Trekking the White Desert
7 Day / 6 Night
After arriving at the Cairo International airport, where you will meet and be assisted by our representatives, you will transfer to your hotel for overnight.
|Day 2||We will spend a full day touring Cairo and visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.|
LET OUR SAFARI BEGIN: Leaving Cairo behind, we will start a 120-km off road safari to Fayoum Oasis. We will tour the area of the dinosaur and whale fossils; walk through the water falls and camp in the area. The night will be spent camping or in hotel at Bahareya.
We start a 350-km off road safari to Barariya Oasis. THE DESERT! Known as the Sahara and covering over 95% of Egypt, it's really a multi-faceted environment, unique and rarely visited. Finally we arrive at BAHARIYA, home of the Valley of the Golden Mummies. Upon reaching Bahareya oasis, we will tour the city and enjoy an Egyptian lunch. We will visit the museum, the funerary temple of Baouiti, the tombs of Bonnentoui & Zed Amoun El Ankh, the temple of Alexander the great, the tombs of the nobles and the English mountain. Later we will enjoy bathing in the hot waters of the spring. We will overnight at the hotel.
|Day 5||BAHARIYA and DESERT DAY: We will plunge deep into the desert again. We will visit the Black Desert and its volcanic remains; the White Desert and its unusual limestone formations; the Crystal Mountain; unique oases; mummies; Roman ghost towns and pottery. This day will make the desert come alive as no book or video could ever do. At sunset we will explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet. We will spend this night camping in the White Desert.|
After an early breakfast, we tour the White Desert again. After lunch, we will head for Farafra oasis. We will tour the city of Farafra and visit the museum. Heading back to Bahareya oasis, we will visit the fossil and sand dune area. After lunch we will head back Cairo where we will overnight.
|Day 7||After breakfast we will check out and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.|