Sandboarding is an extreme sport that everyone has to try at least once! Similarly to snowboarding, it involves riding across or down a sand dune while standing on a board. This awesome activity has become prevalent in Egypt due to its vast deserts and sand dunes, so we decided to round up some of the best places you can hit up for sandboarding. Check them out!
The Magic Lake, Fayoum
One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, the Magic Lake is located in Wadi El Hitan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives. Aside from sandboarding, you can spend your time hiking by the like or even swimming in it.
The Great Sand Sea, Siwa
The Great Sand Sea is the sandy part of the Western Desert, forming a natural barrier between Egypt and Libya. One of the most beautiful areas in Siwa, the Great Sand Sea is a sand dune field – a haven for sandboarders!
Al-Mudawara Mountain, Wadi Al-Rayyan Reserve, Fayoum
The majestic Mudawara Mountain is known for its spectacular view and open location. Located only a couple of hundred meters to the south of Wadi El Rayyan Road, the mountain is 45 million years old, and has long attracted locals and tourists alike for some serious sandboarding.