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    • Cosst of Living

      Khartoum Jun 26, 2015 at 6:44 PM

      How much in US dollars is a good income in Khartoum. One that can allow a middle class life. I know its relative on peoples ideas and standard. But what is a decent disposable income in khartoum to be able to do nice things once or twice a month while eating well the rest of the month. Thanks

      1 Answer Jul 3, 2015 at 4:05 PM
    • How safe is Kharoum for workers?

      Khartoum Dec 30, 2014 at 5:09 AM

      Hy sorry for my english im Croatian. In January I need to travel to Kharoum becouse my work for one month. So the question is how safe is it for white man to go.. Thank you for answers in advance .

      4 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 1:36 PM
    • Train Travel

      Khartoum Aug 19, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      Is train travel from Wadi Halfa - Khartoum still possible? Frequency and reliability? Travel time?

      Is there a border crossing to/from Ethiopia?

      5 Answers Oct 23, 2014 at 2:58 AM

      Khartoum Jul 28, 2014 at 11:53 PM


      3 Answers Oct 25, 2014 at 7:09 AM
    • Need Thailand Visa

      Khartoum May 23, 2014 at 3:04 AM

      Need Thailan Visa from Khartoum. Im Bangladeshi Citizen Serving in DARFUR as UN Police. Want to visit Thailand for 7 days. Please help regarding VISA procedure.

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2015 at 3:53 PM
    • Nikon Shop in Khartoum

      Khartoum Mar 21, 2014 at 5:59 AM

      Hello, is there a NIkon shop in Khartoum? If yes, do they reach DSLR cameras?

      Duško, Slovenia

    • Applying for a Visa

      Khartoum Mar 4, 2014 at 3:49 AM

      Does anyone know how to apply for a Visa. The last time I went to Sudan it was done through the Hotel I stayed at, although this time I plan to stay somewhere else. I have a sponsor in the Sudan, but they don't know what they have to do.

      5 Answers Mar 9, 2014 at 1:48 PM
    • Apartments in Khartoum

      Khartoum Mar 4, 2014 at 3:40 AM


      I am planing on going to Khartoum in June for about 4 months. Does anyone know anyone know any apartments or hotels I would be able to book for this period? All the hotels seem to be quite expensive.

      1 Answer Mar 4, 2014 at 11:49 AM
    • help with visa

      Khartoum Feb 13, 2014 at 9:14 AM

      Hi everyone

      I need some help and advice.

      I am british and living in UAE encountering problems finding anyone who can supply a visa quickly.

      I need to try and get to Khartoum within a week.

      I know it is a long shot, but the sudan embassy here told me that you can send a person that knows you in Khartoum to the ministry of interior who send you to the ministry of foreigners or ajanib, apparently these guys can get a you a visa quickly?

      Also there are agencies that do it there in Khartoum for you, I do have a contact in Khartoum but we don't know of the agencies.

      Can anybody please help?

      Thanks so much in advance.

      2 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM
    • Hotel stay

      Khartoum Jan 21, 2014 at 10:23 AM

      Can anyone tell me what the situation is with unmarried expat couples staying in hotels in Khartoum? We are planning a short stay.

      2 Answers Jan 22, 2014 at 2:06 PM
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      Anyone in Khartoum Jan 16th to 20th?

      Khartoum Jan 1, 2014 at 10:30 AM

      Hi Guys, I am arriving on holiday to Khartoum on 16th to 19th Jan 2014. I am staying at the Acropole hotel and plan to visit the Meroe Pyramids on the 18th Jan. I have been quoted 200 USD for a driver and guide to the Pyramids. Does anyone want to join me to share costs? Justin

      1 Answer Jan 1, 2014 at 4:14 PM
    • Trying to find my childhood home

      Khartoum Nov 24, 2013 at 1:17 PM

      I am returning to The Sudan soon for a holiday and want to revisit sites I remember as I child.I lived as a young child in Omdurman in the 1950's and am trying to find the house where I lived. It was near the original radio station that overlooked the Nile, was next door to a school and there was a big house on the corner of the road that we turned up .
      Can anyone help.

      5 Answers Dec 8, 2013 at 9:23 AM
    • good gyms in Khartoum?

      Khartoum Nov 15, 2013 at 10:12 AM

      Hi, I am a gym fan. Which are the best gyms in town? What kind of facilities do they offer?

