Have you ever imagined yourself seeing 40 million years old Whales & even sleep at the bottom of the ocean?. One of the world’s heritage sites by UNESCO is the Whales valley “Wadi El-Hitan” in the Egyptian western desert, an experience of a lifetime to see this place with all the history of the whale’s evolution & nature 40 million years ago.
Pick up & Drop off
Pick up location: Cairo: Hotel, station, Cairo airport, or any hotel/location within Cairo or Giza
Drop off location: Cairo: Hotel, station, Cairo airport, or any hotel/location within Cairo or Giza
4 Days 3 Nights Private Guided Desert Safari Trip. White Desert Camping Trip from Cairo. Wadi El-Hitan Desert Safari adventure. Door-to-door transfers.
DAY 1: Cairo-Bahariyya
After Breakfast. 7:00 an early start to Bahariya Oasis ( 365 K.M) 4 hours drive. Arrive at Bahariya Oasis, Bawiti Center of Bahariya. Lunch in a local restaurant. Check in the hotel & take a rest. Visit Bahariya sightseeing such as the golden mummies museum & the nobles’ tombs of the 26th dynasty. Transfer with our jeep safari to see hot & cool springs, the gardens, the farms, the biggest lake in the oasis, Bedouin houses, Jabal el-dest (Pyramid Mountain), and climb to English mountain the highest point there to see the sunset. Transfer back to your hotel. Optional stop at a local cafe to drink tea. Dinner & Overnight in the hotel.
DAY 2: White Desert Camp – Bahariyya
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer with our Jeep Safari to Al-Haiz, on the way we see sand dune, Algabal Almarsous & the black desert(climbing one of the mountains there for the best view). Lunch in El-Haiz (this village is 40km from Bawiti center of Bahariya). On the way to the white desert, we stop many times to see the crystal mountain(the beginning of the white desert park), the Ashgabat area, the natural curving-like tents, the mushroom formations, and the Malachite valley. Arrive at the white desert waiting for the sunset. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere waiting for your dinner to be prepared by the Bedouin guys. Barbeque dinner under the stars. You will get to taste the Bedouin tea. Overnight camp.
DAY 3: White desert-ElBawiti-Wadi Hitan
Early wake up for Sunrise. After breakfast at the white desert, we start the trip with a jeep safari back to Bawiti. Stop at the hotel for a quick shower & change clothes (if needed). Transfer to Wadi Hitan through the desert with a stop at Wadi El Sant (Acacia valley) & Wadi Hian Panorama with a stop on the way to have lunch. Arrive at Wadi El-Hitan to start the tour to the fossils and climate change museum, as well as the open museum of the Whales fossils. Enjoy the atmosphere while barbecue dinner is prepared. Dinner & Overnight. Have you ever tried sleeping on the 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: Time: 6:00 am
Sunrise & breakfast. Start the trip to Wadi El-Rayyan with a stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. 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. Continue to lake Qarun (the third biggest lake in Egypt). Lunch on your own in a fish restaurant (lake view). Transfer back to Cairo.
Price is quoted per person in USD
2 ppl 799$
3+ ppl 699
Specification: 4 Days 3 Nights White Desert & Wadi El-Hitan Adventure from Cairo