In this guide to Egypt's top 20 safari destinations, prepare to immerse yourself in a realm where history, nature, and adventure converge.
With every step, Egypt unveils a mosaic of experiences waiting to be explored. The golden hues of the desert blend seamlessly with the vibrant tapestry of its culture, creating a setting that's both enchanting and mesmerizing. From the legendary pyramids that echo with tales of bygone dynasties to the bustling streets of modern cities pulsating with life, Places for Egypt Safaris weave together ancient wonders and contemporary marvels in a tapestry unlike any other.
In order to experience the best Safari tour in Egypt and to experience a real unforgettable adventure, here are the most recommended ways to experience Safari in Egypt:
Super Safari across the magical desert of Hurghada will uncover the magnificent surrounding areas of eastern Egypt. In this amazing place, everyone will enjoy an incredible and entertaining combination of activities during the most legendary sunrise and sunset with the help of the most efficient modes of transportation, such as quad biking, jeep rides, camel rides, and more.
With Super Safari across the Hurghada Desert, everyone will get to cast their eyes on the breathtaking desert landscapes filled with marvelous sand dunes, rock formations, and many more hidden gems that shine brightly under the most epic sunrise and sunset where all will enjoy the most fun and thrilling Bedouin camping where the celestial skies of Egypt will bring to life the most phenomenal view of the stars.
The heavenly Saint Catherine and Mount Moses is a cultural and historical wonder found in the legendary peninsula of Sinia. Everyone will get to cast their eyes on the oldest continuously functioning Christian monastery in the world, the Monastery of St. Catherine which was created in the 6th century at the foot of Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments.
All will get to climb the most majestic and divine destinations in the world and uncover the stories behind icons, religious manuscripts, and ancient artifacts plus the Burning Bush. Hiking the 7.7-kilometer (4.7 miles) mount will shed light on breathtaking natural beauty, rocky mountains, rugged desert terrain, and unique geological formations. At this high point, all will have the chance to have a clear view of the stars, distant planets, and celestial phenomena.
One of the most incredible natural attractions in Egypt is the rare Black Desert and White Desert, which offer a surreal and enchanting travel experience in the vicinity of the Bahariya Oasis. Everyone explores the natural allure of the black desert, which is filled with small, dark-colored rocks and volcanic remnants scattered across the landscape. It was formed over millions of years and created a striking scenery that became popular with incredible desert safaris and tours.
Exploring the white desert will feel like discovering an alien landscape that has been formed by winder erosion, thus making unique white chalk formations that take the shape of pillars, pinnacles, and mushroom-shaped rocks. Both are considered one of the finest to camp and have a magnificent super safari where everyone will enjoy the sight of the most captivating crystal formations, sand dunes, and the occasional fossilized sea creature.
The heavenly natural beauty and exotic wonders of the Farafra Oasis will offer the chance to discover the blessed nature behind the beautiful oasis of the western desert. Having a super safari across this epic Oasis will offer the most amazing combination of tranquility and excitement where everyone will cast their eyes on the great sand dunes, open desert plants, and rare rocky formations plus great wildlife.
Super Safari and camping in the beautiful desert of Egypt will offer the chance to cast their eyes on beautiful crystal mountains, surreal white rock formations, marvelous Bir Sitta Hot Springs, sand dunes, and enjoy the exotic culture of this amazing destination.
Travelers from all over the world will get to cross a portal through time, where everyone will uncover one of the greatest historical and iconic archaeological wonders on earth and learn about the rich heritage of the Giza pyramids complex which is home to the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Great Sphinx that date back to 4600 BC.
Super safari in the Giza Complex will be highly entertaining, where everyone will ride a camel or horse that provides a unique perspective and the most scenic views. In the marvelous Giza Pyramids Sound and Light show, all will listen to the incredible history of the pyramids come to life in front of your eyes while being the heart of a living miracle.
Africa Safari Park is a magical attraction near the city of Alexandria where everyone will cast their eyes on the most exotic and beautiful creatures that have found their home across the desert of Egypt.
The park will deliver the most entertaining trip showcasing the sight of some of the most delightful animals which will be the key to the most marvelous and thrilling travel experience.
