Special interest Program: (Exploration Egypt desert)
This is such a unique expedition tour customized for passionate travelers who want to see and experience beyond and above and are eager to discover all aspects of the very sophisticated and complex Egypt of Pharaohs.
What is expedition?
There’s no better way to feel the spirit of adventure than to experience the desert safari and adventure specially in Egypt. When you hear the word expedition; scenes from old movies might flash through your head. Those people who carry equipment and supplies in the desert and the wildlife is full of adventure with a natural exotic scenery. Egypt is one of the most famous places for exploring the mysterious desert where you can enjoy the peaceful and eventful life.
Since the last quarter of the 20th century, desert exploration has been less an occasion for hunting and more an adventure for tourists to view and photograph big game in the African national parks and reserves.
Recently, the meaning of the word “expedition and exploration” has been expanded to include trips and excursions not necessarily related to the desert wildlife. For example, the exploration in Egypt deserts for those who are looking for adventure to experience the quiet and natural life of the desert.
Egypt can offer various programs covering the eastern and western desert and the Nile valley.
Where are the best places for Desert program in Egypt & what spots to seen there?
The western desert in Egypt:
This is a unique and fabulous place for enjoying the safari in Egypt, The western desert with its 5 oasis Baharia – Farafra – Dakhla – Kharga – Siwa – El allamen because of the marvelous sandy formations that exist there, besides the great history of the WWII as you can see the Great Sand Sea where the army of Cambyses, met a strong sandstorm that buried them all.
The Gilf Kebir is one of the most famous places for long desert safaris in Egypt. You can spend several days covering most of the interesting parts of the Western desert in Egypt , including several days of exploring unknown areas of Jebel Uweinat and the Gilf Kebir plateau.
Nights 3-7: Western Desert Route
- 4 or 5 day exploration overland journey along the Western Desert oasis route
- Visits to Bahariya oasis, Crystal Mountain, the Black Desert and wildcamp in the White Desert
What can I see on the way?
- Check out the Golden Mummies at Bahariya Oasis or the Bogawaat Necropolis in Kharga Museum
- Felucca Sailing at Aswan
- Day trip to the temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel
- Camel safari in Western Desert from Dakhla Oasis
The eastern desert – Sinai
You can enjoy your desert exploration in Egypt in Sinai where you can visit the Monastery of St. Catherine by off road equipped cars and climb Moses mountain, Moses Springs, Sarabit Al-Khadem, Colored canyon A camel ride in the desert also can be enjoyed there.
Hurghada also is considered an ideal area for embarking upon a desert safari in Egypt due to its close proximity to the desert and its colorful mountains and canyons.
When is the suitable time for the safari in Egypt?
To enjoy your desert exploration trip in Egypt, you need to avoid the hot months ( From May to September), while the best time is (October – April) outside the intolerable summer season.
What do you need to take with you during your expedition in Egypt?
Light clothing is generally recommended during your desert trip though you may need a sweater and jacket for winter evenings.