Safari Gilf Kebir tour 12 Nights

Gilf El Kebir Tour

safari Gilf kebir trip

Trip Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights

Sights: Der el hagar, Tomb of Bannantiu, Temple of Alexandria, Bahariya Museum, Wadi Mashi

Trip Type: Private Guided Tour

Starting From: Cairo      -    Return From: Giza

Trip Route: Cairo - Baharyia Oasis - White Desert - Farafra Oasis - Dakhla Oasis -  Gilf El Kebir - Aqaba - White Desert - Cairo - Giza

Trip Price:  USA $

 

 

Day 1:  Arrival Cairo
  • Upon arrival Cairo International Airport, Champion Tours representative will meet & assist you and handle all your procedures include passport control, luggage area and customs formalities.          
  • After that you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.                               
  • Check In Your Hotel & Overnight in Cairo.
  • No Meals.
Day 2: Tour To Baharyia Oasis
  • Enjoy open buffet breakfast in your hotel.
  • @ 08:00 a.m. pick up from your hotel to start tour with your personl Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Transfer to Baharyia oasis (365 k.m.).
  • Upon arrive Baharyia oasis, check in your hotel based on half- board ( Breakfast, Dinner).
  • Take Lunch included. ( Vegetarian if needed).
  • Visit Roman Water Source, the tomb of Bannantiu, the temple of Alexander the Great, the Museum of Baharyia where you will find the Golden Mummies & then proceed to the English houses ' Gabel al- Ingleez'.
  • Back to your hotel.
  • Meals: ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 3: White Desert Trip
  • Enjoy open buffet breakfast in your hotel.
  • Pick up from your hotel to departure by jeep 4X4 to the White Desert, as you walk on shining sand you'll feel as if you are  walking on a mirror.
  • There you will visit the Black Desert and the dune area. We start our climb with 50 meter dune.
  • Lunch in El Heiz Oasis.
  • On the route to Farafra, we visit the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders of the desert roses, you will feel as you are wandering in a piece of Paradise.
  • We visit El Akabat and then; we head to the New White Desert to start exploring the formations and the incredible wind carved sculptor.
  • In the  evening, we will have a barbeque dinner and then sleep in tents under the stars as if you living the dream.
  • Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ).
Day 4: Farafra- Dakhla Tour
  • Breakfast.
  • After that, Start your private tour to Farafra oasis ( 40 ).
  • Visit the City , Badr museum and then you can enjoy bathing in the hot spring that will make you feel as if you are newly-born.
  • Have Lunch - vegetrian if needed.
  • Than head to Dakhla oasis ( 280 km).
  • Visit the old Covered City and it's oil press, school, court house and dwelling chamber, also visit Muzzawaka & Dier El Hagar.
  • Than proceed to your hotel based on half board ( breakfast, dinner), check in , have dinner at hotel & overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Sugar Loaf – Mud Lions tour
  • Breakfast.
  • Pick Up from your hotel.
  • Start your tour with your Tour guide to Sugar Loaf, Then Proceed to the ancient dry lake Mud Lions which have the shape of sea lions in the direction of the wind.
  • Camping at the Desert.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Central Gilf El Kebir
  • Breakfast.
  • Start your tour To Gilf El Kebir , Visit Wadi Mashi dunes then proceed to the Gap which splits the Gilf El Kebir for two halves the Gap named by Clayton, who only noticed the substantially lower gap in the western cliffs as he made his one day survey run in 1931, this area has a wonderful landscape view where the Sand Seadunes are breaking and surmounting the Gilf Kebirplateaux.
  • Camp near the complex of dunes of Wadi Assib.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Aqaba pass – Wadi Sura
  • Breakfast.
  • Start your tour with your guide to the Aqapa Pass, driving along the western cliff of the Gilf that rises about 300 m.
  • Visit Swimmers Cave which discovered by Almasy in 1933.
  • Then Visit The Mestqawe Foggini Cave discovered in 2002 with the richest assembly of rockart drawings and engravings in the whole of Egypt, Some travellers consider this caveto be the “Sistine Chapel “(Vatican – Rome) of the African rock art.
  • Camp in Wadi Sura where the rocks were shaped like domes .    
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8: Wadi Abd El Malik tour
  • Breakfast.
  • Start your tour to Wadi Abd El Malik,on the way we stop at Kebir a Crater; a very large  crater thatwas observed by satellite imagesand thought maybe connected tothe formation of the Silica Glassfield! Wadi abd al malik is the valley with acacia trees that Almasy spotted from theaeroplane and believed it to be one of three valleys of the lost oasis of zerzura.
  • Camp in Wadi Abd El Malik.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9: Silica Glass Area
  • Breakfast.
  • Drive through Wadi el Gubba Leaving the Gilf behind we will enter the area of southern Sand Seawhere the giant dunes block any passage to east orwest.
  • Exploringthe Silica Glass and the stone tools.
  • Camping .
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10: Great Sand Sea  
  • Breakfast.
  • Driving North in the corridors of Sand Sea,searching for Fulgurites; which looks like glass tubes,at a suitable point we will head east to start crossing the dunes towards Ain Dalla.
  • Camp in central sand sea.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11: Ain Dalla - White Desert
  • Breakfast.
  • Start your tour crossing the Sand Sea, navigating the dunes and the soft sand areas towards Ain Dalla track where we continue on the track to the white desert.
  • Camp at New White Desert.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12: Back to Cairo
  • Breakfast.
  • Private transfer to Cairo.
  • Check in your hotel, based on bed & breakfast basis.
  • overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13: Departure Day
  • Breakfast.
  • Arrival Giza station at 06:00 a. m., meet and assist by Champion tours representative.
  • Private transfer by A/C Van to Cairo International Airport escorted by Champion tours representative for final departure of Egypt.
  • Meals: ( Breakfast ).
Program Includes:
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Cairo based on Bed & Breakfast Basis.
  • 08 overnight camping accommodation in the  Desert based on full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 01 nights in Baharyia Oasis  based on half board basis.
  • Accommodation for 01 nights in Dakhla based on half board basis.
  • Entrance fees to all sites.
  • Sightseeing listed In The Itinerary.
  • Egyptologist Tour Guide. "(Language as You Request)"
  • Tour Leader.
  • Meals as listed. (Vegetarian if needed).
  • All transportation by private A/C Van.
  • Meet & assist services at the airports.
  • Full day tour in Cairo including all the sightseeing plus lunch.
  • Safari in the Desert by Private Jeep 4*4.
  • All Days tour as listed in the itinerary including all the sightseeing.
  • All service charges & taxes.
Program Excludes:
  • International flights.
  • Entry Visa.
  • Tips.
  • Personal Expenses.

Accommodation:

Cities       3* Hotel      4* Hotel                    5* Hotel
Cairo Indiana Hotel Oasis Hotel  Moevenpick Pyramids Resort
Baharyia Oasis El Beshmo ---- ----
Dakhla Oasis El Dehos hotel ---- ----