Home to the White Desert and the Black Desert
Explore Al-Bahariyya Oasis where ancient rituals, religions, and agriculture have created the rich cultural layers that make the village the peaceful escape that it is today. Located 370 km southwest of Cairo, it is the closest Western Desert oasis to the capital city. Hot springs with healing properties and the Valley of the Golden Mummies are the main attractions in this lush oasis that is filled with beautiful date palms and olive trees.
Check out the best views of Al-Bahariyya and the surrounding desert from Gabal al-Ingleez.
Cycle in and around Al-Bahariyya to explore the villages, springs, palm groves, orchards, and historical sites.
Hike up to Gabal Maghrafa, a mountain famous for the dinosaur fossil remains that were discovered there.
Go camping in the desert.
Explore the natural hot and cold springs in and around Al-Bahariyya.
Go sandboarding in the White Desert.