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Western Desert Safari

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There's no better way to feel the spirit of adventure than to experience the desert safari especially in Egypt. Egypt is one of the most famous places for Safari where you can enjoy the peaceful and eventful life. In 13days Safari tour you can explore Cairo, Alexandria, Siwa Oasis, Bahariya Oasis, Farafra Oasis, Dakhla Oasis & Kharga Oasis.

Tour costs: £1290 P/P Book now

Tour package includes;

+3 nights in three stars hotel in Cairo (B/B)
+1 night in three stars hotel in Alexandria (B/B)
+4 nights camping in the Western Desert (F/B)
+1 night in a hotel in Dakhla Oasis (F/B)
+1 night in a hotel in Khargha Oasis (F/B)
+1 night in three star hotel in Luxor (B/B)
+ Barbeque in the White Desert
+1 way overnight seating first class train (Luxor- Cairo)
+ Private A/C mini van (Cairo- Alexandria)
+ All Safaris will be by a Jeep (4X4) starts from Alexandria
+ Tour of Giza Pyramids and Sakarra
+ The City tour of Cairo
+ Tours of the East & the West banks of Luxor
+ All Safaris as per itinerary
+ All transfers and pick ups
+ Egyptologist English spoken tour guide
+ Bedouin Guide in the Oases
+ The entrance fees of the sights

The itinerary
Day1, Cairo
Arrive in Cairo Airport. Our representative will meet and assist you. You will be transferred to your hotel and meet your tour leader who will brief you about the tour package Free evening, overnight at your hotel.

Day2, Cairo (B)
After breakfast, our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Cheops (Khufu), Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure) and Sphinx in Giza. The pyramids are part of a huge mortuary temple complex whose purpose was to keep the Pharaohs alive in the afterlife, then to Sakkara to see the unique step pyramid of Zoser. This pyramid is the unique prototype for Old Kingdom Pyramids,, over night at your hotel.

Day3, Cairo- Alexandria (B,L,D)
After breakfast we will head to Alexandria, arrive in Alexandria after about 3 hours and check in your hotel. Today we will have a Full day tour visiting Greco-Roman Museum, the Roman Theater & the Catacombs & Quitbai Citadel with Lunch, overnight in your hotel

Day4, Alexandria- Siwa Oasis (B,L,D)
After breakfast we will leave Alexandria behind and drive to Siwa Oasis, on the way we will stop by Alamein “60Kms”. There we will visit the WWII Museum and the war memorial. (Lunch en route), proceed to Siwa passing by Marsa Matruh. Upon reaching Siwa 300-km, we will tour the old Siwan village of Shali, dinner & overnight Camping

Day5, Siwa Oasis (B,L,D)
After breakfast we will visit Cleopatra’s Spring, Mountain of the Dead, Alexander the Great Temple (Temple of the Oracle), (lunch in restaurant) and take a donkey- drawn cart for a tour around the city before heading off road 17-km to the Great Sand Sea, where we rest at the hot spring of Bir Wahid, We bathe, have dinner and relax while looking at the stars, Overnight camping under the stars

Day6, Siwa Oasis- Bahariya Oasis (B,L,D)
After breakfast we will head off road on a 450-km journey to Bahariya Oasis. We pass by Bahrein, Nawemisa and Sitra Oases. Lunch en route, we will pass through magnificent sand dunes of the Great Sand Sea. Upon reaching Bahariya oasis, we check in our hotel, after dinner we go off road to bathe in the hot spring under the stars, overnight Camping.

Day7, Bahariya Oasis- the White Desert (B,L,D)
After breakfast we will tour the city of Bahariya; visiting the temple of Alexander the great, the tombs of the nobles, the golden mummies and the English mountain. Lunch en route, and then we will reach the White Desert 160-km on/off road, start exploring the formations, the wind carved sculptors that resemble both human and animal faces. We will explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet, dinner & overnight Camping

Day8, Farafra Oasis- Dakhla Oasis “B, L, D”
After breakfast we will head to Dakhla Oasis, arrive in Dakhla and have lunch. Step back centuries as you visit the spellbinding medieval village of Al-Qasr. Walk the narrow alleys threading among the mud-brick structures. Be sure to take note of the four/five-story Ottoman houses with their wooden-grill windows and lintels carved with verses from the Koran. Visit the 12th century mosque. Two miles beyond Al-Qasr is the El-Muzawwaka burial site, with its 1st and 2nd century tombs. Time permitting; you will visit Balat Village with its Pharaonic mastabas dating to the 6th Dynasty, overnight at your hotel.

Day9, Dakhla- Kharga “B, L, D”
Prehistoric paintings of giraffes and antelopes decorate the sides of strangely-shaped rock formations along the 125 mile road between Dakhla and Kharga oases. Have lunch before touring the area. Visit the museum which houses an excellent collection of regional artifacts from various eras. A mile out of town is the temple of Hibis, built by the Persian emperor Darius in the 6th century BC and dedicated to God Amun. A mile farther is the fascinating necropolis of Bagawat, a Coptic Christian burial ground dating to the 4th century. Its mud-brick mausoleums cover many hills and some of the domes are decorated with frescoes of biblical scenes. Tour the Temple of Ghuwaytah built during the Ptolemeic era for the Triad of Amun, Mut & Khonsu, overnight at your hotel.

Day10, Kharga Oasis- Luxor “B”
After breakfast you will head to Luxor (approximately four hours), stopping at one of the Roman sites: either Qasr Al-Zayyan or the Roman fortress of Al-Deir along the way, arrive in Luxor and you will be transferred to your hotel for check in, have a hot fresh shower and take some rest before touring the East Bank of Luxor. There you will experience the massive Karnak temple and the historic Luxor temple; Karnak temple is actually a gigantic temple complex which is over 3500 years old that dedicated the greatly powerful Ram Headed God Amun, Luxor temple is an important temple in that it was dedicated to 3 Gods; Amun. His wife Mut and their son Khons, overnight in your hotel.

Day11, Luxor “B, L, D”
After breakfast we will tour the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour off with the world famous Valley of the Kings where you can enter some of the incredible tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs, like King Tutankhamen, then onto the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), and finish with the great Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of Amenophis III's temple, sail to Kom Ombo & Edfu, and then you will take the train back to Cairo

Day12, Cairo “B”
Arrive in Cairo in the morning, you will be transferred to your hotel, and then you will visit the Egyptian Museum, these houses more than 10,000 relics of ancient Egypt. There you can see the famous Tutankhamen Gallery and The Royal Mummies. A tour of the old city where you will see Coptic Cairo, the Hanging Church, the cave church, Islamic Cairo, Saladin Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, the old Cairo bazaar (Khan El Khalili) and El Fishawy Coffee Shop, overnight at your hotel

Day13, Flight back home (B)
After breakfast the trip will end in Cairo where it began. Transfer to the airport. Take your memories and adventure with you on the flight home

The tour package excludes:
+ International flights (airfare), visas and insurance
+ Extra meals, snacks and drinks
+ Tips and any tour specifics not stated in this itinerary

RATE INFORMATION
Tour package costs only: GBP 1290.00 P/P (minimum 4 pax)