Head out into the vast Sahara for an adventure discovering the silence of the desert and awe inspiring landscapes in the Great Sand Sea and White Desert. Explore the mysteries of Siwa and the other desert oases. You can combine your desert safari with a visit to Cairo or a cruise down the Nile.
DAY 01 - Cairo / Al Almein / Marsa Matrouh:
Meet with your Safari Guide and depart on the early morning on the drive to Al Almein, the place where the Allied forces of WWII gained a decisive victory over the Axis forces. There is also a war museum with collectibles from Battle of Al Almein and other North African battles. Then to Marsa Matrouh to visit the Rommel Museum, hewn in the rock, where Rommel drew up the plans of his military operations. It has now been turned into a Military Museum and is also famous for British, Italian and German Cemeteries. Arrival to the hotel in Marsa Matrouh.
DAY 02 - Siwa Oasis:
Early morning we continue driving by 4WD to the fantastic Oasis of Siwa. Here visit the mud-brick town of Shali towering above the oasis, the remains of the ancient Temple of the Oracle of Amun with a panoramic view for the whole area, the Gabal El Mouta, the mountain of the dead, and the interesting tombs from the Greek-Roman period. Overnight stay.
DAY 03 - Cleopatra Bath & Siwan House Museum / Bahariya:
n Siwa we visit also the famous Cleopatra VII bath, a deep pool of bubbling water where you can bathe and the saltwater lake of Siwa located in the west. Later we will drive to Baharyia Oasis; to see the Black Mountain with the British house of Prince Albert enjoying a fantastic sunset view. Next on to the old town of Bahrayia Oasis - Bawiti - to join the fantastic Nature Camp. Overnight.
DAY 04 - White Desert:
A full day to visit the monuments including the newly opened tombs and Museum of the Golden Mummies. Next we move on to the famous White Desert passing by the Crystal Mountain, sand dunes and the wonderful wind carved chalk cliff landscapes in the midst of the White Desert. See contrast, a fantastic transformation of the black and the white deserts, enjoying the sand dunes and the silence of the huge desert. Overnight camping .
DAY 05 - Farafra:
Wake for a spectacular sunrise scenery and enjoying the charming formations and shapes of the White Desert. Next move on to Farafra to enjoy the virgin beauty of the natural spring of Bir Seta that is surrounded with palm trees in the heart of sand dunes.
DAY 06 - Dakhla Oasis:
In the early morning we drive to Dakhla Oasis enjoying the view of descent from the plateau into the depression of Dakhla. As the Neolithic rock paintings indication, it was directly linked to the River Nile and a prehistoric lake once covered the whole oasis. Pass by Al Qasr Village, built in the traditional Islamic style.
DAY 07 - Kharga:
A full day to visit the Roman burial ground of Mozawaka and the Temple of Deir El Hagar then drive to the natural spring of Beir Al Jebel. Overnight camping.
DAY 08 - Luxor:
At Kharga Oasis visit El Bagawat, Hassan Fathy Village and Doush Temple before proceeding to Luxor passing by Paris and Baghdad. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 09 - Hurghada:
Tour the Valley of Kings and Queens along with Hatshepsut Temple. Also enjoy a felucca ride on the timeless River Nile. Some free time at leisure before we start the drive to Hurghada. Overnight in hotel in Hurghada.
DAY 10 - Cairo:
A snorkelling trip in the wonderful Red Sea can be taken on this day along with desert island relaxation before we begin the return drive to Cairo. Overnight in hotel. (Additional days in Hurghada can be added if you wish.).
DAY 11 - Departure:
Breakfast at hotel with check out. Options to extend your stay in Egypt either before or after the safari can be arranged.