Dakhla Oasis Travel Guide
About Dakhla Oasis
El Dakhla is a settlement that encompasses about 16 modern villages and presently has a population of 75,000 people. Agriculture and associated industries such as processing and packaging of fruits are quite thriving in the area. Apart from these, there are other cottage industries like pottery, jewelry, woodworks, rug-making and so on.
With a rich and colorful history that has bequeathed many wonderful monuments, you’ll definitely enjoy exploring the wonders of the Oasis. Beyond just the monuments and ancient buildings, El Dakhla is dotted with various springs, both hot and cold, which are superstitiously believed to provide relief from various sicknesses.
In all of Wadi el Gedid, the New Valley area consisting of Dakhla, Farafra, and Kharga, El Dakhla has the highest population in the whole area. There are plans by the Egyptian government to stimulate growth in industries like mineral resources, tourism, and agriculture.