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Egypt Travel Package "Sand Sea Passage" 12 Days Oasis Siwa, Bahariya, Farafra, Kharga
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This trip is designed for those who are keen to get off the beaten track and into untamed and ancient no man land. We start in Cairo and begin our journey to the illustrious Oases of Siwa. We visit the ancient fortress of Shali and continue to the temple of the Oracle of Amon, the place where Alexander the Great was crowned king of the world. We rest and have a dip in the hot springs with their holistic healing properties. We continue on to the great sand sea to reach Bir Wahed. We drive over some of the highest sand dunes (app. 80 meters) in the Western Desert and visit Fossil Mountain. At night, we enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner in the desert and in the morning, we start our crossing of the desert between Siwa and Bahariya. We stop at Bahariya Oasis; visit the White Desert with its surreal formations. Do a stopover at the newly discovered valley of the golden mummies. Along the way, we visit the Crystal Mountain and the Black Desert. We continue on to Farafra Oasis and its old mud brick town, and then head out to Dahkla and Kharga Oases with their enduring ancient temples. Our last stop before heading back to Cairo is Luxor. The intensity of the ancient history in Luxor is unrivaled anywhere else in the world. We cross to the west bank of the Nile to the famous Valley of the Kings. We leave Luxor behind and arrive in Cairo to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and depart home.
Package Details
Name: Sand Sea Passage
Duration: 12 Days
Hotel Class:
Single: Double:
Siwa Oasis - the Great Sand Sea - Bahariya Oasis - White Desert - Bedouin Camp - Farafra Oasis - Dakhla Oasis - Kharga Oasis - Baris Oasis - Luxor - Cairo - Sphinx - Great Pyramids of Giza.
Bahariya Oasis - Western Desert - Bedouin Camp - Farafra Oasis - Dakhla oasis - Kharga oasis - Baris Oasis - Luxor - Luxor Temple - valley Of the Kings - Karnak Temple - Cairo - Sphinx - Great Pyramids of Giza.

Short Itinerary:
Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Transfer to Hotel.
Day 2 Drive to Siwa, Explore the city. Sleep in Hotel.
Day 3 Visit Siwa sites & temples, and the Great Sand Sea. Camp under stars.
Day 4 Cross the desert to Bahariya Oasis stopping at remote uninhabited oases. Sleep in i Hotel.
Day 5 Explore Bahariya oasis and its sites. Sleep at a desert Bedouin camp.
Day 6 Tour White Desert and other sites. Drive to Farafra and explore the Oasis, continue on to Dakhla and Sleep at a hotel.
Day 7 Discover Dakhla Oasis and the surrounding areas. Sleep at a Bedouin desert camp.
Day 8 Drive down to Kharga. Tour the Oasis and sleep in Hotel.
Day 9 Travel to Luxor stopping at s and Dush Temple. Tour Luxor and sleep in hotel.
Day 10 Visit Luxor sites and take the night train to Cairo.
Day 11 Visit the pyramids and tour Cairo. Sleep in Hotel.
Day 12 Transfer to airport for departure.

Program Details:
Day 1

The trip starts from Cairo. Our representatives will welcome you in the airport throughout the whole day.

Day 2

We drive down to Siwa Oasis. We reach Siwa, take a beautiful stroll through the streets of the city on a caravan of donkey carts, and tour the town. Sleep at hotel in Siwa.
Meals include: 1 breakfast

Day 3

We begin the day in Siwa. Visit the ancient fortress of Shali, and then explore the Temple of Amon, where Alexander the Great was crowned King of The World. We take a swim in Cleopatra’s pool, one of the many natural springs that contain holistic healing properties. We venture to the Great Sand Sea in the Sahara desert to Bir Wahed and drive over some of the highest sand dunes (app.80 M) in the Western Desert. At the top of Bir Wahed, we gaze at the endless dunes of the great sand sea at sunset, a sight that forever will be engraved in your memory. We visit Fossil Mountain that is located next to Bir Wahed. We spend the night in the traditional Bedouin way under the stars.
Meals include: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Day 4

We leave Siwa behind and head towards Bahariya Oasis via a desert track, crossing remote uninhabited desert oases such as, Setra, Nueimsa, and al-Arag. We stop for some photo opportunities along the way. Sleep in hotel in Bawaiti at Bahariya Oasis.
Meals include: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch

Day 5

We start the day at Bahariya oasis. Bahariya is the first Western Desert oasis town from the northern side of Egypt. We have tea in a tradition Bedouin house, and then explore the beautiful oasis. Visit the valley of the golden mummies, the newly discovered tombs in the desert. Spend the night in the White Desert and enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner.
Meals include: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Day 6

Next destination is the White Desert. We visit the White Desert for the day and reach Farafra Oasis. Farafra's old town is a neighborhood frozen in time, with its ancient arches and antique alleyways. Visit the local museum in the afternoon and head down to Dakhla Oasis to sleep overnight in a hotel.
Meals include: 1 breakfast

Day 7

We reach Dakhla Oasis and visit the medieval town of Al Qasr with its distinctive architecture. In addition, visit the ethnological museum, a locally supported project. Sleep at the Bedouin desert camp under the stars.
Meals include: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Day 8

We drive down to Kharga, the largest of the oasis towns and the hub of the southern desert district of El Wadi El Gedeed. Kharga has rich mix of culture and activities. It was founded by thirty families, over 2,300 years ago. On the outskirts of town lie the remains of the Temple of Hibis. There is also the captivating "Al Bagawat," an ancient Christian burial ground. Sleep in hotel.
Meals include: 1 breakfast

Day 9

We leave Kharga behind and arrive at the remote Baris Oasis and visit the Dush Temple with its surrounding sand dunes. We continue on to Luxor. Luxor needs no introduction; it’s the home of the fabled Luxor temple and the Karnak Temple, Egypt’s most spectacular temple complexes. The intensity of the ancient history in Luxor is unrivaled anywhere else in the world. Sleep in hotel.
Meals include: 1 breakfast

Day 10

We spend the day at Luxor and tour its magnificent sites, such as the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the river Nile. Take the comfortable night train back to Cairo.
Meals include: 1 breakfast

Day 11

In Cairo, we visit the great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and have a Cairo city tour. (Early departures)

Day 12


  4 Star Hotels
  Single Double (per person) 3 to 4 Pax (per person)
Price: $2,400 $1,320 $1,080
Children Policy: Children prices will be added shortly
Group Pricing: Group pricing will be given out by our Tour Operators
Note (1): Added Prices are quoted per person in $US dollars
Below is complete of what is generally included or excluded for this package
What's Included.....
  • Meet and Assist at the airport
  • All transfers
  • Baggage Transfers
  • Deluxe A/C transport throughout
  • Hotels with Breakfast. Hotel taxes and service
  • Services of an English Guide/Egyptologist
  • 4x4 Jeeps car for the desert Safari.
  • All meals during Safari Days
  • Permits and Fees for the Government during Safari trips.
  • Sitting overnight train Luxor/Cairo on first class seats.
What's Excluded.....
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Entry Visa
  • Gratuities
  • Camera Fees
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks of any kind
  • Any additional requests
  • All Entrance fees to historical sites

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