In Sudan go on a city tour of Khartoum, including the National Museum, home to the salvaged temples of Upper Nubia and the frescoes from the Cathedral of Faras. You will also have the opportunity to visit the place where the Blue and White Niles meet. From Khartoum you will visit the bazaar of Omdurman, House of the Khalifa and the ancient cultic center of Nagaa- home to the Temple of Amun, Roman chapel and the Lion temple. En-route to Meroe there is a stop in Musawwarat, to view the temple area and its rare elephant depictions. Meroe, commonly known as Nubia is located along the banks of the Nile River. There are close to 200 pyramids in this relatively small area, the Meroe Pyramid was built 800 years after the last Egyptian pyramid.