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Shalatin and Obelix-Home
4.5

Shalatin and Obelix-Home

By Dabuka
About
The camel market of Bir Shalatin is the largest and most important in all Egypt. The animals, which come from Sudan, are transported on large trucks to the town and the lively atmosphere there afford a lot of nice picture opportunities. We pick you up from the hotel, heading directly to Shalatin. After lunch in a breezy restaurant, we continue our trip to get in touch with nature. If ever you have heard about the adventures of „Asterix and Obelix“, the very special rocks along the way will remind you menhirs. You may have some short hikes, just to get a feeling for this kind of „Natures architecture“. Following in our 4x4 cars the sandy way lined with menhirs in different shapes, you may also meet a little shepherdess with her flock of sheep. Dressed in colorfull clothes, she is following the nomad tradititons and her daily routine. Finally, we are heading back to the hotel along the Costal Road which reminds you that here the desert meets the sea – a unique combination.
from
$105.16
per adult
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Ages 18-90
Duration: 9h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: Arabic, English
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  • Lunch
  • Tour guide during the trip
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Camel-market, Sight-seeing
  • Low mileage well maintained Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Private transportation (pick up point) from the entrance of Wadi El Gemal National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bir Shalatein
  • Entry/Admission - Eastern (Arabian) Desert
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
What's not included
  • Extra fees are applied on pick-ups from different hotels & other locations


  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 122563P8

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

How much is Shalatin and Obelix-Home?
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Shalatin and Obelix-Home cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Shalatin and Obelix-Home on Tripadvisor
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On average, this experience will take approximately 9h. Discover and book Shalatin and Obelix-Home on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 122563P8

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  • Dabuka
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    Dakhla, Egypt
    Joined in February 2019
  • 592abdelkhalekh
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Desert Safari vibes👌🏻💫
    Choosing professionals gives the best lifetime experience. Dabuka are the best, they know what they are doing to reach our satisfaction. Great team.✨ Real Safari Rides💫 We were in safe hands in a never to forget Western Desert trip 2024👌🏻🤠
    Written March 7, 2024
  • Vacationer735252
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You can rely on Dabuka
    Dealing with Dabuka is a delight. The company is reliable, respectful, and accommodating. The staff are helpful and very friendly. I was given a phone number should anything go wrong with communication. When I had quations and texted the number, they were responsive and came to my aid. They had a fleet of cars that rode very well. This is the third time I use Dabuka and I cannot wait to travel on one of their tours, once I have a bit more time in Egypt. Looking forward to tge next time. Randa
    Written September 16, 2023
  • Bibuhe
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    almost 20 years
    first time was 1995 when I went out with Tarek which I already knew about from mutual friends for years. 2014 I went out again with Tarek (Kamal ElDin Expedition)
    Written August 26, 2019
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Tino M
Sarzana, Italy484 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Un centro non turistico vicino al confine col Sudan da dove provengono i dromedari che vengono poi smistati in tutto l'Egitto. Molto caratteristico. Si passeggia su un mare di sterco di dromedari. È una visita impegnativa per la distanza dagli hotels.
Written December 10, 2022
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Massimo A
Busca, Italy4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Very fascinating and engaging dromedary market, where you find the typical Berber-Arab environment and where we were also able to taste the dronedario meat
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Written March 10, 2024
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