Tour 8

Bahariya – Farafra – Dakhla – Kharga – Luxor
8 days / 7 nights

1st day
Arrival in cairo, transfer to the hotel, overnight hotel

2nd day
We go on the street directly to Oasis Bahariya, which is about 450km. Bahariya is well known since they found there the Golden Mummies.
Many wells make this area very fruitful, so you can find 100000 palmtrees with dates and many fruits and also rice.
We make a small sightseeing to the salt lake and the hill of the englishmen. When the sun goes down we climb the hill to see the beautiful sunset and have there a view over the oasis.
Overnight in the hotel

3rd day
Visit the Golden Mummies, the Tomb of Banentiu and the Temple of Alexander the Great.
Than we go through the Black Desert, black rocks on white sand to the Crystall Mountain. There you can find crystall in different colours.
The way leads us to the White Desert, there you feel yourself out of time, you see snowy mountains, mushrooms, animals or figures that comes out from a fairy tale.
At night it is a white wonderland and above us only the endless sky.

4th day
We go to the Oasis Farafra, there you can take a bath in one of the hot springs.
We visit the museum of Badr, he makes all things from materials out of the desert,stone, wood, plants.

Nightcamp in the sanddunes on the way to Dakhla.

5th day
To go to Dakhla through the desert is inforgettable, the big sanddunes, the wonderful coloured rocks , till we see in front of us the Oasis Dakhla.
The rocks are red and therefor they call it Red Desert.
Also the pharaos found it special here and built temples.

Overnight hotel.

6th day
Visit the temple Dar al Hagar and the old town Al Qasr, which is build from bricks of mud and the mastaba of Ima Pepi.
Then we go to Kharga, the greatest one of the four Oasis and she is as the closestto the Nile.
There is a big sanddune called Abu Muharik, the dune starts near Bahariya and
it ends here and she always moving.

Overnight hotel.

7th day
Visit the Hibistemple with ist special reliefs and the necropole El Bagavat,it is from the early christian time and the ruins of Dush.
After this transport to Luxor, overnight hotel.

8th day
Flight or program to continue

Duration: 8 days

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