Egypt Oases safari tour day 1: Cairo
Egypt oases safari tour will start by the arrival at Cairo airport. Meet & assist by our representative through the formalities and customs. The day will be a full day tour to visit Sakkara, 28 Km southern to Giza, where you will see the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In fact, the pyramid is the first one built in Egypt. And then, we head to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. Over there you will see the huge statue of King Ramses II lying on the ground losing his arm. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. And then, we continue to Giza to visit the Great Pyramid of Cheops which built by manual labor.
In fact, it is the largest of the three main Pyramids. Moreover, it is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World. And then, we will visit Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 45 m, with its paws 15 m long. Dinner and overnight will be also at the hotel.
Optional Tour: Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau
Egypt Oases safari tour day 2: Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to the world famous Egyptian Museum. In fact, the museum features 100,000 objects covering 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization. The objects also include the treasures of Tutankhamen. Lunch will be also at a local restaurant. And then, we will visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, built between 1176 and 1182 A.D.
The Citadel fortress indeed provides a panoramic view of Cairo from the Moqattam hills. Furthermore, the Citadel complex includes the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali. Continue to Old Cairo to visit Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and have a look at Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque. In fact, the mosque is the first mosque built in Egypt. Continue to Khan El khalili Bazaars which date back to the fourteenth century. Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be also at the hotel.
Gala dinner on a cruising restaurant down the Nile. The cruise sails for 02 hours including belly dancer show. More over the program also includes folklore show, horse dancing show and based on open buffet dinner.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 3: Cairo – Alexandria
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria city, known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. The tour will begin by visiting Catacombs at Koum El Shoukkafa. The Catacombs consist of three tires hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 feet. Then, there will be a short visit to the Pompey’s Pillar. It is a huge granite pillar dating back to 297 AC. Proceed to visit the Roman Amphitheater which built during Ptolemaic times. This era known as the Pan and Roman baths whereas villas and amphitheater built. Today you can see this theater with its marble seating for 700-800 person. Gladiatorial games were once held here later chariot races.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Continue to visit Al Mursi Abu Al Abbas mosque. It is the most famous mosque in Alexandria passing by Qaitbay Fort. And then, we will visit Alexandria Library and Nabi Daniel mosque. On the afternoon, you will have an overlooking for the most exquisite beach . It is on the eastern tip of Alexandria, surrounded by and extremely large garden. Garden is unique in its harmonious combination of flowers with wood and trees. This is El Montaza Park, the summer iridescence of ex-royal family of the King Farouk. He was last king of Egypt. The Palace gardens cover an area of some 150 acres of flowers, trees and palms. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel in Alexandria.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 4: Alexandria – Siwa Oasis
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Drive to Siwa. In route we will stop at El Alamein area, just 105 KM from Alexandria to visit the El Alamein War Museum, which opened in 1956 as a memorial of El Alamein Battlefield between the British and the Germans in 1942 and El Alamein Cemetery. Continue to Siwa Oasis, heading to the Great Sand Sea. Rest and lunch will be at the Hot spring in Bir Wahed. Dinner and overnight will be in a camp.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 5: Siwa Oasis
Breakfast will be also in the camp. Egypt Adventure Oases Safari tour day 5 will start by visiting Shali Fortress, the old Siwan village and Cleopatra’s Pool. The spring is one of many in the area and located on the path that leads to Amun Temple. It is a stone pool, fed by natural spring water, and probably the best known pool in the area. Lunch will be also during the tour. Continue to visit Jabal Al Mawta (Mountain of Dead), which is a hill side full of tombs which unknown to 19th century explorers. The huge limestone structure developed during the 26th Dynasty and during the Ptolemaic period, and apparently was well known to locals.
During WW II when the battles around Siwa raging, they often hid in the tombs, and for monetary consideration, often sliced sections of the walls off for soldiers as souvenirs, but the Romans also plundered the tombs and often reused them. And then, we will visit Oracle Temple (Aghurmi Temple). This temple probably housed the famous Greek oracle of Jupiter Amun (Darius) and dates to the 26th Dynasty, though there was possibly an earlier temple located on this spot. The temple has a forecourt, a vestibule and a sanctuary. Dinner and overnight will be also in the camp.
Egypt Oases tour day 6: Siwa Oasis – Bahariya Oasis
Breakfast will be also at the camp. Egypt Adventure Oases Safari tour day 6 will start by driving for about 06 hours to Bahariya Oasis. It is the best starting point for the Black Desert and White Desert. Set in a depression covering over 2000 square kilometer, Bahariya Oasis provided with water by many springs. The most famous of these, a thermal spring with medicinal and restorative properties, comes out in the Bedouin village of Bawiti. Golden Mummies (Valley of the Mummies) which discovered, are the biggest of its kind. Estimates are the four-mile strip of desert holds 5,000 – 10,000 mummies.
When we arrive, we will have a walk around the old village of the oasis, watching the fascinating groves of palms and fruit trees. Lunch will be also during the tour. Continue to visit the Black Mountain which is an ancient plastic flow .The whole area (about 200 Km) filled with these dark basaltic flows. While trekking through the Sahara one encounters these astonishingly beautiful Sand Dunes. You never tire of looking at them. Surprisingly the sand is usually quite compacted and driving on it with an land rover is quite safe. And then we will visit the Mummies Hall which discovered in 1996 and the English House, the highest point of whole oasis. Check in hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 7: Bahariya Oasis – White Desert
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Today we will visit Bahariya Museum and Ain El Muftella Temple. The Temple of Ain El Muftela once served as the city center of Al Qasr which is today the modern town of Bawiti in the Bahariya Oasis. It most likely built around the time of the 26th Dynasty, though some sections of the temple may date from earlier in the New Kingdom. The temple probably added by both the Greeks, and later the Romans. Continue to visit Tomb of Bannentiu. The name of Bannentiu, literally means “the soul of those who have not”.
Bannentiu was probably either a trader or wealthy land owner, judging by his elaborate and large tomb. Proceed to visit Alexander The Great Temple. The temple has the distinction of being the Macedonian ruler’s only known temple in Egypt. Moreover, the temple built during Alexander’s lifetime and dedicated to Amun and Horus. We will have a nice chance to take a shower in Bir Sigam Hot Spring. Then we will depart by 4×4 jeep to White Desert. In route we will stop at the Black and Crystal Mountains. Lunch will be at El Heiz Oasis. Dinner and overnight will be on a camp in the white desert.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 8: White Desert – Cairo
Breakfast will be also in the camp. Today we will have the chance to enjoy with the beauty of the White Mushroom Spring and the White Limestone Rocks before driving back to Cairo. Lunch will be at local restaurant. Arrive Cairo. Check in hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Egypt Oases safari tour day 9: Cairo – Your destination
Breakfast will be at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for the departure to your destination.
- Meet & assist at Cairo airport
- 3 nights accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Cairo on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- 1 night accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Alexandria on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- 1 night accommodation at 3 stars hotel in Bahariya oasis on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- 2 nights accommodation at camp in Siwa Oasis on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- 1 night accommodation at camp in White Desert on half board basis (breakfast and dinner)
- Sightseeing as per as the above mentioned itinerary
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach
- All entrance fees of the above mentioned sites
- Private guide speaks your language
- Lunches during tours in Cairo, Bahariya, Siwa and White Desert at local restaurant
- Fully escorted by our representative
- Entry visa at Cairo airport if it is required. Rate is 25 USD per person
- Any personal expenses
- Drinks during the meals
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours
- Our guides speak most of languages
- Vegetarian foods are available
- Tour can be amended to match up with your requirements
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