3 days 2 nights
Table of Contents:
II. Day 1: Exploring the Bahariya Oases
III. Day 2: The Magnificent White and Black Deserts
IV. Day 3: Departure from the White Desert
V. What to Expect on Your 3-Day Tour
VI. What to Pack for Your 3-Day Tour VII. Conclusion
Egypt is a land of wonders, and the Western Desert is a prime example of its natural beauty. The vast expanse of the desert is home to many hidden treasures, and the only way to uncover them is by embarking on a 3-day tour. This tour will take you on an unforgettable journey to the magnificent White and Black Deserts, as well as the Bahariya Oases. Camping in the White Desert, visiting Crystal Mountain, and exploring the ancient ruins are just a few of the things you can experience on this tour.
Your adventure begins in Cairo, where you will be picked up by your guide and driven to the Bahariya Oases. This is a cluster of small towns surrounded by a lush green oasis. Here, you will visit the Temple of Alexander the Great, an ancient Roman aqueduct, and the Tombs of the Nobles. You will also have the opportunity to take a dip in the natural hot springs, which are believed to have healing properties.
On the second day of your tour, you will head to the Desert, a stunning landscape of white limestone formations that resemble giant mushrooms and other shapes. You will set up camp and spend the night under the stars. You can explore the area and take photographs of the unique rock formations. In the afternoon, you will visit a dramatic landscape of black volcanic rock formations.
On the final day of your tour, you will wake up to a beautiful sunrise in the White Desert. After breakfast, you will visit Crystal Mountain, a place where quartz crystals jut out of the sandstone rocks. You will then head back to Cairo, where your tour will end.
Here are some things you should consider packing for your 3-day tour:
Embarking on a 3-day tour of the Western Desert is an adventure like no other. From exploring the Bahariya Oases to camping in and visiting Crystal Mountain, this tour offers a chance to experience the natural beauty and ancient history of Egypt. With comfortable transportation, experienced guides, and delicious meals, this tour is the perfect way to explore hidden treasures. Don’t forget to pack your camera and sunscreen, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure
If you are planning a tour of an Oasis, here are some advice and tips to keep in mind:
By keeping these tips in mind, you can ensure that your tour of the White Desert and Oasis is a memorable and enjoyable experience.
Table summarizing the prices for the 3-day tour to the Western Desert:
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Note that the prices are per person and based on the number of people in the group. The more people in the group, the lower the price per person.
Day 1: Cairo - Bahariya Oasis
At 07:00, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis, which is located about 350 km east of Cairo. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Bahariya Oasis.
Visit the Mummies Museum, a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis.
Overnight stay in Bahariya Oasis.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Black Desert - White Desert - Camping
After breakfast, continue driving to visit the Black Desert and the natural hot spring of Valley of El Haize.
Then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat.
Continue driving to the White Desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unmatched in any desert in the world.
Transfer back to the campsite at Al Haiz for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: White Desert - Back to Cairo
Enjoy breakfast at the campsite with fascinating sunrise views.
Drive back to Cairo.
Please note that throughout the trip, your guide has the right to change the route in the interest of your own safety due to unpredictable weather conditions, impassable wadis, the constitutions of other passengers, vehicle breakdowns, etc. We ask for your understanding as we cannot guarantee the exact compliance with the order of the trip, according to tender. However, the goal of the team and our agency is to achieve all the program points.