Here is a wealth of first-hand information/expertise on Egypt and the Middle-East by the Community of SaharaSafaris. The published collaborative Articles here are work-in-progress (editors always welcome!).

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Meteor showers

Meteor showers (المطر الشهابى؟) are an interesting phenomenon in which meteors (shooting stars) increase the numbers they fall with. Some think it looks like a shower but it doesn't except extremely rarely and if you're lucky and looking at the right spot at the right time. It will then look like Cosmic fireworks!


Ghoroud Samuel

Ghoroud Samuel is an area of land in the Egyptian Western desert (part of the North African Sahara) which is mostly covered by sand dunes (Arabic: ghoroud or غرود) between lakes and mountains and offer some of the most diversified field of dunes types that's close for Cairo and fit for a single day trip for offroading clubs.

We will try in this article to describe the entire geography of this beautiful sand dune area exploding with things for adventurers, cultural explorers, naturalists, spiritualists, and campers.

Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser (لاند كروزر) is a series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota. The Land Cruiser series is the longest running series in Toyota history.

How to prepare Grand Cherokee WK for Sahara Offroading

Grand Cherokee is one of the spin-offs of Jeep generations to provide handling of the rugged terrains but in luxury. It's a mid-sized SUV that has stemmed out of the Cherokee series which was more on the compact side of SUVs. 


How to prepare Toyota Fortuner for Sahara Offroading

Toyota Fortuner is a rising star in the offroading scene in Egypt. It inherited the formidable design of the amazing hilux, the reliability of Toyota, the offroading experience of the Land Cruiser and the comfort of the Japanese designs.

To take it offroad, one has to:


GPS Smartphones

GPS realm has moved from standalone devices such as Garmin and Tomtom, to Smartphones with OSs such as iOS, Android and Windows.

Famous Apps now exist on each platform benefiting from the hi-tech technologies available on Smartphones and were never feasible on standalone GPSs (eg, gyroscopes). But in the overall, Android Apps seems to be a lot more advanced than other OSs. Few stands up for the outdoors such as:


How to Buy a Bike in Egypt

Biking is not that common in Egypt among adults, but sure it's booming. That's why some experienced bikers decided to write this page. To save time and help promote the idea to a wider audience in the Club of SaharaSafaris and beyond.

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