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Sahara Explorer


Tour Information

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Price
High Season

Low Season
$1,549 $1,349
Starts in : Cairo
End in : Cairo
Departs : Daily
Local Payment : No
Hotel rating : 3
Tour Including:

 

Meet and Assist.
All Transportation to and between cities.
1night in Alexandria.
2 nights in Siwa.
3 nights in Bahariya.
2 nights in Dakhla.
1 night in Kharga.
Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
All taxes and services.
Food, drinks, sleeping bags, tents, transportation.

Tour Excluding:
International airfare.
All the entrance fees.
 
Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Meet and Assist at Cairo Airport. Tour Pyramids and Giza. Transfer to Alexandria.

Pick-up from the airport, check-in in the hotel.
After breakfast, take a private car to Giza to visit Great pyramids, Sakkara pyramids and ancient capital city of Memphis with guide.
The same day travel from Cairo to Alexandria, check-in the hotel.
 

Day 2: Visit WWII Museum in Alamein. Head to Marsa Matrouh. Day Tour in Marsa Matrouh. Transfer to Siwa Oasis after Lunch

After breakfast head to al-Alamein, visit Museum of Second World War and Cemetery of Second World War.
After that move to Marsa Matrouh; visit the city, Cleopatra spa, Love beach and Ruml beach.
After late lunch travel to Siwa oasesOasis, check-in in the hotel.

Day 3: Day Tour of Siwa, and mountain of the Dead. Sunset in Island of Fat Nas. Back to Siwa.

After breakfast visit Mountain of the Dead, tomb of Alexander the Great, Amun Raa Temple, Cleopatra Spring and Abou Shurouf Spring and enjoy the lunch there.
In the afternoon visit Shali.
Sunset in Fat Nas Island, back to hotel in Siwa.

Day 4: Head to Bahariya OasesOasis through the desert. Camp in the Great Sand Sea.

After breakfast travel by 4x4 vehicle from Siwa to Bahariya oasesOasis off road through desert.
Camp in the Great Sand Sea between Siwa and Bahariya.

Day 5: Arrival at Bahariya OasesOasis. Tour the city, Hot and Spring Water. Overnight in Hotel in Bahariya.

Continue the trip to Bahariya oasesOasis.
Check-in the hotel and after lunch visit the oasesOasis (Salt lake, Bir al-Ghaba, Hot & Cold spring, sunset on English mountain).

Day 6: Head to Black Desert. Climb Black Mountain. Continue on to White Desert and Crystal Mountain. Camp in the White Desert.

After breakfast drive by 4x4 vehicle from Bahariya oasesOasis to Black Desert, there climb the Black mountain to see the desert from birds-eye view.
Cross the Black Desert to al-Haiz (small oasesOasis 55km from Bahariya oasesOasis, its name is taken from the pebbles which are sprinkled on the surface like burnt breadcrumbs, al-Haiz once green enough to support vast tracks of cultivation, including vineyards; al-Haiz still has no telephone line and its electricity is powered by a part-time generator), enjoy the lunch there in the shade.
Drive to the Crystal Mountain and White desert to see mushroom-like stone fields.
Camp out-doors in White desert.

Day 7: Head to Magic Spring, spring in the middle of the desert. Drive to Farafra OasesOasis. Visit the Art Museum. Head towards Dakhla OasesOasis. Stop in Great Sand Sea and Camp there.

After breakfast drive around White desert to Magic Spring (spring in the middle of desert) and factory of Roman pottery.
After lunch there, drive to Farafra oasesOasis.
Visit the oasesOasis and art Museum (Badr's Museum) and then drive to Dakhla oasesOasis.
On the way to Dakhla stop in Great Sand Sea and spend the night there.

Day 8: Arrive at Dakhla OasesOasis. Optional Horse-back / Camel riding in the Desert. Camp in the Dakhla OasesOasis.

After breakfast, drive to Dakhla, visit the oasesOasis, have a lunch there.
After lunch drive in the desert, few hours on camels also possible, dinner, spend the night in the camp in the oasesOasis.
 

Day 9: Head towards Kharga OasesOasis. Stop for lunch in the Sand Dunes. Camp in the Kharga OasesOasis.

After breakfast drive from Dakhla to Kharga oasesOasis, on the way, stop to have lunch in the sand dunes.
Tour around Kharga oasesOasis and spend the night in the hotel there.
 

Day 10: Morning tour of OasesOasis. Noon drive to Luxor. Afternoon arrival at Luxor.
After breakfast visit the Oasis and at noon time drive to Luxor.
Arrive in Luxor at 7pm.

Government sometimes closes the road between Siwa and Bahariya, so to then there are two options in the trip:
1. Pay extra 200 USD for the permission to cross.
2. Return back to Cairo and travel to Bahariya from Cairo without paying extra.
All hotels are 3 Star (the change is possible only in the cities). Desert - full board; cities - half board (every hotel provides breakfast).



 

 

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