Have you ever imagined yourself seeing 40 million years old Whales, and even sleep in the bottom of the ocean?...One of the world's heritage sites by UNESCO is the Whales' valley in the Egyptian western desert. This is an experience of a life time to see Wadi Elhitan with all the history of the whales evolution from 40 million years ago.
Day 1 - (Cairo-Bahariyya): After Breakfast: 7:00 an early start to Bahariya Oasis (the desert) ( 365 K.M) 4 hours drive. 12:00 Arrive Bahariya Oasis, Bawiti Center of Bahariya. 12:00 to 13:00 Lunch in local restaurant. 13:00 to 15:00 Check 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 18:00 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 highest point there to see the sunset. 18:00 to 18:30 Drive back to your hotel.
We can stop to sit in a local cafe to drink tea. 19:30 to 20:30 Dinner & Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 - (White Desert Camp) Bahariyya: Breakfast at your hotel: 10:00 to 12:30 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). 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch in El-Haiz(this village is 40km from Bawiti center of Bahariya). 13:30 to 16:00 On the way to the white desert we stop many times to see the crystal mountain(the beginning of the white desert park), Agabat area, the natural curving like tents, the mushroom formations and the malachite valley….and much more…16:30 Arrive to the white desert waiting for the sunset in white desert. 16:30 to 19:00 Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere waiting for your dinner to be prepared by the Bedouin guys. 19:30 Barbeque dinner 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 3 – (White desert-ElBawiti-Wadi Hitan): An Early wake up for Sunrise. After breakfast in the white desert, then we will take the jeep safari back to Bawiti(8:00 to9:30). 10:00 to 10:30 take a shower & change the clothes in the hotel. 11:30 to 15:30 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. 15:30 to 17:30 2hours for he full 3 Km walk in Wadi Hitan to explore the whales’ fossils which represent one of the iconic stories of evolution. 17:30 to 19:30 enjoy the atmosphere while the driver prepare the camp & barbecue dinner. 19:30 to 20:30 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): 6:00 wake up. 6:30 to 7:30 Sunrise & breakfast. 7:30 to 8:30 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. 9:00 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 11:30 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 14:30 Drive Back to Cairo.