Tour overview

Oasis of Egypt
10 Nights / 11 Days

Day 1

Arrival to Cairo and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Half day trip to Giza.
Visit the pyramids, the most powerful and enduring symbols of ancient Egyptian civilization.
Lunch, then visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities which houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities. Dinner and overnight in Cairo.

Day 3

Early morning departure for Oasis Baharia (350 km).
After lunch, discover the oasis with its monuments.
Museum of the oasis with mummies from the Valley mummies, discovered on 17 April 2001.
These mummies, many sumptuously decorated with religious scenes, represent the best in the Roman period ever found in Egypt.
Visit temples and tombs.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Early morning departure by 4 x 4 for a day devoted to visit the Black Desert, Crystal Mountain and Agabat; Lunch at Ein khadra and visit to the White desert and see the sunset.
Continue to Farafra Oasis (180 km).
Dinner and overnight in Farafra.

Day 5

Visit a typical museum presenting local art in the region, then road to the Dakhla Oasis (230 km). Lunch.
Visit Al Qasr, Heritage Museum, etc.. .... Dinner and overnight in Dakhla.

Day 6

Visit Balat Bashandy and carpet manufacture. Lunch. Afternoon, possibility for a camel ride (by supplement) to visit a hot spring.
Dinner and overnight in Dakhla.

Day 7

Departure for the oasis of Kharga (190 km). Visit the museum, the Temple of Hibis and tombs of Bagawat. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Kharga.

Day 8

Departure to Luxor (325 km).
Lunch and transfer to hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Luxor.

Day 9

Discover the West bank of Luxor - the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922.
Visit the temple of Hatshepsut, the architect was Senmut, The temple is dedicated to Amon and Hathor, Hatshepsut and to other gods, like Anubis, the god of embalming.
Visit the Temple of Medinet Habu, a funerary temple and a complex of temples dating from the New Kingdom.
Local lunch on the left bank. Then visit the Valley of Artists and Nobles. Dinner and Overnight in Luxor.

Day 10

Visit the Temple of Karnak, a huge museum and the largest religious site of the ancient world. Then visit the Temple of Luxor witness on several eras of Egyptian civilization.
Lunch in town.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 11

Transfer to Luxor airport for final departure.

Hotels

In Cairo: Oasis 4* on half board.
Baharia: El Qasr Bawity 3 * on half board.
Farafra: Bedouin Village 3 * on half board.
Dakhla: Bedouin Camp 3 * on half board.
Kharga: Kharga Spring 3 * on half board.
Luxor: Sheraton Luxor 5 * on half board.

Highlights of tour

Complete package to visit the Western Desert
Deeper discovery of the west bank of Luxor (05 sites to visit).

Good to know

Visit the museum of Cairo does not include room of mummies.
The order of visits can be modified depending on the circumstances of navigation or flight.