Dongola 

DONGOLA also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al ‘Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, and a former Latin Catholic bishopric (14th century). It should not be confused with Old Dongola, an ancient city located...

khartoum

KHARTOUM Khartoum  is the capital of Sudan and is located where the Blue Nile and White Nile Rivers merge. The huge, spread-out city is actually made out of three distinct cities (Khartoum, Khartoum North or Bahri, and Omdurman) which are divided by the Nile and its...

wadi hafa

Wadi Halfa Historically, Wadi Halfa was Nubia’s most important trading point, being the gateway between Egypt and Sudan. Today the city’s buildings are immaculate, surrounded by the golden dunes of the Nubian Desert. It is the stereotypical border town, small and full...

Port Sudan

PORTSUDAN Port Sudan has an hot desert climate (Köppen: BWh) with extremely hot and muggy summers and moderately hot winters, requiring the acquisition of fresh water from Wadi Arba’at in the Red Sea Hills and from salt-evaporating pans. Temperatures can easily exceed...

kassala

KASSALA Kassala is located in the East of Sudan, some 600 km from Khartoum practically on the border with Eritrea. It used to be one of the touristic highlights of Sudan, and is still quite popular with Sudanese newlyweds who come here to honeymoon. The cool climate...

Dender Natural Park

Dender Natural Park Dinder National Park is ecologically significant because it falls on the ecotone between the Sahel and Ethiopian Highlandsecoregions. It contains three distinct ecosystems: riverine – riparian zone woodland maya (oxbow lake). The park is home to...