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Experience the Beauty of the Gallala Mountains: An Unforgettable Hiking Tour

Escape occasionally the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Gallala Mountains. Join us for a two-day Gallala Mountains hiking tour that promises especially relaxation, exploration, and a deep connection with nature. Whether you're seeking a serene getaway or an exciting outdoor challenge, the Gallala Mountains offer the perfect retreat.

Discover the Gallala Mountains

Our journey begins in Cairo, where we depart for the base camp located in the Eastern Desert, approximately 140 km away. In effect, this scenic drive sets the stage for the adventure ahead. Upon arrival at the base camp, you'll enjoy quick snacks and refreshing beverages to energize you for the hike. Afterwards, equipped with your backpack, sturdy hiking shoes, and a spirit of adventure, you'll embark on a trek through an untouched valley. Additionally our knowledgeable local Bedouin guide will accompany you.

Local Experts guide you

As a matter of fact, our Bedouin guides are experts in the region, offering a wealth of knowledge about the local vegetation and wildlife. Given that you hike through the majestic landscapes, you'll learn about the unique flora and fauna that thrive in this part of the Eastern Desert. Furthermore, the hike suits various fitness levels, with difficulty options ranging from low to medium, ensuring everyone can enjoy this remarkable Gallala Mountains hiking tour.

Activities to Enrich Your Experience

In fact, the Gallala Mountains hiking tour is not just about walking; it's a full nature experience. Activities include:

  • Hiking: Traverse diverse terrains and take in the stunning scenery at every turn.
  • Stargazing: At night, the clear desert skies offer a spectacular view of the stars, making for an unforgettable stargazing experience.
  • Nature Exploration: Learn about the region's unique ecosystem and its inhabitants.

Registration and Preparation

To ensure a smooth experience, complete your registration 48 hours before the trip (by 1:00 PM).

This includes providing a copy of your passport.

We require payment one week in advance, with a flexible cancellation policy offering free cancellation up to 48 hours before the trip. If you cancel your trip within 48 hours  a 10% fee of the travel price will incur.

Furthermore, we are happy to customize this Eastern Desert camping trip  for individual dates upon request, with a minimum group size of 8 people.

A Two-Day Hiking and Camping Experience

Undoubtedly, the highlight of this tour is the two-day hiking and camping experience. The Gallala Mountains' breathtaking scenery provides a perfect backdrop for this journey. You'll camp under the stars, enjoying delicious outdoor meals prepared in authentic Bedouin style. This camping experience is not just about sleeping in tents; it's about connecting with nature, bonding with fellow adventurers, and experiencing the tranquil beauty of the desert night.

Why Choose Our Gallala Mountains Hiking Tour?

  • Unique Location: The Gallala Mountains offer generally a less-explored, pristine environment that promises an authentic adventure.
  • Expert Guides: Our local Bedouin guides bring a wealth of knowledge and ensure your safety and enjoyment.
  • Flexible Arrangements: With customizable dates and activities, our trips are tailored to meet your needs.
  • All-Inclusive Experience: From transportation to meals, we provide in any case everything you need for a comfortable and memorable journey.

Book Your Nature Break Now!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to escape, explore, and experience the wonders of the Gallala Mountains. Book your nature break now and prepare to create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are an avid hiker or a nature enthusiast looking for a peaceful retreat, the Gallala Mountains hiking tour promises to deliver an experience like no other.

Embark on this extraordinary journey with us and discover the untamed beauty and tranquility of the Gallala Mountains. In conclusion - let nature rejuvenate your spirit and provide you with an unforgettable adventure.

