Siwa and the Oasis Safari
Destination: Egypt: Cairo, Alamein, Oasis and Luxor
Duration - 12 days, 11 nights
Day 1 London/Cairo
Departing your UK airport, arriving Cairo International airport where you will be met and assisted by our representative. Private transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Day 2 Cairo/Marsa Matrouh
Early morning breakfast and check out from your hotel. Your Egyptologist/guide will pick you up and escort you in a morning tour of the pyramids and Sphinx followed by lunch in a local restaurant. Drive to Alamein and visit the Old cemetery of the 2nd world war and the military museum. Continue your journey to Marsa Matrouh, check in at your hotel, Dinner & overnight.
Day 3 Marsa Matrouh/Siwa
Picking up from your hotel and drive to Siwa, we will have a tour in Town visit Amoun Temple and Cleopatra bath.
P.M we will enjoy the beauty of the Sunset from Gebel el Dakrour
Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 Siwa
After breakfast in Hotel , visit Gebal el Mawta (mountain of death), Shali (old Siwa), Oracle temple of Alexander, Amoun Temple, Cleopatra bath
P.M enjoy the sunset at the Ein Fetnas or Abu Sherouf. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 Siwa/Baharya
Early morning drive to Baharya Oasis on the way we will pass by the salt lakes, we will have a short tour in Town - Dinner & O/n hotel
Day 6 Baharya/White Desert
After breakfast in hotel, visit the Mummies hall (of the golden mummies), Bennutti tombs and Qasr Selim. After lunch drive towards the incredible white Desert. We will visit the Black and Crystal Mountain, enjoying a nice walk at the White Desert through the White charming limestone rocks. O/N in White Desert (Camp)
Day 7 White Desert/Dakhla
In the morning we visit the Oasis of Farafra, continue our way to reach Dakhla. On the way visit El Mozawaka tombs, Deir El Haggar Temple & the Picturesque Village of El Qasr (built on traditional Islamic Style). Overnight at Hotel
Day 8 Dakhla
In the morning we will visit the Amast Kharab, Balat, Bashandi – Pm enjoying the beauty of the Sunset – Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 Dakhla/Kharga
After breakfast Drive to reach Kharga Oasis, visit the Old City, O/N in hotel visit the temple of Hibis, we will walk till we reach the Christian tombs of Bagawat. P.M we will enjoy the beauty of the Sunset at El Nadura, - Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Kharga/Luxor
After breakfast drive to Luxor, Transfer to your hotel and check in.
Afternoon visit to Karnak and Luxor temples in the East Bank of Luxor. Back to hotel and overnight in Luxor.
Day 11 Luxor
Early breakfast and depart the hotel for the visit of the West Bank of Luxor. The visit of the unmissable Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and passing by the Colossi of Memnon. Back to hotel after the tour and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight your hotel in Luxor.
Day 15 Luxor/London
Breakfast and transfer to Luxor International airport to catch your outward flight back home.
The Price Includes:
Accommodation in Hotels and camps as mentioned below.
All transportation with 4x4 vehicles.
All camping equipment (tents – sleeping bags – mattress).
Meet and assist and private transfers at each location and as stated above.
Sightseeing as shown above including the related entrance fees.
Private Egyptologist/guide will join the trip.
Lunch will be served during the Oasis trip (in Local restaurant or picnic).
Free tea and coffee will be served during the camping night
1 bottle of mineral water will be served per person per day
All permission needed.
The Price Excludes:
International flights and related airport taxes.
Any optional excursions rather than what indicated in the itinerary above.
Any personal consumption; drinks, shopping or any extras not mentioned above.
Tipping. We will give you a guide line of who to tip and how much. This is to avoid any disappointment or embarrassment.
Entry Visa to Egypt.
Cairo: 5 stars at Pyramisa Hotel (or similar) for 1 night on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Marsa Matrouh: 4 stars at St. Giovanni hotel (or similar) for1 night on Half Board basis.
Siwa: 3 stars at Paradise resort (or similar) for 2 nights on Half Board basis.
Baharya Oasis: 3 stars at Palm Village hotel (or similar) for 1 night on Half Board basis.
Dakhla Oasis: 3 stars at Desert Lodge (or similar) for 2 nights on Half Board basis.
White Desert: One night camp overnight, on Full Board basis.
Kharga Oasis: 3 stars at Pioneer hotel (or similar) for 1 night on Half Board basis.
Luxor: 5 stars at Pyramisa Isis Hotel (or similar) for 2 nights on Bed and Breakfast basis.
We recommend Egypt Air direct flight to Cairo. There is a daily non-stop flight from London Heathrow to Cairo and vice versa. We also advise the returning flight from Luxor to London directly on Mondays.
Minor changes might occur without affecting the program, i.e.; the sort of excursions might be slightly altered due to flights, traffic or weather.
Price is based on 2 people shared accommodation.
Starts from £1650