Start your day with a delicious breakfast prepared by the locals, accompanied by the popular morning tea-mint. Afterward, we will head to the oasis of Farafra, where you can indulge in various activities and explore the unique attractions of the area. Enjoy the therapeutic properties of the sulfur hot water spring of Bir Setah, also known as Setah Well, as you relax and rejuvenate in its soothing waters. Additionally, visit the mud brick museum of the local artist Badr, which showcases his unique creations and artwork.
Next, visit the old town of Al Qasr, where you can immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the region. Marvel at the well-preserved ancient houses, organized in narrow and intriguing alleys. Explore the old oil press, wheat grinder, court, medieval prison, school, and Ayyubid mosque, all of which provide insights into the daily life of the inhabitants during ancient times.
After enjoying a delicious lunch, continue your journey to Dakhla Oasis, a scenic drive of approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival, visit the Roman Temple of Deir El Hagar, located in the middle of the desert and partially buried by sand dunes. Admire the architectural beauty of this temple, which dates back to the 26th dynasty and was completed by the legendary Roman Emperors.
Explore the Roman burial ground of El Muzawwaqqa, where you can visit some of Egypt's most beautiful rock-cut tombs. Marvel at the intricate carvings and artwork that adorn these ancient tombs, providing a glimpse into the beliefs and customs of the Romans.
In the afternoon, take some time to relax and unwind by the pool-like hot spring. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and soothing waters as you rejuvenate your senses.
Next, visit the verdant Dakhla farms, which are surrounded by golden sand dunes and the clear blue sky above. Witness the breathtaking sunset on the Edge of the Great Sand Sea, while sipping on a tasty Bedouin tea. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings and capture memorable photos.
Spend the night in Dakhla at the Desert Lodge hotel, located on top of a cliff, offering stunning views of the green village and the beautiful rose mountains that Dakhla Oasis is renowned for.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner