Complete the desert routes for the ancient Pharaohs, Romans, Greeks, and traveling Bedouins from Cairo through the Western Desert through 4 of Egypts Oases, finishing on the mighty Nile in Luxor.
Day 1 over 5 nights and 6 days, our tour will take us from the bustling Cairo, through the plains of the Sahara, 380 kms southwest to Baharya Oasis, a continue for a short 25 minutes through the magestic Black Desert, we will reach our 1st nights destination; our private land and Ecolodge, Al Haiz Oasis. after a welcome drink, a quick tour of the camp and the buildings, get settled into rooms, then gather for a Bedouin BBQ dinner, tea and starry nights observation of the desert sky.
Day 2/3 after breakfast, we will leave for Crystal Mountain, Aguabat Valley, Ancient Roman Springs, The White Desert of Farafara Oasis, spending 2 nights in this incredible, diverse landscape.
Day 4 we pack camp and leave to meet the car for the trip to Dakhla Oasis and the beautiful Sosal House, settle into rooms, dinner.
Day 5 we will visit the ancient Islamic Village Al Qasr, Pharaonic Temple of Al Hagar, take a picnic lunch outside, returning to Sosal house for 2nd night.
Day 6 we leave for Kharga Oasis: the largest of all Egypt’s Western Oases, stopping for lunch and to visit the ancient Roman fort, Qasr el Baramoudy and the Temple of Hibis. The drive continues west, arriving in Luxor by dinner time.
TRIP ACCOMMODATIONS: INCLUDED
AL HAIZ OASIS
DAKHLA OASIS: SOSAL HOUSE
TRIP TRANSPORTATION: INCLUDED
From Cairo: Microbus
Al Haiz Oasis & off-road 2 nights: 4×4 Toyota Landcruisers
Farafara Oasis to Dakhla Oasis: Sedan Car
Dakhla to Kharga Oasis: Sedan Car
Kharga to Luxor: Microbus
1 week ahead of travel, photos to be sent.
TICKET ENTRY & PARK PERMISSIONS
White Desert Natural Park, Museum, Temples and Tomb site entry fees: INCLUDED
ALL INCLUSIVE PRICING
3 meals/day, bottled water, hot/cold beverages, fresh fruit & snacks, camping gear: including tent, mattress, sleeping bag, blanket.
Tipping & gratuities for craftsman, guides, drivers, temple gatekeepers, & housekeepers is optional but welcomed.
WHAT TO PACK
– head lamp or flashlight
– re-fillable water bottle
– wet nap tissues
– mosquito repellant
– light wind jacket
– hiking/sneakers and sandals
– favorite sleeping bag (if you wish)
– cool comfortable clothes in layers
– sunscreen, sunhat
– loose light scarf (good for wind/sand & sun)
Abdu or Saied Shaban: on WhatsApp for questions or pricing
Joanne Clayton: alhaizegyptgmail.com