7-day Itinerary Cairo and the white desert

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We offer 7-day Itinerary Cairo and the white desert, includes 4 nights in Cairo,1 night in Bahariya oasis and 1-night Camping in the white desert, visit Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian museum Book your Egypt desert safari tour packages

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Day 1- Arrival in Cairo :


Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at  Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle

Free evening

Overnight in the Hotel

Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to  Cairo  you can contact us to make a tour suggestion
 

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum :


You will be picked up from your hotel in   Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The  Pyramids of Giza  (   Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple.

Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds

The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022

Optional trip to the sound and the light show at Giza Pyramids and it costs 40 $ Per person

 Overnight in the Hotel  Cairo   

 

Day 3- Cairo to the white desert:


At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in   Cairo, drive to    Bahariya Oasis, which is located about 350 km east of  Cairo   This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee

At 10:00  you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to   the black desert   

12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis

13:00 Then drive to the   valley of Agabat

15:00  Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert. You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.  

16: 30  explore the white desert  National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.
The white dessert

17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset

18:30 As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.
 

Day 4- White desert - Bahariya oasis:


Day 4- White desert - Bahariya oasis

At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise

At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis

At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit   Crystal Mountain, Crystal Mountain, locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.

 
The crystal mountain

11:00 Drive to   Bahariya Oasis, Soak in the heat at   Bir Sigam, a hot spring that can help to relax.  Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the   Cairo   road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,

In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold  spring)

12:00 Then drive back to   Cairo. Arrival at  Cairo  at 16:30- If you want to add Lunch ( 15 $ Extra per person )

We have 2 Extra options for you to discover more about the oasis

1-First option

If you wish to discover more about the history of Bahariya oasis we do recommend doing an extra trip to the museum of the golden mummies,  Bawiti  tombs, and Alexander the Great temple

You will visit the tombs of     Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-Iuf     (Zed-Amun) The tombs at Qasr Selim (26th Dynasty)In 1938 the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry (1905-1973) discovered four tombs at the ridge of Qarat Qasr Selim. Visit     Bawiti,     Bawiti     is the Capital of     Bahariya Oasis, Then Visit the Museum of the golden mummies and the temple of Ain El Muftella,     Bahariya Oasis,  You will have lunch in    Bahariya Oasis   before driving to     Cairo


This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

2- Second option

You can book Extra 3 Hours Bahariya oasis tour.

You will discover  Bahariya Oasis, The palm, and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa. where the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant) was ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in Bahariya Oasis, Enjoy the sunset from The summit of the English Mountain(Gebel Al Ingleez). the view from the top offers a panorama of the northern part of the oasis. 


This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.

Single traveler:50 $

Drive to Fayoum oasis- Overnight in Fayoum Ecolodge
 

Highlights

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Bahariya oasis
  • The white desert
  • The Old Cairo
  • The Old Mosque of Mohamed Ali
  • Visit Wadi El Hitan-Valley of the whales
  • Enjoy a 4 x4 Safari trip
  • Visit the museum Wadi El Hitan
  • Wadi El Riyan National Park
  • Magic Lake