The Black and White Desert

  • Destination: Egypt
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Departs: 13/03/2020

Overview

A beautiful Safari in the Egyptian Sahara to explore the Volcanic Black Desert and the surreal White Desert National Park.

Highlights

- 4WD Safari in the Egyptian Sahara
- Geological Wonders of the Egyptian Sahara: Crystal Mountain, Black Desert & Agabat Valley
- The White Desert National Park
- The Panoramic view over Bahariya from the English Mountain
- Sandboadring
- Camping under the starlit sky

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Itinerary & Trip Details

Day 1: Bahariya Oasis
Bahariya Oasis

Drive from Cairo to Bahariya Oasis, have lunch at a local restaurant then load our 4WD cars with our equipment and food then start our desert adventure.. First we explore the main sites of Bahariya as we drive through the palm trees gardens to the beautiful salt lake, then continue to Gebel Dist, known as the pyramid mountain for its symmetrical sides and pointy peak and finally drive to Gebel ElEngleez (English mountain) which acquired its name from the remains of a British fort on top of the hill that was used during World War I, we will go for a short hike to the top of the mountain for a panoramic view over the oasis. Afterwards we will drive to the dunes at the edge of the black desert to watch the beautiful sunset, setup our camp, dinner and overnight under the starlit sky.

Accommodation: Camping in tents
Meals: LD

Day 2: Wonders of the Western Desert

Wonders of the Western Desert

Breakfast at camp then start to explore the Black Desert with its volcanic mountains covered by black dolerite rocks, make a stop at one of the mountains to admire the amazing landscape then continue our drive to visit the small oasis of El-Haiz famous for its springs then visit the Crystal Mountain and Agabat Valley with its breathtaking scenery. Afterwards we will drive to the White Desert where we are going to setup our camp for the night. Enjoy our BBQ dinner and overnight camping under the stars.

 

Accommodation: Camping in tents
Meals: BLD

Day 3: The White Desert

The White Desert

Breakfast, then start to explore the White Desert and its alien-looking landscape then drive to the sand dunes for some Sandboarding action. Afterwards we drive back to Bahariya Oasis, have Lunch then drive back to Cairo.

Meals: BL

Price Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

- Roundtrip Transfers from Cairo to Bahariya Oasis in a private A/C Vehicle
- Desert Safari in 4WD cars
- Camping Accommodation for 2 night
- All Tickets and Permits
- All mentioned meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) + Water
- Sandboarding

Price Excludes

- Tips and Gratuities


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