Bahariyya Oasis Holidays

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday. We will be there to meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we will take you to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction! Gaze in awe at Cheops (Khufu) - the largest of the three great pyramids. Constructed from over 2.5 million limestone blocks it is thought to have taken more than 20 years to construct. Continuing to Saqqara for more sights.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Today we will have a guided visit to the famous Egyptian Museum with free time to browse and explore - famed for the treasures of King Tutankhamen and his famous solid gold funerary mask. Remaining day free

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Bahariyya Oasis

Today we drive south to Bahariyya - an ancient oasis. Overnight at Bahariya Hotel

Bahariyya building

Day 5: Bahariyya Oasis - White Desert

We check out Bahariyya - an ancient oasis dating back to the Middle Kingdom with visits to two local tombs and the famed Museum of the Goldern Mummies. Continuing by 4 x 4, we explore crystal mountain and the Black Desert, a region full of black volcano-shaped mountains, covered in a layer of star shaped pebbles. Our desert camp tonight is in the White Desert.

White jebel in the sand

Day 6: White Desert - Cairo

After breakfast we drive back to Cairo. Lunch en route. Arrival to Cairo and Overnight at Cairo hotel

Day 7: Cairo

Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Fog, 26°C
Local Time: 9:25 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.89 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.53 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.67 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.65 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.50 EGP
  1 USD = 7.16 EGP
  1 NZD = 6.00 EGP
last updated - 22 Aug 2014 1:32 AM

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