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    Tourists Guide To Khartoum & General Information

    Khartoum is the Capital City of Sudan, and the second largest (By population) in the Country. It is located on the confluence of the two different Nile Rivers. Khartoum has an estimated population that exceeds 5 million people.

    An Overview & Informative Guide To Khartoum

    Khartoum believed to be founded in 1821 by the Son, of the then Egypt’s ruler. It then acted as an outpost for the Egyptian Army.

    What You Need To Know About Khartoum

    There are a few important things to take note of when travelling to Khartoum.

    When Is The Best Time To Visit Khartoum?

    November to March are the best times to visit Khartoum.

    Do I Need A Visa To Visit Khartoum?

    You need a Visa to enter Khartoum, and any other part of Sudan.

    What Should I Pack To Visit Khartoum?

    Depending on what time of year you are travelling to Khartoum will influence what you need to pack. Generally summer clothes, something warmer for early mornings and evenings: sunscreen, forms of identification and a camera should be taken with. Insect Repellant is a must!

    Do I Need Vaccinations To Visit Khartoum?

    You currently do not need any vaccinations when travelling to Khartoum. You should make sure by asking your Travel Agent a few months prior to your visit. Anti-malaria medication is advised, and is best to consult your GP a few months prior to your visit.

    Transport & How To Get Around Khartoum?

    The Khartoum International Airport is the second largest in Sudan, and is located in the southern part of the City. There is a new airport that is currently under construction. Taxis and buses are generally used to get around Khartoum, but it is best to check with your travel/booking agent prior to your visit in order to find out what the best and most reliable forms of transport are.

    Attractions And Places To Visit In Khartoum

    Khartoum is the second largest City in Sudan, and is the Capital of the Country. The City is on the banks of the Nile River, and there is an opportunity for tourists who have always wanted to fish in this mighty river.

    Where To Go When Visiting Khartoum?

    There is a wealth of activities and things to do and see in Khartoum:

    Sudan Presidential palace Museum

    The museum is located in the grounds of the president’s realm and the very old Palace Cathedral can be explored in the grounds. The museum itself contains a variety of artifacts that date back to when the City was first established. Paintings and cars of former presidents are on display as well.

    Changing of the Guard

    On the first Friday of every month tourists can witness the changing of the guard at the southern gate of the Presidential Palace.

    Nile Street

    Well known as the prettiest street in Khartoum, and arguably the whole of the Country, this road has a variety of shops and hotels and one can really get the feel of this City by walking down the street. To top it all off it is on the banks of the beautiful Blue Nile, which just adds more to see on this famous street.

    Nile Confluence

    After walking down Nile street for 4 kilometers or so you will come to the confluence of the almighty Nile River, where the Blue and White Nile meet. You can see the different colours of the two rivers come together to form one of the most formidable rivers in the World.

    Other attractions and places to go in Khartoum include:

    • Al-Mogran Family Park
    • Sudan National Museum
    • Souq Arabi
    • Khalifa’s House
    • Sudan Ethnographic Museum

    How Old Is Khartoum?

    Khartoum has a rich history and was established about 25 kilometers from the ancient Coty of Soba in 1821. It was originally an outpost for the Egyptian Army, but slowly grew into a City of trade.

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