In the core of the western desert are the two beautiful Oases of Dakhla and Kharga which are filled with landscapes, rich history, and the chance to live the most magical adventure across desert life, ancient ruins, and natural beauty. The two oases have a long history dating back to ancient times as Dakhla used to be a trans-Saharan trade route filled with Roman-era ruins, ancient villages, and mud-brick architecture, one of which is the Islamic necropolis of Al-Bashandi, and the Roman Temple of Deir el-Hagar.
Kharga on the other hand date to prehistorical times which was some to the Temple of Hibis and El Bagawat Cemetery. Super safari across these two beautiful wonders will uncover the chance to enjoy a fun desert adventure of trekking and camping.
Exploring the magical area of Wadi Degla will be a marvelous adventure in the heart of nature where everyone will get to cast a number of magical creatures that have lived in the heart of the Sahara for centuries, which are Gazella Dorcas, Dorcas Gazelle, Capra Nubiana, Lesser Mouse-tailed Bats, Nubian Ibex, and Rhinopoma Hardwickii.
All will witness the beauty of this epic attraction and enjoy all the different species of animals and birds plus many fossils. Everyone will have the most entertaining super safari adventure in this magical heart of nature.
The phenomenal city of Faiyum will provide a magnificent and miraculous super safari quest showcasing a rare sight of Valley El Hitan, one of the best National Parks in Egypt, which contains rich fossils and discoveries of whale and marine life, plus majestic desert formations, canyons, and unique geological features. Everyone will get to witness the rich agricultural region and many archaeological and artifact finds.
The scenic beauty of Lake Qarun, one of the stunning lakes in Egypt, will be the best place to observe the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of Faiyum. The blessed Wadi El Rayan is a phenomenal attraction filled with epic waterfalls, rich wildlife, exotic sand dunes, and marvelous limestone formations. In this desert super safari, everyone will have a delightful journey of sandboarding, off-road driving, and exploration of the unique desert environment.
A super safari in the beautiful Ras Muhammad in Sharm El Sheikh will be the key to uncovering a magical combination of stunning underwater biodiversity and breathtaking coastal landscapes. All will get to cast their eyes on a variety of marine life, including schools of fish, colorful coral reefs, rays, sharks, and turtles.
The Blue Hole in Ras Muhammad is an ideal place for water sports in Egypt because of its great depth and magical underwater scenery. Everyone will witness some of the most incredible collections of coral formations known as Yolanda Reef. In the protected area is the mangrove forest which provides a natural habitat for a wide collection of bird species. Everyone will get to walk, dive, and snorkel across all the divine natural marvels of Egypt
One of the most spectacular places in Egypt to enjoy hiking and super safari is the colored canyon which is known for its vibrant colors and rock sandstone formations. It is made of ever-changing canvas and a visually striking array of colors: red, orange, yellow, and purple.
All will get to explore the narrow, climb over rocks winding canyons, and discover in great detail the striking beauty and the exotic wildlife in this heavenly spot. Everyone will get to the path in the most amazing sunset and sunrise plus take some of the most beautiful photos that will surely capture real natural divine beauty.
Super Safari in the ancient golden land of Saqqara will open a magical gate leading to a blessed region that belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage site, which is filled with mythical creations such as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, ancient tombs, and mastabas that date back to the old kingdom of Egypt (2700 – 2200 BC) and even monuments from the middle and new kingdoms where everyone will witness the most well-preserved hieroglyphics and artworks that gives insights into ancient Egyptian life and beliefs, the grand 6th-century pyramid of Teti, and more.
Everyone will get to have a timeless adventure filled with grand tales, archaeological wonders, and epic facts radiating from all the incredible attractions. Many excavations are taking place everywhere in the Saqqara area.
The natural protected area of Wadi El Gemal National Park, one of the best stargazing places in Egypt, will provide a magnificent gateway to scenic allure famous for holding mountains, sand dunes, mangrove forests, and coastline along the Red Sea. The divine ecosystem has a magical array of marine and terrestrial spots where everyone can witness the most delightful collection of waders, migratory birds, and resident species.
Behind the super safari, all can enjoy the most epic marine adventure which includes diving and snorkeling so everyone can open their eyes to coral reefs, colorful fish, and even dolphins and turtles.
The thrilling natural beauty and diverse ecosystems of the Abu Galum protected area will offer an incredible chance for the most entertaining outdoor exploration, filled with the most enchanting collection of rocky canyons, coastal cliffs, rugged mountains, and beautiful beaches along the divine Red Sea.
