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Al Sabalouga (Sabaloka Gorge)

Khartoum, Sudan
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For people who love water and fresh fish

Its around 80kms from Khartoum. I need s to be thorough with roads while going here. As the last... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Gajbhiye R
Interesting part of the Nile

If you are expecting a waterfall as they call it in Sudan, then don't go. We went there on a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Hisham L
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Kigali, Rwanda
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  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
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“boat ride” (3 reviews)
“cataract” (4 reviews)
“independence” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Its around 80kms from Khartoum. I need s to be thorough with roads while going here. As the last 20kms can baffle you. There a detour from the main road without any signages. So need to keep asking everynow and then so that one does...More

1  Thank Gajbhiye R
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you are expecting a waterfall as they call it in Sudan, then don't go. We went there on a Friday. without local it is not easy to find the place. But local boys are waiting on the road side and offering to go there...More

1  Thank Hisham L
Reviewed 10 February 2016

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...More

1  Thank Robin W
Reviewed 19 January 2016

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...More

1  Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 19 January 2016

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...More

1  Thank magdzilla
Reviewed 11 January 2016

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

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 30 December 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...More

2  Thank Falconi66
Reviewed 15 December 2015

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

1  Thank CP69005
Reviewed 10 December 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...More

1  Thank Irena F
Reviewed 27 October 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...More

Thank DrKnowt
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