Desert West

Overview

Trip Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Trip Operates

Daily

Route Map

 

Start from Cairo, drive south west to have a great desert expedition, passing by all major Oasis in Egypt Western desert, Bahariya, Farafra, Dakhla, Kharga, and also discover the secrets of the White Desert, the most popular attraction in the Western Desert of Egypt, we will see the hidden cultures, water springs, natural rock formation and all the majestic desert life in Egypt, the trip will take you away from the formal travel routes in Egypt

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Pick up from Cairo and transfer to Bahareay oasis. City tour in Bahareya and visit temple of Alexander the great, tombs of the Nobles and the English mountain
Overnight at hotel

Day 2

Ride 4x4 cars to visit black desert, El Heiz Oasis, Crystal Mountain, El Aqabat White Desert and New Desert
Overnight at Camp in the desert

Day 3

Drive to Farafra oasis and visit the city, visit springs and Badr Museum
Drive to Dakhla Oasis, visit Muzawaka tombs, Deir El Hagar
Overnight at hotel in Dakhla Oasis

Day 4

Drive to Kharga Oasis, visit El Bagawat Cemetery, El Nadura temple, Kharga Museum and Temple of Hibis
Overnight at hotel in Kharga oasis

Day 5

Transfer from Kharga Oasis to Luxor

Sightseeing Highlights

Western Egyptian Desert

Bahariya Oasis

Temple Of Alexander The Great

Tombs of the Nobles

English mountain

White Desert

El Heiz Oasis

Farafra

Crystal Mountain

El Akabat

New Desert

Museum of Badr

Old Covered City

Dakhla Oasis

Muzzawaka

Deir El Hagar

Kharga Oasis

El Bagawat Cemetery

Temple of Nadura

Kharga Museum

Temple of Hibis

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo – Bahariya

We will join our Stylish Holidays representative to start our trip in Western Egyptian Desert, and we will start driving about 370 km on road to Bahariya Oasis. Later, we arrive to our hotel in Bahariya, and check in then we will have a city tour in Bahariya, and have lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, we visit the temple of Alexander the great, tombs of the Nobles and the English mountain
Later, we return back to our hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 2: Bahariya – White Desert

After breakfast at hotel, we will ride our 4X4 Land Cruisers to the White Desert. We will visit to the Black Desert and the sand dune area, where we can climb 50 meter dune. Lunch in El Heiz Oasis. On the route to Farafra, you will visit the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. We will visit El Akabat and then we head to the White Desert. We start exploring the rock formations, followed by The New Desert
In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars.

Day 3: White Desert – Farafra – Dakhla

After breakfast, we drive to Farafra Oasis about 40 KM, en route, we will visit the city, bath in the hot spring, visit the museum of Badr, a local artist, then we move on to Dakhla Oasis, about 280KM. In Dakhla, we will visit the Old Covered City with its oil press, school, Courthouse and dwelling chambers, Muzzawaka and Deir El Hagar, have lunch, later we reach our hotel in El Dakhla for dinner and overnight

Day 4: Dakhla Oasis – Kharga Oasis

After having our breakfast at hotel, we leave Dakhla behind, and head towards Kharga Oasis, about 190 KM, later when we arrive to Al Kharga Oasis, we will visit El Bagawat Cemetery, The Temple of Nadura, Kharga museum and the temple of Hibis
Later we will check in at our hotel for dinner and overnight

Day 5: Kharga - Luxor  

Breakfast will be served at our hotel in Al Kharga Oasis, then we move to Luxor, and transfer to your location in Luxor city

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Prices & Dates

 

Departure Dates
DateGroup SizeAvailablePrice in DoublePrice in SingleSituation
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Package includes
  • 1 night at hotel in Bahariya Oasis with breakfast and dinner
  • 1 night at camp in White Desert with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 1 night at hotel in Dakhla Oasis with breakfast and dinner
  • 1 night at hotel in Kharga Oasis with breakfast 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
  • 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 ↓

Luxor and Aswan by First Class Seating Train

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Pharaonic Village, Old Cairo & Felucca Ride

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The Pharaonic Village

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Pyramids Tour to Dahshur & Sakkara

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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.

Felucca on the Nile

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet away from Cairo traffic and noise and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Cairo from different view by sailing on board of a felucca on the Nile River; you will be charmed by the wonderful view of Cairo at night.

Famous Bazaars & Suburbs at the ancient Cairo

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Citadel Salah El Din, Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili

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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

Azhar Mosque and Islamic Sites

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExplore the major Cairo Islamic mosques and monuments including El Azhar, the first Islamic University, Al Mouayyed Mosque, Bab Zuweila which was built under the supervision of Badr Al Dein Al Gamal, Al Hussein Mosque, and Beit El Sehimy the unique Islamic house.

Luxor Optional Tours ↓

Nile Cruise trip to Dendara Temple

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The East Bank

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The West Bank

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Luxor to Dendara & Abydos

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Full day Tour in Luxor

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Day trip to Edfu and kom Ombo

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet excited by our daily excursions to the to Edfu and Kom Ombo by horse carriage to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus and then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile.

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple

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Trip to Cairo by flight

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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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