Sahara And Red Sea Explorer




13 days

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Fill up with various experiences, local food, adventure in the middle of the western desert, camping, excursion to the most beautiful Ancient monuments, relaxation in idyllic scenery, and red sea exploration… Start your unforgettable trip in Cairo Facing the greatness of Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara. Feel the spiritual vibes of the old districts and lose yourself in El Moez street. No doubt that the Islamic and Coptic Cairo will deep you straight into the Middle Ages. 

Venture yourself in the Western Desert and experience Bedouin’s life and culture. Climbing, swimming, camping and many other activities. Discover the richness of the Egyptian Desert, Crystal and Pyramid mountains, black desert, sand dunes, no doubt that the scenery will not fail to impress you.

Meet the glory of the Ancient Thebes, Luxor, all the temples and Ancient monuments scattered on both banks of the Nile river make this city a real open-air museum.

End your trip on a high relaxing note in Al Quseir city. Enjoy 2 nights in all-inclusive accommodation by the red sea. Here you can explore the treasures which are hidden under the sea, brilliant fishes and incredible corals.


  • The great Egyptian museum, The great pyramids of Giza, Sakkara pyramid.
  • The citadel of Salah El-Den, Sultan Hassan & El Rifai mosques, Al Azhar mosque, El Moez street.
  • English mountain, Salt lake, Natural pyramids, Natural springs.
  • Black & White desert, Badr museum, Muzawaka tombs.
  • Al Qasr, El Bagawat, Ibis temple.
  • Karnak temple, Luxor temple, The Souk of Luxor.
  • Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, Medinat Habu / Ramses III, Colossi of Memnon.
  • Al-Quseir city.
  • 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…


  • Air-conditioned transportations to all included excursions.
  • All the accommodation in mid-range tourism class hotels, including breakfast.
  • Full board accommodation during the desert trip and the Red Sea.
  • Tour leader and English Egyptology tour guide during the whole trip.
  • Pick up and drop off from Cairo international airport.
  • Bottled water & Snacks while visiting the sightseeing.
  • All Entrance fees
  • All the optional tours/activities.
  • Appreciation.
  • Any Private Expenses.
  • Other meals and drinks.

