Sudan - The Nubian Desert & The Red Sea Tour
From Khartoum To Meroe, Atbara, Nubian Desert, Bir Nurayet, Red Sea Coast, Mohamed Qol, Mesherifa Island, Mayetib Island, Inkeifal Khor, Taila Islands, Gurna Reef, Port Sudan, Suakin, - 15 Nights
- Departing from:
- Meroe, Atbara, Nubian Desert, Bir Nurayet, Red Sea Coast, Mohamed Qol, Mesherifa Island, Mayetib Island, Inkeifal Khor, Taila Islands, Gurna Reef, Port Sudan, Suakin,
- 15 Nights
- Tour in March each year
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- Undiscovered Destinations
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On this Nubian Desert tour we will explore the warm waters of the Red Sea and the comparative isolation of this stretch of coast has resulted in a spectacular array of marine life. Soft and stony corals thrive to produce a wondrous ecosystem, providing home to innumerable crustaceans, molluscs, echinoderms and fish.
Along the Sudanese coast, the water temperatures average 27 degrees centigrade. This is warm enough to reduce the planktonic and algal blooms that are more common further North. As a result, the sea is generally beautifully clear with visibility up to 30 metres.
For this part of the journey, we travel on the M/Y Elegante, a stunning 30-metre-long schooner, and completely renovated in 2009. The vessel is a classic two-masted schooner with tow fore-and-aft rigs, a jib, and a foresail. Built entirely from wood, she features 7 double cabins. All cabins have air conditioning and en suite bathrooms.
The ship features a wide sundeck area at the bow as well as a comfortable and spacious veranda astern with tables, couches and cushions. In the main part of the ship is a living area with a bar area, couches and tables where board games can be played. The crew is a professional team including a chef producing high quality cuisine.