Hiking Dreams

Overview

Trip Duration

8 days / 7 nights

Trip Operates

Daily

Route Map

 

Dreaming to hike in Egyptian Desert, with our unique 8 days tour you will discover the most attractive and diverse routes that Egypt is offering for hiking lovers, the tour will get you off the beaten tracks to reveal the hidden treasures in the desert. A daily hiking time will gave you a chance to individually experience yourself the desert natural wonders, we also will have a short visit to the Pyramids, the most important attraction in Egypt

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Meet and assist at Cairo airport and transfer to hotel in Cairo for overnight

Day 2

Visit Great Pyramids and Sphinx and start desert tour to Bahareya oasis
Visit El Akabat and have short walk in the desert
Overnight at camp in the desert

Day 3

Cross the circus of Aqabat to reach the Great Valley, visit the water point in Ain Khodr
Overnight at a camp in the desert

Day 4

Visit El Sahara Gedida “New Desert” and enjoy walking in the desert
Overnight at camp in the desert

Day 5

Visit Bir Regoua, Wadi Gharb, Khabur, later reach the theatre in the White desert
Overnight at camp in the desert

Day 6

Continue in the White Desert West and reach Hofret Younes, and enjoy walking in the desert
Overnight at camp in the desert

Day 7

We visit Crystal Mountain, and transfer to Cairo
Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar and transfer to hotel for overnight in Cairo

Day 8

Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure

Sightseeing Highlights

Pyramids of Giza

Great sphinx

Oasis of Bahariya

the Arch

White Desert

Aqabat

Great Valley

Ain Khodr

New White Desert

Sahara Gedida

Bir Regoua

Wadi Gharb

God’s Finger

Jebel Khabur

Theater

Hofret Younis

Crystal Mountain

Khan el-Khalili

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo

Stylish Holidays representative will meet and assist you at Cairo international airport, and then transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for overnight

Day 2: Giza – White Desert

After breakfast at hotel, we will start our journey by visiting the Pyramids of Giza and Great sphinx.
Later, we will drive to the Oasis of Bahariya, upon arrival to Bahariya, we will have our lunch, and then continue our way to Aquabat “the Arch” the doors of the White Desert. We will have a short walk in the desert
Later, we will set up our camp for dinner and overnight
Hiking time: about 1 hour


Day 3: Circus of the Aqabat – Ain Khodr – Santa

After breakfast, we will begin the ride to the south, crossing the circus Aqabat to reach the "Great Valley", a former tributary of the Nile. Through a series of massive limestone with the most diverse forms, we will find a water point in Ain Khodr
We will setup our camp in New White Desert and enjoy dinner and overnight under tents
Hiking time: about 6 hours

Day 4: Sahara Gedida

Following breakfast at our desert camp, we will go through the most beautiful valleys of the White Desert, we will go down to the Sahara Gedida. Most of the day will be spent in the middle of beautiful limestone formations. Later afternoon after 2:00 we continue walking
In such place, we will setup our camp, so we can enjoy the place, its amazing geology and its strange atmosphere.
Hiking time: about 4:30 hours


Day 5: Bir Regoua – Khabur and Jebel White Desert West.

We prepare our camp after breakfast, and leave to the west, towards Bir Regoua, where we cross the road to reach the western part of the White Desert. Crossing the Wadi Gharb to the site said the "God’s Finger", an impressive limestone monolith that seems to rise like a finger toward the sky.
Through a plateau of sand and limestone in a large space, we reach Jebel Khabur.
We will set up our camp near "Theater" and enjoy our dinner and overnight
Hiking time: about 5:30 hours


Day 6: White Desert West – Hofret Younes

We still going westward, we will go back through countless limestone formations before reaching Hofret Younis.
Later, we set up our camp for last incredible desert overnights
Hiking time: about 4:30 hours

Day 7: White Desert – Cairo

After a short walk, we leave the White Desert, and our bus will drive us back to Cairo
In our way, we will have the chance to explore Crystal Mountain, later at Bahariya, we will have our lunch at local restaurant
We arrive Cairo in the evening, and then go for completely deferent experience, we will dive into the atmosphere of the Khan el-Khalili, a famous bazaar with many narrow streets and shopping in the Egyptian capital. At night, illuminated minaret creates a magical atmosphere in this huge city of about 27 million people!
After our exploration in the Bazaar of Khan El Khalili, we go to our hotel for overnight in Cairo

