14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour

 

Overview of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour

The 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert tour covers exciting destinations of Egypt in the great Sahara Desert. The places of interest include; White Desert, Farafra Oasis, Dakhla, Gilf el Kebir, Jebel Uweinat, Karkur Talh, Aqaba, Wadi Homra, Great Sand sea and the Siwa Oasis. The tour starts and ends in Cairo Egypt.

Safari Highlight of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour

Day 01 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Arrive Egypt

Day 02 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: White Desert/ Farafra Oasis

Day 03 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  White Desert / Farafra / Dakhla

Day 04 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Dakhla – Gilf el Kebir

Day 05 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Jebel Uweinat – Karkur Talh

Day 06 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Karkur Talh

Day 07 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Karkur Talh – Wadi Sura – Aqaba

Day 08 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Aqaba – Wadi Homra

Day 09, 10 & 11 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Great Sand Sea

Day 12 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Siwa Oasis

Day 13 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Siwa Oasis

Day 14 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Final departure

Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour

 

Day 01of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Arrive Egypt

You will be met by our representative will meet & assist you at CairoInternational Airport. Then you will be transferred to your hotel.

 

Day 02 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: White Desert/ Farafra Oasis

Breakfast – Then transfer by 4×4 jeep to oasis desert. Enjoy walking andfollow the traces of the Fox phinex – Then Drive to Farafra (40KMS) -Swimming at the hot spring eyes (Bier 3) and visit the local museum for thelocal artist Bader – Then drive to the area Abu monkar between Farafra andDakhla Oasis – Stop for Lunch and drive in the Middel of Desert to Camping

there – Dinner and overnight under the Stars.

 

Day 03 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: White Desert / Farafra / Dakhla

 

In the morning two hours walk through the White Desert near Wadi Mushroomand its famous mushroom-shaped rocks, with enough opportunities to lingerand take photos. Afterwards drive to Farafra, visit to the local museum.You will have the possibilities to bathe in the springs. After lunch driveto Dakhla and visit to the old town of El Qasr with its covered walkways

and carved doorlintels. Overnight at a Lodge.

 

 

Day 04 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Dakhla – Gilf el Kebir

After breakfast the adventure begins – the jeeps leave Dakhla and gotowards the Gilf el Kebir. After hours of adventurous driving the camp isset up at the eastern flank of the plateau. camping at the Desert.

Day 05 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Jebel Uweinat – Karkur Talh

At first the route passes an ancient volcanic area, the Clayton craterswhich were formed by gas eruptions. Then we leave the Gilf area behind andgo south. In the Karkur Talh or “Acacia Valley” we enter the area of theGebel Uwainat. Situated roughly at the centre of the most arid area, its

height is sufficient to capture a little precipitation from the summermonsoon clouds of the Sahel belt that occasionally reaches this far north.These rains are very infrequent, the last one was recorded in September1998, and probably as much as 10-15 years may pass without rain. However

even this little rain is sufficient to allow some vegetation and wildlifein the larger valleys. Camping at the Desert.

 

Day 06 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Karkur Talh

This day is dedicated to the exploration of the area and its rock drawings.In the 1930’s Winkler recorded the rock drawings here – the firstprehistoric rock drawings ever found in this part of the Sahara. KarkurTalh (Valley of Acacia) offers a very dramatic change in scenery just intime, this valley offering trees, shade, and savannah like greenery. Thetraces of wildlife scattered all around the valley exposes the presence ofa big variety of living creatures. Camping at the Desert.

 

Day 07 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour: Karkur Talh – Wadi Sura – Aqaba

Today we turn north again and pass the hills of Peter and Paul, ancientvolcanoes that are a geologist’s heaven, and then to Wadi Sura in thewestern Gilf el Kebir. There we approach one of the highlights of the tour- a cave with neolithic rock paintings depicting game, domestic animals andhumans, among them the famous picture showing swimmers that was firstdiscovered by Count Almassy. Afterwards the tour leads up by the pass ofAqaba on to the plateau. camping under the stars overnight.

 

Day 08 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Aqaba – Wadi Homra

From the western escarpment one has a singularly beautiful view. We descendinto the Wadi Homra, named for its red rocks and sand. This valley also hassome prehistoric rock drawings. Night camp in the wadi.

 

Day 09, 10 & 11 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Great Sand Sea

Three days of adventurous driving through the Great Sand Sea are one of thehighlights of the tour.Single dunes combine to an endless Sea of Sand.Overnight in Camping in the dunes in Siwa.

 

Day 12 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Siwa Oasis

Breakfast – then Drive from our Camp site at the desert to our next stop -drive to Siwa – arrive to Siwa – Transfer to your Hotel – rest of the dayfree at leisure – Dinner and overnight in hotel.

 

Day 13 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Siwa Oasis

Breakfast at hotel. Visit the old fortified town of Siwa, then see theancient tombs in the Mountain of the Dead as well as the Temple of Amunwhich was dedicated to God Amon also called the oracle temple whereAlexander the Great consulted the oracle. Also, pay a visit to the springs

of Siwa, and bath in the bubbling pool, Cleopatra’s Bath. Then transferback to Cairo and overnight.

 

Day 14 of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour:  Final departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred by vehicle to Cairo Airport

End of the 14 Days Egypt Comprehensive Desert Tour

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