South Sudan Tour

What's it all about?

Highlights
Where?

Juba – Mundari Cattle Camp – Mundari Village –  Dinka Cattle Camp – Juba – Lotuko Village – Juba.

When?

May 19 – 25th, 2024

Visa?

We will supply you with an invitation letter to allow you to apply for the online e-visa. The visa usually takes one day to be issued.

The Itinerary

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South Sudan Tour – May 2024

May 19 - Juba Arrival

  • Today is an arrival day so you can book any flight arriving this day. Airport pickup and transfer to our hotel included.
  • Meet your fellow travellers this evening and have dinner in the hotel by the pool.
  • Overnight in the Imperial Plaza Hotel, Juba.

May 20 - Torit / Lotuko Tribe

  • Get our visa registration done this morning – $65 extra.
  • Drive to the Lotuko tribal territory after breakfast.
  • We will spend the whole day exploring with the hilly Lotuko/Otuho tribe and learn more about their culture.
  • There are many different kinds of Lotuko all of which are very different to the Mundari/Dinka.
  • Help out your host in the daily activities around the village.
  • Dinner and overnight in the village camp.

May 21 - Mundari Cattle Camp

  • Morning drive back via Juba to the nomadic Mundari tribe.
  • Lunch along the way.
  • Get introduced to the Mundari people at the camp.
  • The evening is a great time to take sunset photos of the cattle herders as they return from grazing.
  • Dinner at our camp in the middle of the Mundari cattle camp
  • Overnight camping.
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May 22 - Mundari Villages

  • We’ll get an opportunity to see how the Mundari people wake up with their cattle. For Mundari, cows are more important than anything, they provide food and milk but are also the most common currency and status symbol amongst members of the tribe.
  • See off the animals for grazing.
  • The whole day will be spent in getting to know the locals, their cultures, their cows and their livelihood. Mundari people are very social and we’ll have plenty to learn through our guide.
  • In the afternoon we’ll drive onwards to a Mundari village.
  • Tour the local village for a fascinating insight into life in rural South Sudan.
  • Dinner and overnight in the village camp.

May 23 - Dinka Cattle Camp

  • Wake up early for another village walkabout.
  • Drive to the Dinka cattle camp after breakfast.
  • We will spend the day exploring with the Dinka at their spectacular camp.
  • If we’re lucky we’ll also witness the tribes performing a dance or wrestling with other local tribes.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Dinka cattle camp.

May 24 - Dinka / Juba

  • Wake up early for sunrise as the cattle exit the camp to graze.
  • After breakfast we’ll make our way back to Juba. Arrive in the late afternoon.
  • We then head to John Garang Mausoleum. John Garang is famous for leading the revolution but also promoting the concept of Sudanism.
  • Our next stop is Jubek Tomb, the tomb of the man after whom Juba was named. 
  • We finish our city tour with a stop by the craft market.
  • Dinner and drinks by the Nile at the AFEX camp.
  • Overnight at the Imperial Plaza Hotel.

May 25 - Depart

  • Transfer to the airport
  • End of tour.

South Sudan has close to zero tourism infrastructure and things can and will go differently to what is planned above. We will do our utmost to complete the itinerary in this order but flexibility is required at all times.

What else?
Inclusions
Exclusions
  • Accommodation

    All nights in Hotel or campsite.

  • Guides

    Local & western guide on group tours.

  • Transport

    Airport pickup / drop off and all transport to complete the itinerary.

  • Visa Support

    We will send you an invitation letter which will allow you to apply for the e-visa easily online.

  • Food

    All meals outside Juba.

  • Camera Permit

    Permit for one camera.

  • International Fights

    Flights to and from Juba.

  • Some Meals

    Drinks and meals in Juba.

  • Tips

    Tips are expected for your local guides and driver.

  • Visa

    Visa fees or any other governmental fees.

  • Registration

    Alien certificate registration within 48 hours of arrival ($65)

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Tour Notes

You’ll be in the vastly experienced hands of our English speaking local guides & fixer as well as your Rocky Road Travel guide. We visit the country regularly, so we know the best spots and have perfected this South Sudan Tour accordingly. Given the unpredictable nature of travelling in South Sudan, the itinerary may change slightly, but we will always go above and beyond with added extras to the itinerary. We are also in constant communication with our local partners on the ground who advise the safest routes to take.

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Hotels and Camps

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The price

$2690 USD