Bahariya Oasis

Bahariya Oasis

Located 365km west of Giza and 200km north of Farafra oasis. Bawiti is the capital of Bahariya oasis. Bahariya is also known as the Valley of the Golden Mummies following the discovery of thousands of Graeco-Roman mummies in family vaults. Various attractions include:

1 – Therapeutic
Bahariya oasis is known for its sunny dry weather throughout the summer and winter. Its natural springs (cold and hot) amount to 398 springs (sulphurous and mineral). In addition to ancient Roman springs that flow sulphuric water and known for its curative qualities.

2 – Cultural
Ruins of the Graeco-Roman periods at Al Qasr, Bawiti, and Qaret Helwa areas receive great attention from visitors.

3 – Safari travel
Visitors enjoy a trip by camel or 4 x 4 vehicles through the hills and valleys of the oasis. Palm trees, olive orchards and apricot groves create a natural panorama that blends sandy hills with lush vegetation.