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Great Sand Sea

Siwa, Egypt
+20 122 066 9764
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The magical desert

In great sand sea u can do dessert car 4x4 safari, stop at scattered water eyes & enjoy a swim in... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
rana a
via mobile
Kind of Flat

I actually was trying to rate Siwa in general 5 stars simply because it's the most unique town I... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
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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.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hot springs” (5 reviews)
“day tour” (2 reviews)
“great safari” (2 reviews)
Siwa, Egypt
+20 122 066 9764
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

In great sand sea u can do dessert car 4x4 safari, stop at scattered water eyes & enjoy a swim in its warm natural waters, eat desert lunch or dinner & do camping in the desert, enjoy camp fire chatting & eat marshmallows heated by...More

1  Thank rana a
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I actually was trying to rate Siwa in general 5 stars simply because it's the most unique town I traveled to, pharaonic temples and tumbs, salt and mud hotels, over 300 hot springs, one side is salt lake, one side is Sahara, but I couldn't...More

1  Thank weicreation
Reviewed 1 April 2017

you need at least four hours to visit the most existing sites at this Safari. Well Wahid of the hot and cold water, the amazing dunes, the marvelous sunset scenery, drinking the Siwian desert tea and many more to do

Thank Mohsen A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The most amazing desert scenery. Safari and Sand Boarding activities are recommended at this beautiful site

Thank MollyFouad
Reviewed 1 February 2017

An Amazing experience, 4x4 Cars Safari was extra exciting, Sand Surfing is amazing. Dont ever think of missing it .. This is the true experience of Siwa! P.S: Its safe for children, but if you have a small child that might get scared from speeding...More

1  Thank mai e
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It was a great experience, sand boarding there is more than great. Sunset is amazing, and people there will make sure you're safe. Safari is more than great as well.

Thank Gee G
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's a must visit place, one of the best deserts to go for safari, drivers are more than professionals! Enjoying the Siwian food and camping there was one of the best experiences out there :)

Thank petersamirzaki
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We took a safari day tour which started with an early visit to the hot spring " beer wahed" to avoid the crowd.. the weather was very cold but the water coming from the hot spring was veryyy hot and relaxing.. just a bit smelly...More

Thank Jasmin D
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the great sand sea with 4 by 4 cars. It's so fantastic and amazing trip on the very high sand hills with sliding by board over the sands

Thank heshamrateb
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had a great safari with Siwa professional drivers in 4X4 cars .. Describing the beauty & fun is really impossible.. you v got to try your self Surfing sand dunes is like a fantasy .. endless breathtaking fun Then we watched the sunset in...More

Thank RFaroukEGY
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