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3 Days Bahariya & White Desert from Cairo

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Day 1: (Cairo - Bawiti - Hotel)

Stop At: Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis, Western Desert, Bawiti Egypt
Pick you up from Cairo (hotel, station, airport, etc.). Trip to Bahariya (4 hours drive - 375 Km--233 miles). Arrive at Bawiti (center of Bahariya). Lunch in a local restaurant. After Lunch, start your tour to see: The golden mummies museum. The ancient tombs of the nobles from the time of the 26th dynasty. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Dinner can be in a local place with the Bedouins, in the hotel or in a local house (included). In addition, after dinner we take you to a special place where you enjoy the rhythms of Bedouin music beside a fireplace, and have drinks and Shisha (optional). Overnight at your hotel in Bawiti
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at your hotel in Bawiti

Day 2: (Bawiti - White Desert Camping)

Stop At: Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis, Western Desert, Bawiti Egypt
After breakfast, begin your jeep safari trip with your private guide to the White Desert so see:

The crystal mountain

The black desert with the famous Marsoos Mountain

The sand dunes (we will provide sand boards for sand skiing)

The Aqabat Mountains (obstacles)

The Flowers Valley

The old White Desert with the famous mushroom formation

The New White Desert with all the famous formations of the rabbit, the horse, the tree, the chicken, the whale cave, etc.

You will arrive at the New White Desert for camping before sunset. Enjoy walking and hiking in the White Desert while your Bedouin driver is preparing the most delicious barbeque meal! After dinner, experience the magical opportunity of sleeping outside in fresh air, beneath millions of stars.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: White desert camp Safari, El bawity, bahariya oasis El bawity, bahariya oasis, giza, Bawiti 12935 Egypt
White Desert National Park is a national park in Egypt, first established as a protected area in 2002. It is located in the Farafra depression, 45km north of the town of Farafra. Part of the park is in the Farafra Oasis (New Valley Governorate).

The park is the site of large white chalk rock formations, created through erosion by wind and sand. It is also the site of cliffs (at the northern end of the Farafra Depression), sand dunes (part of the Great Sand Sea), as well as Wadi Hennis and oases at Ain El Maqfi and Ain El Wadi.

The highest point in the park is at El Qess Abu Said (353 m above sea level) and the lowest is at Wadi Hennis (32m).

The park serves as the refuge for various animals, including the endangered Rhim gazelle and the vulnerable Dorcas gazelle, as well as Barbary sheep; jackals; Rüppell's, Red, and Fennec foxes; and Sand cats.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight camp (We prepare a big tent, with pillows and mattress). We also provide sleeping bags & American tents.

Day 3: (White desert - Bawiti - Cairo)

Stop At: White desert camp Safari, El bawity, bahariya oasis El bawity, bahariya oasis, giza, Bawiti 12935 Egypt
After breakfast at the White Desert, return to Bawiti. Transfer to the hotel for refreshing and gathering of your belongings. Transfer back to Cairo onto your hotel/location and drop off.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis, Western Desert, Bawiti Egypt
Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis is a depression and oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. It is approximately 370 km away from Cairo. The roughly oval valley extends from northeast to southwest, has a length of 94 km, a maximum width of 42 km and covers an area of about 2000 km².

The valley is surrounded by mountains and has numerous springs. Located in Giza Governorate, the main economic sectors are agriculture, iron ore mining, and tourism. The main agricultural products are guavas, mangos, dates, and olives.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Providing a pick up and drop off services from any hotel within Cairo, Egypt
A new model tourist car with a professional driver and a license from the ministry of tourism.
Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off
Police Security Guard
Baggage storage and transfer
Air-conditioned vehicle
Private transportation
WiFi on board
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Pick up and drop off services
  • BBQ dinner in the desert.
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Private Tour guide.
  • Entry fees of White Desert natural reservation.
  • American tents, sleeping bags, safari equipment.
  • Entry/Admission - Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis
  • Entry/Admission - White desert camp Safari
Exclusions
  • Gratuities/tipping (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Egypt Fun Tours
166 reviews
MSS-Cairo
249
A wonderful exhibition both inside the museum and outside.
24 friends visited this site some for the first time. The The drive down to El Fayoum from Cairo took 2 hours but
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Kevin R
Cypress, Texas
50
Saqqara Pyramids and Step Pyramid and Imhotep Museum Tour
We had a great time on this tour. The Hieroglyphics in the tombs were amazing to see. We were able to get some
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JT T
62
A great layover tour in Cairo
We booked the layover tour with Egypt Fun Tours and it couldn't have gone better. We had great communication with
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rcg23
New York City, New York
12
Best 10 Hours (Layover Tour) I Could’ve Ever Imagined!
Point blank: taking a tour w/ Egypt Dun Tours was the absolute best decision I could’ve made! I found this
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SHA12311
Cairo, Egypt
710683
Excellent indeed
By all means impressive. UNESCO has helped supervise the building of a museum with a video overview of the history
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Mijanur K
81
Good for 1st timer
if u r seeing it 1st time before seeing by day, its ok. But someone saw those other light and sound shows
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HaHaHoHoHeHeHaHa
Hackettstown, New Jersey
4017
Could have been better
The tour guide was very nice. However, he was a half hour late picking me up. Not everything on the itinerary was
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KirstenMelville5
Perth, Australia
62
Day trip to Wadi el Hitan and Wadi el Rayan
We went on a full day trip to Wadi el Hitan and Wadi el Rayan with Mohamed (Hamada). Mohamed was a wonderful
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JuneMrchl
11
Disappointing
I booked a tour during my long layover (19hours) in Cairo. Based on the reviews I thought I couldn’t go wrong.
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232phuh
31
Unconventional amazing adventure!
Personally for me, the thing I was looking forward to the most were the stargazing. Which was an absolutely
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musman233
Cambridge, United Kingdom
43
Absolutely the best
we visited Cairo over a 15-hour layover. Egypt fun tours organize a customized and wonderful experience for us. We
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davidspriggs
11
Egypt Fun Tours rocks!
I had a 6 hour layover in Cairo. Hamada was the clear choice based on the reviews. He was excellent. Extremely
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Barbara M
Cowaramup, Australia
177
Very accommodating guide
We modified the original plan to include a visit to the Coptic Christians area and also the papyrus factory.
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Nissan1147
Columbus, Ohio
48
Great tour! Hamada came through.
Our flight landed almost 2 hours late and it took a crazy amount of time to get through passport control. After a
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Estefani S
20
Really Cool
My tour guide was Mina. He was well informed and showed me the main attractions. Straight to the point on the
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