Bahariya Oasis Excursion

50For an authentic Egyptian desert experience the Bahariya Oasis offers a combination of extraordinary scenery, agriculture dating back thousands of years, fascinating temples and the allure of the recent Golden Mummies     discoveries. Bahariya is the lowest point in Egypt and the nickname “Black Desert” comes from the black colored hills and outcroppings all throughout the area.

Bahariya, located to the south west of Cairo, is reached by road from Cairo, the 225 miles takes around 4 hrs or so. We offer 3 Private Touring Itineraries for you to visit this most unusual area, 1 and 2 night excursions including a desert camping option.

All departures are in the morning from Cairo and the Private Tours include:

  • accommodations, most meals, camping equipment as relevant
  • private touring with English-speaking guide
  • private transfers
  • all sightseeing, entry fees, and hotel taxes
  • specialised vehicle
2 Day / 1 Night Tour Day 1 – We leave Cairo behind heading to the White Desert. En route we will pass by Bahariya oasis, driving through the Black Desert and its volcanic remains. In the Dune area we will climb sand dunes (about 60-meter height), having our picnic lunch in El Haiz Oasis (San George Oasis). Proceed to the Crystal Mountain, the area of the Wonders (Agabat) with the Desert Roses and finally arrive at the White Desert and its unusual limestone formations, the wind carved sculptures that resemble both human and animal faces. Back to Bahariya overnight at hotelDay 2 – After breakfast we, Visit Museum of Golden Mummies, the Noble’s Tombs in Qasr Selim (Tomb of Bennentiu and Zed-Amoun-Eyof-ankh) which dated back to the 26th Dynasty, Ain El Bishmu (Roman spring), the Temple of Ain El Muftella and finally, Alexander the Great chapel. Transfer back to Cairo after enjoying the infinite silence & beauty of the Egyptian Desert. 

Price per person (based on 2 travelling) $ on application.

 

3 Day / 2 Night Tour – Camping Day 1: Cairo-BahariyaWe leave Cairo behind on the road to Bahariya Oasis. Visit  the Museum of the Golden Mummies, tombs of nobles from 26th Dynasty, Ain Muftella Temple and Spring Ain Bishmu. Lunch in local restaurant. Proceed to the Black Desert and CrystalMountain, than we head to the WhiteDesert, we start exploring the formations and wind carved sculpture that resemble both human and animal faces. We explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet. Dinner and overnight in camp.Day 2: Bahariya – We see more of  the White Desert and BlackDesert and  the Dunes in the area en route to Farafra. Next you will move passing by the fabulous Crystal Mountain, Sand Dunes and the wonderful area of the Desert Roses, the Arch, and the wonderful wind carved chalk cliff landscapes in the midst of the White Desert, see the contrast, a fantastic transformation of the Black and the White Desert- enjoying the sand dunes and the silence of the huge desert witnessing amazing sunset view camping    and overnight. After explore the place we set up camp for overnight.Day 3: White desert -CairoProceed for a transfer back to the Bahariya Oasis for lunch before transfer back to Cairo .We will prove the infinite silence of the EgyptianDesert. 

Price per person (based on 2 travelling) $ on application.

3 Day / 2 Night Tour – 1 night in hotel / 1 night campingDay 1: Cairo-BahariyaWe leave Cairo behind, 360-km of road to Bahariya Oasis. Upon reaching Bahariya, we check in to our hotel, tour the city and have lunch. We join a camel caravan for an hour; later have dinner in our hotel. Enjoying a bathe in the hot water of the spring. Overnight at hotel.Day 2: Bahariya – White desertCrystalMountain than we head to the White Desert, we start exploring the formations and wind carved Sculptors that resemble both human and animal faces. We explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet. Dinner and overnight at campDay 3: White desert -Cairo

Proceed for a transfer back to the Bahariya Oasis for lunch before transfer back to Cairo.We will prove the infinite silence of the EgyptianDesert.

 

Price per person (based on 2 travelling) $ 0n application

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