Tour Plan

Magic carpet’s representative will meet you at Cairo International Airport and accompany you to your hotel overnight. He will give you a brief idea about your program and an introduction to Egyptian culture and habits.
Make your first step in metropolitan Cairo with your Egyptologist guide. Visit the Egyptian Museum which contains the most beautiful artifacts of Ancient Egypt, royal mummies, and the amazing treasure of King Tutankhamun. Arrive at Giza and set eyes on the last remaining ancient wonder of the world, the Great Pyramids. 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. After lunch, continue your trip to the necropolis of Saqqara. Here you can admire the step pyramid of Djoser, the first time that the pyramidal shape was used to build a tomb, 4000 years ago. Meals: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: Egyptian museum – The great pyramids – Saqqara pyramid
Travel back to time by visiting the Citadel built-in 1183 by sultan Salah El-Dine in order to defend the city against the army of the Crusaders. This fortress used to be the residence of Egyptian rulers for 700 years, nowadays it hosts many mosques and museums. Enjoy the phenomenal view of the oldest parts of the city. Walk to reach the Islamic complex of Sultan Hassan mosque, which is composed of a mosque and a madrassa. then moving to El Rifai mosque and its smooth combination of styles from several epochs. Walking down small alleys, you arrive at Al-Azhar, one of the oldest universities in the world. Stroll along El Moez street which hosts many medieval monuments. Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: The citadel – Sultan Hassan & El Rifai mosques – Al Azhar mosque – El Moez street
After breakfast, you will be driven by van and start your journey to Bahariya oasis, the first step of your adventure in the Egyptian desert. Arrive in the afternoon at your camp, check-in, and enjoy a nice lunch. After lunch starts your excursion in the oasis. The salt lake and the natural springs scattered on the arid floor will not fail to attract you for a swim. Here on the Bahariya’s sand stands a Pyramid mountain, contemplate its pure and perfectly symmetrical shape. Climb to the top of the English mountain to admire the beautiful show offered by the setting sun. Go for a walk in the oasis market before being finally driven back to your camp. to savor a Bedouin dinner and spend the night. Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner Included sightseeing’s: English mountain – Salt lake – Natural pyramids – Natural springs
After your breakfast, take the road towards the black desert aboard a 4×4 car. On your way, the floor will get darker, welcome to the black desert, with its black sand and mountains. Make a stop at the crystal mountain before reaching the most interesting spot of the day, the white desert. Here, you will observe the most astonishing natural wonders of Egypt. Setting foot on this desert is like leaving the earth to step into another world. Far from the noise and pollution of the urban life, the pristine nature makes this White Desert a sanctuary for those who seek peace. Contemplate the chalk-white rocks around you, some are mushroom-shaped while others are shaped like chicken, camel, or dog… This dramatic landscape is that breathtaking that you will not notice the time passing. Savor dinner in the white desert and stay overnight. End your day under the pure sky of Egypt, savoring a delicious BBQ and drinking a Bedouin tea, some foxes might approach the camp in the hope to share the dinner. Spend the night in a traditional Bedouin tent. Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
After breakfast, drive south to Dakhla. On the way stop in the small Farafra, an Oasis dotted with hundred water wells. Here you will visit Badr’s art museum, a mud building that hosts pieces of art made from sand, mud, and stone that tells you more about the oasis’ life. From there you will drive to Dakhla Oasis. Here you will have lunch and explore Muzawaka tombs, the “decorated” tombs because of the unique style used to beautify these roman tombs. After this tour, check-in your camp. Built-in a high hill, this camp offers you an incredible view of Dakhla. Enjoy a BBQ dinner under the stars, then sleep overnight in Dakhla. Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner Included sightseeing’s: Badr museum – Muzawaka tombs
Start your day at Al Qasr and discover this medieval Islamic town with its narrow streets and its minaret dated 12th century. Take the road towards Al Kharga Oasis. On your way, stop at Balat, a village dated to the Mamluk and Turkish eras. Once in Kharga Oasis, have lunch then go to visit El Bagawat, one of the oldest and best-preserved Christian necropolis. Here you will also discover Ibis temple which was dedicated to the worship of god Amun. Your adventure in the desert ends here, your next destination is Luxor. Check-in your hotel and take your time to relax after this long journey through the desert. Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: Al Qasr – El Bagawat – Ibis temple
Explore the East side of Luxor by horse carriage. Get first to the vastest Ancient temple of Egypt. Karnak temple was dedicated to the Theban triad Amun, Mut, and their son Khonsu and was connected to Luxor Temple by a long valley of sphinxes. During more than 2000 years, about thirty Pharaohs have contributed to the construction of the building, making it unique by its size, its degree of elaboration, and the diversity of styles. End your day with the Luxor temple, this is the perfect time to enjoy the splendor of the Ancient architecture highlighted by the shimmering rays of the setting sun. Enter the site facing the immense pylon of Ramses II, his monumental colossi, and of course the huge obelisk. Here, for the Feast of Opet, used to take place every year the union of Mut and Amun and the rebirth of their son. This ceremony radiated on the Pharaoh, who could thus renew his power above whole Egypt. The site also hosts a roman chapel and a mosque that you can still admire on the top of the ancient columns of the temple that make this place quite singular. Relish a delicious dinner in the most famous local restaurant and stroll in the souq (market). Meals: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: Karnak temple – Luxor temple – Souq
Start an unforgettable excursion to the West Bank of Luxor. Discover first the valley of the Kings, a set of 63 tombs excavated in the rock of the mountain. Venture inside three royal tombs and examine the colored scenes on the walls, these give you insights into the beliefs and funerary rites of Ancient Egyptian. It’s also a great reminder of the prestige and greatness of the pharaohs. Continue your visit to the memorial temple of Hatshepsut. Arriving at the site, the impressive cliff will not miss captivating your eyes. But it’s at the foot of this masterpiece of nature that remains the real wonder. The external architecture matches perfectly with the refined cliff, the building seems to have been sculpted into the rock. Once inside you will notice that many statues and engraving have their face destroyed, your expert guide will explain to you the strong history behind this. Reach now Medinat Habu and enter the temple that traces the story of the glorious King Ramesses III. End your day at the Colossi of Memnon. Massive, proudly standing, and the gaze fixed toward the Nile, the two colossi of Memnon were the guardians of the vastest and the most sumptuous temple in Egypt, that of Amenhotep. Meals: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: Valley of the kings – Hatshepsut temple – Medinat Habu / Ramses III – Colossi of Memnon
Leave Luxor to the peaceful Red Sea where we are going to spend the next couple of days, Arrive at Al Quseir city, one of the oldest harbors in Egypt. It’s from here that Queen Hatshepsut has started her expedition to the Land of Punt, it’s also from here that the Egyptian pilgrims used to take their boat to Mecca in medieval times. Check-in your hotel, enjoy, and relax under the sun on the beach. Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner Included sightseeing’s: Just relax or choose one of the organized optional activities below
Lounge on the warm sand and chill under the sun's rays. You can explore more of the Red Sea treasures with our optional activities such as snorkeling, diving course or camel ride, etc… Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
Enjoy freely your morning before taking the bus back to Cairo. Spend the night in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast – Lunch Included sightseeing’s: Just relax or choose one of our optional activities below
Here ends your tour. You can catch your international flight back home or you can enjoy more time in Egypt by picking any visit or activity from our tailor-made options. Meals: Breakfast Included sightseeing’s: Back home or optional activities from below

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