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White Desert - Camel Safari Tour
DAY 1
Drive from Cairo by minibus (360 km.) via Bahariya Oasis (360 km.) which is one of the closest Oases to Cairo, with several villages throught the Oases home to the bedouin people. Lunch break on the way, will go thru the small Farafra Oasis, unique with it's Orchads of dates and olives that surround it. We meet the camels on the main road beside Gebel Gunna (20 km. from the Farafra Oasis West). We will have a briefing and time to get acquainted with handling and riding the camels. We start our trip by riding to Barani in the White Desert, where we have dinner and spend the first night.
DAY 2
After breakfast we ride to the White House. We will pass the famous Mushrooms, limestone sculptures in the White Desert. Lunch. After an unforgettable sunset we enjoy the stew cooked by open fire and sleep under the stars.
DAY 3
After breakfast we ride to the main road beside Bir Regwa, where we say goodbye to the camels and get in to the minibus for the drive back to Cairo. We take a little break at the Crystal Mountain, a low sparkling ridge that on a closer look you can seeis composed of quartz crystal. Then we proceed and have our lunch box at the Cafeteria El Heiz. We continue and take another little break at the Black Desert, a collection of volcano shaped mountains with lots of black stones lying arround, you can climb the peaks and get some amazing views. Arrival at Cairo before sunset.
This tour can be extended or added to any of our Egypt tours, let our experts help you customize your trip. The White Desert is best visited from October to March only.
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Farafra Average Temperatures
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
C 12 14 17.8 22.8 27 29.4 30.3 29.9 27.2 23.1 17.6 13.6