Siwa Oasis, Bahariya and The White Desert Safari

White Desert, Egypt
  • The Siwa Oasis, Bahariya and The White Desert Safari is a fascinating tour that can be arranged exclusively to meet the needs of your travel party. Hotels are optional for the first and last nights depending upon your flight arrangements, and our advisors will be pleased to arrange a complete tour package for you.

    Day 1: Cairo-Alamein-Siwa

    After an early breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo at 6am and driven to Al Alamein - about a 3 hour drive. Once in Al Alamein, you will have the opportunity to explore the site where the great battle took place during WWII, and visit the WWII Museum and Cemetery. After lunch you will then proceed to the stunning bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean coast, then onto Siwa. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.

    Ghaliet Ecolodge Lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 2: Siwa Sightseeing

    Day 2: Siwa Sightseeing After a relaxed breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali) and The Alexander Temple at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon from the 26 Dynasty and see the Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. From here you will proceed to visit The Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba) and explore the Siwa House Museum. In the afternoon you will be able to enjoy the unique Sunset view that most guide books talk about at Fitnas Island. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.

    Ghaliet Ecolodge Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 3: Shiata-Bir Wahed

    After an early breakfast, you will start your journey through the Siwa desert, stopping first to see the Maraki Village. After this you will be crossing the desert and stopping at a unique archeological site at The Great Siwa Mountain, where the first human footprint at the top of the mountain is dated back to the pre-history era. You will then continue your safari through beautiful desert and sand dunes reaching an area full of fossils and to view the coral reefs which date back to the Cambrian era. After this, you will then proceed onto a spring situated in the heart of the desert (Shiata Lake). Here you will be able to watch the Flamingo's and swim in the refreshing springs

    A fantastic opportunity to relax and unwind! You may also wish to experience sand surfing on the immaculate dunes. From here, you will proceed onto a hot water spring (Bir Whaid) for some more bathing and relaxation, these hot springs are said to be an excellent cure for aching muscles. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.

    Ghaliet Ecolodge Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 4: Siwa Oasis

    After enjoying an early breakfast at your hotel in Siwa, you will visit the Si Amon, MSW Isis and Crocodile tombs inside The Mountain of the Dead (Gabal El Maouta), and then proceed onto a Siwan Village called Abu Sherouf to experience the Bedouin life style and enjoy the Roman springs. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.

    Ghaliet Ecolodge Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 5: Bahariya Oasis

    After breakfast you will drive through the desert by 4x4 vehicles to Bahariya, stopping for lunch along the way in the impressive Egyptian desert. You will get to experience some off-roading and dune driving - an unbelievable experience! Dinner and overnight in Bahariya Oasis.

    International Hot Spring Hotel Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 6: Bahariya Oasis

    In the area:

    After breakfast you will climb The Black Mountains in your 4x4 vehicles and visit the ruins of the English House, the famous sand dunes and the salt lake. You will also visit the Museum of the Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles and the Temple of Ain El Muftella which was once the main water source of the old capital of the Oasis. From here you will proceed onto The White Desert. Overnight in The White Desert

    Camping Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    Bahariya and White Desert Safari

    Day 07: White Desert-Cairo

    After an unforgettable breakfast in the desert you will explore the quartz crystal at The Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. From here you will proceed onto The Black Desert and the valley of El Haize to enjoy the hot springs. Proceed onto Cairo. Breakfast included Included:

    All transfers from Cairo to Siwa and from Bahariya to Cairo in a fully air-conditioned vehicle.

    Use of private 4x4 vehicle in the desert

    English speaking Egyptologist guide

    Camping equipment including sleeping bags, blankets and tents

    Bottled water and soft drinks

    All taxes and service charges

    Pickup and drop-off from any Cairo hotel

    All entrance fees Not included:

    Additional tours not mentioned on itinerary

    Personal expenses

    Tips to guides

    Prices

    £950 per person (based on 2 people sharing) from 01st May to 30th September

    £999 per person (based on 2 people sharing) from 01st October to 30th April

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