Wednesday February 8th, 2023
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Gebel Elba: Visit Egypt's Best Kept Secret

Be one of a select few to be able to experience Egypt's wildest adventure.

Staff Writer

Gebel Elba, the largest natural ecosystem in Egypt, is one the country's best kept secrets. With its annual rainfall and humid air having just quenched its mountains and plains, this is a perfect green getaway for those feeling the cabin fever in the city.

Desert Adventures have organised a unique and exclusive week-long tour between the 16th and the 21st of March to Gebel Elba that is guaranteed to be life-changing.

Harbouring 70% of Egypt’s endangered animal and plant species, its natural treasures and geographical position marks the territory as the target of a geopolitical custody battle between Egypt and Sudan, making this place very difficult to visit. So opportunities like Desert Adventures don't come around often - maybe that EGP7,500 price tag doesn't look so unreasonable, all things considered.

The conservancy boasts an area of 35,600km2 in the southeast of Egypt with a diverse environment that will entertain every adventurer. Sleeping under a blanket of stars for 3 nights for the nomads at heart, mountain and valley treks for the hiker with sand dunes and coastal plains stretching as far as the eye can see and even mangroves and marshes that play home to a dense variety of endemic wildlife consisting of 40 species of bird, 30 species of reptiles and 23 species of mammals that will captivate any safari enthusiast.

There are only 15 spots available on this trip so if you want to book your spot, you better move quick.



Photo courtesy of Egypt Today