White Desert Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5047

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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 you have scheduled a half day tour to visit the Egyptian Museum and the rest of the day is at your leisure.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Bahariyya Oasis

This morning we drive to Bahariyya Oasis-an ancient oasis dating back to the Middle Kingdom. Spend the afternoon at leisure and watch an amazing sunset over the remote landscape.

Bahariyya building

Day 5: Bahariyya Oasis - White Desert

After breakfast today visit the Golden Mummy Museum, Tombs of the Nobels. Continuing by 4x4, we visit some temples, tombs and the Black Desert - a region full of black volcano shaped mountains. Our desert camp tonight is in the White Desert. The striking desert is full of unusual wind-eroded limestone formations and our remote overnight base.

White jebel in the sand

Day 6: White Desert - Cairo

After breakfast today we drive back to Cairo.

A close-up of Abu Simbel

Day 7: Cairo

Today enjoy a free day in Cairo to see the city in your own time or simply relax and enjoy the facilities of some of the nicest hotel's in the world.

Day 8: Cairo

Today sunbaked and full of memories, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

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
Fair, 20°C
Local Time: 7:47 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.26 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.38 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.66 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.26 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.92 EGP
  1 USD = 7.18 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.69 EGP
last updated - 21 Nov 2014 4:34 PM