White Desert National Park – Egypt

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White Desert National Park Egypt
White Desert National Park Egypt

The White Desert is a National Park in Egypt, a site in the north of the Farafra oasis. The White Desert is a section of the Sahara with an area of ​​approximately 300 km. Anyone who travels in Egypt can enjoy the beauty of the White Desert. It is important to appreciate the greatness of this national park for yourself.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

White Desert National Park

The White Desert is a wonderful natural phenomenon that never ceases to attract tourists to the multifaceted and mysterious Egypt. In the land of red-hot sands and mysterious pyramids, White Desert National Park seems to be the “eighth wonder of the world”.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Once there was the bottom of the ancient ocean. But the waters disappeared and only karst formations remained, which formed bizarre mountain landscapes. The magnificent white cliffs are the remains of ancient marine organisms.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

If you want to be on another planet, leave your business and buy a ticket to Egypt. Once you see the White Desert and feel its greatness, you will not want to go back.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

White Desert National Park is located north of the Farafra Oasis. This is a small area of ​​flat terrain that is not easy to reach. Tourists prefer to come here from Cairo. Although, you have to overcome more than 500 kilometers. But good quality roads provide fast travel.

Just four hours – and you are in the White Desert. You cannot do without an SUV, as the sands are very soft.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Many tourists and travelers are ready to stay overnight in this amazing national park and set up camp. It is completely safe. But it’s better to take warm clothes with you, because it’s pretty cool here at night.

By the way, the status of a national park was assigned to this place back in 2002.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

In the light of the moon due to karst formations, it resembles a real arctic landscape. The surrounding landscape excites the imagination, intoxicates and even a little scary. The White Desert National Park is a completely different world, created by unknown creatures. Once there, many travelers cannot navigate either in time or in space. This is a fairy tale, real and exciting.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Unusual mountain formations have attracted tourists here for a long time. The white rock looks especially interesting, balancing incredibly on a bizarre pillar of the same color. It seems that this stone monument is about to collapse on the heads of gaping tourists. But it seems that this thousand-year-old massif is not yet threatened with imminent destruction. Domes, towers, minarets and castles – snow-white blocks of these forms filled the entire national park.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Best time to visit

It is recommended to go to White Desert from October to March, that is, in the autumn-winter period. The White Desert National Park is amazing. Egypt amazes with its various attractions, but it is always out of competition. It is insanely hot in the summer in the national park and it is simply unbearable to endure 60 degrees.  So tourists choose a cooler season for travel.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

The only oasis of the White Desert will not amaze tourists with multi-storey buildings. Only Bedouins who live in small Egyptian houses stay here. True, there is also a haven for travelers.

Not so long ago, a small hotel was built in the oasis. The most comfortable conditions for those who love nature in all its glory have been created here.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

How to spend time in the mysterious White Desert National Park? You can set up a tent camp and admire the unearthly beauty at the dawn, enjoy the natural grandeur and forget about worldly affairs, watching the sun go down over the White Desert.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

There is no room for negativity, anger, or irritation in the desert. All negative emotions, as it were, are absorbed by limestone statues and chalk sculptures. The play of light on the snow-white giants fills everyone who finds themselves there with vital energy.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Animal world

The main inhabitants of these places are foxes. They feel like masters in the White Desert National Park and can even steal food from tourists, so you need to be careful not to throw your things away.


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