5 Days South Sudan Tour – Dinka Tribe photography tour
This 5 days south Sudan expedition takes you to the Dinka community that have been made famous by photographers and anthropologist returning with dramatic photographs about the Dinka cattle culture.From Juba we take you to the town of Bor in jongolei state as a base to work out from and see cattle camps.
The Dinka people have a strong attachment with their cattle, The cattle are regarded as the bases for all wealth and central to their spiritual life. Dowries are paid in cattle usually over 100 head for a wife. Young boys sleep with the cattle to guard them against thieves and Lions.
In the times of pressure from other clans and tribes, the cattle are guarded with AK47 guns. During the game of Cattle rustling, Songs are composed about their favorite bull. Large barns are built for the cattle in the wet season
Itinerary in summary:
Day 1. Arrival in Juba and Registration to authority Day 2. Transfer from Juba capital to Bor town of jongoei state.
Day 3. Exploring the Dinka Community. Day 4. Morning Dinka tour and Drive back to juba.
Day 5. Departure
Nov 18- Mar 17
pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise
- Experienced and qualified guide
- Hotel Accomodation
- Camp Fire
- Liquor or Sodas
- Any Medical Costs
Day 1. Arrival in Juba and Registration to authority. On your arrival at Juba airport you will be welcomed by Ultimate wild safaris driver guide. Our representative will help to acquire all the travel documents and registration for your tour and finally an overnight.
Day 2. Transfer from Juba capital to Bor town of jongoei state.
In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred from south sudan capital city –Juba to a town of bor, this the main town of jongolei state. The drive will take you north of South Sudan and it is of 203 kilometers on a dirt road for 5 hours. On arrival in Bor town at your hotel (Freedom Hotel). You will have lunch and then head out to visit cattle camps close to Bor. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Exploring the Dinka Community.
Today marks the highlight of your tour, have early breakfast and then depart the hotel with a picnic lunch to spend the day visiting cattle camps. Every year the cattle camp locations change. We will range north as far as Jongeli on the edge of the great Sudd swamp. Return by the evening hours to the hotel for dinner.
Day 4. Morning Dinka tour and Drive back to juba.
Early in the morning after breakfast go east of Bor town to visit villages, returning to the hotel in time for lunch, There after we drive south to Juba arriving by evening at your hotel for diner.
Day 5. Departure
Basing on your flight time, you can opt to have juba city tour before flying out of the country and finally call it end south Sudan Dinka encounter.