The largest country in Africa is Sudan, which is located in the northeast of Africa. The name "Sudan" is a name derived from Arabic' bilād as-sūdān,' which means "the lands of the Blacks." Fascinating Sudan intrigues visitors because of the treasures and history it holds. The country split into two nations, the North and South Sudan, after the people of the south voted for independence. Sudan has an arid desert in the North and experiences tropical weather in the south. It is bordered by Egypt to the North, Chad to the west, and Eritrea to the east. Sudan's prominent religion, Islam, plays a vital role in people's lives. The land is known to be the world's largest producer of gum arabic, a natural resin from the acacia trees that grow across the central belt. The longest river in the world, Nile, flows from the south to the North of Sudan.
1. Bestowed With Pyramids and Ancient SitesPyramids are quite famous in Egypt as one of the earliest civilizations built to serve as tombs of Pharaohs as they have a belief that there is still life in the afterlife. You will be surprised that Egypt isn't the only country to have these beautiful tombs for the Pharaohs because these pyramids can also be found in Sudan, it might be smaller in size, but it outnumbered the pyramids of Egypt. These astonishing pyramids bring you the amazement that you are looking for. These out of this world pyramids might not be as impressive as Cairo's pyramids, but it gives you the pleasure by providing you its natural beauty.
2. Meeting of White and the Blue NileThe longest river in the world, Nile, is evident in Africa, and its presence is visible in the land of Sudan. The Nile has two tributaries, which are the White and the Blue Nile. The White Nile flows from Lake Victoria while the Blue Nile flows from Ethiopia, the main Nile then continues to flow north towards Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea. White Nile is the longer tributary, while the Blue Nile is the primary source of water and fertile soil. The colors of these main tributaries are derived from the sediments they carry. The meeting of the White and Blue Nile creates a fascinating view of Khartoum in Sudan. The color differences are clearly evident in Khartoum. It is where you will witness the two rivers get-together at one point. The point where the two rivers merge is considered the start of the Nile "proper". The Nile River contributes to the life of the people.
3. The Hospitality of the People You will not expect how hospitable the locals can get because even if you look like a complete stranger and foreigner to their country, they still manage to give you smiles. They also invite you to their houses, and that is a great way to create friendship between you and them. The locals would love to invite you for food at their homes. Sudan might be a poor country, but the people will not ask you for money even if they let you eat with them. Their genuineness is the reason why they are kind and offer you food. With that, you feel very welcome to the country because of these beautiful people.
4. The Burning Heat in the CountryAn adventure to a place that experiences a hot and dry season wouldn't be bad as you would try things that are exciting that only warm places like Sudan can let you experience. Sudan is located in Africa, that is why it is one of the hottest countries in the world. The desert would make you see how the country can be warm and dry. It would be best if you plan your visit between September and March because it would be the colder winter months in Sudan. Sudan might have extreme hotness, but there is a little rain that also comes in the season of July and September. However, despite having a scorching heat, Sudan still manages to have immense natural beauty.
5. The Wildlife Viewing The great thing about Sudan is that it is flourishing with wildlife animals. Especially in the south where it has green forests and open parkland. Here, you will have the chance to witness the wonderful lives of wildlife animals. You might encounter white rhino, antelope, hippo, and an almost extinct shoebill. The country is blooming and blessed for having dwellers that make the country more alive.
6. The Cheap Street Snacks of SudanIt wouldn't be a blast experience if you still haven't tasted the different street snacks in Sudan. The country offers the best heavenly taste of snacks that would make you crave for more. Their satisfying bites would provide pleasure, relief, and energy. You'll find street snacks such as peanut brittle, dried dates, sunflower seeds, and sesame snaps. It will be worth it because it is not just about the palatable flavor of the foods, but also because of its low cost. You can definitely buy more than what you expected because they have the lowest prices for street snacks. You can buy it conveniently while going around the streets of Sudan.