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Great Sand Sea

Great Sand Sea, Egypt

Rating: 
5.0 / 5.0
 
The Great Sand Sea is Egypt's last frontier. So why take the kids? This 150,000 square kilometer expanse from Siwa south to Sudan is the third largest dune field in the world. Here, linear dunes run uninterrupted for hundreds of kilometers and reach a height of up to 110 meters. Navigating safe passage across rolling sand dunes is an adventure in the liking of Lawrence of Arabia. And sand dunes are just the start. The Great Sand Sea is home to not one living sole. There is no water in this once lush, green savannah. Fossils, 25 million years in the making, carpet the sand. Sea urchins, seashel... Read Morels and shark teeth are all to be found. But what sets this desert destination apart is the chance to explore. Multi-day jeep expeditions, complete with camping under the stars, are the stuff adventure stories are written about. But before you depart on a trip with kids take note, the difference between a trip to remember and a trip to forget is in the hands of your guide.
Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Alfredo De Simone

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Alfredo De Simone

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Alfredo De Simone

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Great Sand Sea, Western Desert

Alfredo De Simone

Great Sand Sea tours, guides and outfitters
 
Harmattan (Adventure Travel Company)
Rating: 
5.0 / 5.0

Via Orlanda, 217/219

Tessera, Venice

Italy 30173

+39 041 5420641

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Harmattan, an Italian based outfitter, knows North Africa like no other. The experienced guides - trained archeologists, paleontologists and geologists - are first and foremost professionals in their fields. Many have lived in the region and been guiding groups in the Sahara for over 20 years. What's more, they've traveled extensively in North Africa with their own chil ... Read More
Harmattan, an Italian based outfitter, knows North Africa like no other. The experienced guides - trained archeologists, paleontologists and geologists - are first and foremost professionals in their fields. Many have lived in the region and been guiding groups in the Sahara for over 20 years. What's more, they've traveled extensively in North Africa with their own children. So why travel with them elsewhere? Harmattan applies the same vigor to all of its trips. And they know how to have fun!
Expeditions & Road Trips
Child in Sahara Desert

Child in Sahara Desert

Carlo Natali courtesy Harmattan

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