In this magical land, everyone will get to hike and trek across all the epic surrounding mountains of Egypt where all will get to camp under the skies and enjoy the entertaining bird watching.
The incredible super safari in Siwa Oasis will be a truly magical adventure filled with an epic combination of beautiful landscapes, ancient history, and distinct Berber culture. Some of the archaeological wonders found in Siwa include the Temple of the Oracle, also known as the Temple of Amun, and the ancient ruins of the Shali Fortress.
One of the most unique Medical attractions in Egypt that make your super safari truly magical is the famous Cleopatra's Pool and the divine hot & cold springs which have therapeutic properties in order for everyone to fully relax while enjoying the divine sight of the most epic sunset and sunrise.
One of the most beautiful destinations found in the Sahara of Egypt is the Gara Cave a.k.a (Djara Cave), which is a beautiful cave formed by rain corrosion within the limestone about 55 million years ago. A combination of stalactites and stalagmites, artifacts, and rock art were found there that was created in the late Neolithic era.
Having a super safari will be the quest of a lifetime, where everyone will cast their eyes on the greatest natural wonders ever discovered in the history of the world.
The miraculous Nubian Super Safari trip will be a marvelous trip showcasing the epic history, culture, and hospitality of the Nubian people. Everyone will get to live the most entertaining super safari across the blessed lands of Aswan, which is filled with a whole new and different culture of the great Nubian culture.
This picturesque location is filled with lush greenery and serene waters that will provide the ultimate sensation of tranquility on this epic safari. In your safari, everyone will get to buy the finest crafts, enjoy the best performances, and enjoy the finest Nile cruise in this blessed landscape.
Super Safari in the grand reserve of Omayed the majestic UNESCO world heritage site is filled with an epic variety of biological communities, magical habitats, human settlements, and land use patterns.
It covers an area of 75800 ha and is found 200 km to the east of Matruh and 80 km west of Alexandria. It was declared a biosphere reserve in 1981 and is known for offering a magical vision of nature in the most clear fashion.
Arabian Nights safari trip will be a majestic desert landscape found in the Sinai peninsula where everyone will get to experience the ultimate traditional Bedouin culture.
On the safari quest, all will get to enjoy the most incredible collection of entertaining activities which are camping, stargazing, view of the sunset & sunrise, camel riding, quad biking, and uncovering the beautiful scenery of this marvelous Sahara which holds the most beautiful sand dunes, mountains, and the vast expanse of the Sinai Peninsula.
The unique desert of Sinia found in the magnificent surroundings of Sharm El Sheikh will provide a magnificent trip filled with wonder and grace showcasing the legendary environment and cultural communities of Egypt.
On this lovely adventure, everyone will uncover the blessed allure of this place, which is filled with a number of miraculous marvels that have stood the test of time for many ages.
Our Egypt Sahara tours offer an array of incredible experiences, allowing you to witness the raw beauty of this ancient land. These unique adventures will take you on a journey through history, nature, culture, and wildlife, unveiling the majesty and allure of Egypt's divine destinations. Traverse the dunes in 4x4 vehicles, encountering breathtaking vistas and encountering the fascinating wildlife that thrives in these extraordinary terrains.
There are many animal safaris found across all the wide parks and reserves of Egypt, such as Abu Galum Protectorate and Ras Muhammad, where you can see African and marine animals.
Egypt is filled with a number of incredible destinations for super safari all across the rich, magical terrain of Egypt.
It is advised to wear flexible clothes which are very comfortable and loose-fitting, plus a wide-brimmed hat with sunglasses and sunscreen to offer the best protection from the powerful rays of the sun. Wear boots and closed-toe shoes that can move easily across the Sahara of Egypt in your epic super safari trip.
The entire country of Egypt deserve to be explored with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen before any other such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak & Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan such as Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library. Read more about the best places to visit in Egypt.
If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read more about Egypt travel visa.
Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.
The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a little tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the Climate is unsafe and if any changes have been made.
You should pack everything you could ever need in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 20 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort to make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the finest atmosphere until you return home.
You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read more about is it safe to travel to Egypt.
Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light and comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt. Put on sun block during your time in Egypt in the summer to protect yourself from the sun.
The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.
There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read more about festivals & publich holidays in Egypt.
Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.
Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.
The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.
The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot but sometimes it becomes cold at night and winter is cool and mild. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and the average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.