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  • Location:Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Private Tour: Egyptian Stars and Bedouin Dinner

Escape the city lights and head to the desert for a romantic night of star gazing and Bedouin feasting on this deluxe private tour from Sharm el Sheikh. Star gazing in the desert is a must-do experience during your stay in Egypt.


  • Private star-gazing and Bedouin dinner tour from Sharm el Sheikh
  • View the desert stars by telescope and the naked eye
  • Authentic Bedouin dinner
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your guide on this private tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off from most central Sharm el Sheikh hotels

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Egyptian Stars and Bedouin Dinner

Bedouin Camp, Egypt

Away from the lights of the city, you'll see the heavens as they are meant to be seen. With the aid of your expert guide, you'll enjoy the moody atmosphere of the desert as you observe the planets and stars through a telescope. Such a clear, uninterrupted view of the heavens is a rarity, away from the light pollution of modern-day cities.

After your amazing star-gazing experience, sample Bedouin tea and indulge in an authentic Bedouin dinner, including the unique Bedouin bread.

Please note
: Due to demonstrations currently taking place in Egypt, some tours may be slightly impacted. This is not expected, but in such cases, alternative attractions may be visited for our customers' safety. We are in frequent contact with our local suppliers and guides all over Egypt, and they report that all tours are operating as scheduled. Should the situation change, we will update this information and customers will be notified of alterations or cancellations to tours.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

First Class, personal service. Outstanding and flexible. Made the trip memorable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2010

We had the most fantastic evening thanks to our hugely knowledgeable guide.The Bedouin people were hugely hospitable, the scenery was amazing and the company of my favorite person in the world just finished it off perfectly. I will only ever use viator to book my excursions abroad. Very well organized. Not a single hiccup over 6 excursions!!! Outstanding!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2010

Our tour was amazing! Our guide was professional and informative, yet casual enough to have fun with us. The Bedouin community was incredibly welcoming. The entire experience was a highlight for our stay in Egypt. I would recommend to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

Very pricey, you can do it cheaper buying in Egypt. BUT there was just the two of us on the tour so we got our own tent, rather than sharing with 20 other people. We were treated like stars, excuse the pun, and it was so romantic -- my boyfriend proposed to me! Fantastic night!

4 star rating: Recommended December 2010

The view of the stars was amazing !

Robert D
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended March 2010

This makes a nice relaxed evening out and surprised how much those Bedouin know, you cannot beat the Egyptian dessert for a true look at the milky way

Lisa M
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended August 2008

This was a great trip and well worth doing. I even had the opportunity to make some Bedouin bread. My only negative would be that after looking through 3 telescopes at Saturn, the Moon, and one other, a guide tells you about the stars and tries to point out various constellations with the naked eye. This part wasn't so good. None of my party could see, and after a while it made you feel quite dizzy looking up at the sky for so long.

3 star rating: Worth doing June 2012

First off, Viator and the tour company they hired provided a great service on this tour. However, there were a few things I did not like:

We paid a much higher rate through viator for a private tour. While we did have our own tour guide, Mohsin, who was fantastic, our "private" tent was really a shared tent separated from the other groups by cushions. To make it more private, our guide kept us at the tents while the other groups used the telescopes. However, doing this meant we missed most of the explanation of the constellations provided by the astrologist.

I still very much enjoyed the tour, but I think I would prefer a less expensive group tour, to the not-so-private tour we received.

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better July 2010

The private tour was good as it was just the four of us. We were taken to the meal point and had our own private guide so we weren't subject to waiting with the other coach loads. The problem came when it was time for the star gazing as there were a number of other groups meaning the waiting time for the telescopes was longer and a couple arrived late so we had to wait. The advantage of the private tour was that we were able to leave when we wanted when we heard others complaining about the length of waiting time. I'd suggest smaller groups for this tour. The meal was lovely, the sunset was beautiful and our guide was informative and attentive.

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better December 2009

It could have been a real Bedouin dinner, which was not! We could of had more time to watch the stars also!
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