Egyptian Oasis

Egyptian Oasis is temptation enough to plan a trip to Egypt. And Egypt Tourism knows better than to not cash in the treasure trove that Western Egypt has gifted Egypt.

The Western Desert of Egypt is an area of the Sahara on the west of Nile River. The desert cosy up to Libyan border in west and Sudan border in south and are barren and uninhabited mostly. The remoteness of Western Desert’s chain of oases makes them far more alluring. These chains of oases extend from Siwa in the north-west to Kharga in the south.

6 Fetching Egyptian Oases:

There are 6 very prominent and eye-catching oases in Egypt that will render your heart to stop.

  1. Bahariya Oasis:

The ‘Seaside Oasis’ is a valley near Giza is the northernmost valley that is surrounded by mountains and has numerous springs that have their own mystic to add. The people of oasis are descendants are mostly Bedouin tribes from Libya and mostly follow Islam.

  1. Dakhla Oasis:

The ‘Inner Oasis’ is the oldest oasis settled between Farafra and Kharga. The oasis is a string of many sub-oases and has people who can trace their origins back to Ottoman eras.

  1. Faiyum Oasis:

The Coptic word Payoum which means ‘Lake’ takes its name from Lake Moeris which was originally a fresh water lake but in time has become salt water lake. The oasis is different from all other Egyptian Oases as it uses Nile water for irrigation purposes.

  1. Farafra, Egypt:

The ‘Desert Landscape’ is the second largest oasis between Dakhla and Bahariya. Most people inhabiting here are local Bedouins with 100 of well spread wells, hot springs ad El-Mufid Lake.

  1. Kharga Oasis:

The 'Southern Oasis' to the Ancient Egyptians, is the largest of the oases in the Libyan desert of Egypt along with Baris Oasis adding its charm to the Fortress city of Kharga. The oasis has the most modern feel with very little to zero feel of any oasis left.

  1. Siwa Oasis:

The ‘Palm Land’ is a part of Qattara Depression in western desert that extends to 2 more oases, i.e. Moghra Oasis and Qara Oasis. Natural heritage of Moghra, Siwa and Qara Oases are lakes, freshwater springs, sand rocks and dunes…

 

These oases are breath of fresh air in hot and air Desert country, Egypt where civilisation is based near banks of Nile River. NILE HOLIDAY thrives on bringing these treasures to be explored without worrying about its culture and remoteness. The culture and life style may be different, but the innate hospitality of Egypt does flourish more here. Come discover the natural and cultural heritage of Egypt..

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