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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘assalam aleikum ’
( as-sa-laa-mu 'a-lay-kum )
Arabic
Plug combo cd
Electricity
230V/50hz
Nov-Mar
Best time to go
Dry
Monday
HRS
23
23
MINS
45
45
Current Time
GMT +3

Money and costs

Currency
Pounds (SDG)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated July 04, 2019 10:47AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
US$50
  • Budget hotel room: US$10–25
  • Shwarma: US$1.50
  • Four-hour bus ride: US$5
  • Museum ticket: US$0.30
Midrange
US$50–100
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: US$25–50
  • Lunch in a midrange restaurant: US$10–15
  • Entry to historic site: US$25
  • Chartered taxi ride (one hour): US$8
Top end (more than)
US$100
  • Luxury hotel room: US$100–200
  • Dinner in top-end restaurant: from US$20
  • 4WD rental: from US$130
  • Live-aboard dive boat (per day). US$120

Visas

Everyone, except Egyptians, needs a visa, and getting one could be the worst part of your trip.

Get the latest visa advice for Sudan from our community.

When to go and weather

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Getting to Sudan

Most visitors arrive in Sudan by air. A few come overland from Egypt or Ethiopia.

Getting around Sudan

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