Welcome to Bahariya Oasis


During the Middle Kingdom and especially during Roman times, the oasis was a centre of agriculture, producing wine sold in the Nile Valley and as far away as Rome. Its strategic location on the Libya–Nile Valley caravan routes ensured it prospered also throughout later ages. In recent years, stunning archaeological finds, such as that of the Golden Mummies, and easy access to the White and Black Deserts have earned Bahariya a firm spot on the tourist map.


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$190 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Day Trip to White Desert and Bahariya Oasis from Cairo with Lunch

At 07:00 in the morning your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis about 350 km east Cairo this journey takes about 4 hours, continue driving to visit the Black Desert and the natural hot spring of Valley of El Haize, then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. Continue driving to the White Desert National Park the most well-known desert destination in Egypt – and for a good reason. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled in any desert in the world. Drive to Bahariya Oasis to visit the Mummies Museum, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis. Then you will enjoy climbing the English House, the sand dunes and the Salt Lake. Meals: Lunch.

$863.50 Outdoor Activities

Package 6 Days 5 Nights to Cairo & Desert Adventure

Day 2: Pyramids / MuseumBreakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then head to the Egyptian Museum, enjoying Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Day 3: Cairo / Bahariya OasisBreakfast at hotel, check out from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 AM, met by our representative and then travel by a modern air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya Oasis about 4 hours drive from Cairo. Upon arrival, visit the Museum of Golden Mummies, the Tombs of the Nobles, the Alexander Temple and the Temple of Meffetla. Then have a trip to the ruin on a hill, “the English House” at sunset enjoying the panoramic view. Overnight in Bahariya.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Day 4: White & Black DesertAfter breakfast, then move onto the White Desert, passing through the Black Desert, a region of volcano-shaped mountains with large quantities of small black stones, and the Valley of El Haize with its refreshing spring. Stop off to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain and the magnificent Valley of Agabat. Camping in White Desert with a unique chance to enjoy amazing sunset view while your guides cook your dinner.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Day 5: Back to CairoAfter breakfast, visit the hot springs and enjoy the beauty of the white limestone rocks in the area. Then start returning to Cairo. In the evening, enjoy an optional dinner cruise on the Nile or paying a visit for watching the Sound and Light spectacular Show of the Giza Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.Meals: Breakfast Day 6:Final DepartureBreakfast with free time at your hotel before checking out at 12:00 PM, then you will be picked you up by our representative and transferred to Cairo international Airport for final departure.Meals: BreakfastAccommodationCampsite in White DesertInternational Hot Spring Hotel, Bahareya OasisLe Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa

$1780 Outdoor Activities

Package 7 Days 6 Nights to Siwa, Bahariya & White Desert

Day2After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that transfer to visit Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba) and enjoy visiting the Siwa House Museum. In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa.Day3Breakfast at hotel – Then start our journey at the Siwa Desert first with Maraki Village. Cross the desert to stop near one of a unique archeology sign at Great Siwa Mountain where is the first human footprint above the mountain which dated to pre-history era. Continue our Safari tour between the dunes till we arrive at the fossils area and see the rocky coral reefs which date to Cambrian era. Then drive to one of the spring eyes at the middle of the desert (Shiata Lake) and it is a good chance to watch the Flamenco birds in addition to swim at cold spring and enjoy the bath with relaxing atmosphere. It is a chance to enjoy the sand surfing at the desert. After that it is the time to drive to another spring the hot (Bir Wahid) spring for chilling and tranquilizing our Muscles. Then back to the hotel in Siwa and overnight.Day4Breakfast at the hotel, then continue to visit the tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead (Gabal El Maouta ) enjoy watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. After that see Dakrour Mountain. Transfer to Abu Sherouf, one of the Siwan Villages to enjoy the Bedouin style life and enjoy the Roman Spring eye. Back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.Day5After breakfast, you will be transferred by a 4×4 car to Bahariya a 06 hour journey. Lunch served during your trip to Bahariya. Dinner and overnight in Bahariya Oasis.Day6After breakfast, climb the Black Mountains by the 4x 4 car and visit the ruins of the English House, the Sand Dunes and the Salt Lake. After that visit the Museum of the Golden Mummies, Tombs of Nobles and the Temple of Ain El Muftella which was once the main water source of the old capital of the oasis. Then transfer to the White Desert about two hours driving far from Bahariya Oasis. Overnight camping at the White Desert.Day7Next day in the morning, you will be driven to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. Then onto the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize with its hot spring. After that you will be transferred by 4X4 car to Bahariya and from Bahariya to Cairo.AccommodationCampsite in White DesertGhaliet Ecolodge & Spa, SiwaInternational Hot Spring Hotel, Bahareya Oasis

