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The dramatically beautiful Western Desert of Egypt

The Western Desert in Egypt is magnificent.  More than just a desert, the vast landscape has so much to offer with each of its oases presenting a wonderful and different perspective of this amazing country. Words cannot really describe it and photos do not seem to do it any justice (although I’ve included one here!). Well off the beaten track, you will need to experience it for yourself to realise how spectacular it truly is!

Covering about 700 000 square kilometres between the Sudan and the Mediterranean, the Western Desert lies to the west of the Nile, and actually accounts for about two-thirds of Egypt’s area. You can discover this spectacular part of the country on our Dunes and Tombs and Sandblaster tours in Egypt.

Written by: Cherylyn Antao

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One Response to The dramatically beautiful Western Desert of Egypt

  1. Amanda Porter says:

    The Western Desert was a highlight of our Egyptian trip. The scenery is amazing and so different from one area to another. I always thought an oasis was quite small, how wrong I was. Anyone traveling to Egypt should really try and add the Desert to their itinerary.

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