South Sudan Trip Planner

Know Your Trip Budget for Your Dream Vacation to South Sudan

How to plan a trip to south sudan

Longing for a place to visit that can quench your thirst for adventure? Well, how about a trip to the newest nation of the world, South Sudan! This rapidly growing country with its capital city Juba, located on the banks of the great White Nile has to offer so many things that travelers from all around the world come here. Here is a succinct South Sudan travel guide to make your trip to this country into a lifetime experience!

Notable Points for South Sudan Visa

Nationals of Canada, Australia, Britain along with other EU and the USA need to provide South Sudan visa to get an entry here. For further reference, you can always check the updated list from the country's official website. For the nationals not mentioned in the above-mentioned list, it is advisable to contact the nearest embassy for detailed visa requirements before heading out to South Sudan.

While applying for the visa, a certification of yellow fever vaccination needs to be provided.

Ideal Time to Visit

If you are wondering about the best time to visit South Sudan, note that the rainy season lasts from the month of May to the month of October. You may avoid this time to travel to this place. Otherwise, throughout the year temperature remains comparatively high and favorable to visit the country.

Top Tourist Attractions

South Sudan is a place for those who long to have an adventurous trip! Without an effectively planned list of things to do in South Sudan,you cannot possibly savor the most out of your trip within a limited vacation time.

Nimule National Park                                                  

Enjoy the safari at this national park; hire a professional ranger and head out for the great Fola falls. For the best views of the elephants, hire a boat to travel the Opekoloe Island.

Witness Wrestling Match

Arguably, wrestling is the most famous sports of this country. The energetic crowd, beating drums, lively atmosphere of the stadium will definitely leave you awestruck!

Imatong Mountains

Get an enthralling hiking experience through the forest; enjoy the top Mountain View!

Apart from all the above-mentioned places, Juba, New and Old Wau, Sudd etc. can be added to your list of best places to visit in South Sudan.

Means of Transportation

Wondering how to reach South Sudan? Well, frequent flights are available to reach this country. The land borders of South Sudan with Uganda and Kenya are open. Hence, you can reach by driving as well from these places. Within the country, apart from the internal flight services, you can get around via taxi and car services. Coach Service is available; but, during rainy season these services get interrupted!

Available Food and Lodging

Outside the Juba, finding accommodation to stay can be a bit difficult. However, within the city, you can find plenty of options. The hotels are a bit expensive here. If you are tight on budget, limited smaller and cheaper hotels are available. As for alternative accommodation, tented camps are available here.

Available foods are traditionally simple. You can identify the effect of neighboring Ethiopia in many dishes. As for the specialties, you can try dishes like Wala-wala, Kisra, Ful, Tamiaetc.

Head out for the adventurous South Sudan trip with the help of this pithy journey guide and make your trip memorable.

How much does it cost to travel to South Sudan

Plan your trip to South Sudan with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in South Sudan is USD 50 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 200. For getting around South Sudan, you will need a rough figure of USD 50 per day. For detailed South Sudan trip cost calculator, use South Sudan Trip Planner.

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

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