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visa for sudan

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I leave for cape town from UK overland via Middle East and Egypt. I leave on Nov 1st. What is the best way to obtain visas for Sudan Ethiopia? Any up to date ideas would be appreciated....Foggy.
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Getting Ethiopian visa in Khartoum was quick and easy. Took 24 hours. Only embugurance factor was that to get a sudanese visa in Ethiopia or a Ethiopian visa in Sudan requires a letter of introduction from your countries embassy. If your British they charge £25. Doesn't seem to be required for the same visas from other countries.
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Cairo.

Theres plenty of info on this subject, the quickest way to access it is to use the search box in the the top right-hand corner.
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Having recently driven through The Sudan and Ethiopia I can tell you that I got my Ethiopian visa in London (valid for 6 months) and obtained The Sudan visa in Cairo in 3 hours. The British embassy refused to give a letter of recomendation to us, saying that is what a passport is for, but the sudanese didn't mind once shown some american dollar.
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