Exploration West (Deep Desert)

Sinai Off the Beaten Track


 

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  (14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS) 

 

  CAIRO / OASIS
  Day   Itinerary
day1 After arriving at the Cairo International airport, where you will meet and be assisted by our representatives, you will transfer to your hotel for overnight.

day2 We will spend a full day touring Cairo and visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

day3 Leaving Cairo behind, we head to Alamein; we visit the war museum, the cemetery, have lunch, then head to the coastal city of Marsa Matruh. After touring the city, we check in the hotel.

day4 Leaving Marsa Matruh behind, we head to Siwa Oasis. We tour the old Siwan village of Shali and Overnight at a hotel.

day5 Today we visit Cleopatra Spring, Mountain of the Dead, Alexander the Great Temple (Temple of the Oracle), and take a donkey-drawn cart for a tour around the city before heading off road to the Great Sand Sea, where we rest at the hot spring of Bir Wahid. We bathe, and move on to Qattara  depression and the oasis of Qaret om El Saghir, we have dinner and relax while looking at the stars. Night Camping.

day6 Today we head of road on a 400-km journey to Bahariya Oasis. We pass by Abou shrouf spring, Bahrein, Nawemisa and Sitra Oases. We visit Roman catacombs and pass through magnificent sand dunes of the Great Sand Sea. Upon reaching Bahareya oasis we check in our hotel and go off road to bath in the hot spring under the stars. The night is spent in a hotel in Bahareya Oasis.

day7 In Bahareya, we tour the city; visit the temple of Alexander the great, the tombs of the nobles, the golden mummies, the English mountain, and the crystal mountain. At sunset we head to the English mountain. We bath in the hot spring Hotel.

day8 Leaving Bahareya oasis, we head to the Black desert , we explore the volcanic remains and the great sand dunes, moving on we head to the crystal mountain. On reaching the White Desert, we start exploring the formations, the santa tree and wind carved sculptors that resemble both human and animal faces. At sunset we explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet. Camping.

day9 In Farafra Oasis, we tour the old city and the museum. Leaving Farafra we head to Dakhla Oasis. Reaching Dakhla Oasis, we visit the Old Covered City, with its oil press, school, and courthouse and dwelling chambers. We later visit the tombs of Muzawaka (if open), we visit the temple of Deir el Hagar, The night is spent in the hotel enjoying the hot spring of Bir El Gabal Hotel.

day10 In Kharga Oasis we visit the Roman village of Qasr el Labakha, Kharga museum, Hibis temple and El Bagawat Cemetery. The night is spent in a Hotel.

day11 Leaving Kharga behind, We head to Luxor .Over Night Luxor hotel.

day12 This morning we will visit the West Bank where we will see monuments from the New Kingdom. We will explore the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Kings where we will be visiting three different tombs. In the afternoon we will tour the tombs of the Nobles, the Ramessium, the workers village, and the strangest tomb in Egypt, the tomb of Ramose, and the Valley of the Queens. We will stay overnight at hotel in Luxor.

day13 Today we will fly back to Cairo and check in at the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo.

day14 We will spend a full day touring Cairo and visiting Old Cairo,the Hanging church, the Citadel of Salah El Din. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

day15 After breakfast check out and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

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