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Address: Siwa, Egypt
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Climbing this hill in the middle of the Siwa oasis makes for some fabulous...

Climbing this hill in the middle of the Siwa oasis makes for some fabulous panoramic views.

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Story is more interesting

Dakrur mountain's story and touristic event are far more interesting than the mountain itself. The mountain has a touristic event that is held every year for three consecutive... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2016
Mahmoud E
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Dakrur mountain's story and touristic event are far more interesting than the mountain itself. The mountain has a touristic event that is held every year for three consecutive days usually in the middle of October. During the festival all Siwan citizens gather to camp at the base of the mountain for the three days eating together and talking with each... More 

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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

After morning prayers (elfajr/ elsobh) One hour walk at 4:30am from shali resort The place has sign as an entrance to start climbing it. It has very sharp angles except for a very clear narrow path that will help u reach the top of first stage of the mountain (actually it not as high as a mountain) then the send... More 

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Thank Mahmud E
Alexandria, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

For people like myself who aren't into "mountain-climbing profession" you can climb this mountain at some areas using your feet and the guide of course. It's a very nice view from up there with the numerous palm trees and the lakes in Siwa. If you are afraid f heights or rocks for that matter wouldn't recommend it to you. Overall... More 

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Thank Ali A
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Photo spots , great place for taking photos from the top of mountain .celebration place for natives You must go

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Thank Hatem_Tomy
Alexandria, Egypt
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

It is nice place to see the historical place that witnessed the important conciliation between the two big families that format the Siwian community. And you will be very lucky to witness the annual feast held sometime in October they make for the incident. Ask your guide to tell you the story and make you watch a video for the... More 

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Thank Egyptiano333
Giza, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2014

The story of the mountain is so enlightening and the view from the top is wonderful! Don't skip it...

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Thank Sherif G
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Dakrur Mountain is the highest peak in Siwa, you can view the whole oasis from up there and check all the sights you've visited. the place is great for watching the sunrise. it was beautiful with the sun reflecting on water with its different shades of orange! just stunning

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1 Thank Marwa E
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

I climbed that mountain for 4 times in my visits to siwa. I heard that their was a place down the mountain which you can hot sand treatment for your muscles & bones with good profession siwain old people. i don't try it but i think i will do in my next visit.

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Nokomis, Florida
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Reviewed November 20, 2011

We climbed up late in the day and watched the sunset over Siwa and the desert. Don't miss it!!

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