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Must visit in Sudan

The Pyramids are about 3 hours drive from Khartoum. So you can have a day trip except you want to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangkok, Thailand
extraordinary experience, essential visit

I believe this site is quiet at almost any time of the year, but I went up in summer, during... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 weeks ago
“extraordinary experience, essential visit”
24 Apr 2017
“Best part of our trip in Sudan!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pyramids are about 3 hours drive from Khartoum. So you can have a day trip except you want to visit Musawwarat that need 4-5 hours addition. I went to the Pyramids in May 2017 and very few tourists there.

Thank Muchchim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe this site is quiet at almost any time of the year, but I went up in summer, during Ramadan, and to be just one of two people in the whole valley was an amazing experience. My guide was an archaeologist ( from swiss/german/international...More

1  Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The day was a long day of driving but was well worth it. You are pretty much alone with the pyramids and can do or go wherever you want. There will be some people with camels trying to sell you a camel ride... a bit...More

3  Thank Kurry K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

What a visit it was although in the hot summer month with family and sand burning the feet. Although these are small and not of grandeur like that of Giza, Egypt, but even then makes the visit worth.

1  Thank MLSah
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The pyramids at Begrawiya are well worth a visit. The locals refer to Begrawiya as 'old Meroe' and it is the site often referred to as Meroe. It was part of the ancient kingdom of Kush which ruled in Egypt and the Sudan as the...More

2  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

If you happen to be in The Sudan for an extended period, make sure you go to the Meroe Pyramids. It's worth the effort.

Thank Monstagreg
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were lucky to have visited the North and South Pyramids (the most spectacular) early one morning in late February and we were all alone. There was something very special about exploring this ancient history all by ourselves. The grouping of structures is very photogenic...More

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very interesting site for young and old. The adults enjoyed the history and the kids playing in the sand dunes. It's well worth the trip from Khartoum - especially if you stay in the adjacent tented camp. There are a few vendors outside of the...More

1  Thank Outoftheboat
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Meroe Pyramids, the entire Necropolis, and the surroundig sites exceeded all expectations. The area provides a way to help imagine the lives and beliefs of the cultures that built and lived there about 200 years ago. Of course, to complete your visit to Meroe,...More

3  Thank WonderfulWorldItIs
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

In the cooler months December to February the Meroe pyramids is worth the four hour drive from karthoum. The road is decent enough, I used my old Lancer. I camped out one night in a tent with friends. The locals are very warm and do...More

Thank Auchoybur N
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Hello, and thank you for your post! What a wonderful and interesting place! My only question is: is it (relatively) safe to get there? I know this may seem a futile question, but I'd thought I'd ask someone who has been there. Thanks again! -Alfred.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Martin W | Reviewed this property |
I found Khartoum and the area north to Shendi and Meroe very safe and the people very welcoming. There are unresolved conflicts in provinces to the south and in Darfur to the west however.
Cam B
What's the best and cheapest company to go with?
9 November 2016|
Response from knewell108 | Reviewed this property |
Which sites are you trying to see? Most companies are quiet expensive. As there is limited tourist infrastructure you would either need to read up on the history before hand or have a decent guide. The sites are quiet far... More