Enjoy a Day trip to Bahariya Oasis and white desert
from Cairo, explore the white desert
, 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
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.
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
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.
At 13:00 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.
14:30 Then drive to the valley of Agabat 14:00 Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert . 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.
Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Wadi el Agabat by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -
15: 30 explore the white desert 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
The chicken-shaped rock
17:30 back to Baharyia oasis 19:00 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, In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold spring) Enjoy tour Dinner and Drive to Cairo arrival at 12:00 Am
- 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 Desert
- English-speaking driver
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
- Beverages including mineral water and tea
- All taxes and service charges
- Tipping of our teams( Driver-guide)
Please remember to bring:
- Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
- swimming suits as we stop at Hotspring
- Warm clothes (Jacket, beanie, gloves)
- Toilet Paper
- Power bank
Optional Tours & Extra tickets
1-If you wish to extend one night in the desert to visit Djara Cave
2- If you wish to extend one night in Bahariya Oasis to discover more about the Oasis this is possible.
If You wish to Do the white desert and wadi el Hitan( The valley of the whales) in 3 Days
Have a look at our 3 Days trip to the white desert and wadi el Hitan from Cairo
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
The Price for groups
Private tour for 2 Persons 170 $ Per Person- Private Jeep 4x4
Private tour for 3 Persons 150 $ Per Person- Private Jeep 4x4
Private tour for 4 Persons 150 $ Per Person- Private Jeep 4x4
Private trip for 5 persons- 140 $ Private Jeep 4 x4
Private tour for 7- 18 People 130 $ Per Person
Private trip for Single traveler 300 $ Per person
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