11 days / 10 nights : 2 nights Cairo – 1 night Alexandria – 6 nights desert oasis – 1 night Cairo
Day 1 – Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meet with our representative to be assisted through passport control and customs formalities. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 – Cairo
Full-day city tour including the visits of the Egyptian Museum, which houses 100.000 original pieces of antiquities as well as the famous treasure of King Tout Ankh Amen; the Three Majestic Pyramids of kings Cheops, Chephren and Myckerinus and the famous Sphinx in Giza ; walk in the open market of Khan El Khalili. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 – Cairo / Alexandria
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and bus drive to Alexandria (about km 230).
Upon arrival, visits of the Alexandria Bibliotheca, the Catacombs and the Roman Theatre.
Check-in formalities at the hotel and overnight.
Day 4 – Alexandria / El Alamein / Siwa
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and bus transfer to El Alamein (about 105 km) to visit the Second World War funeral monuments. Lunch on the way and then proceed to Siwa ( about 300 km from El Alamein ). Upon arrival short tour in the oasis and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.
Day 5 – Siwa
Full-day of visits in Siwa, including the Gebel Al Mawta, a particular mountain graveyard of Ptolemaic and Roman age; the Gebel El Dakrour with its famous anti-rheumatic sand baths; the water spring of Abu Shrouf Mountain; the Old City and the water springs El Fetnas. Breakfast, dinner and overnight at the hotel. Lunch during excursion.
Day 6 – Siwa / Bahareya
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Bahareya Oasis (about 400 km).
Upon arrival to Bahareya, check in at the hotel and lunch.
In the afternoon sightseeing tour of Bahareya Oasis with the hot springs; the pyramid shaped mountain; the Gebel al-Ingleez, the black mountain on the top of which still there are some 1st World War English ruins. Stop for a sunset view on the desert.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 – Bahareya / White Desert
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and start the following visits in Bahareya: the Museum, the Alexander the Great Temple and El Mofatella source.
Drive then to the Black Desert and the dune area, and stop for lunch at El Heiz village (about 50 km from Bahreya).
View of the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the Desert Roses and the Stone Arch. Drive on to reach the White Desert ( about 160 km ), with its unique wind carved sculptures that resemble both human and animal shapes.
After the visits, check-in in the desert camp lodge and overnight for camping and dinner.
Day 8 – White Desert / Farafra / Dakhla
In the morning, breakfast and check-out from, the desert camp lodge and drive to Farafra (about 30 km) to visit to the Oasis center, the Badr Museum and the hot springs.
Transfer then to Dakhla Oasis (about 300 km ) to visit the Muzzawaka Temple and El Qasr.
Lunch during the excursion. After the visits, check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Dakhla.
Day 9 – Dakhla / Kharga
Breakfast and check-out from the hotel, transfer to the ancient Coptic village and the ancient Islamic village (about 30 km) . Then visit of Wadi el Bakarat, with its huge cow-shaped rocks, and drive to Kharga Oasis (about 160km) along the main road to Kasr El Labakha Roman area exploring the dwellings area, the temple and the spring. Picnic lunch.
Upon arrival at Kharga, visit of El Bagawat Cemetery, Hibis Temple and the Museum.
Check-informalities, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 – Kharga / Cairo
After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Cairo . Upon arrival, check-in and overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 –Cairo / Final Departure
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.