Egypt Bahariya Transportation

           

 

 

  

 


 
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Situated in the central Egypt, more precisely in the Libyan Desert, in the Alexandria South West, Baharyia is a beautiful oasis, surrounded by hills. The main village in Baharyia is El Bawiti and the mined of iron ore of this oases represents the Egypt's principal source of steel and iron. In Baharyia numerous fruits and cereals are cultivated, such as: apricots, dates, grapes, olives, oranges, rice and wheat. One interesting fact about the Baharyia Oasis is that here were found remains of a dinosaur. And other fascinating thing, especially for those interested in mummies, is that in 1999, at 5 square kilometers inside the oasis was discovered a Greco-Roman cemetery old of 200o years full of thousands of mummies. Many of these mummies were adorned with precious metals. Now, the site is called the Valley of the Golden Mummies. As regarding the Baharyia transportation, the oases is connected with the Farafra oasis, with the Mediterranean coast and with the Nile valley through many caravan routes. To get to the Baharyia you can take a collective cab, a shuttle bus or your own car, especially if it is a 4x4 car. If you intend to travel to Alexandria and then to make a trip to Baharyia, you can go with one of the organized trips or you can take the railway from Alexandria to Cairo which has a station close to Baharyia. Another method is to take the buses from Alexandria to Baharyia, which are twice a day and the trip last 6 hours. There are also local taxi which can be taken from Alexandria and cars for rent; you can choose to rent a car that has the next ride: Alexandria, Cairo, Bahariya or a car that has the ride Alexandria, Alamein, Bahariya.

 
 

 

Egypt Bahariya Transportation

 

 
   

 

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