima. Visit to El Kurru and Jebel Barkal
  • Day 4 : Nile boat trip and the Pyramids of Nuri
  • Day 5 : Karima, visit Old Dongola
  • Day 6 : Karima, Ghazali Monastery, to Meroe
  • Day 7 : Exploring the Necropolis of Meroe, Royal City and other sites
  • Day 8 : Meroe to Khartoum via Mussawarat & Naga. Dervishes ceremony
  • Day 9 : Khartoum city tour.
  • Day 10 : Khartoum, departure airport transfer
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
Meals
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Transport
  • All transport and transfers
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
Guide
  • Services of a local tour leader throughout
Others
  • All sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Visa invitation letter for most nationalities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International Flights (available on request)
  • Arrival taxes
  • Sudan visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Single room supplements (chargeable if a same-sex room share is not available)
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites, photo permits & local passport registration (EUR280, payable on arrival)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Tips for tour leader & driver
  • Any other items not mentioned above
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Hidden Treasures tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 March 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 March 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 55 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Hidden Treasures tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Hidden Treasures tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Tours will be reduced to smaller group sizes to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be recommended to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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