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White Desert, New Valley Governorate

Desert · Geologic Formation
Bright white limestone formations define White Desert, a national park in Egypt. Pure white to cream-colored chalk formations feature rocks that have been abraded, pitted, etched, and polished by centuries of erosion and sandstorms that dominate the landscape here. Tour a natural museum of chalk rock and admire the hues of sunlight across its bizarre surfaces. This popular campsite area also features a number of oasis wells. Visitors typically hire a Bedouin guide; you will need a four-wheel drive vehicle. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to White Desert by using our New Valley Governorate day trip planning website.
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  • Very cool tour with Islam. We got picked up on Giza and drop out in the oasis (4h 30m). Then we had lunch and we started the adventure! We went to the black desert viewpoint, then to a water spring....  more »
  • The experience of driving around the desert in a Land Cruiser, almost hovering across dunes at 80 km/h is absolutely wonderful. Being under the sky watching the stars, with a fire in front of you...  more »
  • The White Desert is breathtaking and the two Bedouin guides we went with, Islam and Muhammad, were fantastic. They grew up in the area so they know it really well and clearly love it. They made us...  more »
  • What a great feeling and what amazing view the you have the desert panorama view in day and the stars in night .
  • Beautiful, otherworldly landscapes. No light pollution whatsoever. Incredible night skies.
  • One of the most beautiful places every thing is natural it was a good experience😍😍
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  • It was great experience. I have never stayed one night at desert before. The desert panorama view was magnificent and I will not be able to forget for sure. We saw the great start view at night as there are no light and it got totally dark. Splendid. Then we woke up early for seeing the sunrise and is was also fantastic. Enjoy your white beautiful sand world. There are also interesting figures like rabbit, chicken and mashroom. That was the one of my best memories.

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