3 days trip White desert and wadi el Hitan from Cairo

Enjoy 3 days trip to the white desert and Wadi Al Hitan( whales valley) from Cairo. Explore the Egyptian desert and enjoy unspoiled nature! On this unique adventure experience, you will be driven to Bahariya Oasis and Fayoum Oasis

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Enjoy 3 days trip to the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 and Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ( whales valley) from Cairo. Explore the Egyptian desert and enjoy unspoiled nature! On this unique adventure experience, you will be driven to Bahariya Oasis and Fayoum Oasis Discover It’s ‘ Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site, discover this amazing place with 4*4 car.

Day 1- Cairo- white desert


At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in  Cairo, drive to    Bahariya Oasis , which is located about 350 km east of Cairo  This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee

At 10:00  you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to   the black desert   

12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis

13:00 Then drive to the   valley of Agabat

15:00  Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360 . You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.  

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16: 30  explore the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360    National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.

The white dessert

17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset

18:30 As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.

Day 2- White desert-to wadi el Hitan

At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise

At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis

At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit   Crystal Mountain   Crystal Mountain , locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.

The crystal mountain

11:00 Drive to   Bahariya Oasis , Soak in the heat at   Bir Sigam , a hot spring that can help to relax.  Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the  Cairo  road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,

In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold  spring)


We have 2 Extra options for you to discover more about the oasis

1-First option

If you wish to discover more about the history of Bahariya oasis we do recommend doing an extra trip to the museum of the golden mummies,  Bawiti  tombs, and Alexander the Great temple

You will visit the tombs of     Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-Iuf     (Zed-Amun) The tombs at Qasr Selim (26th Dynasty)In 1938 the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry (1905-1973) discovered four tombs at the ridge of Carat Qasr Selim. Visit     Bawiti  ,     Bawiti     is the Capital of     Bahariya Oasis , Then Visit the Museum of the golden mummies and the temple of Ain El Muftella,     Bahariya Oasis ,  You will have lunch in    Bahariya Oasis  



This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.


2- Second option

You can book Extra 3 Hours Bahariya oasis tour.

You will discover    Bahariya Oasis , The palm, and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa. where the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant) was ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in    Bahariya Oasis , Enjoy the sunset from The summit of the English Mountain(Gebel Al Ingleez). the view from the top offers a panorama of the northern part of the oasis.

This will cost 35 $ per person Extra.
 

Drive to Fayoum oasis to the Campsite for Bbq dinner and Show- Overnight in Fayoum 

Day 3- The Magic lake and wadi el Rayan


 Pick up from the Camping site After breakfast to Enjoy an amazing trip to Wadi El Hitan National Park

 Wadi El Hitan. It’s ‘ Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified seashells and corals, Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum  Museum which hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes

Drive to The Magic lake and Gebel Al-Mudawara, Visit the Magic lake, Wadi El Rayan, Qarun Lake, and Drive back to Cairo.

The Magic lake:

One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, overlooking sand dunes, is the Magic lake. Around the lake gives you the chance to witness one of the most eye-catching sunsets you will ever see.

Magic Lake is a beautiful lake located in Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

The lake contains minerals that are said to help treat patients with rheumatism.
It’s simply a magical place for a magical trip.

 
Then you will adventure the desert by discovering The Magic lake by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -

Sandboard in Siwa

Gebel Al Mudawara

Seven Kilometres south of the waterfall, Along the left eastern side of the road, Is a picturesque Area known as  Al Mudawara, The Lookout, There are three  Mountain along the lakeshore, it is  a favorite Picnic Area
Wadi El Rayan

Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m.In 1966 this depression became a water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipe

Drive back to Cairo

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 to the White and Black Deserts
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 to the Wadi El Hitan
  • Desert camping for one night
  • English-speaking driver
  • All camping equipment and tents
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Entrance fees to Wadi Al Hitan

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sun Cream
  • torch

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