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Nile and Sahara

Code: LMJUYH
11 Nights 12 Days
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Excursions Cairo: the Pyramids, Cairo Archaeological Museum and the Coptic Quarter The Oasis: you will visit the Baharya, Farafra, Dakhla and Kharga Oasis where you will visit the following places (golden mummies, crystal mountain, white desert, thermal springs, temple of Hipes, tombs of Bajawat and Medieval village of Al Qasr) The cruise: in Aswan you will visit the Aswan High Dam, the unfinished obelisk Temple of philae and the faluca ride.  Komombo temple , the temple of Edfu and in Luxor,the visit of Karnak and luxor temples, the valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the two colossi of Memnon.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Cairo International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Airfare Accommodations
5 days cruise Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Tipping

Itinerary

Day1

On the first day you will arrive to Cairo, Meet and assist and transfer to the hotel , the guides will recommend what to visit And what precautions to take, as well as some other recommendations

Day2

Cairo – Bahariya

After breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, will start the trip to Bahariya Oasis, in the westren desert.

On the morning , we have time to take some rest and to eat

In the afternoon the archaeological visit to the surroundings of Bahariya, so that you can enjoy the

Golden mummies that were discovered not long ago in the Valley of the Mummies

You can also visit the palm groves and thermal springs of the oasis, in addition to the dunes and the Mountain

from where you can photograph the sunset, obtaining a beautiful print.

Day3

Bahariya – White Desert

After breakfast at the hotel in Bahariya, we move in 4×4 to the White Desert, passing by

Black Desert, the dunes and the Crystal Mountain

A picnic lunch will be held near a water fountain in the Bahreya Oasis, then pass through

The Agabat Stone Flower. After this, will continue towards the White Desert, to admire the natural formations over there , which obtain diverse forms according to the imagination of each person, as it happens with the clouds.

we   spend the night  in a tent mounted in the White Desert, which will give you the opportunity to

Enjoy the starry sky like you’ve never seen before.

Day4

 White Desert – Farafra – Dakhla

After breakfast in the desert, you will proceed to the Oasis of Farafra, where you will visit the ethnographic museum, where you can see what the life of the people of Farafra is looking like.

In this area there are a lot of hot springs, so if you are wearing a bathing suit, you can enjoy its waters. We will also eat in this oasis, and later we will continue towards Abu Monkar, and, later, towards Dakhla

Day5 

Dakhla – Kharga

After breakfast at the Dakhla hotel, you will proceed to the Kharga Oasis. There will be a brief time

To later approach to the medieval Arab medina of Al-Qasr

It is a monumental complex of buildings and monuments, where, in addition, there is a museum that will let you

Know in depth this magnificent city. After a short lunch in the village of Balat, you will visit the village of Mut.

As on the previous day, you will have the possibility of bathing in the hot springs of the place.

Day6

Kharga – Luxor

After breakfast, you will start the trip to Luxor, stopping to visit the Pharaonic temple of Hipes and the

Christian tombs of Bagawat,  a visit that will really amaze the visitors for their breathtaking views.

Afterwards, you will follow the road to Luxor, embarking on a motorship where you will have full board accommodation.

It should be mentioned that on the days explained so far, guests should be open minded, as it will be a desert safari, and the conditions of lodging and breakfast are not like in a big city.

It requires some adventurous spirit and desire to discover unusual places

Day7 to 9

 Luxor- Aswan

On days seven, eight and nine will enjoy full Board on Board of the cruise. This cruise recalará in Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan, with visits to the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnom, the Temple of Horus, Komombo Temple, High Dam, a ride on a Felucca Nile, the Temple of File and the unfinished Obelisk. These three days will be constant discovery of the wonders that Egypt offers to the tourists, so we recommend the camera well charged

Day10

Aswan – Cairo
After breakfast in Aswan,  free time , and then guests will be transferred to
Airport, from where you will take a flight to Cairo. Once the capital of Egypt is reached
Free time after having check in the hotel where we will stay.

Day11

Cairo
After breakfast at the hotel , a guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza
The most important monumental ensemble in the world, representing the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world that stands.
You will also visit the Sphinx of Giza, the Valley Temple and the Cairo Archaeological Museum.  free time
May contract some optional visits that are most interesting.

Day12

Cairo

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Accommodation:

  • Cairo: stay in bed and breakfast in 4 **** hotels

Horizon hotel & Barcelo hotel or similar.

  • The Oasis: Full board accommodation in 3 *** hotel.
  • Motorship:  full board accommodation 5 *****.
  •  For 5 ***** hotels in Cairo will be 20 $  more per person per night
  • To stay in half board hotels in Cairo will be 15 $  more, per person per night.

 

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