Desert Safari: Cairo, Bahariya Oasis, and White Desert
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Experience the allure of the Egyptian desert with our "Desert Safari: Cairo, Bahariya Oasis, and White Desert" private tour. Explore the iconic sights of Cairo, including the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Venture into the tranquil oasis of Bahariya and discover ancient temples and the Museum of Golden Mummies. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing landscapes of the White Desert, where surreal rock formations and a night under the stars await. This 4-day adventure offers a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and desert exploration.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by your guide who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Take some time to rest and freshen up before embarking on an afternoon tour of Cairo. Visit the renowned Giza Plateau, where you will marvel at the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. Get up close to the enigmatic Sphinx before heading to the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun. Conclude the day with a delightful dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Cairo to Bahariya Oasis (360km/5hrs approx)
After a delicious breakfast, check out from your hotel in Cairo and embark on a scenic drive to Bahariya Oasis. Enjoy the mesmerizing desert landscapes as you pass through small villages and witness the changing scenery. Upon arrival at Bahariya Oasis, check into your hotel and set out to explore the area. Visit the Temple of Alexander the Great (Temple of Ain El-Muftella), an ancient temple dedicated to the deity Amun. Marvel at the well-preserved carvings and hieroglyphics that adorn the temple ruins. Continue to the Museum of Golden Mummies, where you can discover the fascinating collection of mummies discovered in the Valley of the Golden Mummies. Take a leisurely stroll through the oasis, soaking in the serene atmosphere and engaging with the friendly locals. Afterward, indulge in a delectable dinner at a local restaurant and enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Bahariya Oasis.
Day 3: Bahariya Oasis to White Desert (320km/4.5hrs approx)
After a satisfying breakfast, bid farewell to Bahariya Oasis and embark on a captivating journey to the mesmerizing White Desert. As you drive through the desert, marvel at the unique rock formations and the vast expanse of white sand stretching as far as the eye can see. Arrive at the White Desert and set up camp amidst the surreal landscapes. Take a guided walk through the enchanting white rock formations, shaped by the forces of wind and erosion over centuries. Capture stunning photographs of this otherworldly setting and immerse yourself in its ethereal beauty. As the sun sets, savor a delicious dinner prepared by your camp staff and spend a magical night camping under the starry desert sky.
Day 4: White Desert to Cairo (400km/5hrs approx)
Wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise casting golden hues over the White Desert. After a delightful breakfast, pack up your camp and commence your return journey to Cairo. Enjoy the scenic drive back, relishing the last glimpses of the captivating desert landscapes. Upon your arrival in Cairo, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You may choose to explore the vibrant city on your own, shop for souvenirs, or simply relax and unwind. In the evening, indulge in a farewell dinner at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of authentic Egyptian cuisine. Return to your hotel for a well-deserved rest, cherishing the memories of your desert adventure.
Day 5: Departure from Cairo
After a satisfying breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to the remarkable country of Egypt, taking with you cherished memories of your desert safari and cultural exploration. Depart with a sense of awe and a desire to return to this land of ancient wonders.
- Accommodation: 3 nights of comfortable accommodation in Cairo and Bahariya Oasis.
- Transportation: Private transfers between airports, hotels, and tour destinations.
- Guided Tours: Professional English-speaking tour guide for sightseeing in Cairo, Bahariya Oasis, and the White Desert.
- Sightseeing: Visit to the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Bahariya Oasis, Temple of Alexander the Great, and the White Desert.
- Meals: Daily breakfast at the hotel.
- Desert Camping: Overnight camping in the White Desert with all necessary camping equipment provided.
- Entrance Fees: All entrance fees to the mentioned sites and attractions.
- 24/7 Support: Round-the-clock assistance from our team throughout the tour.
- International flights to and from Egypt.
- Visa fees for Egypt.
- Additional meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Optional activities and personal expenses.
- Travel insurance (highly recommended).
- Tips and gratuities for guides, drivers, and hotel staff.