8 Days Trip from £230

Cairo and western desert tour

7 nights – 8 days
Cairo – Bahariya – White Desert – Farafra – Dakhla – Kharga – Luxor

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Egypt: 26.820553, 30.802498
Tour Departs Daily
Pick up Time Upon arrival in Cairo
Transport Air-conditioned mini bus 4X4 jeep Toyota land cruiser
Accommodation 6 Nights hotel – 1 night desert camp
Meals 7 breakfast, 4 lunch and 5 dinner.
Beveragesin the desert included in the desert camp
Guides your language guide.
Tours as mentioned in the program
Entrance Fees Included
  Click map for detailed route

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo 

Arrival at Cairo airport, assistance during entry visa formalities. Transfer and overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Visit of Cairo

After breakfast, the program starts with the worldwide known Egyptian Museum, with its great collection of works of art. Here, the Tut-anch-Amun Tomb treasure must also be visited. In these rooms, one is literally submerged in the gloss of old Egypt.

The visit leads us then towards the Islamic part of Cairo. The Citadel with its alabaster Mosque control in an impressive way the profile of the city. A true construction of luxury is the Hassan Sultan Mosque. Certainly, you also will visit the Gizeh Pyramids and the Sphinx. The evening, you will stroll in the famous bazaar of Khan El Khalili.  Night in the hotel in Cairo.

Day 3: Cairo – Oasis Bahariya 

After the breakfast, we leave in the direction of the desert towards the Bahariya oasis, also known as the Golden Mommies Valley. Numerous sources of water make of the oasis a green island in a sea of sand. We thus discover the sources of hot water, the palm tree alleys and of course the exhibition of the famous Golden Mommies. Dinner and overnight in the hotel in Bahariya.

Day 4: Bahariya Oasis – White Desert 

On the road towards the Farafra oasis, we discover the Black Desert (according to the black basalt rock) and the Crystal Mountain. In our exploration of the White Desert we admire innumerable limestone formation shaped by the wind. Overnight in tents in the desert.

Day 5: White desert – Farafra – Dakhla Oasis

In the morning, visit of the native museum and then we proceed towards the most beautiful oasis of the Western Desert, Dakhla Oasis. Here we will visit El Qasr and Deir El Hajar, the ‘Monastery of stones’, a temple dated from the Roman emperors and later occupied by Christian monks. Overnight in a hotel in Dakhla.

Day 6: Dakhla Oasis – Kharga Oasis

Today our trip leads us to the ‘Valley of the Pyramids’ and Kharga Oasis, with an important historical and cultural past. We will visit the Temple of Hibis, the Temple of Nadura and the Museum of Kharga. Overnight in a hotel in Kharga.

Day 7: Kharga Oasis – Luxor 

Our journey continues today through the desert in direction to the Nile. In the afternoon we arrive in Luxor. Overnight in the hotel in Luxor.

Day 8: Departure from Luxor (*)

Transfer to the airport in Luxor and flight back.

Price includes:

  • Meals: Cairo and Luxor: breakfastDuring the tour in the oases: full board
  • 2 nights hotel 3* in Cairo
  • 1 night hotel in Bahariya
  • 1 night in tent in the White Desert
  • 1 night hotel in Dakhla
  • 1 night hotel in Kharga
  • 1 night hotel in Luxor
  • Camp equipment in the desert (tents, sleeping bags..) and Jeep
  • All transfers (private, in air conditioned minibus, with driver)
  • English speaking guide
  • All taxes
  • Entry fees for the sites

Price excludes:

  • Tips, gratuities.
  • Laundry, telephone calls, table drinks or any other expenses of personal nature.
No of guests Summer Ratesfrom 1-6 to 15-9 Winter Ratesfrom 16-9 to 30-5
2 guests £ 380 per person £ 400 per person
3 guests £330 per person £ 340 per person
4 guests £ 270 per person £ 280 per person
5 guests £ 230 per person £ 240 per person

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