Day 8: Cairo – Final Departure

After breakfast at hotel, we check out and transfer to Cairo airport for final departure

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Prices & Dates

 

Departure Dates
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Package includes
  • 2 nights at hotel in Cairo with breakfast
  • 5 nights at camp with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Lunches during desert safari
  • Beverages during desert portion of the tour: Mineral Water, Juice, Tea, Coffee
  • Professional English speaking escort through the trip
  • Professional English speaking guide (other languages are available) for all tours mentioned in itinerary
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sites as per itinerary
  • Meet and assist service and round trip transfers as per itinerary
  • Private air conditioned minibus for all transfers and tours
  • 4x4 Cars for desert portion of the tour
  • First Aid Kit and Emergency Gas/water Tanks
  • Safari Equipment: Tents, Mattress and Ice Box
  • Taxes and service charge
  • Assistance of Stylish Holidays throughout the trip
Package excludes
  • Airfares
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Tips
  • Beverage during meals
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any items not mentioned in itinerary

 

 

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Optional Tours

Cairo Optional Tours ↓

Coptic Cairo, The Hanging Church & Abu Serga, Ben Ezra

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceDiscover the ancient sites and culture of Coptic Christians during a tour through Old Cairo. Visit Abu Serga where the Holy family sort refuge, and Ben Ezra, one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo. Learn about Christian life in Egypt

Pharaonic Village, Old Cairo & Felucca Ride

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceA fantastic journey to the days of the Pharaohs, a time brought to life by an incredible group of actors and actresses, faithful and exact reproductions of buildings, clothing, and lifestyles. Also explore Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church and Synagogue. End your day with a relaxing experience of a felucca ride in the River Nile

Luxor and Aswan by First Class Seating Train

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy two days excursion to Luxor and Aswan travelling with first class seating train to discover spectacular sites in Luxor including the West bank tombs and temples, the valley of the kings, also the East Bank temples of Karnak and Luxor, and the Major Aswan sightseeing the High Dam, temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk

Dinner Cruise at night on the Nile

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy a fabulous Nile river sail when having dinner onboard of a floating restaurant for two hours with belly dance, Egyptian folkloric show and music which will make it a memorable dining experience.

The Pharaonic Village

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceThe Pharaonic Village is an experience like no other. The instant you begin sailing down the canals that circuit through the island you are immersed totally in the Egypt of history and legend. Everywhere you look, you will find more and more of the sights and sounds of ancient Egypt, until finally you could believe that you have truly traveled through time to a distant and glorious past.

Sound & Light Show at Giza Pyramids

Dinner Cruise Belly DancePay a visit to Sound and Light spectacular Show of the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus and enjoy the history of the ancient Egyptians. The show begins with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city ...

Islamic & Coptic Cairo

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceA mixing say of sightseeing of the Islamic and Coptic sites in Cairo. You will see Salah El Din Citadel where Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque lies, also Al Gowhara palace built by Mamluks and Ottmanian, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Garry Anderson Museum and then to Coptic Cairo including Al Mo'allaka church, St. Sergius and finally the Coptic Museum

Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceImmerse yourself further into Egypt's history with an unforgettable visit to the famous Egyptian Museum. Follow this with a visit to Cairo's most popular Islamic attractions, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali and Citadel of Salah El Din

Alexandria Day Trip

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceTake a fascinating private tour to Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 312 B.C., and was the capital of Graeco-Roman Egypt.

Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan and Khan El Khalili

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceLook beyond the pyramids and pharaohs, and discover the Citadel of Salah el Din, Sultan Hassan and Khan el-Khalili Bazaars. This tour will give you a deeper insight into the rich history that is Egypt.

 

Contact Information

Stylish Holidays - Adventure Division

6 Madfaiaa Buildings, Beside City Stars
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 26908570/71
Fax: +20 2 2418 3642
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