Kharga Oasis Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4363

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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 - Alexandria

We will drive you to Alexandria this morning and our guided sightseeing will take in the National Museum, Biblioteca Alexandrina (inc Manuscript Museum & Antiquities Museum) & Qaitbey Fort.

Alexander the Great

Day 3: Alexandria - Siwa Oasis

We will drive you to Siwa Oasis, stopping for lunch break in Marsa Matruh. You will see the sunset from Fatnas Spring.

Old buildings in Siwa

Day 4: Siwa Oasis

You will have a full day exploring the sights of Siwa with our guide. Sights include Shali & House of Siwa Museum, Gebel al Mawta, Aghurmi district: Temple of Amun (Umm Ubayd) and Cleopatra’s Bath, Temple of the Oracle and Jebel Dakhrour.

Sunset at Siwa oasis

Day 5: Siwa Oasis

Excursion into the Great Sand Sea to see the dunes and hot springs at Bir Wahed. Further independent exploration of Siwa by bicycle if time permits.

Old buildings in Siwa

Day 6: Siwa Oasis - Bahariyya Oasis

Drive to Bahariya oasis. Visit the Museum of the Golden Mummies, Tombs of Bannentiu & Qasr Salim. Sunset from highest point of the oasis.

Bahariyya building

Day 7: Bahariyya Oasis - White Desert

Drive to Bahariya oasis. Visit the Museum of the Golden Mummies, Tombs of Bannentiu & Qasr Salim. Sunset from highest point of the oasis.

White jebel in the sand

Day 8: White Desert - Dakhla Oasis

More time to explore the White Desert. Continue to Farafra. Time to explore the Oasis and visit Bedr’s art museum. Drive to Dakhla and visit old town of Al Qasr.

Jebels in the desert

Day 9: Dakhla Oasis

Full day exploring the sights around Dakhla. Temple of Deir-la-Haggar, Muzawaka Tombs & Mut Ethnographic Museum, Funerary mastabas (Qila al-Dabba) at Balat Village of Bashendi and Roman tombs inc tomb of Kitnes.

Flowers in the oasis

Day 10: Dakhla Oasis - Kharga Oasis

Drive to Kharga Oasis. Continue into the desert to visit ruins of the Roman fortress Qasr el-Labakha. Visit the Museum, Necropolis of Al Bagawat & Temple of Hibis in Kharga.

Driving in the sand dunes

Day 11: Kharga Oasis - Luxor

Conclude sites of Kharga if insufficient time on Day 10. Visit fortress of Qasr al-Ghueita & complex at Dush/Kysis en-route to Luxor.

Valley of the Kings

Day 12: Luxor

We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

Egypt Spotlight

Luxor

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Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Fair, 21°C
Local Time: 3:40 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
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last updated - 28 Nov 2014 4:43 AM