Desert & Oasis – A


Flight ticket on Egyptair (economy class): 2700 EGP Including airport taxes
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  • A: High Season: From 1st Oct. To 30th Apr.
  • B: Low Season: From 1st May To 30th Sep.
  • Minimum Four participants

Day 1: Cairo

Arrival at Cairo Airport. Meet assistance & transfer to the hotel for check-in & over night stay.

Day 2: Cairo – Marsa Matrouh – Seiwah

Following breakfast, we travel by air-conditioned vehicle to Marsa Matrouh, a city directly on the Mediterranean (distance: 460 km) where we stop for lunch. We then proceed to Seiwah (300 km from Marsa Matrouh). We will arrive at our hotel by sunset. We will have dinner and spend overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Seiwah

Following breakfast, we will visit Shali (Old Seiwah), the Oracle Temple of Alexander the Great (circa. 332 A.D) & the Cleopatra Spring. Following lunch, we travel to visit Amoun Temple & enjoy a walking city tour. Following our tour, we return for dinner and spend overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Seiwah

Following breakfast, we visit the Mount of Death where we will visit three tombs (circa. 500 B.C) which were also used in Roman times. Thereafter, we proceed to the desert expanse of Beer Wahid where we will have an authentic BBQ lunch. We will then return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Seiwah- Bahareya

Following an early breakfast, we leave Seiwah to drive through the heart of the desert to Bahareya, a distance of 400 km. On this drive, we will experience fantastic desert landscape and stop to enjoy incredible desert scenes including the Great Sea of Sands, Albahrain, Setra and Alnawamis. We will have lunch and continue onwards to Bahareya. We will arrive later that evening; we will have dinner and spend overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Bahareya

Following breakfast, we visit the two ancient tombs in Bahareya (circa. 500 B.C) which were also used in Roman times. We will visit the Mummies museum and then travel further to enjoy the magnificent splendor of the desert; first, we will see the Black desert and Agabat desert, and then the White desert where we will take lunch amidst the ethereal shapes of the rock landscape. We will stay in the desert until sunset then return to Bahareya. We will have dinner and spend overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Bahareya – Giza – Cairo

Following breakfast, we return to Cairo. Upon arrival we will have lunch at a local restaurant. We then continue to visit The Great Pyramids of Giza (circa. 25th century B.C) of Egyptian Kings, Khufu (known in Greek as Cheops), Khafrà (in Greek, Chephren) & Menkaurà (in Greek, Mykerinos) and the great Sphinx. We will then visit the traditional bazaar of Khan-El-Khalili. We will have dinner at a local restaurant then we return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 8: Cairo – Home

Hotel breakfast is followed by escort to Cairo International Airport for your scheduled return flight home.