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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.
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
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
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.
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
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