Cairo - Bahariya oasis - White Desert
Early morning with our van to Oasis Bahariya about 05 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 t 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
sand cat 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. Today you will
watch the sunset over the butiful land scape then back to our hotel in oasis for dinner then back to Cairo drive you to your hotel say goodbye and end the tour.