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Cheap flights to Sudan

Cheap flights to Sudan

The Republic of Sudan or North Sudan is a country situated in northeast Africa. The country shares borders with Chad and the Central African Republic on the west, Egypt and Libya on the north, Ethiopia and Eritrea on the east, and South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo on the south.  The Red sea borders the eastern coast of Sudan for a stretch of about 805 km.

Sudan has a diverse geography spreading through its different regions. The Nile River and its many tributaries course through the country from north to south. The climate and weather conditions change from deserts in the far north to central steppes and open savanna and two large plateaus in the west and south.

Sudan has many interesting natural and architectural sites. Visitors to Sudan will observe how history and tradition run strong in a country that is embracing change and modernity.

The best time to visit Sudan 

Sudan is an extremely hot country where sandstorms blow across the Sahara desert from April to September. It is less hot from November to March, making this the best period to visit the country.

Airlines that fly to Sudan

There are many airlines that fly to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan and other areas of the country. Check out Skyscanner's travel page to find the cheapest price for your destination on the days you plan to visit Sudan.

What to do and see in Sudan

If you are in Khartoum, go to the Sambat bridge where you can watch the reddish brown waters of the Blue Nile merge with the clearer waters of the White Nile. History and archeology buffs will be especially interested in visiting the National Museum where some of the exhibits date back to 6000 years. The Khalifa's House Museum displays items relating to Sudan's more recent history.

The Pyramids of Meroe, brick-built and steep sided are one of Sudan's most famous sites. They are based on a different culture from those seen in Egypt and can be seen spread out in groups. While there, take a short detour to see the archeological sites at Naqa and Musawarat Es Sufra.

Dinder National Park on the Ethiopian border is one of the largest in Africa. Here you can observe 27 species of large mammals as well as several species of birds. You can also explore the coastal cities and dive in the Red sea to check out marvels such as the Sanganeb reef.

Tips and additional advice

The government of Canada advises against all non-essential travel to Sudan in view of the unstable political situation in this country arising from violent crime and armed conflict. In particular, travelers are advised not to travel to Darfur, Abyei administrative region, Southern Kordofan State Blue Nile State, area bordering Eritrea within the Red Sea State and the portions of Northern Kordofan and White Nile states located south of the Kosti-El Obeid-En Nahud road.

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