Sudan Practical Information

Passport
Travellers wishing to visit Sudan must apply for a tourist visa. They must have a passport valid 6 months after the expected return date and a vaccination record attesting to the yellow fever vaccine.

Some travellers depending on their country of origin may be visa exempt.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the sudanese representation closest to your place of residence.

Health
Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory to enter sudanese territory.
Recommended vaccines: DTPP, hepatitis B, meningococcal meningitis (essential), malaria (essential), typhoid fever, hepatitis A.

Note: the international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.
Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License
Local and international driving licenses are required (especially for family stays).
As part of the tours organised by Timuntu Travel. The agency only offers trips with a guide-driver.

Jet lag
Sudan Standard Time is 2 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). Sudan is the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT).

Currency
Sudan uses the Sudanese pound (SDG).
1 Euro (€) = 65,50 SDG
1 Dollar (USD) = 55,33 SDG

Electricity
230 Volts; 50 Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.

Languages
Sudan has two official languages namely literary Arabic and English.
The number of languages indigenous to Sudan are estimated at 114 while there are over 500 accents in the country.

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