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Cheap flights from South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan is a landlocked north-eastern African country. Once a breakaway region of Sudan, South Sudan became an independent state in July 2011 and is run by the Federal Presidential Democratic Republic. It is bordered by the Republic of the Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Central African Republic. Much of South Sudan's landscape comprises of tropical rainforest and extensive swamp and grassland regions. South Sudan's capital is the city of Juba, which itself is spread out into three distinct areas: Juba Town, Government ministries, and the Nile camps. The other cities are Aweil, Bentiu, Bor, Malakal, Yei, Rumbek, Torit, and Yambio.

Where to go

Boma National Park - Situated near the Ethiopian border in eastern South Sudan is 22,800km2 of land designated as the Boma National Park. The park is home to many animals, most notably the white-eared kob antelope, korrigum (also known as tiang or Senegal hartebeest), the Mongalla gazelle, Ruppell's vulture, and the black-chested snake eagle.

Bandingilo National Park - This national park of South Sudan can be found in the Equatorial region, in the wooded area near the White Nile River. The park covers an area of over 10,000km2, and is the site where the second-largest annual animal migration occurs. The migration involves several species of antelope such as the reedbuck, tiang, and white-eared kob. Bandingilo National Park is also home to other iconic African megafauna.

Nimule National Park - The Nimule National Park covers over 410km2 of mostly savannah woodland in the extreme south of South Sudan, by the Uganda border. The Kayu river from the Uganda border flows through the park to the White Nile. Additionally, the park is also contiguous with Uganda's Mount Kei Forest Reserve and Mount Otzi Forest Reserve. Visitors can get a permit to enter the park from Juba or at the headquarters in the park itself. A food establishment called the Smart Pub and the Horizon Guest House in Nimule Town is accessible for the park's visitors.

For more national parks and other wildlife attractions and outdoor activities, Nairobi, Kenya should be your next destination. Attractions in Nairobi include the Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Centre, Hell's Gate National Park, Uhuru Park, Muthaiga Country Club, and the Ngong Hills. Otherwise, four hours away from South Sudan's international airport is Cairo, Egypt, where one can visit the famous archaeological site Giza Necropolis or learn about ancient Egypt through the extensive collection on display at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Dubai is also a wonderful place to visit, with more family friendly commercial attractions such as the Wild Wadi Water Park, Dubai Dolphinarium, Universal Studios Dubailand, Adventureland, and the huge shopping mall called Dubai Mall.

All flights from South Sudan’s major international airport fly to destinations less than six hours away. There are no long haul flights available.

How to get out

The airport serving South Sudan is Juba Airport, located northeast of Juba's central business district. Together with airlines such as EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Fly540, Kenya Airways, and others, Juba Airport handles international flights to nearby countries.

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