Hello! We're Freddie and Cara, two friends planning an overland trip from Cario to Cape from mid-September 2021 until early Feb 2022
We'll be driving our own Toyota 4x4 with a roof tent, and whilst we're happy to go solo in southern Africa we would prefer to gather a group of 3/4 cars to go...
I am planning a trip from Omdurman in Sudan up to Cairo via camel train and the Sahara Desert.
I know this is a big undertaking, and I'm slowly making progress with my research. I was wondering if anyone else had attempted anything else like this. And can camels cross the border...
Sudan Wadi Halfa, Egypt Abu Simbel, Qustul Overland Border Crossing procedures.
(Note if you have recently crossed this border and have some additional information on the costs & process etc. please help us to keep this post up to date and leave a comment with the details or post in our Overland...
Gonder to Metema road
In December 2015, there has been frequent fighting between local tribes along the road, at times this has led to the road being closed in both directions for up to a week or more, or the requirement to travel with military/police escorts.
We went through on the first day...
Ethiopia Fighting on road towards Sudan Border
Over the last few days, there has been fighting between tribes in the Chilga (Chelga) areas of Ethiopia on the main route to the Sudan border.
This is a post from the EUFF “The fight has continued. All sorts of transportation from Gonder to Matema...
Visas in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for Sudan and Egypt whilst travelling overland, transit & tourist visa
Requirements for a 30-day tourist visa
Cost 690 Birr
Receipt for money – One per person
3 working days
Parking down the road on the left,
Information on visas in Nairobi, Kenya for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt if travelling overland
The Embassy stated that they will not issue the visas in Kenya and you have to get them from your home country (*note if going south you can get them easily in Egypt). We sent our passports back...