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Eastern (Arabian) Desert

Hurghada, Egypt
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Ranked #20 of 27 attractions in Hurghada
Type: Deserts
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We booked the Mega Safari through our hotel. We started off with a 40 min quad ride in the desert - you don't get to thrash them and have to stay in line, no overtaking. After this we were into jeeps for a 22 km drive across the dessert to a Bedouin Village, stopping off at a mirage en route.... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Eastern Desert, Arabic Al-Saḥrāʾ Al-Sharqiyyah, also called Arabian Desert, large desert in eastern Egypt. Originating just southeast of the Nile River delta, it extends southeastward into northeastern Sudan and from the Nile River valley eastward to the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea. It covers an area of about 85,690 square miles (221,940 square km). The Eastern Desert consists... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

great tore guide (teitto) good fun on sand buggy's interesting meeting the Bedouins and having a camel ride nice barbeque and entrainment finish the day trip off nicely

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romania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

hot, but amazing. Go with camel, it's an axperience that must have at least once in lifetime. We slept in an nice hotel, full with fowers...I'll retourn always there

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We had a lovely time and would do this excursion again. but only down side was the star gazing was not that great.

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Giza, Egypt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The whole excursion was awesome except for the food they presented to us as it was very bad and poor

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Dear all, Can anyone tell me if this trip is still running dispite the potential curfew out of the resorts and the current unrest?

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were collected from hotel and 12.45 by our guide in the jeep and went to Safari Oasis where we waited for others travellers to join us, waited around for quite a while. we then went to our jeeps and started on our adventure, we had a great guide who flew us through 16miles of Eastern Desert at an extreme... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were collected from out hotel about 1.30pm and then went to Safari Oasis. We were given a talk about what and where we would be going. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. A gentleman put our scarves around our heads and said to keep putting water over your head to keep cool. We then got into 4 x 4 jeeps... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Amazing day driving in the desert, both in Jeeps, Quadbikes and buggie cars. Finallizing with looking at the Moon, Saturn and the stars in telescope.

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