Attractions Of Bahariyya Oasis
Bahariyya is one of Egypt's oases in the Western desert. it is 375 k.m south west of Cairo, however, it is considered part of giza governorate. It can be reached via Cairo-Bahariyya desert road. The name El-Wahat El-=Bahariyya means the northern oases. The main economic sectors are agriculture, iron ore mining, and tourism. The main agricultural products are guavas, mangos, dates, and olives. El-Bawiti is the city center and the main administrative area of Bahariyya, El Qaser comes in the second position in importance after Bawiti, while a few k.m to the east fall the villages of Mandishah and el-Zabu. El-'Aguz is a small village lies between el-Bawiti and Mandishah. Harrah, the eastern most village, is a few kilometers east of Mandishah and el-Zabu. There are many different kinds of tours to Bahariyya, all mainly to see the Golden mummies, the ancient tombs of Dynasty 26, the temple of Muftila, the temple of Alexander the great, and of course go into the desert in a Jeep safari adventure.
Temple of Alexander is about 5 km east of Bawiti, near the Valley of the Golden Mummies. It was built after Alexander the Great visited Bahariya in... Read more:
Ain El-Muftella temple is in a bad condition if compared to the ancient temples at Luxor. The temple is situated 3 k.m west of Bawiti town, was bui... Read more:
The site of the ancient tombs of the dynasty 26 at Bahariya is known as Qasr Salim, it is a small hill in Bawiti contains 2 tombs from the 26th Dyn... Read more:
Museums at Bahariya oasis: Despite being so small city, Bawiti venter of Bahariya Oasis has got two museums.
Also known as Bawati Museum or the ... Read more:
Hot Springs: Soaking in a steamy hot spring is not just one of the pleasures of Bahariya, it has also some healing purposes. Locals bathe during th... Read more:
Mountains (Jebal): Bahariya Oasis is one of the best places in the western Egyptian desert for short mountain hikes, sunsets and stunning views of ... Read more:
The Bahariya Oasis: is located 360 kilometers to the South West of Cairo in the Western Desert of Egypt. It occupies a depression that is more th... Read more: