Quattara Depression (12n/13d)

The New Library at Alexandria

The New Library at Alexandria

Day 1 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by local representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 – Cairo
After Breakfast, drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Great Pyramid, the Royal Burial Chambers and the Sphinx. Lunch en route.  Ride horses to Sakkara to see the Step Pyramid. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 3 – Bahariya Oasis
After breakfast, travel to Bahariya. Arrive to Bewiti. After lunch, have a panoramic view of the whole oasis. Enjoy swimming in a hot spring.

Day 4 – Crystal Mountain/ Big Valley
After breakfast, drive to the White Desert. On the way, visit the Crystal Mountain & the Magic Spring. Have Lunch, then trek to the Big Valley. Dinner & overnight.

Day 5 – White Desert
After breakfast, ride camels to the White Desert. On the way, visit El Santa, have lunch at “Ein Khodra” & continue to the White Desert. Dinner & overnight under tents.

Day 6 – Old Desert
Full day camel ride in the White Desert on the way to the Old Desert.

Day 7 – Qattara Depression
After breakfast, cross the desert to the East with the 4X4 safari car. Spend the night in El Bahrein on El Qattara Depression Edge.

Day 8 – Siwa
After breakfast, visit El Qattara Depression, then continue to Siwa. Night at hotel.

Day 9 – Cleopatra Bath
After breakfast, visit Gabal El Mauta, the Oracle and ruins of Amun Temple. Have Lunch & enjoy swimming at Cleopatra Bath.

Day 10 – Shaly
After breakfast, visit Abu Sherouf. Have lunch at Fetnass Lake & spring. Afternoon, Bicycle ride and visit the old city of Shaly.

Day 11 – Alexandria
After breakfast, drive to Alexandria & have a tour at Al-Montazah Gardens.

Day 12 – Alexandria/ Cairo
After breakfast, visit the Catacomb. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, drive to Cairo passing by El Natroun Valley, where the first monastery in the area, El Baramous Monastery, is. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 13- Departure Flight
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight.

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