This not-to-be-missed trip is an adventure of a life time! We pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to the western Egyptian desert (Bahariya Oases) to experience a completely different way of life. Observe and experience the life of the Bedouins, and how they interact with the desert and its dry climate. The first night you stay in a hotel in Bawiti. The second day after breakfast, we take you on a safari in our 4x4 Jeep to see the wonders of the black and the white desert. The third day after breakfast, we drive back to Bawiti, and then Return to Cairo with your wonderful photos and memories.
3 days - 2 nights (Cairo, Bawiti, White desert Camping, Cairo)
Trip type: Private Guided Tour (Desert safari) | Trip runs: Everyday.
Day 1 (Cairo/Bawiti/Hotel): Pick you up from Cairo (hotel, station, airport, etc.). Drive to Bahariya (4 hours drive--375 K.m--233 miles). Arrive Bawiti (center of Bahariya). Lunch in a local restaurant (not included). After Lunch,start your tour to see: The golden mummies museum. The ancient tombs of the nobles from the time of the 26th dynasty.
Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Dinner can be in a local place with the Bedouins, in the hotel or in a local house (included). In addition, after dinner we can take you to a special place where you can enjoy the rhythms of Bedouin music beside a fireplace, and have drinks and Shisha. Overnight at your hotel in Bawiti
Day 2 (Bawiti/White Desert Camping): After breakfast, begin your jeep safari trip with your private guide to the White Desert so see:
- The crystal mountain
- The black desert with the famous Marsoos Mountain
- The sand dunes (we will provide sand boards for sand skiing)
- The Aqabat Mountains (obstacles)
- The Flowers Valley
- The old White Desert with the famous mushroom formation
- The New White Desert with all the famous formations of the rabbit, the horse, the tree, the chicken, the whale cave, etc.
You will arrive at the New White Desert for camping before sunset. Enjoy walking and hiking in the White Desert while your Bedouin driver is preparing the most delicious barbeque meal! After dinner, experience the magical opportunity of sleeping outside in fresh air, beneath millions of stars.
Day 3 (White desert/Bawiti/Cairo): After breakfast at the White Desert, return to Bawiti. Transfer to the hotel for refreshing and gathering of your belongings. Drive to Cairo in our air-conditioned private tourist van. Arrive in Cairo and transfer you to your hotel.
- 1 night camping accommodation in the White Desert on a full board.
- 1 night in a hotel in Bawiti.
- Lunch will be served in the Bedouin village of Al Heiz.
- BBQ dinner in the desert.
- Three 1.5 liter bottles of Mineral water + 2 soft drinks per person.
- Private Tour guide.
- Safari in the White Desert by private 4x4 Jeep (not sharing with other guests).
- Entry fees of White Desert natural reservation.
- American tents, sleeping bags, safari equipment.
- Transfers Cairo - Bahariya - Cairo with a private air-conditioned bus.