Cairo, Minya and Desert Trip

from $775
Duration
Duration:
6 Days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

Take Cairo, Minya, and Desert trip and enjoy the taste of the desert. This tour will take you off of the traditional tourist track from Cairo to El Minya and then to a desert trip for 6 full days. Enjoy two days touring the sights of Cairo and not only the Pyramids of Giza, but also the hidden pyramids of Saqqara. Then for two days, discover the amazing Bahariya Oasis and including Black Desert, camping at the White Desert, and the Tomb of Bannantiu. End your tour with a day trip to El Minya from Cairo. 

Included
  •     Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  •     Airport pickup/dropoff and assistance upon arrival and departure
  •     All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle
  •     Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  •     Accommodation 1 night in desert camping
  •     Private sightseeing tours
  •     Transfer by a private 4 X 4 vehicle to the white and Black Deserts
  •     Desert Expert
  •     English-speaking tour guide
  •     Entrance fees to all sites specified on the itinerary
  •     All meals specified on itinerary
  •     Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
  •     Portage as needed
  •     All service charges and taxes
  •     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
Excluded
  •     International airfare.
  •     Entry visa to Egypt.
  •     Any optional tours.
  •     Personal spending.
  •     Tipping.

 

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival Procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your budget vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome drink included.

Day 2: Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara & Dahshur  

Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza, and drive you to the south to start your Great Pyramid Tour of Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, Dahshur is a famous royal necropolis in Egypt holds many famous Pyramids of king snefru. The site is about 40 km from Cairo. Move on to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, before moving on to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Continue on to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates back to the time of Chefren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chefren. Later you will be transferred Back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo To Baharyia Oasis by car / White Desert Tour

Early morning your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis about 360 km east Cairo this journey takes about 4 hours, Having lunch upon reaching Bahariya oasis. Then continue to visit the Black Desert and the natural hot spring of El Haize ( St.George Oasis ), then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat.
Continue driving to the White Desert National Park the most well-known desert destination in Egypt for a good reason. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled in any desert in the world. Then Camp in the white desert or overnight at Farafra oasis hotel according to the possibility .
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Bahariya Oasis Tour / Drive Back To Cairo

Breakfast at the campsite then drive to Bahariya Oasis to visit the golden mummy show room and nobles tombs ( 2 tombs ) from the 26th dynasty, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis. Then you will enjoy climbing the Black Mountain. Enjoy your lunch at Bahariya oasis before driving back to Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: El Minya Day Tour from Cairo by car

If you are fond of out off the beaten track monuments, you are invited to discover Al Menia approximately 4 hours far from Cairo. You will be transferred at 06:00 a.m. by our air-conditioned vehicle from Cairo to Al Menia, then by a motorboat to Tal Al Amarna which was the capital of Akhenaton. After that, visit Beni Hassan where you will see many tombs from the Old Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Final departure

You’ll be served breakfast at your hotel, and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Throughout the trip, your guide has the right to unpredictable weather conditions, impassable wadis concern constitutions of other passengers, vehicle breakdowns, etc. switch the route in the interest of your own safety if he sees fit. We therefore ask for your understanding as we can not guarantee the exact compliance with the order of the trip, according to tender. Goal of the team and our agency, but it is all the program points to achieve.

Prices
Accommodation Plan:

Prices
MAY-SEPT
$ 775 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 790 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1195 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 910 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 940 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1385 One Person Traveling Alone

This tour will not be running for the time being.

Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until December 31st, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays

Children Policy
  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes :

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking

Tipping

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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