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Wadi Degla

#76 of 314 things to do in Cairo Features Animals
Cairo, Egypt
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Calm.

Went there on a scout trip Pretty rough but It's calm beautiful and it's full of wild life and... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Joe S
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Cairo, Egypt
Calm, peaceful & relaxing

One of the few attractions in Cairo in which you can get away from the noise & the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
KaranPais
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Mangalore, India
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Located only 15 minutes from the Cairo suburb of Maadi, this rugged valley contains a wide variety of animal life including deer, hares, red foxes, reptiles, Egyptian turtles, twelve species of resident and migrant birds and 64 kinds of plants.
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went there on a scout trip Pretty rough but It's calm beautiful and it's full of wild life and rare plants.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

One of the few attractions in Cairo in which you can get away from the noise & the hustle and bustle of the city. You can walk, jog, take pictures or just relax

Thank KaranPais
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I used to take my dog here. She could run around off leash (rare in Cairo). Other times, I would come here with friends and we'd hike around or set up a BBQ somewhere. Lovely place!

Thank wwwanchi
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Just a few minutes from chaotic Cairo traffic, you can find this treasure of nature. Easy to rich by taxi, entrance 5 le for foreigners, if you want to enter by car you will pay 10 le. There is possibility to overnight in tent. You...More

Thank Nada P
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

In Wadi Degla, you have to bring BBQ materials and tools to enjoy the hiking and desert life within Africa. Very nice place. Reasonable entrance fees. You can also walk, climb ot cycle. Enjoy

Thank Salahita
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

It's social and sport club, it's very good place for having fun with family, they have beautiful outside areas, restaurants, cafes, sport area as well as good swimming pool, they have many branches in Cairo and other cities of Egypt.

Thank ahmedelzoghby
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

It's a protectorate located in the heart of Cairo. It is a lovely place to hang out with your Friends. Multiple activities can be done there; hiking, BBQ, camping or biking. The best time to visit it is at winter as it gets very hot....More

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 15 February 2016

loads of day trips is done to this place for mountain biking, hiking, trekking, camping & maybe light off-roading as well, this place is stuffed with loads of activities over weekend from all nature lovers.

Thank Mkhatibx
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Nothing to do just desert and rocks You can make ride with bike thats the only good thing to me recommended to large groups

Thank Karim_El-Morsy
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I went to the wadi with a group of students preparing for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. The wadi is approximately 17KM in length, be bottom of which is fairly flat. There are lots of side canyons for you to explore. You can easily spend...More

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salma m
4 January 2015|
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please check on wikimapia Wadi-Degla-Canyon Nearby cities: El Dora Wedding Hall, New Cairo, Cairo Coordinates: 29°56'22"N 31°25'31"E
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