EGYPT : Desert odyssey
Tour Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 1: Well Come to Cairo.
The trip starts from Cairo City. Our representatives will be there at airport for your welcome. If time permits we can go for travel around in the city.
Day 2: Western Desert
Journey begins for Western Desert. The Western Desert covers a (Around 2.8 million square kilometers)
Bahariya is the first Western Desert oasis town from the northern side of Egypt. We have tea in a
tradition Bedouin house, and then explore the beautiful oasis. Visit the valley of the golden mummies,
the newly revealed tombs in the desert and spend the night at hotel in Bawiti, only town in Bahariya.
Day 3: White Desert
White Desert is our next destination for the day. We discover the white desert and its
formations and then advance to Farafra Oasis. Farafra's old town is vicinity
frozen in its era, with
its primeval arches and historic alleyways. In the afternoon
we visit the local museum.
Desert campsite with traditional Bedouin dinner is our resting
point for the night.
Day 4: Dakhla Desert
We arrive at Dakhla Oasis and visit the medieval settlement of Al Qasr with its
unique architecture. In addition, visit the locally supported project a ethnological
museum. Siesta under the stars, at Bedouin desert camp
Day 5: Kharga
We reach at Kharga, the one of the major oasis towns and the hub of the southern desert district of El Wadi El
Gedeed. Kharga has rich blend of rich culture activities. It was founded by thirty families, before 2,300
years ago. On the outskirts of town lie the remnants of the shrine of Hibis. There is also the captivating
"Al Bagawat," an ancient Christian interment ground. Sleep at hotel in Kharga.
Day 6: Luxor Shrine
Arrive at the distant Baris Oasis and visit the Dush shrine with its surrounding sand dunes.
We carry on towards Luxor, it needs no introduction; it’s the home of the fabled Luxor and
the Karnak shrine, Egypt’s most magnificent shrine complexes. The intensity of the primeval
history in Luxor is unrivaled anywhere else in the world. Stay at hotel.
Day 7: Tour the Luxor
Tour the magnificent sites of Luxor for the day, such as the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the river Nile.
We then continue to Hurghada. Stay at hotel
Day 8: Hurghada: The Resort
Hurghada is a flourishing resort city on the seashore of the Red Sea. We’ll have a chance to swim and rest on the astonishing beaches of Hurghada.
Stay in the hotel.
Day 9: Sinai
We board on an early cruise to Sinai via the express ferryboat. We reach the renowned resort
town of Sharm el Sheikh, and travel to the distant mountain area of Sarabit el Khadem. Stop
at the way for lunch in the desert. The newly restored Sarabit el Khadem is the only ancient
Egyptian temple in Sinai. The area has a cluster of magnificent turquoise mining caves that
were used in early times. Arrive in the
afternoon and climb Sarabit Mountain and decent
after sunset. We have camp and dinner for the night at the Bedouin village of Sarabit el
Day 10: In the Sinai
We drive through Naqb Budra, passing through Wadi Maghara, which is a site of ancient pharaonic turquoise mines.
We end at Wadi Mukattab to see the ancient Nabataean writings. We then drive through Wadi Feiran to the famous
Saint Catharine Monastery and Mount Sinai. We climb Mount Sinai around late afternoon to watch the magnificent
sunset over the peninsula, those who do not wish to climb can rent camels (By own Expenses) or just rest at the
local lodge. Stay in the same lodge in the night.
Day 11: Town Dahab
We start the day by visiting the well-known St. Catherine Monastery. We then head to Wadi Arada and hike
through the Canyon of Arada. We have lunch at Wadi el Jibi afterward an off road drive to the small laid
back coastal town of Dahab. Dahab has many attractions, such as windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, and Kite
surfing (At own expenses).Otherwise, you can spend your time shopping at the local bazaars.
Stay at the hotel for night.
Day 12: Beaches of Dahab
We carry on the following day in Dahab to relax on the pristine beaches or undertake some of the activities
and/or shopping available. Optional safaris in the desert (such as the colored canyon) and camel rides
will be available upon request. Sleep at hotel.
Day 13: Sphinx
Disembark in Cairo; visit the great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and have some free time to tour in pulsating Cairo. (Departures are early)
Departure for India .