11 days tour – South Sudan

11 days tour – South Sudan

Dive deep into South Sudan’s heartlands on an extraordinary journey into the lives of the Dinka, Mundari, Boya, and Toposa tribes. This unique expedition unveils age-old traditions, vibrant customs, and untouched landscapes, offering both the curious traveler and photography enthusiast a chance to witness and capture scenes rare to the modern eye. Embrace the magic of South Sudan as you immerse yourself in its rich culture and traditions. Discover a world less explored and let it transform you. Your unforgettable odyssey beckons.

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1 person: EUR 8400 8400
2 people: EUR 6795 6795
3 people: EUR 5595 5595
4+ people: EUR 4795 4795
11 days tour - South Sudan

General info

Days11 days / 10 nights
PriceGet in touch
Best travel timeWhole year
DestinationSouth Sudan
Transport on the ground
Local guide
Lunch, dinner at the camps
Entry fees
1 Camera permit
ExcludingInternational flight
Additional camera permits
Lunch, dinner in the city
Tip for the guide
Personal expenses
This offer is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website.


Day 1 – Juba

  • Arrive in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. 
  • Airport pick up and drop off at our hotel. 
  • Overnight stay in Juba.

Day 2 – Juba – Kapoeta

  • After breakfast we’ll start our drive towards Kapoeta, the biggest city in the east of South Sudan. While the distance is not too long, the road conditions are very bad. 
  • Highlight: Upon arrival in Kapoeta we have to register with the local authorities before we head to the local market. Here you’ll experience a colourful mix of different tribes who come together here for trade. Possible tribes you might encounter are Jie, Toposa, Dinka, Nuer, Bari and Azande. 
  • Overnight stay in Kapoeta.

Day 3 – Kapoeta – Toposa Village

  • We drive to a Toposa village outside Kapoeta. The Toposa tribe is famous for its body and facial scarification and piercings. Next to this, they wear colorful beads and other ornaments for beautification. We’ll spend the whole day with the Toposa to learn about their culture and traditions.
  • Return to Kapoeta
  • Overnight stay in Kapoeta.

Day 3 – Kapoeta – Toposa Village

  • Highlight: Full day to get to know the Toposa. A fascinating and very warm tribe.
  • Return to Kapoeta
  • Overnight stay in Kapoeta.

Day 4 – Kapoeta – Toposa Village – Boya Mountains

  • We’ll leave in the morning for the Boya Mountains. (2 hour drive)
  • The Buya (or Laarim) ethnic group is known for their body scarification and their nose and mouth piercings. 
  • On top of that we’ll see the amazing architecture of the village and the mountain atmosphere of Larim. 
  • With our camp in Larim, we’ll explore other villages around the Boya Mountains.
  • Overnight in our camp in the Boya Mountains.

Day 5 – Boya Mountains

  • Highlight: Full day to get to know the Boya tribe. Learn about their culture and see how they take their daily routines.
  • Overnight in our camp in the Boya Mountains.

Day 6 – Boya Mountains – Juba – Dinka

  • After breakfast we head back to Juba, a long journey which takes at least 5 hours.
  • After a short break for restocking and refuelling we will continue to our Dinka Camp. 
  • The Dinka cattle camps are mobile, so we don’t know exactly long it takes. 
  • The Dinka tribe are the most famous and largest tribe in South Sudan  and are known for their symbiotic life with their cattle, mostly cows.
  • Overnight stay in our camp with the Dinka.

Day 7 – Dinka

  • Highlight: We have a full day with the Dinka tribe. We get to known their culture, see their nomadic life with their herds and have a full day for amazing photography.
  • Overnight stay in our camp with the Dinka.

Day 8 – Dinka – Mundari Cattle Camp

  • Continue onwards to the Mundari Cattle Camp. They are constantly moving, but we’ll know the location. 
  • Highlight: Upon arrival in the Mundari Camp we’ll meet the local chief who will grant us access to the camp. By sunset all the herders return to the camp with their livestock. The Mundari are known for creating mist with smoke, which is used to repel mosquitos. This creates a very unique setting which is amazing for photos. 
  • Overnight stay in our own camp, right next to the Mundari camp.

Day 9 – Mundari

  • Highlight: We spend the whole day with the Mundari. Learn about their daily life and join them in their daily routines.
  • Overnight stay in our own camp, right next to the Mundari camp.

Day 10 – Mundari Camp – Juba

  • Highlight: Early wake up to see the start of the day at the Mundari Camp. The herders prepare their cattle for the day, as they leave the camp in the morning. 
  • After an early lunch we return to Juba to fresh up at our hotel.
  • Highlight: We visit Konyo Konyo, the biggest market in South Sudan. Here you’ll see the unique tribal mix of South Sudan.
  • John Garang Mausoleum, a revolutionary leader who promoted the concept of Sudanism, creating unity under all the different cultures that live in South Sudan. 
  • We take a short hike up to Jebel Kujur. This is highest point of Juba and from here we have a great view over the city.
  • Pay a visit to Jubek Tomb, one of the most important figures in the history of South Sudan. His history is also linked to many of the current tensions in the country.
  • Overnight stay in Juba.

Day 11 – Juba

  • Airport drop off. 
  • End of the tour.