Cairo – Bahariya

Siwa Oasis, Egypt (0)
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Cairo – Bahariya

Early morning with our van to Oasis Bahariya, about 4 hours drive, 340 kilometers from Cairo. (Private transfer arranged upon request).
Pick up from Bahariya Bus station & transfer to the hotel.

Bahariya is the nearest oasis to Cairo, surrounded by black hills made up of ferruginous quartzite and dolerite, and famous for its 398 mineral & sulfur springs, some of which have temperatures reaching up to 45 degrees and are famous for their healing effects.

Arrive in Bawiti the capital of the Oasis occupying a hillside. After lunch, you will start an afternoon tour amongst top sights of Bahariya, including  El Meftella Mountain, Salty Lake, Dest (Pyramid Mountain) & Maghrafa Mountain, stroll to Bir el Ghaba & el Matar warm springs with opportunity for bathing.

Dive into the history of the Oasis by visiting the Tomb of Bannantiu “26 Dynasty” with its still vibrantly colored decorations.
Move to the Ruins of the temple of Alexander The Great; believed that the Greek conqueror passed through Bahariya while returning from the oracle of Ammon at siwa Oasis.
Visiting the valley of the Golden Mummies; A huge burial site, where around 250 mummies form the different periods of the Egyptian history were discovered.

Time permitting; a visit to the English Mountain will take place by sunset. Here, the old English outpost was used by British troops as it showed strategic views of the area.

Accommodation will be in Safari camp Hotel.


Early morning breakfast before journeying out into the Black Desert surrounding Bahariya Oasis, where the iron in the desert is one of the reasons for the black rocks.

You will walk to explore Gabal el Marsos (Divided Mountain), and then drive towards the small Bedouin village El Hez to visit the natural spring then have  outdoor lunch break.

Making your way to the White Desert 160-km on/off road, you will stop by the Crystal Mountain & Agabat valley el Sharkia, El Santa tree ,flower stone desert dinner and camping under the stars inside the sand dunes

Accommodation  desert camping


early  morning after breakfast and breakdown camp drive to the old desert valleys ( Henes and Abu Hawas ) , Magic spring for lunch and rest under the palm trees , after lunch drive to the big sand duns of Caraween ( part of the great sand sea ) , later drive to the new white desert  with its chalky, cream landscape, and the wind carved mushroom-shaped formations that resemble both human and animal faces.  for dinner and camping under the stars

Accommodation  desert camping

Wake up from a peaceful and lovely night, breakfast and return all over the road across the White Desert.Return to Bahariya, break in my camp site  and head off back to Cairo


Bahariya oasis       01 Night            Hotel hot spring  3***on FB basis
Aqabat valley        01 Night            Camping on FB basis
White Desert         01 Night            Camping on FB basis

Program includes

All transfers from Cairo to Bahariya and back with new van model 2010
Safari trips with Jeep 4X4 very good condition with expert driver in desert
Entrance fees for Tombs, Temples, Museum and white desert
Tee and English cake during safari trip (white desert)
Three meals a day
BBQ dinner in the desert.
02 bottles of mineral water per person per day + 01 soft drinks

Excluded in this Program

Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones…etc)
Any meals not mentioned in the program
Any Optional tours
International airfare

Important note

Passport copies MUST be sent to us at least FOUR WEEKS before your arrival otherwise we might not be able to get the permits on time

Camping facilities in white desert:

Safari through 4X4 Toyota Land Cruisers
New Single and double dome-shaped tents
Tents has mattresses and pillows.
Three meals a day
02 bottles of mineral per day + 01 soft drinks
Special meals for vegetarians are served upon request (Should be requested prior to arrival)
All food preparation and cooking is done by the camp staff.
All camping fees and permits Expert desert guide

Safety Measure:

Medical first-aid kit in each car
Recovery equipment and tools
Maintenance for cars
Staff is trained to help in any emergency

Important note:

On occasions there may be a possibility of a slight alternation in the itinerary due to local conditions or any other circumstances beyond our control. All included visits will be operated where possible


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