Tombos was a New Kingdom Egyptian cemetery where the traveller can stumble across broken granite statuary lying in the sand. There is an almost complete statue, but for the face, possibly of Taharqa and obelisk-like rocks with inscriptions left by Thutmose I to commemorate his conquest of Kerma.

Climate Information

In concert with the rest of northern Sudan the hot months are very hot which can be trying in the desert. The best months to travel are from October to March when the days are pleasantly hot and the nights are warm or sometimes even cold in the desert, especially if there is a wind.

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