Sudan is a destination that comprises a perfect blend of mystical golden infused pyramids, complimented with a searing desert and nourished by the two Niles. While this destination may present the unknown, its splendid treasures are waiting to be discovered today. If you are looking for a rewarding treasure travel, pack your bags and test your sense of adventure here today.
Begin your journey at Port Sudan, where you can sit back and relax as you bask in the beauty of the port here. You can even explore the waters here through the various dive sites located in the coastal areas here. Kassala is your next destination. The lively souqs here are worth exploring, especially since the local tribes sell their culturally infused wares and clothing. Apart from this, there are plenty of other attractions to visit here. Next, travel to the lively capital city of Khartoum, where is plenty attractions to explore, souqs to visit and various other ventures to experience. Al Ubayyid is your next destination which is a popular transportation hub. It is also known for the iconic battle of El Obeid which is worth exploring. Finally travel to Nyala which is best known for its various archaeological sites which is home to various ancient antiquities.
The pyramids of Meroe located here is definitely worth a visit. These pyramids are home to several royal figures as well as non-royal individuals built in early 720 BCE. History lovers must visit the majestic National Museum of Sudan which is home to some of the largest and most important archaeological collections in the country. Apart from this, those who wish to truly experience the culture here must visit the Temple of Amun which is one of the sacred structures in the country. For those seeking a mesmerizing adventure, you can head to the Farafra Oasis which is populated by the locals here for agricultural purposes. You can even indulge in swimming in the waters of this oasis.
Although the Sudanese cuisine has several influences it still retains its original flavour. Foul is one of the common dishes that are served here. Apart from this you can also try the Kissra, Aseeda and Gurassa which is a popular delight. Gurassa Bil Damaa is normally served with a local meat stew and makes for scrumptious combination. The other dishes that are a must try include Mukhbaza and selaat. For the beverages, you can wash down your meal with a sweetened black tea, a common drink here. Karkadeh is also a tea which is a delicious alternative. Apart from this, the Turkish coffee also makes for a delightful choice. Local brewed beer and distilled spirit is also available, but you must be careful when consuming it as this is stringent Islamic country.
With many adventure spots available here, it comes as no surprise that you will be spoilt for choice for entertainment or excitement outing. While you can discover the beauty of the country’s past through its attractions, a trek or hike through its landscapes will be a welcoming delight. The coastal areas and the oasis are perfect for those who want to relax and unwind. You can go swimming, diving, or even snorkeling near these areas.
While there may be a hidden adventure waiting for you to be uncovered, it is important to keep certain things in mind. This includes the safety and protection against any unplanned mishap or disaster. While you cannot protect yourself against these events, you can be prepared with the ideal protection. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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