AOTTAM FOR INTEGRATED TOURISM SERVICES

you will enjoy our services

 

HOME

ABOUT US TOURISM PROGRAMS MEDIA HAJ & UMRA services CONTACT US
 

 Black Pharos Civilization

(4000 years BC )

 

14 DAYS PROGRAM

Day 1:

  Arrival to Khartoum international airport and transfer to hotel

Day 2:  City Tour (Khartoum & Omdurman)  including a visit to the notional museum, Ethnographic museum, Khalifa’s House ( museum), Mehdi Tomp and the old Suq (shopping center) of Omdurman, and visit to the confluence of the two Niles (Blue Nile & White Nile ) at night return to the hotel and free time
Day 3:

  Naga – Mussawarat- Merowe

Drive to the ancient cultic centre of Nagaa with meroitic temple of Amun, the Roman chapel and the lion temple, about 160 km and proceed to Mussawarat as-sufra  20km , an expensive temple area with rare elephant depictions.  Continuing 

To the small town of Shendi, 80km, and onwards 30km to Merowe.  Visit the largest pyramid cemetery of the Nile valley-dozens of black pyramids rise from the desert sands.  Tent overnight in front of the pyramids of Merowe.  Overnight in tents.

Day 4:

Merowe – Damer –Bayouda Desert – Deir Ghazal – Karima

In the morning opportunity to take a stroll and pictures in the pyramids.  Then drive to Eldamer 100km, crossing the Nile to Um Tuyur on the west bank.  Afterwards the route leads through the Bayouda desert for 400km.  Visit to ancient monastery of Deir Ghazal, then drive to Nuri, 25km.  Visit the cemetery Taharqa. Afterwards drive to Karima spend the night at a tourist hotel.

Day 5: Crossing the Nile to visit the necropolis of El Kurru, 18km.  The subterranean tomb of King Tanwetamani is decorated in the classical pharaonic style.  Drive to Jebel Barkal, 18km Ascent to Jebel Barkal and afterwards visit to the great temple of Amun of Napata dating back to the 12th century B.C.  The temple was the most important religious centre of Kush, spend the night in Karima tourist hotel.
Day 6:  Kerma

Drive from Karima then crossing the desert to Kerma about 300km spend the night at a Nubian house.

Day 7:

Kerma – Messaida – Soleb

Drive to Kerma, capital of Upper Nubia during the 3rd and 2nd millennium B.C.  The “Diffufa” , large mud brick constructions slightly younger than the Giza pyramids.  Were probably tombs.  Drive to the village of Kerma for provisions.  Then proceed to Messaida 18km, and visit an old Christian chapel.  Drive north through colorful Nubian villages to Delgo 80km, crossing the Nile then 70km, drive to Soleb.  Spend the night in the Nubian house.

Day 8:

Soleb –Sdelinga – Sai – Soleb

Visit the temple of Soleb, a Nubian copy of the temples of the Egyptian New Kingdom, with pillars reminiscent of Luxor temple.  Drive to Sdelinga 50km, and visit to the temple dedicated to Queen Teje, the mother of Akhenaten.  Afterwards boat trip to the island of Sai 40km, with settlement ruins from old Nubian.  Pharaonic and Christian times.  Afterwards return to Soleb and drive through the desert along the old Darb el Arbain, the” Road of Forty”  a camel took 40 days from Khartoum to Cairo on this road.  Spend the night in the house of a Nubian.

Day9

&

Day 10:

 Soleb – Sesebi – Sebu - Tumbus

Drive back 50km to Sesebi, a military outpost of pharaoh Akhenaten.  Crossing the Nile near Delgo and 30km, drive to the 3rd cataract.  Photo stop at the rapids and 50km, drive to Tumbus.  Passing prehistoric rock inscriptions near Sebu.  Visit to hieroglyphic inscriptions and arecumbent Statue of King Taharka in the granite quarries.  Spend 2 nights in Kerma at Nubian house.

Day 11:

Tumbus –Kawa – Old Dongola 

Drive from Tumbus to Kerma to buy provisions, then on to Kawa 120km, to see the sand-covered temple ruins.  Afterwards proceed to Old Dongola, tent overnight.

Day 12:

  Old Dongola – Wadi Milk

Visit Old Dongola, once the Christian capital of the Nubian Kingdom Makuria and later a major Islamic city.  Afterwards drive to the spectacularly beautiful desert valley of Wadi Milk.  Often one meets Bisharin Bedouin watering their camels at one of the wells.  Tent overnight.

 

Day 13:

  Wadi Milk – Khartoum

After breakfast opportunity to take; a walk then drive back to Khartoum.  Arrival late in the afternoon and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 14:

  Free time before departure

 

   
   

ALL COPYRIGHTS ®2015 AOTTAM FOR INTEGRATED TOURISM SERVICES

Design : 3G