A Stroll through Sahara el Beyda, the White Desert in Egypt
In the group of tourist attractions and destinations that are enchanting to the people and reminds them of our only Mother Nature skill to create unique masterpieces is the wonderful Sahara el Beyda also known as White Desert in Egypt.
Just a few hours long ride from Cairo brings the tourists to the astonishing and magical White Desert. The erosion and desert sand storms for centuries have been creating unusual landscapes that lure cherish among all visitors.
Sahara el Beyada is a National Park north from the town of Farafra. It is an area filled with different formations from calcium, that looks like huge abstract natural sculptures. Visited by many visitors around the world, it is one of the greatest attractions in Egypt beside the Sphinx and the Pyramids.
Thus, a large number of tourists often decide to spend a night in the company of local Bedouins, enjoying the sight only when the sunset causes a change in the color and appearance of the sculptures, and the happiest ones can experience the view the sculptures during full moon, when the whole area gets special, indescribable splendor.
The famous Chicken and Mushroom
The thing that is particularly interesting is the fact that the most of these formations have their own names. The most known are the Mushroom, the Ice Cream, the Monolith and the Chicken. This desert is one of the most favorite destination of the travelers around the world.
Amazing Rock Formation
A Great Landscape
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