Valley of the Whales
Arrival at Cairo International airport. Meet & assist by Mass Travel
Transfer to the Hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2 - Cairo
Breakfast. Full day tour to the Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx. Lunch at a
Continue with the visit of the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar.
Dinner & Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3 - Cairo Wadi Hitan ( 170 Km )
Early Departure from Cairo, we will drive direction of Fayoum Oasis, 110 km
Upon reaching Fayoum, we will start with visiting the local museum and the Old
city of Kom Oshim & Karanis.
Then we start our desert track to visit the Old Roman Ruins of Qasr el Sagha
and Dimeh Al Sabaa.
Later, we drive toward the natural reserve of Lake Qarun where Bird watchers
can have nice time here, with 88 different species of birds.
Lunch in Fayoum in a local restaurant.
Later we head off road for 50Km, until we reach Wadi Hitan (the Valley of the
Whales, the area recently designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and where
around 400 fossil skeletons of whales has been found, dating back 40 millions
of years) where we will be Camping. Dinner in the desert & overnight in
Day 4 - Wadi Hitan Bahariya (190 Km)
In the morning, we have breakfast at the camp, than it's time to explore the
area that contains over 400 whale skeletons of different varieties dating back
40 millions of years, sharks, petrified mangrove bushes, a wide variety of
fossil plants and various other remains of the prehistoric sea, after that we
will proceed to the National park of Wadi Rayan to visit the water falls and
enjoy the beautiful scenery and later we drive to the Oasis of Bahariya.
Lunch on route.
Dinner & overnight in Hotel.
Day 5 - Bahariya
Breakfast in hotel. Visit the Museum of Bahariya - housing the famous the
Golden Mummies Tomb of Bannantiu, Temple of Ain el-Muftella, a Roman
Water Source and the Temple of Alexander the Great. Lunch at a local
In the After noon, we will visit the English house 'Gebel al-Ingleez' located
on a flat hill top, where we can enjoy a beautiful view of the sunset and to
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6 - Bahariya White Desert (140 Km)
Next morning, after breakfast, we continue our trip by heading towards the
On the way we will visit the Black Desert and we will climb a 50 meters dune
for a magnificent view of the entire area.
On the route to the White Desert we will stop by the Crystal Mountain, a large
mound of quartz, the are of the wonders (Agabat) and the area of the Desert
Lunch on route.
Moving on we head to the White Desert.
We start exploring the wild formations and wind carved sculptors in the shape
of Animals and human faces.
After exploring the area, we drive to our camp site where we will have dinner
and sleep in tents under the stars.
Day 7 - White Desert Cairo (550 Km)
Breakfast and departure to Cairo. On the way back we will stop at El Heiz for
Arrive at Cairo. Dinner & Overnight in Hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo int. Airport for final departure.
End of Program
** New Year Gala Dinner (Obligatory) is not included in the price.
- 03 Nights accommodation in Cairo on HB basis. (Zoser or Barcelo Cairo
- 02 Nights accommodation in Bahariya on HB basis. (Qasr El Bawity or Palm
- 01 Night camping in tents in Wadi Hitan.
- 01 Night camping in tents White Desert.
- Transportation by 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser.
- Meals as mentioned in itinerary.
- Camping equipment, tents, mattresses, Blankets & sleeping bags.
- Entrance fee to all sites as per itinerary.
- Meet and assist service.
- All necessary transfers.
- Private multilingual Guide.
- All necessary Police permissions.
- All visits as per itinerary.
- Tips for Driver & Guide. (30 euro per person, to be paid in
- Any service/item not mentioned above.