Sudan , officially the Republic of the Sudan, is an Arab republic in the Nile Valley of North Africa, bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest. It is the third largest country in Africa. The Nile River divides the country into eastern and western halves. Its predominant religion is Islam.

It is no secret that Sudan boasts a stunning natural environment and it should thus come as no surprise that most of the activities on offer to tourists here are outdoors and self driving is not advised in some parts of Sudan. Adventure-seekers will be thrilled with the excursions both on land and in water, including exploring the depths of the Red Sea and walking in the footsteps of Sudanese nomads in an authentic camel trek.

Driving Road conditions throughout Sudan are hazardous due to poor driving , pedestrians and animals in the roadways, overloaded and badly lit and maintained vehicles.  Only major highways and some main roads in the cities are paved; most roads are, rutted and poorly maintained.

Driving Roads in southern Sudan are often impassable during the rainy season mostly from March to October and they have strict rules concerning Driving and Heavy Punishments are warded and fines.

Sudan Car Rental Companies have restriction on self drive and visiting some parts of the country with their Cars.