Egypt Desert Star
Egypt Desert Star
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Alaa Eldin has been the tour guide for over 15 years, he is specialized in organizing the tour. Providing the professional journey to explore the exotic culture and sights of a fascinating landscape in the Sahara Desert. He always working hard to build a strong professional working relationship with his team and always care all parts of the tour ran smoothly and safety. You will experience a blend of wonderful landscape and have the best trip ever!
Bawiti, Egypt

Why book with Egypt Desert Star
  • I have been the tour guide for over 16years.
  • Arabic • English
  • Professional tour guide
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mTayla
France1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Family
A wonderful experience not to be missed!
In the company of a professional, attentive and friendly team, we discovered some magnificent scenery, shared some great memories and had a truly unique experience.
Forever my best memory of Egypt.

Many thanks to Alaa (the guide), Mahmoud and Ahmed.

Go for it with your eyes closed :)
Written 3 February 2024
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TrailBlazer532791
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Wow! What an unforgettable experience in the Black and White Deserts. The natural beauty of the area, and warm hospitality of Alaa, Mahmoud and Bakr were far and away the best parts of our trip to Egypt; better than the pyramids. We were picked up in Cairo and had a pleasant drive to the Baharya Oasis. Then toured a few spots, each more amazing and beautiful than the previous one. We camped in the White Desert. The night was cold but we had a delicious and warm meal, and saw more stars than we ever have in our lives. The sleeping bags and blankets they provided kept us all warm and cosy. After a great breakfast and more touring, we had lunch back in Bahariya and traveled back to Cairo with full hearts and lots of great pictures to remember our trip. Highly recommended. If you go in the winter, bring lots of layers to wear, as the days are comfortable but the nights are quite cold. Even though they had everything we needed (tissues, trash bags, snacks, lots of water and drinks), we were glad we brought our own toilet tissue too. (Maybe because we traveled with two teen girls.) For the toilet, you just find a private corner in the desert behind a rock. We don't camp often and weren't sure what to expect, but we all really enjoyed the time. Next time maybe we'll do an extended walking tour where you go to similar parts of the desert but have more time to walk from place to place and really soak it all in. Thank you Egypt Desert Star!
Written 1 February 2024
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Nika B
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Nov 2023 • Couples
While the desert is always evolving, sensitive and fragile, the life that comes and goes inevitably leaves a trace. As I will explain, the jeep you’re in will double as a spaceship and a boat. Explore an ancient ocean floor covered with ancient shells in the ancient mud. Then find much more recent footsteps of beetles, desert foxes and camels. At first your city eyes will look for shapes it recognizes. This leaves you to find people and cities far away, only to realize these are rocks or shadows. The solitude we found on our first of two nights was as lonely as it was serene. It makes you remember you really do live on a planet in space.

Our guides, Mahmoud and Bakr, had contagious affection for their region. They were hospitable, knowledgable, patient, great cooks and honestly, I would trust them with my life. Everything is very well organized, you get picked up and dropped off wherever you like. You will get so much nice food to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner that you will never begin to find yourself even a little bit hungry or thirsty. Thanks again for the good care you all took!
Written 26 November 2023
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martina m
6 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
Our tour with Alaa & his crew was amazing! From the very beginning everything was great-the communication, the transport, the food, the places we visited, our camp for the night. It was a pleasure to spend the time together and it was one of our favorite moments of our trip when we were enjoying some tea at the fireplace and talked. We were together with another couple but had always the choice to say that we would like to be alone. The tent we slept in was super comfy and this were the best sleeping bags we ever had! For us it was an amazing experience and I highly recommend to go on this adventure with Alaa :)
Written 22 November 2023
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Thethe_LYnn
3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Amazing experience and very friendly.
We book black and white desert tour 3days2nights
They took amazing care of us.
Alaa makes you feel comfortable from the very beginning, then everything was perfectly organized. and he knows the desert like the palm of his hand.
it was a wonderful experience, better than we expected !
Thanks! Alaa, Bakr and Mustafa.
Written 20 November 2023
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Tanya K
Taipei, Taiwan3 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
It’s the BEST memory in Egypt trip. We are very appreciate Egypt Desert Star. Alaa is the best desert tour guide.
Written 18 November 2023
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Zephne B
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
Sept 2023 • Family
My best desert days ever! Every minute was wonderful and beautiful. If ever the words travel makes you rich it truly applies to this experience. Alaa's arrangements are super! Sam was our driver and guide, and he is super too.
If ever you think of going, do not hesitate - just go with Egypt Desert Star.
Every aspect of the tour, arrangements, care, driving, food ....... customer service was outstanding.
Written 4 October 2023
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Terry
4 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Alaa gave us a tour that's truly one to remember. The black and white deserts are truly phenomenal and Desert Star make it all the memorable with their knowledge of the area and their attention to detail.

I actually don't want to spoil too much because the surprises are worth waiting for it, but let's just say there are some breathtaking sights. A word of warning for some travelers is that daytime temperatures were still pretty extreme in September and travelers should take care and their time when walking uphill.

The evening's camp was impeccable, and the meal was delicious. Breakfast was great too. Do yourself a favor and book a tour for your trip to Egypt.
Written 26 September 2023
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Connie Kuo
2 contributions
July 2023 • Family
camping in desert is one of the thing that has always been on my dream list, and it’s also the part that i expected the most before going to egypt. when i was there, it didn’t fail to meet my expectation. IT WAS SPECTACULAR. the desert, the footsteps of fennec fox, the sky full of star, everything was just perfect and it’s going to be one of the memories that i’ll cherish and remember my whole life. if possible, i’ll go back again in wintertime and camp in the desert for more days. and alaa is an amazing tour guide, he is really passionate and friendly, along with his brother ahamud and team member mahmud. they made great meals and they’re all safe drivers and you can also tell that they know their home.
Written 9 August 2023
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Vladimir I
Toronto186 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
We wanted to see some natural attractions, not just the pyramids and temples. White desert seemed to fir the bill, and it was AMAZING!!! The place is magical, thd itinerary is organized in suchva way that you do not get tired of driving. We saw the black desert, crystsl mountsin, cold spring, white desert, the hot spring. Also we stopped on the way in an area similar to Wadi Rum, but white. Thank you!
Written 17 May 2023
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