      2 Answers Dec 8, 2013 at 7:03 AM
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      Khartoum North Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 AM

      I am new Ethiopian here in Khartoum and wanna to meet friends and tourists?

    • Locations

      Omdurman Feb 22, 2013 at 8:45 AM

      Can anyone tell me the (exact) location of teh Main Souq and the Camel Market in Omdurman? Is the Camel Market every day, every friday or every month?

      4 Answers Feb 26, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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      traditional instrument

      Omdurman Jun 27, 2012 at 5:57 AM

      Hello, I'm looking for pictures of traditional instruments in the Sudanese region of Khartoum. Can you help me please redirect me to a website. thank you

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2012 at 3:26 PM
    • Questions about Khartoum

      Khartoum Jun 9, 2012 at 7:31 AM

      Hi there,

      I'm planning to visit Khrtoum/Umm Durman next July, I have two questions for which I'll be grateful to get answers:

      1. Is sailing in the Nile safe enough? Are there boat owners or clubs which are safer than others? I am no swimmer if you know what I'm thinking of.

      2. What is the best place to find books of differnt sorts and at the cheapest possible price?

      Thanks in advance

      2 Answers Jun 12, 2012 at 1:22 AM
    • Immigrating to Sudan

      Khartoum Apr 9, 2012 at 9:10 PM

      Hello all,

      I'm planning to immigrate to Sudan within the next couple months inshaAllah and have some vital questions I hope you can assist with:

      1. My fiancee (female) is Sudanese, I am not nor do I have any status whatsoever in Sudan - Is there a Marriage visa I will need to get in order to visit and get married in Khartoum? If so, how long does it allow me to visit for and will I have the ability to work?

      2. Are there any other documents I will need in order to get married there? Licence? Proof of being Muslim? Birth Certificate etc?

      3. Once married, does anyone know the procedure for getting the appropriate papers to then live in work in Sudan?

      4. I've checked online and all the apartments advertised seem to be luxury apartments for over1500 USD per month. Where can I find an simple, ordinary, 1 bedroom apartment or studio? Is sharing a flat popular and available in Sudan?

      5. What can I expect water and electricity bills to look like on a monthly basis?

      6. Is it easy to get a work permit? Usually the employer has to satisfy immigration that they've tried to fill the post locally and regionally before going abroad.

      Looking forward to your responses and help!



      6 Answers Apr 10, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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      Weekend in Khartoum

      Khartoum Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 AM

      After spending a month in Darfur, I will be going to spend few days in Khartoum.

      Anybody could recommend me:
      1. a good beauty salon in Khartoum (spa, manicure, pedicure ...)
      2. a supermarket or shop which sells imported stuff and kind of thai/asian spices
      3. a travel agent / tour operator which offers Khartoum city tour

      I would appreciate very much


      2 Answers Apr 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM
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      Safety of a flight stopover in Khartoum?

      Khartoum Mar 27, 2012 at 2:58 PM

      Our current best route from Kilimanjaro, Tanzania to Los Angeles has a stop in Khartoum. I've read that the current airport in Khartoum has a pretty poor safety record, in addition to the existing state department warnings about the Sudan.
      Anyone have any recent experience stopping over in Khartoum? We wouldn't actually disembark. Any insight into the safety level of the airport? There was mention of an updated airport opening in 2012, but I can't find any information on whether and when that is actually going to happen.

      Higher level, are we missing an option in terms of getting from Kilimanjaro back to Los Angeles? I've gone through the various flight searches, and it looks like for the dates we selected that is the only timeline that will work out.

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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      Travelling companions wanted for short trip to Khartoum

      Khartoum Mar 5, 2012 at 9:37 AM

      Hi Guys, I am travelling to Khartoum for a short break between June 2nd and 5th.
      I plan on seeing the Pyramids of Meroe and doing a City tour of Khartoum. I cannot find anyone who wants to go so if anyone is free then drop me a line. I have booked the Acropole hotel to stay in (No 1 hotel on Trip Advisor). Cheers Justin

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2012 at 3:13 AM
    • Visit Berber, Sudan

      Khartoum Dec 30, 2011 at 4:19 AM

      Hellow Dears
      I am planing to visit Berber Town in Cement Factories Area. Can I get air conditioned bus from Khatoum to Atbar or Berber.

      Second thing about food prices (CocaCola/Bread etc)

      Waiting reply.


