This trip highlights four great places in the desert; Kharga, Dakhla, Farafra and Bahariya. Four of 'El Wahat ' Oases in El-Wadi El-Gadeed' New Valley of the western desert. Each one has its own very unique identity and special personality.
5 Days of Adventure from Luxor to Cairo through desert
Day 1 – (Luxor-kharga):
After Breakfast at your hotel
7:00 Am early start to Kharga oasis(400km from Luxor).
11:00 Arrive at Kharga.
11:00 to13:00 see Kharga sightseeing, Egyptian "Ptolemaic" temple of Hibis, the Temple of Nadura and the Christian necropolises at "bagawat".
13:30 to 14:30 Lunch
15:00 Check in your hotel in kharga
Dinner in your hotel & Overnight
Day 2 – (kharga-Dakhla):
8:30 to 10:30 Drive toward one of the most beautiful oases in the western desert, Dakhla oasis (190km), and on the way you will see the valley of the pyramids, dunes ,..
10:30 to 14:00 visit Deir El Hajar,( the ‘Monastery of stones) a temple dated from the Roman emperors and later occupied by Christian monks, Mazwaka tombs & Islamic Qasr Village(the oldest Islamic town still preserved in very good condition).
14:00 to 15:00 Lunch in local restaurant.
15:00 to 17:30 Check in the hotel & take a rest.
17:45 to 19:15 Ride a camel in the desert and see the sunset.
Dinner will be served in a Bedouin camp.
Overnight at your hotel
Day 3 – (Dakhla-Farafra-White desert Camp):
8:00 to 11:00 Drive toward Farafra oasis (300km).
11:00 to 12:00 visit Badr museum (the native museum) whose work reflect the life,the people and the nature of his oasis, then we will take our A/c Van and drive to Bir el Ragwa (35 km north Farafra) where the jeep safari waiting us.
12:00 to 14:00 Lunch in Ain Khadra (natural spring in the white desert)
14:00 to 16:00 Drive towards the new white desert through the mushroom formations, the natural carvings like tents, the old white desert and the famous rocks formation….etc
17:00 Arrive to the white desert with opportunity to hike around waiting for terrific sunset (at 19:15) in white desert.
17:30 to 20:00 Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere waiting for your dinner, prepared by the Bedouin guys.
20:00 Barbeque dinner will be served under the stars.
You will get to taste the Bedouin tea.
Overnight camp (We prepare for you a big tent, mattress with pillows, blanket and sleeper bag).
Day 4 – (White desert -Bahariya Oasis):
8:00 breakfast in the white desert
8:30 to 13:00 Drive to Bahariya & On the way we stop many times to see Aqabat ,the crystal mountain, Desert panorama....etc.
Then drive to El-Haiz village (this village is 50km from Bawiti center of Bahariya).
In between this village to Bawiti you will see the black desert, sand dune and algabel almarsous (climbing the mountain there for the best view).
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch in local restaurant.
14:00 to 17:00Check in the hotel & take a rest.
17:00 to 19:30 Drive with our jeep safari to see hot & cool springs, the gardens, the farms, the biggest lake in oasis, Bedouin houses, Jabal el-dest (Pyramid Mountain) and climb to english mountain the hightest point there to the sunset.
19:30 to 20:00 Drive back to your hotel.
20:00 to 21:00 swim in the magic spring(where you cann't put your feet on its buttom.
21:00 Dinner in your hotel & Overnight
We can stop to sit in a local cafe to drink tea.
20:00 to 21:00 Dinner & Overnight
Day 5 – (Bahariya-Cairo):
8:00 to 9:00 breakfast
9:00 to 11:00 Visit Bahariya sightseeing such as the golden mummies' museum & the nobles tombs of 26th dynasty.
11:00 to 15:00 Drive through the desert in direction of the Nile towards Cairo ( 365 K.M) 4 hours drive (Lunch is not included, the local private guide will help you with buying some local food and snacks.
End of the trip with some great unrepeatable memories!
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the above itinerary
- All transportation as mentioned in the above itinerary
- A professional Tour guide ( Egyptologist)
- All Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- Police License to get into the desert and Camp
- Enough mineral water ( big bottles)
- Enough water for washing up and normal use
- Camp equipment
- Two night camp (full board)
- 3 nighs in Bahariya, Dakhla, & Kharga (half board)
- Drinks from any kind other than those mentioned in the included items
- Any additional requests
- Items of personal nature