You can take pleasure in sandboarding in the Sahara Desert throughout numerous areas in Egypt, from the enormous dunes of the Egyptian Fantastic Sand Sea near Siwa, west of Cairo, to the inclines of the Sinai peninsula near Sharm El-Sheik, or sand browsing down the dunes of the Nubian desert by the Nile river. Every sandboarding spot in Egypt in particular and enriched by sensational all-natural landscapes, which is why in this country, the sport has actually ended up being a visitor destination and is typically provided as a travelling experience together with desert safari scenic tours.
1. Gharb Soheil Town-- Aswan
Sandboarding is practised in the Nubian Desert and can be combined with an excursion of the attractive Nubian Village and "AnaKato Nubian Houses". The Gharb Soheil Nubian Village is situated on the west bank of The River Nile, a one-hour flight from Cairo and 15 minutes from Aswan International Airport, 25 mins by boat from Aswan old market (east bank), roughly thirty minutes by cars and truck from Aswan train terminal.
2. Hurghada Desert-- Hurghada
The Hurghada desert is located close to the shore of the Red Sea and home to Bedouin society. It is also a prominent destination for tasks such as quad cycling, camel riding, and sandboarding. Desert safaris can be conveniently set up from Hurghada, Makadi or Sahal Hasheesh.
3. Sinai Desert-- Sharm El-Sheik/ Dahab
The Sinai Desert lies in the peninsula of the very same name, where Dahab and Sharm El-Sheik are located. The area hosts extremely high dunes, such as the 150m Haduda dune or the dune of el-Safra near Wadi Arada. To get to the highest possible peaks, it's essential to travel on a four × four automobile, which is best done as part of an excursion.
4. Western Desert-- Bahariya Sanctuary
The Bahariya Oasis is natural anxiety conveniently obtainable from Cairo and Giza, located in the heart of the Western Egyptian Desert. It is an exceptional place for sandboarding as there are numerous giant dunes all surrounding it.
5. Wonderful Sand Sea-- Siwa Oasis
Perhaps the very best sandboarding place in Egypt, the dunes of the Great Sand Sea are stunning gold sandhills situated near Siwa. They create the world's 3rd largest dune field, located in the Egyptian Western Desert near the boundary with Libya. There are dunes of all sizes and shapes, up to 140 meters tall.
6. Wadi El-Rayan-- Fayoum
The Wadi El Rayan Valley is an area situated southwest of Fayoum city in the Fayoum Sanctuary. The valley is famous for the existence of lakes and a waterfall in the middle of the desert, and there are many dunes for sandboarding to be delighted in throughout.