White Desert
Camel White Desert
Fayoum Valley of Whales
Alexandria
Saint Catherine
Cairo
Cairo from Alexandria
Wadi El Natrun
Felucca From Aswan
El Minya
Abu Simbel From Aswan
Kharga From Luxor
 
White Desert
Bahariya oasis & White desert
Camel white desert
Fayoum Oasis & White desert
Siwa Oasis
Sinai desert
Alexandria & Wadi El Natrun
Fayoum & El Minya
Felucca from Aswan
Kharga & Dakhla  from Luxor
Luxor & Aswan from Hurghada
 
White desert
White desert & camel & Bahariya
Camel White desert
Siwa Oasis
Bahariya & White desert & Dakhla
Valley of Whales & White desert
White Desert and Gara Cave
Sinai desert & Saint Catherine
Kharga & Dakhla from Luxor
Alexandria & Siwa
Fayoum & El Minya  
Felucca from Aswan
Dahabiya Cruise from Aswan
Nile Cruise from Aswan
 
Bahariya White Desert Dakhla Kharga
Siwa  Bahariya white desert
Fayoum white desert Dakhla
white desert
Sinai desert
Dahabiya Cruise from Luxor
Nile Cruise from Luxor
Fayoum White desert  Gara Cave
Camel White desert
 
Cairo Nile Cruise 7 nights
Luxor Dahabeya Aswan  7 nights
Cairo, Oasis 7 nights
Cairo, Nile Cruise and Safari 8 nights
Cairo Camel White Desert 9 nights
Classic and Adventure 11 nights
Cairo Alexandria oasis 9 nights
Cairo oasis Aswan Luxor  12 nights
Cairo oasis Nile Cruise 12 nights
Cairo oasis Dahabiya 14 nights
Cairo Luxor Aswan Dahabiya
 
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 7 nights
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 11 nights
Gilf El Kebir Expedition 16 nights
 
Minamar Hotel Bahariya
Minamar Hostel Cairo
Minamar Hotel Siwa
Minamar Dahabiya
 
Visa
Distance between Egypt cities
Cairo Airport
Currency Converter
Egypt cities Maps
Temperatures in Egypt
Rent Apartment in Cairo
Egypt Sleeper Trains
Egypt Trains
Private Transfers all cities
Public Busses Schedules
 
Bahariya Oasis
Siwa oasis
Farafra oasis
Dakhla Oasis
Kharga Oasis
Paris Oasis
Forgotten Oasis
Fayoum Oasis
Western Desert Maps
 

Uweinat and Gilf Kebir 17 days / 16 nights

 
Tour Departs: Daily
Pick up Time: upon arrival in Cairo
Transport:
Toyota 4x4 Land Cruiser
Accommodation: 2 nights hotel Cairo 1 night hotel Bahariya, 12 Nights desert camp, 1 night Dakhla hotel
Meals: 16 breakfast, 14 lunch and 14 dinner.
Beverages : included
Guides: your language guide.
Tours: as mentioned in the program
Entrance Fees: included
 

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Day 1: Cairo
Arrival at Cairo airport, assistance during entry visa formalities. Transfer and overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo - Bahariya Oasis 
After breakfast we leave Cairo behind, we start a 370-km on road to Bahariya Oasis. Upon reaching Bahariya, we check in at the Hotel, tour The city, have lunch. Later we visit the temple of Alexander the great, tombs of the Nobles and the English mountain. Dinner and overnight at bahariya Hotel.

Day 3: Bahariya - White Desert  
In the morning, departure by jeep 4X4 to the White Desert. Vist of the Black desert and the dune area. We start our climb of a 50meter dune. Lunch in El Heiz Oasis. On the route to Farafra we visit the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. We visit El Akabat and then we head to the White Desert. We start exploring the formations and wind carved sculptor. Then the New Desert. In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars...

