Cairo to Bahariya Oasis Overnight Tour: Desert Escape


Embark on a captivating overnight adventure that will take you through the enchanting sights of Cairo and the serene Bahariya Oasis. Explore Cairo's rich history and vibrant present as you visit iconic landmarks like the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza. Then, experience the tranquility of Bahariya, an oasis where you can relax in natural hot springs, explore ancient tombs, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking desert landscapes. Whether you're an adrenaline enthusiast or a culture aficionado, this tour offers something for everyone.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 2 days and 1 night
  • Departure time and location: 6:00 AM from your hotel
  • Return time and location: 5:00 PM the next day at your hotel
  • Tour category: Tour From "Cairo"
What to Expect
    • Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the Black Desert.
    • Marvel at the unique landscapes of the White Desert.
    • Witness the mesmerizing quartz crystal formations at Crystal Mountain.
    • Visit the historic Tomb of Bannantiu.
    • Take in the captivating sights of sand dunes and the Salt Lake.
    • Experience a memorable one-night camping adventure and savor dinner under the stars.
  • Complimentary bottled water will be provided to keep you refreshed on your way to the oasis.
More About Cairo to Bahariya Oasis Overnight Tour: Desert Escape
  • In the scorching summer heat, it can be extremely uncomfortable. Be sure to pack essential items such as sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes suitable for desert walking to ensure your comfort and safety during the excursion.


Day General Information

Your adventure in the Bahariya Oasis kicks off with a rendezvous with your guide, followed by a comfortable journey in an air-conditioned vehicle that lasts approximately four hours. You'll spend the night at a desert camp, and the following day, you'll continue your exploration of the oasis before returning to Cairo. It's an exciting journey filled with unique experiences and stunning desert landscapes.

Activity - 1
Meet, Pick Up, transfer to the Oasis

Your journey to the oasis begins when you're picked up by your driver. You'll then embark on a three to four-hour drive to reach the oasis. Upon arrival, your tour guide will welcome you, and you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant. The oasis is situated approximately 300 kilometers from Cairo, promising a memorable adventure.

Activity - 2
Explore The Village of Bawiti.

Upon reaching the oasis, you'll enjoy a satisfying lunch at a local restaurant. Then, a local driver will be at your service to explore the oasis's capital, Bawiti, renowned for its rich history and diverse culture. Your visit will include attractions like the Bahariya Oasis Museum and the historic Qasr el-Bawiti ruins. You'll also have the opportunity to explore lush palm groves and ascend "English Mountain" to observe remnants of the Second World War British Army, along with the Black Desert and Crystal Mountain. Your night will be spent in a desert camp under the starry sky, where dinner will be served.

Please note that overnight accommodations will be in a camp, providing a unique and immersive experience in the desert.

Activity - 3
Day 2, visit the rest of the oasis and get back to Cairo

After enjoying breakfast, your journey will take you to the White Desert and the Crystal Mountain, where you'll have the opportunity to explore these remarkable natural wonders. At Crystal Mountain, you'll discover the geological significance of the rock formations and admire their stunning beauty.

Following your visit to Crystal Mountain, you'll venture into the surreal landscapes of the White Desert, where chalk-white rock formations create an otherworldly scene that is truly unforgettable. This part of the trip promises to be a unique and mesmerizing experience.

After your exploration, you will be driven back to Cairo in the evening, concluding your overnight adventure in the Bahariya Oasis and the stunning desert landscapes.

Please note that the order of activities may vary based on the specific tour itinerary.

Inclusions & Exclusions

    • Hassle-free pick-up and drop-off service for your convenience.
    • Enjoy a one-night camping experience.
    • Benefit from the guidance of a qualified tour guide throughout your journey.
    • Entrance fees to the sights mentioned in the program are included.
    • All transportation to the destination location is provided.
    • Relish in one breakfast, one lunch, and one dinner during your excursion.
    • Private expenses are not included and are the responsibility of the individual.
    • Drinks are not included in the package.
    • Gratuity (tipping) is not covered and should be provided at your discretion.

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 250 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 125 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 120 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 110 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 100 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 70 /per child
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant

20 % of the total booking amount

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