Sudan Holidays - Meroe


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Sudan Heritage

Sudan Holidays - Flower-patterns, Nubian village

Corinthia Hotel
2 nights
MeroeMeroe Camp
2 nights
Nubian Rest House
4 nights
Corinthia Hotel
1 night


10 days/9 nights from £2355

International flights NOT included - see below


This tour covers all the major archaeological sites of the northern part of Sudan.  The overnight stays outside Khartoum are in exclusive private properties specifically developed for these small groups, making this arid and wild region of extraordinary archaeological interest and beautiful landscapes accessible to the modern traveller.  

 Recommended flight from London: Turkish Airlines from London Heathrow via Istanbul (see below).  If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.




For a detailed day-by-day description, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)

DAY 1 – Arrival in Khartoum (early hours of Day 2).

DAY 2 - Khartoum and Omdurman sightseeing.  (B,L)

DAY 3 - Overland via Naga and Mussawarat to Meroe.  (B,L,D)

DAY 4 - Full day visits at Meroe.  (B,L,D)

DAY 5 - Cross the Nile.  Through the Bayuda Desert to Karima.  (B,L,D)

DAY 6 - Jebel Barkal and the necropolis of El Kurru.  (B,L,D)

DAY 7 - Old Dongola.  Nubian villages.  (B,L,D)

DAY 8 - Boat cruise on the Nile.  Necropolis of Nuri.  (B,L,D)

DAY 9 - Return across the Western Desert to Khartoum. (B,L)

DAY 10 - Depart.

Sudan Holidays - Naga - Temple bas-reliefSudan Holidays - Nomad

Sudan Holidays - Old Dongola

Sudan Holidays - A quiet stretch of the Nile




International Flights

We recommend the services of Turkish Airlines from London Heathrow via Istanbul. Flights are daily throughout the year. Current timings are as follows:
Heathrow/Istanbul.  Depart at 12.35; arrive Istanbul at 18.35
Istanbul/Khartoum.  Depart at 20.00; arrive Khartoum at 00.20 (next day)
Khartoum/Istanbul.  Depart at 03.10; arrive Istanbul at 06.35
Istanbul/Heathrow.  Depart at 07.50; arrive Heathrow at 10.05

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use Turkish Airlines website.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).


Sudan Heritage (Reference: WDSD001)
2018/19 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:


Departures on Fridays





12 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb,
2 Mar
23 Mar, 30 Mar, 13 Apr
12 Oct, 26 Oct, 6 Dec


4 Jan, 18 Jan

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