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Dakhla Oasis

12 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street Cairo | 12 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street Cairo, Al Qasr 11111, Egypt
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Absolutely put Dakhla Oasis on your list! It feels incredibly safe and there are a handful of... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
lkrause8
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I have been in dakhla for only one night as it was the final destination after a 415 km off-roading... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Ibrahim E
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The hillside town of Mut is at the center of this oasis, where medieval structures and huts made of mud dot the winding streets.
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12 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street Cairo | 12 Mahmoud Bassiouny Street Cairo, Al Qasr 11111, Egypt
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Absolutely put Dakhla Oasis on your list! It feels incredibly safe and there are a handful of gorgeous monasteries, tombs, mummies, and villages to explore. There are zero tourists here but there should be! This area feels entirely untouched by time, please come visit.

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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been in dakhla for only one night as it was the final destination after a 415 km off-roading in the great sand sea coming from abu minqar. Just seeing this great green oasis from the desert is overwhelming. I assumed the desert around...More

Thank Ibrahim E
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

I just got back from two places in the Dakhla Oasis in Upper Egypt. The first was the Temple in Deir el-Hagar. It is a well preserved temple with amazing reliefs. It was built in the 1st century BC and has cartouches (names in an...More

Thank Steven W
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We went by bus to Dakhla it had many lovely sightseeings. Some of them are pharonic, Persian,.Roman and Islamic. We spent few hours and the guards at each.sight were very helpful. We did not need to pay for any tickets just for tips.

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

Extraordinary medieval/Ottoman town. Portions of the old village have been thoughtfully restored to provide a glimpse of how other oasis towns looked before the New Valley development projects had their way with them; the effect is pure magic. Several hundred people still live in the...More

Thank Magdah A
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Reviewed November 27, 2015

The Dakhla Oasis is large and lightly populated, but filled with both historical sites and beautiful landscapes. You can visit Pharonic, Roman, Islamic and prehistoric sites, enjoy splendid natural beauty and bird-watching, hike, soak in a hot spring, or simply explore the small towns of...More

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It feels very safe. We arrived yesterday and we are staying at al tarfa lodge - the food, hospitality & atmosphere is lovely!
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