See two different sides of Egypt on this 6-day tour. In Cairo visit the Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and Old Cairo. Travel to Bahariya Oasis to learn about Bedouin culture and camp in the desert. Visit the beautiful White Desert and the Valley of Al Haize.
Day 1:Arrival Cairo
Day 2:Pyramids / Museum
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3:Cairo / Bahariya Oasis
Breakfast at hotel, check out from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 AM, met by our representative and then travel by a modern air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya Oasis about 4 hours drive from Cairo. Upon arrival, visit the Museum of Golden Mummies, the Tombs of the Nobles, the Alexander Temple and the Temple of Meffetla. Then have a trip to the ruin on a hill, "the English House" at sunset enjoying the panoramic view. Overnight in Bahariya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4:White & Black Desert
After breakfast, then move onto the White Desert, passing through the Black Desert, a region of volcano-shaped mountains with large quantities of small black stones, and the Valley of El Haize with its refreshing spring. Stop off to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain and the magnificent Valley of Agabat. Camping in White Desert with a unique chance to enjoy amazing sunset view while your guides cook your dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5:Back to Cairo
Day 6:Final Departure
- Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival & departure
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo at 5-star hotel on bed & breakfast
- Accommodation in Bahariya for 1 night at Oasis Style Hut, on half board
- Accommodation in White Desert camping for 1 night on full board basis
- Camping equipments like sleeping bags, camel blankets, tents
- All transfers from Cairo to Bahariya by an air-conditioned vehicle
- All transfers inside Bahariya Oasis and White Desert by 4x4 car
- All sightseeing tours mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking tour guide during your trips
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing
- Meals at hotels and during sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary
- Bottled water during the trips
- 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
- All taxes & service charge
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Any optional tours
- Personal spendings
- Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
- International Hot Spring Hotel
- Camping in the White Desert
|Double||$ 750||$ 790|
|Solo||$ 1335||$ 1399|
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.
Children Policy0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.
Payment PolicyReservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union
Egypt Entry VisaYou need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.
Sleeper Trains in EgyptSleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.
Additional Entry TicketsAll our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
TippingIt is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
What to BringHats, sun glasses, sun cream
Passport valid for 6 months
Sweatshirts and trousers for night time
Shorts and t-shirts for mornings
Distances of Western DesertCairo - Bahariya 370KM
Cairo - Siwa 750 KM
Siwa - Bahariya 490 KM
Bahariya - White Desert 160 KM
Farafra - Dakhla 280 KM
Dakhla - Kharga 190 KM
Kharga - Luxor 390 KM