Port Sudan, Sudan
Port Sudan is the capital of Red Sea State, Sudan. Located on the Red Sea, it is the Republic of Sudan's main port city. Port Sudan is known among tourists, as well as far larger numbers of Muslim pilgrims en route to undertake their once-in-a-lifetime Hajj to Mecca, use Port Sudan as a departure point to cross the Red Sea to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
Being part of a desert-like state, it is amazing to find great diving spots and marvelous beaches in Port Sudan. You will definitely enjoy the sunny beaches where you can swim, lay in the sun and even explore the underwater jewels of Port Sudan. The city also has several religious and historical architectures worth.
Things to See & Do
* Boardwalk area overlooking the port
* Snorkeling and diving
* Religious & historical architecture
Cruise Season – Oct - May
Currency – Sudanese pound (SDG)
Language – Arabic, English
Population – 500,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 249
Port location – Port Sudan is located approximately 2-3 km’s from the city centre.
Transport Links - Port Sudan New International Airport (PZU) is located close to the city. It offers international flights from Cairo and Dubai. There is also domestic route with Khartoum.
Port Sudan also have a rail link with Khartoum, trains leave every Monday at 8PM and arrives about twenty hours later. There is also a international ferry from Jeddah.