Cairo - Bahariya - White Desert:
Early morning with our van to Oasis Bahariya, about 04 hours drive, 340 kilometers from Cairo.
Bahariya is the nearest oasis to Cairo, surrounded by black hills made up of ferruginous quartzite and dolerite, and famous for its 398 mineral & sulfur springs, some of which have temperatures reaching up to 45 degrees and are famous for their healing effects.
Arrive in Bawiti the capital of the Oasis occupying a hillside. Drive to our hotel Safari camp for rest and lunch, After lunch, you will start our tour to visit the Black Desert surrounding Bahariya Oasis, where the iron in the desert is one of the reasons for the black rocks. You will walk to explore Gabal el Marsos (Divided Mountain), and then drive towards the small Bedouin village El Hez then Making your way to the White Desert 160-km on/off road, you will stop by the Crystal Mountain & Agabat el Sharkia, enjoy the view of sand
dunes and play with sand boarding then move to one from the oldest tree
in desert it's El Santa tree, then go across the sands of the White
Desert, The park is the site of large white chalk rock formations,
created through erosion by wind and sand. It is also the site of cliffs
(at the northern end of the Farafra Depression), sand dunes (part of the
Great Sand Sea), as well as Wadi Hennis and oases at Ain El Maqfi and
Ain El Wadi.
The park serves as the refuge for various animals, including the
endangered Rhim gazelle and the vulnerable dorcas gazelle , as well
as barbary sheep ; jackals ; ruppell's , red and fennec foxes; and the
White Desert National Park covers an area of 3,010 km2 (1,160 sq mi).
The altitude in the park varies from 32 to 353 m (105 to 1,158 ft) above
sea level, then Drive you
with its chalk, cream landscape, and the wind carved mushroom-shaped
formations that resemble both human and animal faces. Tonight you will
watch the sunset over the exquisite sands of the desert,then enjoy the incredible clear sky and stars shine and delicious BBQ dinner with our Bedouin music style under
the stars and overnight in camps
White desert - Dakhla oasis :
Wake up from a peaceful and the beautiful night, early you can enjoy the lovely sunrise , then breakfast after you can enjoy the little hiking in between the beautiful tents rocks Valley in desert then change the 4x4 car with mini van and drive to south towards Dakhla Oasis. In this huge green farming oasis we will visit : The old Islamic town of Qasr Dakhla in its desert-medieval style, built on top of a city from Roman times. Mut, the center of Dakhla is still using its Ancient Egyptian name after the goddess of Waset (Luxor), and here we will visit the remains of the old city Qasr Mut . The small but important Ethnographic Museum in Mut give a unique glimpse inside the traditional culture of the oasis. Plan of a traditional house, locally produced items as dresses, jewelry, rugs and more. The village scenes with clay figures by the local artist Mabrouk are our wide screen in to this culture. Further visits will take you to the "Temple of the Rock" and the Colored Mountain . Accommodation in hotel
Dakhla oasis - kharga oasis - Luxor :
After breakfast we will visit the unique "upside down" Mastabas (burial monuments from the Ancient Egyptian Old Kingdom) found close to Balat. Important monuments, as the governors of Dakhla buried here show the importance of the Oasis already in times the Pyramids where built in the Nile Valley - some four thousand years ago . Start our drive towards the last oasis for our desert journey. This is the Kharga Oasis, the center for the Governorate of Wadi Gedid - a Governorate responsible for 40 percent of Egypt's land area. Where artifact from the whole of Wadi Gedid's Ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic periods are exhibited The Amon temple in Hibis is one of the only two temples known built during Persian rule of Egypt (26th Dynasty). The inscriptions on the later built Roman gate give very important understanding about Roman imperial rule in Egypt. After Christianity came to Egypt with St. Mark the Evangelist, the Christian community was in periods under hard prosecutions from Roman rule with thousand and thousand of martyrs. Many fled to the desert for protection. Kharga was one of these places and the result of this is that we in Bagawat got one of the oldest and best-preserved Christian cemeteries in the world ,then we will drive directly to your hotel in luxor reaching luxor in afternoon and say goodbye, and end the tour there .
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Dakhla oasis. 01 Night hotel