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Big Desert Tour

Starts from $1150

Cairo Alexandria - Matruh - Siwa - Bahariya - Farafra - Dakhla - Kharga - Luxor 12 Day

Cairo - Alexandria - Marsa Matruh - Siwa - Bahariya Oasis - Farafra - Dakhla - Kharga - Luxor.

We will explore the fabled oases of the Western Desert, beginning in the romantic city of Alexandria. We continue, tracing the epoch-making footsteps of Alexander the Great as he made his way to Siwa Oasis through Marsa Matrouh. Traveling through drifting sand dunes and chalk formations, we cross Farafra Oasis and visit sites in Bahariya Oasis. We spend few days in the oases of Kharga and Dakhla, visiting tombs dating to the Old Kingdom as well as others, vividly painted, from the Roman...

Big Desert Tour

Package Includes

Two Nights accommodation in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast Basis

One Night Accommodation in Alexandria on Bed & Breakfast Basis

One Night Accommodation in Marsa Matrouh on Half Board Basis

Two Nights in Hotel in Siwa on Half Board Basis

One Night in hotel in Bahariya on Half Board Basis

One Night Campingon Ful Board Basis

One Night in Hotel in Dakhla Oasis on Half Board Basis

One Night in Hotel in Kharga Oasis on Half Board Basis

One Night in Hotel in Luxor on Bed & Breakfast Basis

Lunches during Tours

Private Guide

Transporation & Tours as per program

Package Excludes

Entry Visa

Domestic flights

Extra tours, beverages not mentioned in the program

Gratifications, Photography fees if applicable

Package Itinerary

  • Day 1 Cairo

    Arrival in Cairo airport, assistance during entry formalities.  Transfer and overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

    Overnight : At your hotel in Cairo

  • Day 2 Cairo / Tour

    After breakfast, the program starts with the worldwide known Egyptian Museum, with its great collection of works of art. Here, the Tut-anch-Amun Tomb treasure must also be visited. In these rooms, one is literally submerged in the gloss of old Egypt.

    The visit leads us then towards the Islamic part of Cairo. The Citadel with its alabaster Mosque control in an impressive way the profile of the city. A true construction of luxury is the Hassan Sultan Mosque. Certainly, you also will visit the Gizeh Pyramids and the Sphinx. The evening, you will stroll in the famous bazaar of Khan El Khalili.  Night in the hotel in Cairo. 

    Overnight : At your hotel in Cairo

  • Day 3 Cairo / Alexandria

    Visit of the catacombs, the column of Pompejus, Fort Kâtit, Museum, Abu El-Abbas Mosque, Montazah gardens and the famous library.  Overnight in the hotel in Alexandria

    Overnight : Alexandria

  • Day 4 Alexandria / Marsa Matrouh

    Travel to the mediterranen coast from Alexandria, where the oldest port of Egypt is located, via El Alamein in direction of Marsa Matrouh.  Approximatively 500 km.  Overnight in the hotel in Marsa Matrouh.

    Overnight : Marsa Matrouh

  • Day 5 Marsa Matrouh / Siwa

    The road continues to Siwa Oasis, a place where Bedouin and desert traditions are still conserved.  Visit of: Shali, Gebel Dakrour.  Overnight in the hotel in Siwa.

    Overnight : Siwa

  • Day 6 Siwa

    After breakfast we explore Siwa.  We will visit the Cleopatra hot spring and the Tempel of Amun. Overnight in the hotel in Siwa.

    Overnight : At your hotel in Siwa

  • Day 7 Siwa / Bahariya

    Journey through the Lybian desert in direction of Bahariya Oasis.  Overnight in the hotel in Bahariya.

    Overnight : At your hotel in Bahariya

  • Day 8 Bahariya / White Desert

    Proceeding to Farafra, you will see the Black Desert, the Cristal Mountain and finally the White Desert.  Dinner and overnight in camp under the stars...

    Overnight : Camping at the White Desert

  • Day 9 White desert / Farafra / Dakhla Oasis

    In the morning, visit of the native museum and then we proceed towards the most beautiful oasis of the Western Desert, Dakhla Oasis.  Here we will visit El Qasr and Deir El Hajar, the ‘Monastery of stones’, a temple dated from the Roman emperors and later occupied by Christian monks. Overnight in a hotel in Dakhla.

    Overnight : Dakhla Oasis

  • Day 10 Dakhla Oasis / Kharga Oasis

    We proceed today in direction of Kharga Oasis and admire the numerous dunes on the way.  Once in Kharga Oasis, with has an important historical and cultural past, we will visit the Temple of Hibis, the Temple of Nadura and the Museum of Kharga.  Overnight in the hotel in Kharga.

    Overnight : Kharga Oasis

  • Day 11 Kharga Oasis / Luxor

    After breakfast we leave the desert in direction to the Nile.  In the afternoon we arrive in Luxor.  Overnight in the hotel in Luxor. 

    Overnight : Luxor

  • Day 12 Luxor

    Transfer to the airport in Luxor and return flight.

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