Whale valley & white desert
4 nights / 5 days
IncludedWhale valley & white desert
Not IncludedPersonal Guide5 Star AccommodationBreakfastEntry FeesDeparture TaxesLunchDinnerDrinksSnacks
Day 1 Cairo/ Fayoum / Whale Valley
From Cairo we drive by jeep south towards Fayoum, the largest oasis in theWestern Desert. We stop at Lake Qaroun tour by felucca (half an hour) and then kaser Qaroun , At Wadi Rayan we visit the spring and waterfall having lunch then continue to into the desert. We reach Wadi Al Hitan (otherwise known as the Valley of Whales), a surreal region where huge boulders seem to be capped with an imaginary icing of thick caramelised syrup, which appears to ooze down their sides. Within this extraordinary landscape the fossil remains of Zeuglodon have been found – whales that existed in the Fayoum over 40 million years ago. We spend the night camping out under a canopy of stars. Overnight Camping.
Day 2 Fayoum / Bahariya
In the morning, departure to Bahariya Oasis via the Desert Road. Transfer to the Hotel. Check-In. In the afternoon, local tour by jeep: visit of the Temple of Ain el-Muftella, a Roman Water Source, the Tomb of Bannantiu, the Temple of Alexander the Great, the Museum of Bahariya where you will find the Golden Mummies, the English houses `Gebel al-Ingleez` Dinner and overnight at Bahariya Hotel.
Day 3 Bahariya / White Desert
In the morning, departure by jeep 4X4 to the White Desert. Vist of the Black desert and the dune area. We start our climb of a 50meter dune. Lunch in El Heiz Oasis. On the route to Farafra we visit the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. We visit El Akabat and then we head to the White Desert. We start exploring the formations and wind carved sculptor. Then the New Desert. In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars...
Day 4 Akabat / Gara Cave
After breakfast, we set off on our tour to the cave at 08:00h 174 km off road, lunch on the way at the foot of sand dunes or where we decide to make it. Dinner and Overnight in the cave area .
Day 5 Gara Cave - Cairo
Breakfast and departure to Cairo . End of our services.
- Transportation from and To cairo by Private vehicle
- Transportation in the desert by Jeep Safari 4x4 Wheel driver
- Three nights camping on Full Board Basis
- One night accommodation at hotel in Bahariya on Half Board Basis
- All sightseeing as mentioned in the program
- Private Tour guide
- Entry Visa
- Extra Tour or arrangement not mentioned in the program