4 days tour to the white desert with Djara Cave and Bahariya oasis from Cairo

Enjoy 4 days tour to the white desert and Djara Cave from Cairo, Includes one-night camping in the valley of Agabat and one night in the white desert, explore the black desert, Crystal Mountain, and enjoy the unspoiled nature of bahariyaoasis! On this unique adventure experience.

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Enjoy 4 days tour to the white desert white-desert Egypt 360 and Djara Cave from Cairo, Includes one-night camping in the  valley of Agabat  and one night in the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360 , explore  the black desert Crystal Mountain , and enjoy unspoiled nature! On this unique adventure experience, you will be driven to  Bahariya Oasis  and then out into the surrounding region, to see the unique black and  white desert white-desert Egypt 360  from Cairo

Day1- Cairo to the white desert


At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in  Cairo , drive to    Bahariya Oasis  , which is located about 350 km east of Cairo  This journey takes about 4 hours, in Past when people from Bahariya wished to go to the Nile valley, they often waited until a caravan was passing through, They traveled between the Nile and the oasis in three days( How lucky we are today!!!!!

There will be 2 Coffee Breaks during the trip.

You will see to the righthand side the railways that transport the iron ore deposits to the Steel mill at Helwan, So it is of no use for tourists- Baharyia oasis is the main source of Iron ore of Egypt. The Iron ore comes from the middle Eocene limestone and is located 4 places called Managim

At 10:00 You will arrive at Baharyia oasis then you meet your Safari guide and you will take your 4x4 Jeep and Start your adventure.

Our Jeep 4x4

Drive to   the black desert   This name stems from the fact that there is a layer of black powder covering its mountains, highlands, and sand. This powder covers the summits of some mountains 

The black desert

12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis which is located 37 k.m from  Bawiti  , Some people refer to this oasis as a separate oasis, during the roman time area was very Prosperous, many of the current families were originally from Libya., Before lunch, you can immerse yourself in a hot water spring which will almost instantly reduce stress. The heat naturally coaxes tense muscles to loosen up which in turn promotes feelings of calm, wellbeing, and tranquility.

Hotsprin in El Haz

There is a museum here called the (water museum ) which is built to show the people the importance of the underground water for the people of the desert and the instruments which were used by the Egyptians to raise the water for irrigation 

13:00 Then drive to the   valley of Agabat

14:00 Visit Ain Khedra

ain Khdera

14:30  Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360   You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.  

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wadi el agabat

16: 30  explore the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360   National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.

There are hundreds of images here each one is reminiscent of an animal- Chicken-  A sphinx, Camels, tents, Mushrooms

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The chicken-shaped rock

The white dessert

17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset

18:30 As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping. ( Vegetarian food is available ) 

Note:  at night  temperatures can drop suddenly in the White Desert a proper jacket would be necessary to spend the night comfortably- But don't worry we provide all camping equipment like sleeping bags, tents and mattresses 

Day 2- Agabat to the Cave and Overnight in the white desert


At 06:00 See the Sunrise from the desert

At 07:00  you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, at 08:00 Then drive to El Khor Mountain, which is 70 K.m off-road from the  valley of Agabat , arrive at 10:00  .it is an amazing Area with sand dunes.

At 11:00 Am drive to Sahel Baraka and take the high way to  Djara Cave    which is 110 k.m from Sahel Baraka 

Djara Cave  :

The quiet and mystical desert, with its bedrock formations fighting the gravity, is interrupted by one of the most beautiful pre-historic sites in the western desert;  Djara Cave  . The cave contains the only rock-art depictions in a 250 km range, with perfectly preserved scenes of gazelles and other wild animals. The dripstone roof of the cave formed by the crystal depositions during millions of years, adds to the magical beauty of this place. El Farafra Oasis is a quiet and mystical desert, it is known as the White Desert

Djara cave

 Drive to the Ain El-Serw Spring

The Magic Spring (also known as Ain El Serw, This Spring is probably the most famous spring in the White Desert National Park. Arabic: عين السرو in Arabic El-Serw means secret: (Secret Spring) refers to the Secret of this magical water Spring. The water comes to a higher level when any human or animal approaches this water spring and stops when they leave away. Nobody knows exactly where the water comes from and How this happens

Ain El-Serw Spring

Lunch will be served at  Ain El Serw

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering  Qaraween  sanddunes by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -

Sandboard in Siwa

then arrive at the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360  at 16:00

The surprising changes in the landscape, from  the black desert  to the white limestone mushroom-shaped formations known as the White Desert.


At 17:30 Enjoy sunset 

At 19:00 Camping in the  white desert white-desert Egypt 360   with Dinner Bbq dinner

 

Day 3- Discover  Bahariya Oasis


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At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis

At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit   Crystal Mountain  ,   Crystal Mountain  , locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.

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11:00 Drive to   Bahariya Oasis , Soak in the heat at   Bir Sigam , a hot spring that can help to relax.  Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the   Cairo   road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,

Lunch will be served in Loca restaurant in Bahariya, at 12:00

After lunch, you will discover Bahariya Oasis , The palm, and olives fields, Gebel Maghrafa. where the biggest Diansour( (Stromer's Tidal Giant) was ever discovered in 1914 at the base of Gebel Dist. Lake al-Marun which is the biggest salt lake in   Bahariya Oasis , Enjoy the sunset from The summit of the English Mountain(Gebel Al Ingleez). the view from the top offers a panorama of the northern part of the oasis .drive to the hotel Alaya hotel for Check-in.

Day 4-Baharyia oasis- Cairo


After breakfast, You will visit the tombs of   Bannentiu and Djed-Ankh-Amun-Iuf    (Zed-Amun) The tombs at Qasr Selim (26th Dynasty)In 1938 the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry (1905-1973) discovered four tombs at the ridge of Qarat Qasr Selim. Visit   Bawiti , Bawiti    is the Capital of Bahariya Oasis , Then Visit the Museum of the golden mummies and the temple of Ain El Muftella, Bahariya Oasis ,  You will have lunch in   Bahariya Oasis  before driving to Cairo

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 to the White and Black Deserts
  • 2 nights Camping in the white desert Full board
  • 1 night in the hotel hotspring for 1 night- Half board
  • English speaking tour guide/Or Beduin  English speaking Driver
  • All camping equipment and tents
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • Tipping 
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Please remember to bring:

  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Trainers and/or sandals – to relax and wear inside the accommodation
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • swimming suits as we stop at Hotspring

Our Advise for this Trip

1-we advise you to wear trainers as the rocks are hard to walk on with Barefoot

2- Don't leave any plastic waste in the white desert, Keep the area Clean

3- We advise you to have a shower after the trip to one of our springs to get a refresh before departing for Cairo.

 

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