      4 Answers Jan 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM
    • Veggy food

      Khartoum Oct 22, 2011 at 4:07 AM

      Dear Comrades,

      I shall be landing at Khartoum by end of Nov2011 and would love to explore the best possible place/s both in terms of cultural as well as to meet interesting people.

      Anyone would like to share their views:
      1. How safe is the place, currently?
      2. Any Veg food available?


      2 Answers Nov 14, 2011 at 3:07 AM
    • A few questions from an outsider travel

      Khartoum Oct 14, 2011 at 4:56 AM

      Next year i shall be taking a journey from Cairo to Khartoum. I have been doing allot of research about Sudan and transportation, visas, permits etc. So i was wondering if anyone could help me answer a few questions.

      1. Does anyone happen to know an online pdf file for a Sudan visa form to apply in Cairo. Thing is i prefer to have visa paperwork in my hand before visiting embassy or arriving in the 2nd country

      2. How far ahead should i book the Ferry from Aswan to Wadi Halfa? This is a real crucial element of travel in my trip. I need to be on this ferry on a Certain Monday in July. If im not on it then my overland plans to sudan will be stuffed.

      Does anyone happen to have any emails or phone numbers i could call up someone and get my name on the booking list

      3) I know i register in sudan when i first arrive but do i need some sort of permit to make the trip into Khartoum

      4 Apart from the train that leaves weekly from Wadi Halfa is there any other public transport method to get to Khartoum from Wadi Halfa

      1 Answer Oct 14, 2011 at 7:26 AM
    • Relocating to khartoum with a young child

      Khartoum Aug 15, 2011 at 6:05 AM

      Hi , I will be relocating to khartoum with a young child in the coming months and wanted to ask for any advice about life in khartoum. I have lived there previously in 2007.

      Thank you

      5 Answers Nov 10, 2011 at 7:57 AM
    • appartment for a month

      Khartoum Aug 15, 2011 at 2:20 AM

      Hi, does anyone know of a good furnished apartment I could rent in Khartoum for my first month of moving there? I am moving in Khartoum with my one year old.

      Thank you


      5 Answers Jan 7, 2012 at 5:51 AM

      Khartoum Apr 30, 2011 at 5:39 PM


      1 Answer Apr 30, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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      Tips from the Khartoum Locals/Expats Please

      Khartoum Mar 19, 2011 at 6:23 PM

      Hi All
      I'm new to this forum, but I think I've found the right place to get some helpful information.

      I am relocating from Australia to Khartoum in the next couple of months. Planning on staying at least 12 months. I think it will be a culture shock. What do I need to travel there?

      Can you please tell me the positives and negatives of living in Khartoum as an expat, the do's and don't as a European female, and how safe it is now to live and work in and the safety projections for the future.

      We are planning on travelling the country while there, I believe that some travel is restricted, is this true?

      Are there any Aussies on this forum?

      I'd appreciate some honest answers.

      7 Answers May 31, 2011 at 5:42 AM
    • Relocating to Khartoum with a dog

      Khartoum Mar 19, 2011 at 12:45 PM

      Hi all, I am considering taking a job in Khartoum with an international organization and if that happens I will be moving with my dog, a Boston terrier (not tolerant to extreme heat). I have never lived in Africa, my only experience was a 2-week trip to Ghana and I thought that was allright. I have spoken with a couple of colleagues who have been to Khartoum and they have all discouraged me from taking the job because of their bad impressions of Khartoum. Can anyone give me some basic information as to what I should expect for me and the dog? I understand heat will be an issue for the Boston terrier, but will I be able for example to rent a modern apartment with air-condition? Do landlords accept pets in apartments? Is it safe for a single woman to walk her dog? Will I be able to find a vet easily? Sorry if my questions sound too simple and silly but as I said, I've never been there and have only heard brutally discouraging descriptions of the place. Any feedback is welcome. Thanks in advance.

      6 Answers May 31, 2011 at 5:31 AM
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      Coming to live in Khartoum - Any suggestions/advice will be welcome

      Khartoum Mar 9, 2011 at 11:14 PM

      I will be moving to Khartoum around end April/May with my husband. We currently live in South Africa. Is there any advice you can give me regarding living in Khartoum, ie where to shop, meet people, things to do, what to bring with me. We have both travelled extensively so are sort of aware of what we are coming to but any advice will be very welcome!
      Thank you in advance for your replies (hopefully I will get some!)

      6 Answers Mar 10, 2011 at 9:13 AM