7 days Egypt Itinerary Cairo and the white desert

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We offer 7 days Egypt 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 day in Cairo:

Our representative will meet & assist you at Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel

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   

Then visit the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum:

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artefacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included. 

Overnight in Cairo

Day 3- Cairo to the white desert:

Pick up time At 07:00 from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east. This journey takes about 4 hours, there will be breaks during the trip for WC and Coffee,  You will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert, The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis, Later on, day one, explore the white desert  National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. Then drive to valley of Agabat, 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.  As the sky turns pink then 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 to Bahariya oasis:

you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis, 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. 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, Lunch will be served in Loca restaurant in Bahariya, After lunch, you will discover   Bahariya Oasis, The palm and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa.whre the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant)  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 .drive to the hotel Hotspring for Check-in.

Day 5- Bahariya oasis- Cairo:

 

After breakfast in the hotel.we 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, Then drive to   Cairo

Day 6- Old Cairo tour from Cairo

Pick Up time from your hotel in  Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, Enjoy a fantastic orientation tour of Cairo on an 8-hour excursion that takes in the major monuments of Old Cairo and the maze of streets and stalls of the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Following a hotel pick-up from Cairo or Giza, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo , it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in Local restaurant in Old Cairo

Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the centre of Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century. 

 

Day 7- International departure

International departure
Check out - transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. 
 

 

Highlights

  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Bahariya oasis
  • The white desert
  • The Old Cairo
  • The Old Mosque of Mohamed Ali

Inclusions:

  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  • 03 nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes - 5 stars Hotel- Le Meridien Pyramids
  • A 02-day tour in Cairo as mentioned in the program including Entrance fees & English speaking guide 
  • 01-night accommodation at 5 Hotspring hotel on full board 
  • 1-night camping in the white desert
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  • Private English speaking guide
  • All service charges and taxes 

Exclusions:

  • International flight
  • visa to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • The above prices are not valid during the Peak Periods (New Year - Christmas - Easter)
  • Any other optional tours if required. 

Please remember to bring:

  • Passport
  • Hat
  • Suncream