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Loved it during my visit to western desert

I loved my trip to western desert so much, where we visited the black desert and white desert. i... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
abeer a
Do Not Miss this! Absolutely beautiful!

First things first: SAFETY: as a single hindu woman travelling alone in a muslim country, in the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
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“Loved it during my visit to western desert”
Aug 8, 2016
“Do Not Miss this! Absolutely beautiful!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my trip to western desert so much, where we visited the black desert and white desert. i loved the way you find the mountains sculpted by the wind and sand.

Thank abeer a
Reviewed 8 August 2016

First things first: SAFETY: as a single hindu woman travelling alone in a muslim country, in the desert, away from civilization and city life,I never felt unsafe even for a minute. Everyone I encountered there was very helpful and friendly and warm and open. Just...More

5  Thank Ratna N
Reviewed 14 June 2015

There are some fantastic sand dunes in the black desert that we camped next to. Lots of good views to see and well worth the trip there. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This part of the desert is not so much called the black desert because of black sand but for the layer of black dust and rock that blanket the region.Away from the road there are volcanic hills that erupted 20,000+ years ago, created mountains out...More

1  Thank Éil S
Reviewed 28 April 2014

The place is full of eon-old dead volcanoes. This part of the desert is filled with black rocks, hence the name. The black rocks are the result of eruptions of all those volcanoes. The landscape is quite alien, with sands and black rocks and an...More

1  Thank MasumMS
Reviewed 2 April 2014

This desert safari was the first one for me. You will find Black Desert first before going into White Desert on the way from Bahariyya to Farafra. You could easily climb English Mountain, the highest point in the Black Desert with English army outpost ruin...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Basaltic columnar sheet is about 30 million years old. If possible, try to go on top of the hills and admire the sunset, Jebel Marsus (28°15'55.53"N 28°45'8.24"E) is the best location. A good idea is to spend there one evening and also catch a sunrise...More

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