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Cristal mountain

on the way to the White Desert, Bawiti, Egypt
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during the 1 night stay we vist this one

nice to see the cristals massive available in the rocks. All part of our tour to the white desert... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
kees h
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Nice view

It was nice view and a lot of beautiful stone was there. I want to visit again and it was good... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
荒島 聡
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7 Mar 2017
“during the 1 night stay we vist this one”
2 Nov 2016
“More of a hill but worth it”
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on the way to the White Desert, Bawiti, Egypt

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

nice to see the cristals massive available in the rocks. All part of our tour to the white desert organized by western desert tours.

Thank kees h
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice view and a lot of beautiful stone was there. I want to visit again and it was good memory.

Thank 荒島 聡
Reviewed 2 November 2016

As we were told by our guide the area is almost destroyed by tourists, so they had to drive us to a similar location. There are these hills, with crystals, if the light falls in certain angle the sight is amazing! Just dont expect a...More

Thank Stathis T
Reviewed 30 September 2016

one part of trip in egypt desert, near white desert and black desert. i think visitor should come here.

Thank thunguyen2016
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Before our day trip in black and white deserts Peter briefed us on the crystal mountain and the different geological theories behind it. It was just next to the main road and it was impressive. As this desert was part of a sea one time...More

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A spectacular formation of quartz crystals... well, it was once. Sadly these days it seems every passing car stops and hacks a lump off it. Interesting and a well-known landmark for navigation and as a rendezvous but there are far better crystal formations out in...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Being in the Crystal Desert, surrounded by the quartz and the ancient fossilized black coral, is a once in a lifetime experience. Mesmerizing and memorable.

Thank LAKathleen
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Didn't expect that much, but it was really incredible. You could probably spend a while there just looking at all the rocks... I'm really glad we went.

1  Thank Mseni
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Imagine area of rocks between them pure colorful crystals, U must visit this place to see by your eyes :) you will never regret

1  Thank Ali H
Reviewed 5 May 2014

A beautiful stop that is part of a larger desert trip. Plan to spend an hour here before sunset so you can hold the beautiful rocks up to the sun and see them properly.

3  Thank Yasmine_Motawy
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