$370 Cultural & Theme Tours

Package 3 Days 2 Nights to White Desert & Bahariya

Day 1: Cairo – Bahariya Oasis07:00 your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis, about 350 km east Cairo, this journey takes about 4 hours, lunch will be served at local restaurant in Bahariya oasis. Then visit the Mummies Museum, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis. Then you will enjoy climbing the English House, the sand dunes and the Salt Lake. Overnight in Bahariya oasis.Meals: Lunch, Dinner Day 2: White Desert – Black Desert – CampingAfter breakfast, continue driving to visit the Black Desert and the natural hot spring of Valley of El Haize, then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. Continue driving to the White Desert National Park the most well-known desert destination in Egypt – and for a good reason. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled in any desert in the world. Then transfer back to the campsite at Al Haiz for overnight stay.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Day 3: White Desert – Back to CairoEnjoy breakfast at the campsite with amazing sunrise views. Later you will be driven back to Cairo.Meals: BreakfastAccommodationCampsite in White DesertInternational Hot Spring Hotel, Bahareya Oasis

$2485 Cultural & Theme Tours

Package 14 Days 13 Nights to Pyramids, Oasis , Luxur & Aswan Cruise

Day2at 09:00 AM you will be met and accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Day3met by our representative and then travel by a modern air conditioned vehicle to Bahariya Oasis about 4 hours drive from Cairo. Upon arrival, enjoy local tour to the hill top ruin ‘the English House. Day4After Breakfast, move to the White Desert passing through the Black Desert and the El Haize Village with its natural spring. Stop off to see the Crystal Mountain and the volcanic rocks and petrified wood in the Valley of Agabat. Upon arrival at the White Desert, tour to the amazing rock formationsDay 5drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr’s unique mud brick museum. Drive from Farafa to Dakhla for about 3 hours to see the Roman Temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Day6move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha – a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis’ ethnic museum.Day7you will be transferred by vehicle to Luxor;Day8 transfer to embark your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor TempleDay9take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen HatshepsutDay10visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board.Day11Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of PhilaeDay 12Free time at leisure in Aswan on your own Or Optional Tour to visit Abu Simbel Tour from Aswan by Land. Day13arrive Giza train station. Meet and assist by your tour manager and transfer to your hotel. You will arrive at Giza station about 06:00 am Day14then you will be picked you up by our representative who will transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.AccommodationAchti ResortCampsite in Kharga OasisCampsite in White DesertDesert Lodge Hotel DakhlaInternational Hot Spring Hotel, Bahareya OasisLe Méridien Pyramids Hotel and SpaMS Nile Goddess Nile Cruise Egypt

$200 Cultural & Theme Tours

Day Tour to White Desert and Bahariya Oasis in Egypt

At 07:00 in the morning your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in  Cairo and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis about 350 km east Cairo this journey takes about 4 hours, continue driving to visit the Black Desert and the natural hot spring of Valley of El Haize, then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat. Continue driving to  the White Desert National Park the most well-known desert destination in Egypt – and for a good reason. The quantity of unearthly and beautiful wind-carved rock formations shaped in the form of giant mushrooms or pebbles is unequalled in any desert in the world. Drive to Bahariya Oasis to visit the Mummies Museum, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis. Then you will enjoy climbing the English House, the sand dunes and the Salt Lake. Meals: Lunch.

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