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5 Days White Desert & Gara Cave Tour



Trip itinerary

Day 1: From Cairo to White Desert

- Pick up and road travel for 4 hours about 365 Km to Bahariya
- Arrive to Bahariya then drive by jeep to White Desert about 170 Km
- Visit Black Desert, Dunes Area, El Hiez Village and Desert Roses
- Evening Barbeque Dinner and overnight in White Desert camp

Day 2: White Desert & Akabat Trip

- Visit the magic spring, Ain Khadra, Sannta tree and Akabat in Farafra
- Barbeque dinner overnight under the stars in White Desert camp

Day 3: Gara Cave Trip

- Breakfast then travel for 174 Km off road, lunch en route by sand dunes
- Dinner and overnight in Gara cave camp

Day 4: Gara Cave Trip

- Morning drive to Bahariya Black Mountains, sand dunes & the salt lake
- Trip to Ain El Muftella temple, the English House & sunset view on sands
- Overnight in Bahariya Oasis

Day 5: Back to Cairo

- Leave Bahariya morning after breakfast
- Drive back for 4 hours to Cairo

What to Bring

  • Sun glasses, Hats, sun cream
  • Valid passport for 6 Months 
  • Comfortable clothes & shoes
  • Scarf, photo and Video Camera

Western Desert Distances

  • Cairo to Bahariya 370KM
  • Cairo to Siwa 750 KM
  • Siwa to Bahariya 490 KM
  • Bahariya to White Desert 160 KM
  • Farafra to Dakhla 280 KM
  • Dakhla to Kharga 190 KM
  • Kharga to Luxor 390 KM

Trip includes

  • Cairo hotel pickup and drop off service
  • All transport by private AC vehicle
  • All desert transport by 4x4 car
  • 3 nights Camping on full board basis
  • 1 night in Bahariya Oasis Style Hut on half board
  • All camping equipments
  • Entry fees to the mentioned places
  • Experienced personal tour guide
  • Bottled water during trips
  • All service charges and taxes

Itinerary highlights

  • White Desert

    The white desert is the most popular and interesting area in the Western Desert. It has a white cream color and massive chalk rock formations that been created as result of occasional sandstorm in the area, intensified by the clear light of noon, shimmering gold at sunset or blackened and shrunken in a cloud filled sky.

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  • Bahariya Oasis

    The most accessible of the Western Desert Oases, Bahariya, offers many interesting attractions and a foretaste of how life goes in an oasis. The Bahariya Oasis is about 500 Kms from Cairo. Bahariya has a particular historical significance as it was an important transit point for the Caravan tracks and the Nile Valley.

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  • Djara cave

    Djara cave is about 30m wide and 8m high, and contains animal engravings dating back from the Neolithic Period. It is rather famous, located the middle of the Western Desert, on a limestone plateau, next to an old camel track connecting Farafra and Assiut. It is one of the very few well decorated caves in Egypt.

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  • Black Desert

    Most people are not aware of the beauty of specific parts of the desert. The section that attracts tourists the most in the Western Desert is that particular area located between Bahariya Oasis in the South and Farafra Oasis in the North & it have a significant scientific value after fossils being discovered there including Dinosaur fossils.

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Booking Terms

  • To get 5 Days White Desert & Gara Cave Tour booked and confirmed
    • Fill and submit the form and expect soon reply with your quote.
    • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
    • All packages are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
    • Package price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
    • Package prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
    • Package prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer
    • Package price is always valid except for Easter & Christmas periods.
    • Package price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
    • Package price does Not include fees of any special archaeological sites.
    • Package prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
    • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour package confirmed.
    • Children under 2 years old are free of charge in similar tour packages.
    • Children between 5 and 5.99 years would pay 25 % of adult package price.
    • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay 50 % of adult package price.
    • Children will be charged in case your tour package includes any airfare.
    • 25 % down payment is required to get your tour package booking confirmed.
    • 50 % down payment is required to confirm Easter & Xmas package bookings.
    • Full payment should be settled in cash or credit card upon arrival.
    • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
    • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
    • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
    • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
    • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
    • We book airlines from Usa Uk Australia Canada Uae Ksa India & Europe.
    • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.
    • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.

Before You Book

  • Things to know before you Book 5 Days White Desert & Gara Cave Tour
  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Valid Passport with 6 month beyond your travel schedule is a must
  • Egypt entry visa costs 25 Usd & available in any of Egypt Embassies
  • Few nationalities can obtain Egypt entry visa upon their arrival
  • Obtaining Sinai Visa only would not permit you to get out of Sinai
  • Egypt has many direct flights with European Union & United States
  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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