Day 1: Upon arrival in Cairo our representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification and portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel for check in and overnight.
Day 2: Following breakfast, the day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterward a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops. In the afternoon visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamun collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was when his tomb was excavated. Next is the Citadel and Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, which was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. And finally a visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaars. Shops in this district are legendary for fine brass-ware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and more! At the end of the day return to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Early breakfast and check out of hotel. The day starts with a guided tour in the Western desert to the Baharyia Oasis. Arrive and overnight in camp.
Day 4: Breakfast and breakdown camp. Full day exploring El Baharyia including the Local Museum. In the afternoon visit Bawiti with the colored houses and many hot and cold springs. Continue through the desert to El Heiz, famous for its fascinating rock formations, in the White Desert. Overnight in camp.
Day 5: Breakfast and breakdown camp. The day starts with a visit to the oasis of Farafra, to swim in the hot springs Bir Zetta. Later a visit to the El Farafra Museum. Continue through the desert to Dakhla. On the way stop to visit the picturesque village of El Qaser (built on traditional Islamic style). Overnight in local Bedouin camp.
Day 6: Breakfast Continue driving to Kharga. Visit the temple of Hibis, the Christian tombs of Bagawat and then the old town of Kharga. Overnight in Hamadala hotel.
Day 7: Early breakfast and check out of hotel. Continue to Luxor. Visit the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, Memnon Statues. In the afternoon visit Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in hotel in Luxor.
Day 8: Early breakfast and check out of hotel. Transfer to Hurghada, renowned diving resort village located on the Red Sea. The remainder of the day is free for leisure. Overnight in hotel in Hurghada.
Day 9: Breakfast and check out of hotel. Assisted transfer to Hurghada International airport for final departure to Cairo.
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Africa Egypt History Whiz Archeology/History Desert Expeditions
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