Western Desert Oases Travel Guide


Plan Your Western Desert Oases Vacation

A few hundred years ago the only outsiders interested in Egypt's oases were occasional desert raiders bent on stealing the fruits from the orchards, destroying water supplies, and abducting women. Generation after generation, life followed the seasons with little change. The most exciting events of the year were the autumn date harvest and the subsequent caravans that would assemble and trek to the Nile Valley to take the fruit to market.


Western Desert Oases Hotels

There is a range of accommodations in the desert, from simple chalets and eco-camps to traditionally styled mud-brick hotels. Prices are generally lower...read more

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Western Desert Oases Restaurants

You can expect to dine on wholesome fare—mostly grilled chicken, vegetable stews, rice, and shorbet lisan al-asfour ("bird-tongue" pasta soup). Dining is...read more

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Things To Do in Western Desert Oases

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Western Desert Oases Experiences


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    I Plan on traveling on either September or October 2014!

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