 

Day 1: Cairo - Gallala Mountains (Hiking Area)

  • Morning: Travel about 3 hours to the Gallala Mountains, enjoying the scenic views along the way.
  • Arrival: Enjoy a small refreshment before our Bedouin guide leads us on our first hike through the valley, educating us about the local flora and landscape features.
  • Lunch: Return for lunch prepared by our staff.
  • Afternoon: Furthermore continue exploring more parts of the wadi on foot.
  • Evening: Overnight in tents with a barbecue dinner.
    • Meals: Lunch, Dinner (D/L)

Day 2: Gallala Mountains (Hiking Area) - Cairo

  • Morning: After a night under the stars, set off for another hike.
  • Lunch: Enjoy an outdoor lunch before heading back to Cairo.
  • Return: Arrive in Cairo between 5-6 PM, depending on traffic.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (B/L)

To Bring:

  • Good shoes
  • Small backpack
  • Sun protection
  • Flashlight
  • Leichter Pullover
  • Sleeping bag for the 2-day excursion

Buchungspolitik

Reservierungsprozess:

  • We require a non-refundable deposit of USD$50 per person at the time of booking to secure your spot.
  • The remaining balance is due 7 days before the tour departure date.
  • You can make reservations online, via email, or by phone.

Zahlungsarten:

  • We accept payments via credit card, bank transfer, and cash.
  • Full payment must be received before the tour departure to confirm participation.

Bestätigung:

You will get an confirmation email with detailed information about the tour upon receipt of the deposit.

Stornierungspolitik

 Participants:

  • If you cancel more than 14 days before the tour departure date, you will receive a full refund minus the non-refundable deposit.
  • If you cancel  7-14 days before the tour departure date, you will receive a 50% refund of the total tour cost.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 7 days before the tour departure date or for no-shows.

Reiseveranstalter:

  • In the unlikely event that we need to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient participants, you will receive a full refund, including the non-refundable deposit.
  • Alternatively, you may choose to reschedule your tour to a later date at no additional cost.

Weather-Related Cancellations:

  • If we have to cancel the tour due to adverse weather conditions, you will have the option to reschedule or receive a full refund.

Rescheduling Policy

Participants:

  • If you request to reschedule the trip, you should do it at least 7 days before the tour departure date.
  • Rescheduling requests made less than 7 days before the tour departure date will incur a USD$30 fee per person.

Reiseveranstalter:

  • If we need to reschedule the tour for any reason, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option to choose a new date or receive a full refund.

Special Considerations

Health and Fitness:

  • Participants should have a moderate level of fitness and be able to walk and hike unassisted.
  • It is recommended to consult with your doctor if you have any health concerns before booking the tour.

Age Restrictions:

  • This tour is suitable for participants aged 12 and above. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Reiseversicherung:

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended to cover any unforeseen circumstances, including trip cancellations, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation.
  • Meals: 1x breakfast, 2x lunch, 1x dinner
  • All transfers in 4x4 vehicles
  • Programm wie oben erwähnt
  • All parking fees
  • Bedouin guide
  • Local guide/driver
  • Mineralwasser in Flaschen
  • Camping equipment (except sleeping bag)
  • Campsite fees
  • Travel insurance and all types of insurances
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Tips for guides, drivers, etc.
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The hike is classified as either low to moderate difficulty, accommodating different fitness levels.

The tour starts in Cairo and it takes about 3 hours to reach the Gallala Mountains. The exact meeting point will be communicated after booking.

Included in the price are transportation from Cairo to the Gallala Mountains, a local Bedouin guide, meals (snack, lunch), water, camping equipment (except sleeping bag), and all parking fees.

We recommend good hiking shoes, a small backpack, sun protection, a flashlight, a light sweater, and your own sleeping bag for the camping experience.

Registration should be completed at least 48 hours before the start of the journey (by 1:00 PM) and requires a copy of the passport. Payment must be made one week in advance. Free cancellations are possible up to 48 hours before the start of the journey. For cancellations less than 48 hours before the journey, we retain 10% of the trip price. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or insufficient number of participants. In this case, participants will be offered a full refund or alternative dates.

Yes, the tour can be arranged on individual dates upon request, however, a minimum of 8 participants is required.

Changes to the travel program can only be made by agreement and subject to availability.

Participants are responsible for their personal belongings and their own safety during the tour.

Yes, the tour can be arranged on individual dates upon request, with a minimum requirement of 8 participants.