Wadi Degla

3.00 out of 5
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About this trail
Wadi Degla ("wadi" is Arabic for "valley") lies in the northern part of the Eastern Desert and runs east to west for 30km to drain into the Nile Valley at Maadi, south of the Governorate of Cairo. The area, which encompasses 60 km², was declared a Natural Protectorate in 1999.

The Wadi provides an excellent trail network for all skill levels.

The great thing about Wadi Degla is that it offers a variety of great rides for all skill levels.


The main trail (wadi floor) is fun, easy ride that starts at the wadi gate and extends eastward for about 10.5km. Terrain is mostly light sand and gravel, with the occasional rough sections of scattered rocks or thicker sand, but nothing to trouble the beginner/average rider.


The north and south plateaus of the Wadi provide a vast network of trails that is sure to satisfy advanced riders.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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February 23, 2016
Review: It's not really like there was much choice. The upper parts of the Wadi offer very nice trails. Mostly quite rocky relatively solid desert floor. Short climbs and descents and the main trails are mostly quite safe if you're confident on a bike. Although better than anywhere else in Cairo, the air quality can be bad at times and on windy days there's a lot of dust to swallow. In summer, you have to start ridiculously early in order not to die in the heat.

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September 22, 2015
simoblue Bunny Hop  
Review: Since I'm a beginner, this route was difficult to finish. It is not that safe as there were areas were the route becomes narrow and any mistake will cost a big fall off the cliff. It was a challenging route even for pros but in the end it was fun.

Wadi Degla MTB Trail 3.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.
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