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Cairo, Western Desert Oasis and Luxor

Cairo, Western Desert Oasis and Luxor
Duration: 10 Days / 09 Nights
Tour Type: Private
Availability: Available Daily
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Cairo, Western Desert Oasis and Luxor 10 days / 09 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar. You will also experience Luxor West Bank and East Bank. You will also Experience Bahariya and Black & White desert allowing you to and see Dakhla and Kharge Oasis on a private tour.

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids – Sphinx – Egyptian Museum – Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Bahariya Oasis: Hot & Cold Spring – English Mountain – Crystal Mountain – Black desert – White desert.
Farafra Oasis: Farafra Local Museum
Dakhla Oasis: Islamic town of Al-Qasr
Kharga Oasis: Temple of Hibis – Cemetery of Bagawat
Luxor: Karnak & Luxor Temple – Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut

You will have 09 nights accommodation included in this tour, at
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels

Cairo, Western Desert Oasis and Luxor 10 Days & 09 Nights

Day 1: Arrival Cairo Airport & Transfer to your Hotel in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo our Min Travel representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Breakfast and check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Cherfrern and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops.
Before going to the Egyptian museum this is the best time to take a break for lunch
In the afternoon visit the Egyptian museum, this was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920’s when his tomb was excavated
And finally a visit the legendary Khan El Khalili bazaar district for shopping. Return to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Optional: Sound & light Show at the Pyramids of Giza.

Breakfast at the hotel, Then transfer by A/C Bus, cutting across the western desert, towards Bahariya Oasis or the Northern Oasis as its ancient Paranoiac name. Arrive Bahariya and have some rest and lunch. Next you will have a tour in Bahariya Oasis by Jeep. Visit the English Mountain and cold and hot springs. Overnight in Camp in Bahariya.

Breakfast at the camp, then drive to the White desert. On the way you will visit the Black Mountain and the Crystal Mountain. Arrive the white desert and overnight among the Chalk white mashroom-shaped rocks, covered by the stars. Overnight in White desert.

Breakfast down the camp and drive toward Dakhla Oasis (the Inner Oasis), or Zeszes as it was called in Pharoanic era. Stop in the way in Farafra Oasis, or (the City of the Cow) as it was named during ancient times, to visit Beir Zeita (the 6th well) and Farafra Local Museum. Continue to Dakhla Oasis and visit the Medieval Islamic town of Al-Qasr (The Palace). Overnight in camp in Dakhla.

* Optional Camel ride:
Here you can have a camel-ride for 01 hour or 02 among the golden sand dunes of the western desert.

Breakfast at the camp and drive toward Kharga Oasis (The outer Oasis) or the Southern Oasis as its ancient Pharoanic name. Upon arrival, visit the ancient Temple of Hibis that was dedicated to the Theban Triad, and then move to the ancient Roman cemetery of Bagawat which comprises more than 60 of the most ancient Christian tombs of the world. At night you can have a walk in the beautiful city of Kharga and see the daily life of humble Egyptians. Overnight in Hotel

Breakfast and check out the hotel, then continue driving to reach Luxor. Visit the Eastern bank including the Temple of Karnak. It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theban triad of Amon, Mut and Khonsu. For the largely uneducated ancient Egyptian population this could only have been the place of the gods. It is the mother of all religious buildings, the largest ever made and a place of pilgrimage for nearly 4,000 years.

The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Luxor which is close to the Nile and parallel with the riverbank. King Amenhotep III who reined 1390-53 BC built this beautiful temple and dedicated it to Amon-Re, king of the gods, his consort Mut, and their son Khonsu.
At the ends of the day transfer to your hotel in Luxor.
Optional: Sound & light Show at Karnak Temple.

Optional: Hot Balloon Over Luxor.
After breakfast check out hotel. The day starts with a guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, where the ancient mummies were discovered and The Valley of the Kings actually has two components – the East Valley and the West Valley. It is the East Valley which most tourists visit and where most of the tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs are located.
The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut named Deir El Bahari, one of the most beautiful of the royal mortuary temples and the two Colossi of Memnon.
In the afternoon transfer to Luxor Railway station to take your sleeper train to Cairo.

Upon arrival Cairo our Min Travel representative meet you and transfer to Hotel in Cairo and overnight.

Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.

Tour Include
Arrival/departure assistance & transfers at Cairo International Airport
All transfers mention in program By private Air Condition Vehicle
01 full day tour in Cairo to visit Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & Khan El Khalili Bazaars
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
03 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Luxor based on BB basis
01 night accommodation in hotel in Bahariya Oasis based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
01 overnight in the Kharga hotel based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
02 overnights in camps in the Western desert based on FB basis (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
01 overnight in first class sleeper train & Luxor/Cairo based on Half Board basis
One Lunch in local restaurant during tour in Cairo
A Bottle of water for every day tour.

Tour Exclude
International flights
Domestic Trains & flights
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Great Pyramid USD 17.- per person
The Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo USD 10.- per person
Solar Boat – near the Pyramids USD 05.- per person
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05.- per person.
Personal expense
Any item or service not mentioned
Tipping

Rates are per Person
All A/M rates are in US Dollars
The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018
The rate exclude Christmas, New Year & Easter Period
All A/M rates are per Person in double and single supplement

Child 0 – 5.99 is free of charge
Child 06 – 11.99 cost 50% from adult rate
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person