4 Days Trip to the white desert and Baharyia oasis

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Enjoy 4 days tour to the white desert and Baharyia oasis ,Includes one-night camping one night in the white desert and 2 nights in ecolodge hotel in Baharia oasis explore the black desert,Crystal Mountain and enjoy the unspoiled nature of bahariyaoasis! On this unique adventure experience.
 

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Day1- 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 CairoThis journey takes about 4 hours, in Past when people from Bahariya wished to go to the Nile valley,they often waited until a caravan was passing through,They traveled between the Nile and the oasis in three days( How lucky we are today!!!!!)

There will be 2 Coffee Breaks during the trip.

You will see to the righthand side the railways that transport the iron ore deposits to the Steel mill at Helwan, So it is of no use for tourists- Baharyia oasis is the main source of Iron ore of Egypt. The Iron ore comes from the middle Eocene limestone and is located 4 places called Managim

At 10:00 You will arrive at Baharyia oasis then you meet your Safari guide and you will take your 4x4 Jeep and Start your adventure.
Our Jeep 4x4

Drive to the black desert .This name stems from the fact that there is a layer of black powder covering its mountains, highlands, and sand. This powder covers the summits of some mountains 
The black desert

12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis which is located 37 k.m from  Bawiti .Some people refer to this oasis as a separate oasis.During the roman time area was very Prosperous,Many of the current families were originally from Libya., Before lunch, you can immerse yourself in a hot water spring which will almost instantly reduce stress. The heat naturally coaxes tense muscles to loosen up which in turn promotes feelings of calm, wellbeing, and tranquility.
Hotsprin in El Haz

There is a museum here called the (water museum ) which is built to show the people the importance of the underground water for the people of the desert and the instruments which were used by the Egyptians to raise the water for irrigation 

13:00 Then drive to the valley of Agabat

14:30  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 white-desert Egypt 360   National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.

There are hundreds of images here each one is reminiscent of an animal- Chicken-  A sphinx, Camels, tents, Mushrooms
                              
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. ( Vegetarian food is available ) 

Note: at night  temperatures can drop suddenly in the White Desert a proper jacket would be necessary to spend the night comfortably- But don't worry we provide all camping equipment like sleeping bags, tents and mattresses 

Day 2- 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.
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,
Overnight in Baharyia Oasis- Dinner will be served in Hotel

Day 3: Baharyia oasis  Tour:

Breakfast in the Hotel 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.


Then Proceed  with the amazing Trip to
Discover Bahariya Oasis ,The palm,and olives fields, and 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


Overnight in Baharyia oasis
 

Day 4: Baharyia oasis to Cairo


Pick up from your Hotel in Baharyia oasis after breakfast and drop off at  Cairo Hotel arrive around 12:00 Pm
 

Hoogtepunten

  • Unforgettable overnight in the White Desert
  • Visit the Black Mountain
  • Visit the crystal mountain
  • One Night in the white desert
  • 2 nights in Ecolodge in Baharyia oasis
  • Discover the hot springs
  • Discover  Bahariya oasis

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 to the White and Black Deserts
  • 1 night Camping in the white desert Full board
  • 2 night in ecolodge Hotel Based
  • English speaking tour guide/Or Beduin  English speaking Driver
  • All camping equipment and tents
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • Tipping 
  • Any Extra not Mentioned
 
Please remember to bring:
  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Trainers and/or sandals – to relax and wear inside the accommodation
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • swimming suits as we stop at Hotspring
Our Advise for this Trip:
  1. we advise you to wear trainers as the rocks are hard to walk on with Barefoot
  2.  Don't leave any plastic waste in the white desert, Keep the area Clean
  3.  We advise you to have a shower after the trip to one of our springs to get a refresh before departing for Cairo.