The Western Egyptian desert is one of its kind. Sign up for this unique experience and be one of the first people visiting the valley of the whales. Camping at that world's heritage site is a worthwhile experience. And the white desert is definitely one of the nature's wonders with its heavenly formations and lunar atmosphere.
"Cairo/Bahariya/ White Desert/Wadi El-Hitan/ Cairo"
(One night at Hitan, Over day to the White Desert and two nights at hotel)
Day 1 - (Cairo-Bahariyya): (L,D): 7:00 Drive to Bahariya Oasis (the Western desert) ( 365 K.M) 4 to 5 hours drive. 12:00 Arrive Bahariya Oasis, Bawiti Center of Bahariya. 12:00 to 13:00 Lunch in a local restaurant. 13:00 to 15:00Check in the hotel & take a rest. 15:00 to 16:00 Visit Bahariya sightseeing such as the Golden mummies museum & the Nobles tombs of 26th dynasty... 16:00 to 18:30 Drive with our jeep safari to see the daily life of the locals, hot & cool springs,the gardens,the farms,one of the biggest salt lake in oasis,the old & new Bedouin houses,Gabal el-dest (pyramid mountain) and climb to English mountain the highest point there to see the sunset. 18:30 to 19:00 Drive back to your hotel. 19:00 to 20:00 Opportunity to stop by at a local cafe for drinking tea & smoking Shisha. 20:00 to 21:00 Dinner & Overnight at Sandrose hotel.
Day 2 - (White Desert Camp) Bahariyya: (B,L,D): AfterBreakfast in the hotel. 10:00 to 13:00 Drive with our Jeep Safari to Al-Haiz,on the way we see sand dune,Algabel almarsous & the black desert(climbing one the mountain there for the best view). 12:00 to 14:00Lunch in El-Haiz(this village is 40km from Bawiti center of Bahariya). 14:00 to 16:30 On the way to the white desert we stop many times to see Agabat area, the crystal mountain, the cool springs, the natural curving like tents, the mushroom formations…and much more…16:30 Arrive to the white desert waiting for the sunset in white desert. 16:30 to 19:00Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere waiting for your dinner to be prepared by the Bedouin guys. 19:00 Barbeque dinner under the stars.
You will get to taste the Bedouin tea. Back to Bawati and Overnight at Sandrose.
Day 3 – (El-Bawiti-Wadi Hitan):(B,L,D): An Early wake up for Sunrise. After breakfast at the hotel, we will start our trip to Wadi El-Hitan. 10:00 to 14:30 Drive towards Wadi Hitan through the desert with stop in Wadi El sant (Acacia valley) & Wadi Hian Panorama with stop on the way to have a lunch. 15:00 to 17:00 2hours for he full 3 Km walk in Wadi Hitan to explore the whales’ fossils which represent one of the iconic stories of evolution. 17:00 to 18:00 Climb a mountain to see the sunset. 18:00 to 19:00 enjoy the atmosphere while the driver prepare the camp & barbecue dinner. 19:00 to 20:00 Dinner. Have you ever tried sleeping on ocean bed? With Egypt Fun you will do at Hitan on the floor of the ancient Tethys Sea that covered this area many millions of years ago.
Day 4 – (Wadi El-Rayyan-Fayoum-Cairo):(B): 6:00 wake up. 6:30 to 8:00 Sunrise & breakfast. 8:00 to 9:00 Drive to Wadi El-Rayyan with stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. 9:30 to 11:00 Visit Wadi El-Rayyan Protected Area where there is so much to see(the two lakes, waterfalls & birds). The most memorable is the spectacular scenery of Wadi El-Rayyan, the contrast between the blue waters of the lakes and the golden desert land. 11:00 to 12:00 Drive to Qaroun Lake (the third biggest lake in Egypt). 12:00 to 13:00 Lunch on your own in fish restaurant (lake view). 13:00 to 15:00 Drive Back to Cairo.
- 01 Night camping at Wadi El-Hitan on F.B basis
- 02 Night accommodation at Sandrose hotel on H.B basis
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the above itinerary.
- All transportation by modern A/C coach new model 2010 or 2011.
- English speaking guide (Egyptologist) during all sight seen.