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Cairo and White Desert – Code MCH 5

Created with Sketch. Cairo, Egypt
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Duration

4 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

Languages

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Overview

In 4 days, You are going to learn so much about the history and the culture of Egypt with an expert Egyptology tour guide where you will visit a lot of interesting sights built in a different period start from the ancient pharaohs where you are going to see the Pyramids, Saqqarah, Egyptian grand museum.

leave this period to the Christian, Jewish, Islamic, and modern Egypt in a special way with lots of fun and unique experience.

another 2 days adventure to explore the beauty of the Western Desert including the magical white desert, crystal mountain, black desert, hot springs, sand dunes, palm trees and enjoy camping in the desert and much more…

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relax with comfortable Modern air-conditioned transportation
  • The Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Mykerinus, and Chephren and Museum of Cairo
  • The famous step pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara
  • Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque
  • Ben Ezra Synagogue, Hanging church, El Moez street, Khan El Khalili
  • Bahariya Oasis, black mountain, Elhaiz small village, natural springs
  • Crystal Mountain, Pyramid mountain, palm groves
  • White desert, 4×4 Jeep Safari, Overnight camping
  • Ancient legends that bring the sites back to live
  • Experience tailored to your preferences on a private tour
  • Qualified Egyptology Guide with real Egyptology Degree
  • Enjoy beautiful scenery with a wide desert view and see market, color, faces, beautiful buildings, different types of food and much more...

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Pyramids , Saqqarah and Museum

In the morning, our tour guide will meet and accompany you to witness the glory of the old kingdom located in Giza Plateau. Start your private tour by discovering the last remaining ancient wonder of the world, the Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Mykerinus, and Chephren. Guided by our expert Egyptologist, learn the history of this miraculous edifice that still keeps the mystery of their construction. From the Plateau, enjoy the unique view of the Pyramids emerging from the golden sand of Giza. It’s the moment to take pictures of your life! Before leaving the site, let’s greet Abu El Hol, the 3000 years old great Sphinx.

Reach now the second step of your journey, the Pyramid of Saqqara also know as the Pyramid of Djoser. Saqqara is the vast necropolis of ancient Memphis. It’s on this site that King Djoser built his tomb more than 4000 years ago. It was the first time in history that the pyramidal shape was used to build a tomb of a kind.

After lunch, finish your day by visiting the Museum of Cairo which contains the most beautiful artifacts of Ancient Egypt, royal mummies, and the amazing treasure of King Tutankhamun. Return to your hotel overnight.

Our guide will finally accompany you back to your hotel.

Day 2 : Coptic , Islamic and Khan el Khalili

Travel back to time by visiting the medieval district of Cairo. Start your day with a prodigious sample of Ottoman architecture, the Alabaster mosque. Constructed by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848 as a tribute to his oldest son who died in 1816, the Alabaster mosque is mostly made of limestone which plausibly comes from the Pyramids of Giza.

Visit one of the most beautiful and impressive historic construction of the Mamluk epoch, Sultan Hassan Mosque. It’s an Islamic complex composed of a mosque and a madrassa where the 4 Islamic schools of thought used to be taught.

Proceed to the Coptic part of the city and pay attention to Ben Ezra Synagogue. Famous for its Geniza, this temple is believed to have been built where Moses was found by Pharaoh’s daughter when he was a baby.

Hanged above the gate of the old Babylone Fortress, the Hanging church seeks to be admired. Proceed inside this holy edifice and examine the 13 pillars the whole nave stands on.

Stroll along El Moez street and admire the beautiful buildings, madrassas (Koran schools), mosques, and traditional houses. You might visit one of them, Bayt El Suheymi.

Then, make your way through the streets of Khan El Khalili. Built-in the 14th century this souk is still the first choice for all locals who want to buy gold. Spices, gold, soap, handmade souvenirs.

You will be escorted back to your hotel overnight.

Day 3 : Travel to White Desert

Start from Cairo in the morning by private car to Bahariya Oasis, Upon arrival at the oasis, you will have lunch in a local restaurant, after lunch, start by 4×4 to explore Al Bahariya oasis, you are going to see Elhaiz small village for a swim in the natural springs, after this, have a magnificent view from the top of the mountain over the oasis and continue driving to the magnificent white desert.

