Sudan is also very famous for its ancient monuments and remains of the once mighty black pharaohs. We can find lots of witnesses of the once powerful Kushite kingdom, which reigned here from 2600 B.C. until 280 A.D. – there are temples, pyramids and royal tombs. The most famous of all is probably Meroe with its remaining 50 pyramids and the last centre of the Kushites. Those pyramids may not be as impressive as the Egyptian ones, but the remoteness and lack of tourists are much more rewarding. Just imagine wandering in between the pyramids without anybody around, only wind, sand, blue sky and these pyramids. You will feel like an explorer and you can perfectly imagine how it all looked in its full grandeur those thousands of years ago.
Apart from its rich history, Sudan boasts a very wealthy cultural side with more than 700 tribes and ethnics, from Arabic, Berber and Saudi tribes to subsaharan ethnics and everything in between. And imagine the cultural side of it – customs, rituals and celebrations make sure you have an unforgettable experience.
Sudan has some national parks, but it´s not really a destination for wildlife lovers as parks are very expensive, hard to get to and animals, if there are any, are very scarce and shy. We recommend to rather make your way to the camel market and dive into the bustling life there.