Bir Qalamoun

Western Desert

Beautiful lake where you can rent a little rowing boat and ask a fisherman to cook you lunch.

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1. Old Town of Mut

28.32 MILES

Old Mut's visitors lived in fear of raiding Bedouin, so very few houses have outside windows, to protect against intruders and heat and dust. The…

2. Ethnographic Museum

28.66 MILES

These days Dakhla’s wonderful museum is only opened on request: ask at the tourist office (or call) and Omar Ahmad will arrange a time for your visit with…

3. Deir Al Haggar

29.96 MILES

This restored sandstone temple is one of the most complete Roman monuments in Dakhla. Dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut and Khons, as well as…