Western Oasis-08 Days-07 Nights
Western Oasis, 08 Days - 07 Nights Cairo, Bahariya, Farafra, Dakhla, kharga, Paris, Luxor
In this adventure, the Egyptian mysterious beauty could be completely experienced, as you are going to explore, the contrast between the Yellow and Green Egypt where you can discover the glory of the Ancient Egypt Life interwoven with the beauty of nature, reversed in the Great Pyramids of Giza, the old covered cities and temples of the oases of Bahariya. Farfra, Dakhla and kharga, the temples and the necropolis of Luxor and finally back to Cairo.
Day 01 : Cairo – arrival - time at leisure
Arrival to Cairo International airport, meet and assist by YOUR TOUR Representative and transfer by air-conditioned bus to your 5 star Deluxe hotel in Pyramids area – Giza include breakfast , check in , time at leisure , overnight at hotel .
Availability for optional excursions:
-Cairo by night including dinner or cruising dinner incl. belly dance and Darwish Show.
Day 02 : Cairo –Half day Pyramids- Bahariya Oasis – Black Mountain
Check out after breakfast, proceed to Giza plateau to visit the Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykkerinus and Sphinx the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body then visit the Valley Temple, which belongs to complex of Chephren. Then heading to Bahariya oasis ( 360 KM), upon reaching Bahariya, Check in and lunch then start the tour in Bahariya by take a walk between the fields and the palm trees and the guide will explain the daily life at the oasis. Then proceed to the Black Mountain ( also known as the English Mountain), to Enjoy watching the sunset from the highest location in the oasis and Possibility to enjoy a bath in hot spring. Back to hotel , dinner and overnight.
Day 03 : Bahariya – Nobel`s Tombs , Roman Spring , Temple of Ain Muftilla, Alexander Chapel - Black desert - White desert
Check out after breakfast. Start the tour In Bahariya we will visit the Noble’s tombs in Qasr Selim (tomb of Bennentiu and Zed-Amoun-Eyof-ankh) which dated back to the 26th Dynasty, Ain El Bishmu ( Roman spring ), the temple of Ain El Muftillah and finally Alexander the great chapel. Driving through the Black Desert and its volcanic remains, in the Dune area you will climb sand dune (about 60 meter height), having a picnic lunch in El Haiz Oasis (San George Oasis). Proceed to the Crystal Mountain and Al Agabat the area of the wonders with the desert roses and finally arrive to the White Desert and its unusual limestone formations, the wind carved sculptors that resemble both human and animal faces. Camping under the stars of the sky in natural tranquility and peace of mind.
Day 04 : White Desert - Farafra Oasis - Dakhla Oasis
Enjoy the breakfast in the sunshine. Walk through the White Desert near the shaped rocks, with enough opportunities to linger and take photos. Afterwards drive to Farafra Oasis ( 40 km). Upon reaching Farafra Oasis you take a walk between the fields and the palm trees and explore the unique system of agricultural irrigation in the Oasis. Visit the village of Qasr El Farafra and the museum of Badr “the local artist”, then move on to Dakhla Oasis (300 km). Before reaching Dakhla you will visit the Roman temple Deir El Hagagr “Monastery Of Stone” which was built by the Roman Emperor Nero and was dedicated to the Theban Traid Amun, Mut and Khonso. Later proceed to Al Kasr (the old Covered City) with its Oil Press, School, Courthouse and Dwelling Chambers. Having lunch as a picnic . Check in at Hotel in El Kasr Village, Dinner and overnight.
Day 05 : Dakhla Oasis – Kharga Oasis
Check out after breakfast. Driving ahead to Kharga oasis (190 km). Visit Mut city (the capital of Dakhla oasis), which named after the ancient goddess of the Theban Traid. Proceed to the small villages Balat, walk through the old city, and visit houses, mosques and finally the famous Mastabas from the old Kingdom and the site of Archaeological Excavations of the hidden ancient village Ain Asil. Have a lunch experience in a simple Egyptian house with the natives. Proceed to Kharga oasis and visit El Bagawat Cemetery and Kharga Museum. Check in, dinner at hotel and overnight.
Day 06 : Kharga- Luxor via Paris Oasis
Check out after greakfast. Following the famous caravan route southwards, pass through the oasis Paris. Walk through the city and watch the special kind of pilgrimage arts( Haj art). The walls are decorated with drawing and descriptive scenes of the pilgrimage to Mecca. Proceed to Darb Al Arbien Road ( 40 Days Caravan Roads ), driving to area of Dush, which was religious, military and civilian complex that primarily developed as the result of the caravan’s road between Egypt and Sudan crossing the desert to Assuit to Esna . Visit the Dush temple , which was dedicated to Serapes, Isis and Horpocrates. Driving to Luxor, lunch will be enjoyed on the way. Upon arrival to Luxor’s West Bank , visit the Necropolis of Thebes , Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and the colossi of Memnon. Check in at Hotel , Dinner and over night.
Day 07 : Luxor sightseeing
Breakfast at hotel .
Morning : Visit the glory of the Karnak temple and Luxor temple.
Evening : At leisure , Optional excursions.
Day 08 : Final departure
Transfer to Luxor International Airport for final departure or extention trips such as Nile Cruise, Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh.
- All transfers required and transportation by air conditioned vehicles.
- All sightseeing as mentioned at the program itinerary.
- Entrance fees and official permissions for the mentioned sites.
- 4 Wheel Drive during the desert tour includes GPS system, First aid kit and Cool Box.
- Mineral water, sweet and salty snacks at disposal per day, per person on board 4 wheel drive.
- 01 night accommodation in Cairo at 05 star hotel include breakfast.
- 01 night accommodation in Bahariya Oasis at Hot Spring hotel or similar include breakfast and dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Dakhla Oasis at Desert Lodge hotel 03 star include breakfast and dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Kharga Oasis at Soly Mar Pioneers hotel 03 star include breakfast and dinner.
- Special well ventilated dome tents including mattresses, blankets, sleeping bags.
- All necessary cooking gear, kitchen utensils, mugs and glassware.
- Cool boxes and Ice boxes.
- Camp protected by wind Shield made of heavy cotton.
- All taxes and service charges.
- Entry visa.
- Pocket Money for extra and personal expenses.
-Tour leader should be notified of any special medical requirements such as Diabetes, Blood Pressure,etc.
-Desert expert has the right to change the sequence of the program with Respecting all what is included.
- Recommend wearing sport shoes.
- During the month of November till March warm clothes is recommended.
Guests should bring with them:
- Swimming Suit & Towel for bath in Baharya Oasis hot spring.
Above rates are Per person per package , arrival from Cairo International Airport and departure from Luxor, including all necessary transfers with meet and assist by YOUR TOUR representatives.