Cairo & White Desert 4 Days Tours

Explore one of the most amazing places all over Egypt and visit the white desert to witness the beauty of nature
from/per person $255
  • Trip Days
    4 Days

  • Type
    Historical

  • Difficulty
    medium

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Location

Cairo, White Desert

Transportation

air conditioned Tourist Class Mini Van

Description

Cairo & White Desert 4 Days Tours


With  the first 4 days , You are going to learn so much about the history and the culture of Egypt with an experts Egyptology tour guide where you will visit a lot of interesting sights built in a different period start from the ancient pharaohs where you are going to see the Pyramids, Saqqarah, Egyptian grand museum.

leave this period to the Christian, Jewish, Islamic and the modern Egypt in a special way with lots of fun and unique experience

another 2 days adventure to explore the beauty of the Western Egyptian Desert with its magical fancy atmosphere and witness  the charming Sunset and the mountains shapes 


Itinerary


  • DAY
    1

    After breakfast, your guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel.
    Start your private tour by discovering the last remaining ancient wonder of the world : the Pyramids of Giza : Cheops, Mykerinus and Chephren. Learn the history of this miraculous edifices that still keep the mystery of their construction. From the Plateau, enjoy the unique view of the Pyramids emerging from the golden sand of Giza. It's the moment to take the pictures of your life ! Before leaving the site, let's greet Abu El Hol, the 3000 years old great Sphinx.
    Reach now the second step of your journey : the Pyramid of Saqqara also know as the step Pyramid of Djoser. Here, King Djoser built his tomb more than 4000 years ago. It was the first time in history that the pyramidal shape was used to build the tomb of a kind.
    After lunch, finish your day by visiting the Museum of Cairo which contains the most beautiful artifacts of Ancient Egypt, royal mummies and the amazing treasure of King Tutankhamun.
    You will be transferred back to your hotel for overnight.

  • DAY
    2

    Travel back to time by visiting the medieval district of Cairo. Start your day with the Alabaster mosque. You can’t miss this prodigious building while you are entering Salah El-Din citadel. Indeed, the Ottoman building majestically stands on the summit of the citadel so that you can admire its overlayed domes and great minarets.
    Visit now the Hanging church. Hanged above the gate of the old Babylone Fortress, thIis church seeks to be admired. Proceed inside this holy edifice : the whole nave stands on 13 pillars that are considered to symbolise Jesus and his 12 apostles.
    Discover the Synagogue that is believed to has been built where Moses was found by Pharaon’s daughter when he was a baby. Ben Ezra synagogue is famous for to its Geniza inside which outdated and holy documents containing the name of God were honorably stored.
    Visit one of the most beautiful and impressive historic construction of the Mamluk epoch : Sultan Hassan Mosque.
    Stroll along El Moez street and admire the medieval buildings : madrassas (Koran schools), mosques and traditional houses. You will probably find in your way many young Egyptians looking for the perfect selfie. Make your way through the streets of Khan El Khalili. Built in the 14th century this souk is still operating. Spices, gold, soap, handmade souvenirs… you can find almost anything here. Need to go back home with a souvenir : Khan El Khalili is the ideal place for that !

  • DAY
    3

    Day 3 : Start from Cairo in the morning by private car to Bahariya Oasis, Upon arrival to the oasis have lunch in the hotel and after lunch start by the normal private car to visit the black desert and climb up the black mountain and drive to Elhaiz small village for swim in the natural springs and after that drive to the white desert protected area to see the famous mushroom and the formation of the lime stone and drive to the Crystal mountain and drive back to Bahariya Oasis and move into the 4x4 and drive to the sand dunes for dinner BBQ and camping under the stars.

    Start your adventure from Cairo, you will be driven to Bahariya Oasis, 350 km from the capital. Check in and have lunch in your hotel camp. You will be driven now towards the black desert, where you can climb a black mountain. Make a stop at the valley of El Haiz, distinguished by its speckled ground, these are black stones strewn by the wind. Enjoy a swim in a natural spring. Reach your next step : the white desert and the Crystal mountain The pristine nature makes the white desert a sanctuary for those who seek for peace. Contemplate the chalk-white rocks around you, some are mushroom-shaped while others are shaped like chicken, camel or dog...
    In a 4x4 drive through the sand dunes to get back to Bahariya Oasis. End you day under the starry sky of Egypt, savoring a delicious barbecue and drinking a bedouin tea. Experience bedouin life by camping in a traditional tent.

  • DAY
    4

    Day 4 : In the morning after breakfast and breakdown Camp drive to visit the Palm groves, the natural springs, the salt lake, the Pyramid mountain, the camel farm and the English mountain and drive back to Cairo.

    After breakfast, enjoy a 4x4 ride to discover the oasis' landscape. The salt lake and the natural springs scattered on the arid floor will not fail to attract you for a swim. Stroll in the palm groves and in a camel farm to admire the cherished animal of the desert. Here on the Bahariya's sand stands a Pyramid mountain, contemplate it's pure and perfectly symmetrical shape. Climb to the top of the English mountain to admire the beautiful view of the oasis.
    Here ends your adventure in the desert, you will be driven back to Cairo. There, you can take a flight back home or you can enjoy more time in Egypt by choosing any other activities from our tailor made.


