Sudan: An Archaeologist's Delight
Walk between the pyramids of Meroë and traverse the Nubian Desert to uncover the ruins of powerful and proud empires. History has left many voices in Sudan. Listen!
"Andrea did a wonderful job designing an itinerary to suit three generations of diverse interests, and was flexible and responsive to last minute changes and requests. He showed us many hidden treasures of this beautiful region that would have missed we're it not for him."
- Heather on her journey in Italy
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Your itinerary: Gateway to Ancient Nubia
Archaeological exploits often begin in bustling cities, and this is no exception. You arrive in Khartoum and go meet two very important characters: the White Nile, and the Blue Nile. This is where they meet. Now that the geography is well defined, it is time to explore modern Sudanese culture. The best way to accomplish this is by drinking coffee. Sudan is an Islamic country, but soon you begin to discover that, just like the Two Niles, there is a strange confluence of cultures here. There are echoes that tell of an ancient past. Now the journey is getting started.
Another day, another archaeological adventure
The first sunbeams kiss your tent gently. No need to set an alarm. There is a familiar aroma in the air, and yet it is so exotic! Breakfast is ready, the coffee is brewed to perfection. You could sit down and eat a quiet meal with your thoughts. However, the pyramids of Meroë cast their long, morning shadows towards the camp. The adventurer in you awakes. After all, The Royal Necropolis is just a twenty minute walk away. You have a quick sip of coffee and take with you something for the road. As you approach these ancient Nubian Pyramids, a sense of wonder takes hold: breakfast in the Ancient Kingdom. Read more