Day 4: White Desert - Ain Dalla  
After breakfast we set out on our way to Ain Dalla, the last waterhole before the Great Sand Sea and famous from antiquity to the present day. We pass great rock formations as we head off into the Great Sand Sea and make our desert camps.

Day 5: Ain Dalla - The Gilf 
A wonderful day of dunes and open vistas as we wend our way westwards to the open hills that lead us into the Gilf Kebir. This extraordinary land mass rears up from its wadis towards the Libyan border and has a stark and unique beauty all of its own

Day 6: Gilf Plateau
We continue on the top of the great plateau with stunning open vistas, twisting dunes, small peaks and extinct volcanoes all around us and aim for our camp near the top of the legendary Aqabat Pass; the only route down to the plains beyond.

Day 7: Wadi Sura
After the descent of Aqabat we head for Wadi Sura to look at the prehistoric rock art in the mysterious Cave of the Swimmers made famous by Count Almasy, �The English Patient�. We then explore the newly discovered Foggini Cave with hundreds of painted figures, animals and the emotive hand marks of ancient artists. We camp well away from these ancient sites.

Day 8: Uweinat 
Today we head south for the great mountain of Uweinat, the oldest rock in Africa. Straddling Egypt, Libya and the Sudan, Uweinat has natural springs and is a contender for the legend of the lost oasis. Overnight camp

Day 9: Karkur Tahl
We have all day to survey Acacia Valley and discover other wadis containing an extraordinary wealth of engravings, paintings and drawings spanning thousands of years, so different from the art of the Gilf and just as awe inspiring. Overnight camp

Day 10: Eight Bells
We set course around the southern foot of the Gilf Kebir paying homage at the monument to the great explorer Prince Kemal el-Din and investigate the WWII air strip at Eight Bells before setting camp

Day 11: Abu Ballas
We pass out of the great desert dunes by an eerie field of mud lions and reach Abu Ballas, a hill littered with the remains of ancient pots. Another night under the desert stars 

Day 12: Dakhla oasis  
This morning we return to asphalt roads, beds, showers and beer as we head to our hotel the eco friendly Desert Lodge in Dakhla Oasis for a well earned rest

Day 13: El Qasr 
We take a full day to relax in this, the most beautiful of all the oases. We visit the temple of Deir el Hagar and the well preserved medieval town of El Qasr

Day 14: White Desert
Morning drive to Chennai airport to Summer Rate board flight for onward destination. End of our services��.

Day 15: White Desert - Wadi Hitan whale valley
After breakfast, we a head off road to Valley of the Whales where we can see Zeuglodon fossils and sharks teeth and mangrove all in the sand! sleep in tents under the stars

Day 16: Wadi Hitan whale valley - Cairo
After breakfast, transfer back to the hotel in Cairo 

Day 17: Departure from Cairo
Transfer to the airport in Cairo and return flight

No of guests
 
Summer Rates
from 1-6 to 15-9
Winter Rates
from 16-9 to 30-5
2 guests

1750 Euro per person

1900 Euro per person

3 guests

1550 Euro per person

1700 Euro per person

4 guests

1350 Euro per person

1500 Euro per person

5 guests

1350 Euro per person

1500 Euro per person

Price includes:

  • 01 Night in Bahariya Oasis at our Hotel Based on Full-Board basis.
    12 Night Camping at the Desert Based on Full-Board basis.
    01 Night in Dakhla Oasis at Down town Hotel Based on Full-Board basis.
    02 Night in Cairo at 5 stars Hotel Based on Full-Board basis.
    Sightseeing as mentioned in the program by private car including entrance fees.
    Private English speaking tour guide with a degree in the tourism during all the tour
    All Transferes Toyota Land cruiser.
    The price including all taxes.
    No hidden coast

Price excludes:

  • 1. Visa Entry for Egypt (US$ 15 per passport)
    2. Tipping
    4. Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones�etc)
    5. Any meals not mentioned in the program
    6. Any Optional tours not mentioned in the program
    7. International airfare


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