The series finale visits southern Sudan, home to the Sudd, a large swamp; and beauty pageants in the town of Juba. Later, the expedition follows the White Nile to Murchison Falls in Uganda. Also: a Nile source in the mountains of Rwanda.
The journey reaches the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, near the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile. Included: whirling dervishes; a dukhan (a traditional beauty treatment for women). Also: Olympic hopefuls are met in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains.
The expedition enters northern Sudan, where the survivor of a crocodile attack is met. In Karima, the ancient kingdom of Nubia is explored. Later, on the road to Khartoum, Lumley stops to talk with a family of nomads.