Day 01: Kom Aushim Museum, Wadi El Ryan, and Valley of the Whales
Get ready for a day of discovery and adventure, our tour bus will pick you up at your hotel in Cairo or any other preferred location at approximately 8:30 am. Get ready for an adventurous and scenic drive to Fayoum an important agricultural center, known for its many archeological sites, history, and beautiful natural surroundings. One of the first stops in the Fayoum is the Kom Aushim Museum located near the town of Karanis the museum boasts the famous mummy portraits, pottery, coins and other precious artifacts dating from Prehistoric times to the Roman period. Then visit Wadi El Ryan an ambitious water drainage project that was built in the early 1970s. This led to the formation of two lakes which have become home to migratory birds and fish. Wadi El Ryan is also known for its waterfalls though only a few meters high have become a feature for many visitors. Then enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Wadi Hittan Museum whose name means Valley of the Whales. This an open-air museum where you will be amazed by the huge whale and shark fossils on the valley floor. Explore the unique beauty of the landscape with its impressive mountains, dunes, and hills. Enjoy a Campsite dinner where you will overnight in Fayoum.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 02: Hot Spring, Bahariya Oasis
Wake up under a golden desert sun and enjoy breakfast at the campsite, then the adventure continues with an exciting drive to the Bahariya Oasis. Enjoy lunch and refresh yourself at a hotel then later go for a bath in one of the many natural hot springs in the oasis. These springs are known for their curative properties; aiding in the treatment of rheumatism, joint pains, and other physical discomforts. Enjoy dinner at the hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 03: Ancient Village, Pyramid Mountain, English Mountain, Ethnic Museum, Crystal Mountain, Agabat and Flower Desert
Wake up to a delicious breakfast at the hotel then start exploring the Bahariya Oasis, then embark on a tour of the ancient village, visit Pyramid Mountain so named because it is shaped like a pyramid. Climb to the top for a panoramic view of the oasis and the desert landscape. Walk or drive to the top of English Mountain and view the ruins of the abandoned World War I fortress used by the British soldiers during the war and experience a picturesque sunset. Then stop by the Ethnic Museum which showcases the rich traditional way of life of the people in the desert oasis. Then go off road for a wild drive into the Black and White Deserts so named because of their very appearance. Refresh yourself at El Haiz for lunch as the exploration continues with a tour of Crystal Mountain a fascinating mountain ridge that is littered by natural forming quartz crystals then go off-road and explore Agabat, and the Flower Desert for an unforgettable experience. Then make Camp in the White Desert where you will spend the night under a blanket of stars.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 04: Final day
Enjoy a warm campsite breakfast and return to Bahariya for lunch, then enjoy a relaxing drive back to Cairo where you will catch your return flight or drive to your preferred location in Cairo. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.