On the way to the white desert, You are going to see the black desert, the crystal mountain, the sand dunes until you reach the white desert where we are going to build our camp.

Explore the white desert and see all the bizarre shapes, naturally carved.

Enjoy a BBQ dinner and camping overnight around the white desert.

Day 4 : White Desert/back to Cairo

Leave the white desert and travel back to Cairo. you are going to stop in Al Bahariya oasis to refresh up and take the van back to Cairo and our guide will transfer you back to your hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Pickup from your hotel in Cairo and return
  • All Transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • All the sights mentioned above as in the itinerary
  • Overnight camping in the desert with Lunch, dinner, and breakfast included
  • Egyptology Guide with multi-language
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Snacks
  • Taxes
  • Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation in Cairo
  • Food in Cairo
  • Tipping

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Cairo, Egypt

FAQs

How Can I book?
1- You can directly access our website, Request quotes, view our offers, and book online also you can contact us via info@magiccarpettravel.co or through WhatsApp at (+201152362028) or (+201006016132) 24/7.
2- In both cases, you will be assisted by our expert team of tour operators who will tailor your itinerary and you will find all the information you need to make your reservation quick and smooth.
Why You Should Book with Us?
Magic Carpet's expert staff consists of a motivated group of specialists in Flights booking, Hotels and Nile Cruise reservations, Qualified Tour guides, and Tour consultants, we assure you a unique and unforgettable experience.
How Much the Deposit?
The fixed deposit amount is 20 % of the tour's total price.
Cancellation Policy?
Free cancellation until 7 days prior to the trip, after 7 Days the deposit is nonrefundable.
More Than 12 Person?
If your party is more than 12 People, Kindly Contact us via info@magiccarpettravel.co to get a higher discount.
Safety & Security?
1- We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while traveling, for the safe keeping of your passport, cash, and other valuable items.

2- During the Day Trip please keep your valuable stuff with you, not in the car, Your personal belongs it’s your full responsibility.

3- Please make sure to not listen or accept any invitation for a drink or so from a stranger in the street, it always ends up with a problem, In case you would like to buy something or make shopping please get the best advice from your Tour operator or your Tour guide to avoiding any misunderstanding.
Entrance Fees?
1- Regarding the entrance fees the payment should be done in Cash in EGP they don`t accept credit cards or to pay with any other currency.
2- Child 6-12 Years get discount of 50%
3- If you have an international student card (ISIC), you will get a discount of 50%.
4- You can include the entrance tickets when you make the reservation and we will buy the tickets for you in advance, so you can skip the line with no extra fee.
Tipping?
1- Tipping is standard practice in Egypt. If you’re happy with services provided by Tour Guides, Drivers, Waiters, and other workers, it`s a way of saying thank you for all types of services. It is definitely NOT obligatory but it is absolutely expected everywhere you go, Tipping can be in Dollars, Euro, or Egyptian notes but not coins as foreign coins cannot be exchanged or used to buy anything.

2- We believe these to be some fairly sensible tipping guidelines:
• Driver full day approx. 50 - 75 LE
• Guide full day approx. 100-120 LE
• Waiter approx. 10 LE
• Restrooms approx. 1 -2 LE per person
• Airport representatives approx. 50 LE
Customer Support?
Your Tour Operator is 24/7 with you if there’s anything you are not happy about or needs any assistance please let him/her know immediately via this number +201006016132
Feedback?
After you get back home safely, we would appreciate very much hearing from you, Your feedback is so important to us to be able to improve our service’s quality to the next friend or family, Please take a few moments to give us your feedback and help other travelers with your experience just by sending us an email on Info@magiccarpettravel.co and let us know what to improve in which point.

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Extras
  • Entrance fees (adult)($62.00)
  • Entrance fees (student)($31.00)
  • Pyramids Sound-Light Show($40.00)
  • Dinner Cruise($55.00)
  • Camel Ride in Giza Plateau($12.00)

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