12 Days Cairo, Egypt Desert Safari Tours


Explore Egypt Desert Safari Tours with the charm of the past and the adventurous atmosphere, Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Alexander the great Temple,

Route

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Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock) Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo International Airport by the exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it ".will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.

Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink






Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, The Great Sphinx and Egyptian Museum

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant
Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman
period is worth seeing. Back to Hotel 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, 
Overnight in Cairo





Day 3: Alexandria Tour
 

Breakfast, Egypt Today Tours Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alexandria by A/C car, We will drive almost 210 kilometers to Alexandria City, the second largest city in Egypt known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean. Visit to the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). And then you drive to visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock, Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria
Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria, and then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria and Then you drive to visit best sites in Alexandria Start with NEW library of Alexandria (The Bibliotheca Alexandrina) the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books, Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Alexandria.

Overnight in Alexandria
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch





Day 4: Alexandria - Siwa oasis
 

Alexandria, El Alamein , Marsa Matrouh, Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt

Pick up time from your hotel in Alexandria. we do recommend to order a breakfast box from your hotel because of the early departure, and drive to El Alamein , driving distance: 150 km. It takes 3 hours driving, on the way we stop for a coffee break. Arrival at El Alamein

Visit El Alamein Museum.

visit the museum of El Alamein which gives good information about the battle of El Alamein , The museum, about 1 mile west of the British memorial, is located on the north side of the road, for anyone interested in the war Memorabilia. the tombs of the Italians and Germans, Commonwealth War Graves drive to Marsa Matrouh from El Alamein

drive to Siwa through Marsa Matrouh. From: El-Alamein, Al Alameen to Siwa, Egypt.

Overnight in Siwa Hotel
Meals: Lunch, Dinner





Day 5: sightseeing Siwa


after Breakfast at the hotel.

Pick up at 07:00 am from the hotel. You will visit today Siwa attractions, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple is also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 after a long trip through the desert. Then drive to the salt lake at 08:30

at 09:00 then Proceed to the salt lake to get an amazing experience to swim, the water makes you float above

at 11:00 Then proceed to (Cleopatra's bath )The spring of the sun. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, The legend maintains that Cleopatra swam here, Then Proceed to the temple of Umm Ubaydah or Amun temple, Just 200 m further from the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty, Then Proceed to Visit Gebel Al Mawta.

12:00( Taste the Siwan lunch ) in a Siwan restaurant at Abdo restaurant,

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Great Sand Sea. by Jeep 4x4, Visit the hot and Cold spring Bir Waheed Later, we enjoy some traditional Bedouin Tea by sunset& Overnight in desert Camp and Enjoy Bbq Dinner. If you need to Sleep in a Hotel instead of the camp, This is also available. we have nice Ecolodges in Siwa

Overnight in Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 06: Siwa - Bahariya Oasis
 

Breakfast at hotel, Drive by air-conditioned jeep 4x4 to Bahariya Oasis, you will pass by Bahrein, Nawemis and Sitra Oases. Lunch included during your desert tour, moreover you will pass through magnificent sand dunes of the Great Sand Sea, arrive Bahariya oasis, check into your hotel, dinner

overnight in Bahariya Oasis.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 07: Bahariya Oasis - White Desert - Farafra Oasis
 

Breakfast at hotel, start your desert tour to explore Bahariya Oasis, visit the Temple of Alexander the great, Tombs of Nobles, The Golden Mummies, The English Mountain, and the Crystal Mountain. Lunch included during your desert tour, move to the white Desert, approx. 160-km., arrive the white desert and start to explore the formations, the wind carved sculptors that resemble both human and animal faces, then explore the formations that resemble the surface of a different planet., continue driving to Farafra Oasis, arrive Farafra Oasis, check into your hotel, Dinner

overnight at Badawiya hotel or similar at Farafra Oasis.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 08: Farafra - Dakhla Oasis
 

Breakfast at hotel, start your desert tour to explore Farafra Oasis, visit the old city, proceed to visit Badr Museum “ the local Artist “, continue driving to Dakhla Oasis, approx. 280-km., arrive Dakhla Oasis, start your desert tour to explore Dakhla Oasis, visit the Old Covered City with its oil press, school, courthouse and dwelling chambers, lunch included during your desert tour, proceed to visit Muzzawaka ( external visit ) & Deir El Haggar, at the end of myour tour transfer to your hotel in Dakhla, Dinner

overnight in Dakhla
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 09: Dakhla - Kharga Oasis
 

Breakfast at hotel, drive by air-conditioned jeep 4x4 to Kharga oasis, approx. 190km., arrive Kharga Oasis, start your desert tour to explore Kharga Oasis, visit the remote Roman village of Qasr El Labakha, picnic lunch included during your desert tour, proceed to visit the Museum, Temple of Hibis (external visit) and El Bagawat Cemetery, at the end of your desert tour, transfer to your hotel in Kharga, Dinner

overnight in Kharga Oasis.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner





Day 10: Kharga Oasis - Luxor
 

Breakfast at hotel, drive by air-conditioned jeep 4x4 to Luxor, approx. 350 km., lunch included, arrive to Luxor, check into your hotel

overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner






Day 11: Luxor - Cairo
 

Breakfast at hotel, enjoy an excursion to visit the East bank in Luxor, visit Karnak Temple of God Amon, next tour to Luxor Temple, then move to the West Bank, Visit Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and Colossi of Memnon, then transfer to Luxor Airport, fly to Cairo, meet & assist at Cairo domestic Airport, transfer to hotel

overnight in Cairo.
Meal: Breakfast




Day 12: Departure from Cairo
 

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Meals: Breakfast




 

Included

  • 03 Nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast & all taxes
  • 01 Night accommodation in Alexandria including breakfast & all taxes
  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Siwa Paradise or similar on H/B
  • 01 Night Accommodation in Bahariya International Hot Spring hotel or similar on HB
  • 01 Night Accommodation in Dakhla Desert Lodge hotel or similar on HB
  • 01 Night Accommodation in Kharga Solymar Pioneers hotel or similar on HB
  • 01 Night Accommodation in Farafra Badawiya hotel or similar on HB
  • 01 Night accommodation in Luxor including breakfast & all taxes
  • 01 Day tour in Cairo
  • All Tour Air-conditioned van C
  • 01 Day tour in Alexandria
  • 07 Days air-conditioned 4x4 jeep Toyota land Cruiser with driver
  • All required Permissions for desert tour.
  • Salty & sweety snacks all available in the car
  • 01 day tour in Luxor
  • Entrance Fees to the above mentioned sites as mentioned in program
  • Domestic flight Luxor / Cairo
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Assist and transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure

Excluded
 
  • International Flights.
  • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • Drinks and Personal expenses.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned.
  • Any Optional tours.