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  Camel Trekking in the Great Sand Sea
This route leads us on a path of the old road of the caravans which in the past left from the Mediterranean Sea to Sudan while passing through Siwa and Farafra.
This trekking takes us through an admirable dune landscape. The starting point of this trip is the farm of our local partner, where all the camels are. Almost all the foodstuffs comes from the organic farming what is unique here.
   
  For this trip, for organizational reasons we require an early reservation.  
   
  14-days /13 nights tour  Cairo - Oases & the Great Sand Sea - Cairo.  
   
   
  Day 1 : Arrival in Cairo  
  Arrival at Cairo airport, assistance during entry visa formalities. Transfer and overnight in the hotel in Cairo.
 
  Day 2 : Cairo - Oasis Bahariya  
  After the breakfast, we leave in the direction of the desert towards the Bahariya oasis, also known as the Golden Mommies Valley. Numerous sources of water make of the oasis a green island in a sea of sand. We thus discover the sources of hot water, the palm tree alleys and of course the exhibition of the famous Golden Mommies. Dinner and overnight in the hotel in Bahariya.
 
  Day 3 : Departure with the camels  
  You become acquainted with the camels at the Abu Nuss's farm. After loading the luggage, the trip begins in direction of Draa Mariam (approx. 20 Km). First night in tents.
 
  Day  4 - 11 : Through the Great Sand Sea to Dakhla  
  After approximatively 25 Km, we reach Bir Dakar, the only source to Dakhla. Camels restock themselves with water can for the last time. You discover the first sand dunes while arriving in Ghard Abu Muharrak, where the first dunes of the Great Sand Sea should be seen - they have been expanding from Siwa until Dakhla. Crossing Sabaa Russ and Sukkak, we arrive in Harrafish, an isolated region. In Ghard El Maluf, we go up on a mountain where we already see the green of El Qasr-Dakhla landscape.
 

 
  Day 12 : Return to Cairo  
  In the morning we visit the small medieval and still well preserved city of El Qasr oasis. This picturesque place is on a hill and belongs Dakhla. The narrow paths were covered with set of clothes and with palm trees to protect oneself from the sun and the sand storms. Well preserved also are the minaret, the Madrasa (Koran's school), the Court and the prison. The majority of the houses today are unoccupied. In the afternoon transfer back to Bahariya oasis. Dining and overnight in the hotel in Bahariya.
 
  Day 13 : Return to Cairo  
  Return to Cairo. Night in the hotel in Cairo.
 
  Day 14 : Departure from Cairo  
  Transfer to the airport in Cairo and return flight.
 
Accommodation Number of guests
1st May - 30th Sep
1st Oct - 30th April
22nd Dec - 1st Jan
1st April - 7th April
3 Star
2 guests
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4 Star
2 guests
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5 Star
2 guests
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Price includes:
Meals:
Cairo: breakfast
During the tour in the desert: full board
2 nights hotel 3* in Cairo  
2 nights hotel in  Bahariya
8 nights in tents in the desert
Camping equipment in the desert (tents, sleeping bags..) and camels
All the transfers (private, air-conditioned minibus, with driver), Jeep & English speaking guide
All taxes
Entry fees for the sites
For the formalities and the safety of our customers, we inform the Ministry of the Egyptian Tourism of our programmes.

Price excludes:
Flights
Visa expenses (approx. 18 upon arrival)
Tips

Information:
This trip is private; it is possible to start at any time of the year.
Book an extension, for example:
Cultural visits in Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, etc.
Stay at the Red Sea (Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm el Sheikh)
Nile Cruise
 
 
 
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