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Dakhla Oasis

Getting there & around

Buses leave from the main square in Mut at 6am and 6pm travelling to Farafra (E£20, 4½ hours), Bahariyya (E£20, seven hours) and Cairo (E£45, eight to 10 hours). Buses leave at 7pm and 8.30pm travelling to Al-Kharga (E£10, 2½ hours) and Cairo (E£50 to E£55, 11 hours).

Service taxis travel to Farafra and Al-Kharga for the same costs. They depart from near the new mosque when full.

Local pick-ups depart from near the police station in Mut and travel to Al-Qasr for 75pt. Abu Mohamed Restaurant hires out bikes for E£10 per day.