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Address: Khartoum, Sudan
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They say if you eat the fish in Sudan, you will come back, and if you eat the fish a second time, you will be back again and again. At the heart of life in Khartoum is the Nile... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Two Sudanese hours north of Khartoum lies this beautiful spot, not necessarily because of the waterfall itself (which is really not a waterfall in most people's minds) but because of the surroundings and the fact that it shows rural Sudan. You really need to get there with some locals, and don't trust the "two hour" estimation, it really is more... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is a beautiful part of the Nile. I was fortunate to go on Independence Day though I'm told that there are always local people about. Besides the Nile itself, hordes of local people were having parties and cookouts. The sometimes shy and reserved Sudanese welcomed photographs. Even if it were quiet, the scenery itself is lovely. If you... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

90 km from Khartoum there is sixth cataract of Nile - it is quite tricky to reach as you need to drive off road for some time. Once you reach it - there are number of fish restaurants who can also arrange a boat ride on the nile (200 Sudanese Pounds).

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate to visit during Independence day. The place was full of day trippers enjoying the sites and sounds of the river. Also a great place for a picnic

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Thank Michael F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

- There is almost nothing to see there. - very hard to get there througj long and terrible road. - They say its a "shallal" which should mean : water fall , but actually the water isn't falling anywhere. - There are no fish restaurant here nor any restaurant. - I dont get it but some ppl. changed the reality... More 

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Lyon, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Accessible by car easily. Not too fare from Khartoum. Nice restaurants around. Fish is recommended. Toilets very clean around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We found the 6th cataract at the Sabaloga Gorge a thrilling experience. (This is NOT to be confused with the confluence of the Nile, which is somewhat of a damp squib.) Just standing on the shore is no use, you only see the full beauty of the gorge if you take a 45 min. boat ride. The boatman owns a... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

They say if you eat the fish in Sudan, you will come back, and if you eat the fish a second time, you will be back again and again. At the heart of life in Khartoum is the Nile, which is the lifeblood of the region and beyond. With this in mind, it would be remiss not to visit the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

there is almost nothing to see there. very hard to get there and the road is terrible . they will tell you its a "shallal" which should mean : water fall , but actually the water isn't falling anywhere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Some 60km down the Nile from Khartoum, the gorge and the 6th cataract is a nice and interesting landscape. We went there with a group of ornithologists, and for them it was the perfect place.

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