Bright white limestone formations define White Desert, a national park in Egypt. Pure white to cream-colored chalk formations feature rocks that have been abraded, pitted, etched, and polished by centuries of erosion and sandstorms that dominate the landscape here. Tour a natural museum of chalk rock and admire the hues of sunlight across its bizarre surfaces. This popular campsite area also features a number of oasis wells. Visitors typically hire a Bedouin guide; you will need a four-wheel drive vehicle. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to White Desert by using our New Valley Governorate day trip planning website.
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  • The White Desert stretches for 50 km between Bawati and Farafra, or 70-120 km from Bawati / Bawiti. The most photographed area is the southern end closest to Farafra. As most tourists stay in Bawati.....  more »
  • I've been there twice not just once with my friends i recommend to go in a group as a family or group of friends, i've been there through and honestly, it was a life time...  more »

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