Trip Overview

  • Single Supplement
    All the prices quoted is based on Double occupancy. If you are single, You must select from the Extra page the Single Supplement. It will appear the page o


Included

  • Lunch
  • Local Guide
  • Air-conditioned Private Vehicle
  • One Night Accommodation in the desert

Exclude

  • Entrance Fees
  • Tipping

Terms & Conditions

Payment 

 

Available way of payment:

Paying through our secure online gate payment (Pay-fort) one of amazon's companies, fully secured system.

If you wish to pay via bank transfer please send us an email to info@aladintour.com 

Once we receive your payment your trip will be automatically confirmed.


Cancellation 

 

Free cancellation two weeks prior your arrival time.

Any time of cancellation during the 12 days before your trip starts, 40% of your total payment will be nonrefundable.

One week before the trip starting the amount you will pay is nonrefundable. In case you are not happy with our services and we didn't deliver it the way it should be, fragmentary amount will be refunded.

Best price grantee policy

 

In case you will find other cheaper travel agency, please consider:

1-     Date of arrival and departure

2-     Same accommodation stander

3-     Same historical sightseeing

4-     Transportation type

5-     Same includes and excludes 

6-     If the other travel agency includes 24 hour tour leader service.

If you can provide us all this evidence, we will gladly make you 50$ cheaper than what you found.

 

Safety & Security

 

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, cash and other valuable items. In case of going to your activity please keep your valuable stuff with you not to leave them in your car, please leave them in your safe box in your hotel. Your personal belongs it's your full responsibility. Please make sure to not listen or accept any invitation for a drink or so from a stranger in the street, it's always end up with a problem, have fun with your travel mates and your local friends. In case you would like to buy something or make shopping please get the best advice from your group leader or tour guide to avoid any misunderstanding.

Insurance

 

Aladin tours are not responsible for your travel insurance, please make sure that you arrange your insurance before you start your travel.   


Activities out of your program

 

Please contact your local guide for more information on available tours and excursions to make sure you are in a safe hands and having always the straight word. no heading cost and no extra charge because you might meet street scammers and offer you cheaper prices, but then you will always find a tricky and aggressive way and most of the time they take from you more money, this can end up having unhappy experience in Egypt and our aim is to make our guest happy and satisfied.


Trip walking or driving distance

 

Please be aware that there are long driving hours on this tour. You can refer to the trip overview for more information on estimated travel times. Please note that any times mentioned are approximations only to give you an idea of the journey lengths and the actual time taken will depend on public transport timetables and road conditions. A mix of private and public transport is used throughout this trip, prepare your self  for some fun long rides.

 

Pocket money

 

We recommend you to carry on your pocket daily from 20 to 50 USD or what equals in EGP, depends on your personal needs, please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping, please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip, also many places in Egypt are not accepting credit card but only in cash.

 

Meals

 

Eating is a big part of traveling fun and get to know country's culture. Travelling with Aladin tours will experience a lot of different local type of food which we include everyday lunch in your program with variety of different local meals. Most of the time dinner are not included which we give you more flexibility in deciding what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more flexibility in your budget, the food generally is cheap in Egypt. Our groups tend to eat together to let you enjoy each other's company. Your tour leader will be able to suggest the best of all restaurants during your trip.


Local flights 

 

Please make sure to attach your passport copy with your final confirmation in order to book the flight tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure. Domestic carriers for internal flights in Egypt will be Egypt Air or Nile Air. Flight information will not be available until a couple of days prior to the tour departure. Contact us for more details on your flights. The domestic flight maximum weight allowance is 20 kg.

Tipping

 

Tipping in Egypt known as “baksheesh” is a way of life in the Middle East. Locals themselves usually tip who provides them with service.  It is customary and even expected to tip small service providers. To make things as easy as possible and avoid hassling, Aladin tours has developed a tipping attitude where your tour leader will collect a contribution from everybody at the start of your tour and use this to tip anybody who has provided services to the group as a whole. A guideline for tipping is minimum $4 USD per day per person, you can pay in USD or the equivalent local currency (preferably local currency). If you feel that any service provider failed in maintaining or delivering good service, please bring it immediately to the attention of your tour leader to be able to improve our service partners and so a deduction of tips can take place. To not confuse you how much to tip the Tour Guide so we suggest you tip minimum 3$ per person per day, and at the end of the day it's not a mandatory option.

Feed back

 

Your tour leader is 24 hours with you if there's anything you are not happy about, please let him/her know immediately. If you have an issue with the tour leader himself please call our emergency number 24/7 service +201006016132, after you get back home safely, we would appreciate very much hearing from you! Your feedback is so important to us to be able to improve our service's quality to the next friend or family member with Aladin tours. Please take a few moments giving us your feedback and help other travelers with your experience through our website, just by sending us an email on customerservice@aladintour.com and let us know what to improve in which point.