Whale and Desert

Overview

Trip Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Trip Operates

Daily

Route Map

 

A 3 days safari trip starts from Cairo, during our journey in the desert, we will spend 2 nights at tents in the desert, one in the white desert famous with its spectacular rock formations which is unique in the world, and second night at whales’ valley, where you will find the fossil remains of Zeuglodon, dated back for about 40 million years ago!

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Pickup from Cairo and transfer to Bahareya Oasis
Visit Black desert, Crystal Mountain and El Akabat
Overnight at tents

Day 2

Visits in White desert and transfer to Fayoum Oasis to visit Wadi Hitan
Overnight under tents

Day 3

Visit Wadi EL Rayan and transfer back from Fayoum Oasis to Cairo

Sightseeing Highlights

Bahariya Oasis

White Desert

Black Desert

sand dune area

El Heiz Oasis

Farafra

Crystal Mountain

El Akabat

Fayoum

Wadi Al Hitan

Wadi Rayan

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo – White Desert

Stylish Holidays guide will pick you up from Cairo and start your tour. We will drive to Bahariya Oasis, where we will have our lunch, and then we will take 4X4 Land Cruiser to the White Desert. Start by visiting the Black Desert and the sand dune area, where we climb a 50 meter-dune.
Lunch in El Heiz Oasis, en route to Farafra, we will visit the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. Then visit El Akabat before heading to the White Desert, where we explore the formations and wind carved sculptors. In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars.

Day 2: White Desert – Fayoum – Wadi Al Hitan

From Bahariya, we drive by jeep south towards Fayoum. We reach Wadi Al Hitan, a surreal region where huge boulders seem to be capped with an imaginary icing of thick caramelized syrup, which appears to ooze down their sides. Within this extraordinary landscape the fossil remains of Zeuglodon – whales that existed in the Fayoum over 45 million years ago- have been found.
We will send the second night camping under sky

Day 3: Fayoum - Cairo

After breakfast at the camp, we will head to Cairo, and we will have a stop at Lake Qaroun for a tour by felucca, later in our way, we will stop at Wadi Rayan, and visit the spring and waterfall, and have lunch before we continue to Cairo
In Cairo, you will be transferred to you location

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Prices & Dates

 

Departure Dates
DateGroup SizeAvailablePrice in DoublePrice in SingleSituation
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On Request

 

Package includes
  • 2 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
  • 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
  • Tips
  • Beverage during meals except indicated
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any items not mentioned in itinerary

 

 

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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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