Karima’s gems

If you only have 48h in Sudan, take the opportunity to visit the wonderful gems around Karima’s area, like the sacred Jebel Barkal and the pyramids of Nuri and spend one night in our charming Karima Nubian Rest House.

2 days
all accommodated

Possible departures every day


Services included:
–    1 overnight at Karima Rest House in half board
–    transport with Toyota Land Cruisers (4 pax per car) OR Toyota   Hilux double cabin (3 pax per car) with drivers outside Khartoum
–    meals as per itinerary (B.L.D.)
–    mineral water while on tour
–    English speaking guide (quoted separately and upon availability)

Optional: Khartoum - city tour
Day 1: Khartoum - Jebel Barkal and the necropolis of El Kurru

Pick up from your accommodation in Khartoum and then departure northward. After 5 hours’ drive across the Nubian Region we catch the sight of the Jebel Barkal, (“Jebel” means mountain in Arabic) an improbable landmark in the desert.  The small town of Karima is situated nearby. Just after our arrival, we start the visit of El Kurru where there is one of the necropolises of the ancient capital, Napata.  Here we can visit one tomb, which are excavated in the rock under pyramids – partially collapsed – and are totally decorated with images of the Pharaoh, of the gods and multicolour hieroglyphic inscriptions. Not far from here there is an interesting site of Petrified Forest, an ancient forest with hundreds of huge trunks. In the evening return to Karima, accommodation at the Nubian Rest House, dinner and overnight stay.


Meal plan
  • Optional lunch at Karima Rest House
  • Dinner at Karima Rest House
Karima Rest House
Day 2: Karima –Nuri - Khartoum

After breakfast at the hotel. Then we will discover the astonishing holy mountain, the Jebel Barkal, and maybe we can even climb it till the top to admire the amazing landscape. We cross the Nile to reach the Pyramids of Nuri. Little walk among these ancient ruins where the pyramid of Pharaoh Taharqa dominates among the others. After the visit we begin our journey back towards Khartoum. Drop off at your accommodation in Khartoum. Dinner NOT included.

Meal plan
  • Optional Box Lunch
  • Dinner NOT included
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