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Address: Siwa, Egypt
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+20 122 066 9764

The third-largest sand accumulation in the world (a sand dune the size of...

The third-largest sand accumulation in the world (a sand dune the size of England) spans more than 600 kilometers forming a natural barrier between Libya and Egypt.

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Sea of Sand

The endless, vast space of gorgeous white sand is simply breathtaking. I camped out in the desert and did some sand boarding. This is an absolute go to place if you are in Siwa.

Reviewed October 4, 2016
Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

The endless, vast space of gorgeous white sand is simply breathtaking. I camped out in the desert and did some sand boarding. This is an absolute go to place if you are in Siwa.

Thank marwankandil13
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Using land cruiser Toyota cars with so so so professional driver. We were 7 cars all of them were same model and same professional attitude. So fast when needed and climbing sand cliffs and going down is hard angels it was crazy. We spend the day from 3pm till 5 cruising. Then at a beautiful location sand surfing spot was... More 

Thank Mahmud E
Cairo, Egypt
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62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We visited this desert with an expert driver who made us feel the dunes going up and down at great speed. The sensation was awesome. In the middle of the desert you find some beautiful clear water springs, first fresh sweet water and then hot springs. Great experience!

1 Thank Mercedes V
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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40 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I spent a few days in Siwa. What a beautiful place with many incredible sites to visit ! My tour guide Sanosy made it easy for me, picking me up at the bus station, providing me with a good place to stay and a bike and giving me loads of advices. I went on a safari in the desert with... More 

2 Thank CatherineRousseau511
Giza Governorate, Egypt
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 6, 2016

The Great Sand Sea is the start of the Sahara and ends in Morocco. Huge 90 meter dunes make for spectacular rides, views and sand boarding.

Thank AndreasHoraites
Kluang, Malaysia
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222 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Best 4WD excursion , scream on top of your voice, sometimes I closed my eyes. Sand boarding was also a good experience for me.

Thank HRS_6
Geneva, Switzerland
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2016

So calm so clean so inviting, loved it much, driving a unique experience, you need to be trained, or have a trained driver, good solid 4x4 needed

Thank Hany A
Rome, Italy
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2016

A great place to search for your inner peace. Preferably to visit/stay alone for at least 3-4 days. Wether is perfect 365 days a year.

Thank Bonish33
Giza, Egypt
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2015

A visit to Siwa is incomplete without a fun desert safari into the Great Sand Sea sahara. Be sure to take a dip in the hot spring called Bir Wahed, then go for a swim in the magnificent COLD lake.

Thank aelkhadem
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

I'm here to ratings the safari desert Its so amazing & must do it in siwa You can see 1- salt lake 2- hot spring 3-cold spring 4-sandbording 5-sand sea The best thing for me the cold spring

1 Thank Abdulrahman A

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