What once was home to an oracle of Amon is now the popular Egyptian retreat of Siwa Oasis. This desert land is hidden away from the chaos of modern life. With trees, dirt lanes, shady groves, and springs, Siwa is the destination for a tranquil and eye-opening adventure.
- Salt Lakes
- Sand boarding
- Bonfire night
- Shali Castle
- Mountain of the dead
- Alexander Temple
- Ain Cleopatra
Welcome To Siwa!
We will be moving from Cairo the night before Day 1 at 11 pm. The road takes around 10 hours.
Upon our early arrival, we will have Breakfast in a local restaurant then head to check-in at our hotel.
After Breakfast We start our adventure. We will start by visiting the Salt lakes, having the experience of floating on the water in our Egyptian Dead Sea.
After having our lunch and right before sunset we will head to Siwa Lake to witness the beauty of Siwan sunsets.
Lets take a Dip....
It’s a long day that kicks off after breakfast around 10 am by having a tour around Siwa. It all starts with a visit to . Then it’s off to Gebel al Mawta, or Mountain of the Dead, where plenty of rock tombs and wall paintings will fascinate you and it also offers panoramic views of the oasis.
Then off to temple of the Oracle of Amun is next on our list which was built in the 6th century BC and witnessed several historic events. Finally, it’s time for Siwa’s most famous Natural spring Ain Cleopatra before heading to our last visit Shali castle the old city of Siwa right before we have lunch at a famous resturant El Babenshal. then we get ready for our Dakrour mountain for a short sunset hike.
At night get ready for an authentic experience in a hot natural spring that will give you an awesome relaxation feeling.
Breakfast will pave the way for a day of exploration on 4x4 Land Cruisers. We’ll start-off with a rollercoaster ride along the Great Sand Sea before a refreshing dip in the cold lake then our professional drivers will take us to a natural hot spring in the desert.
A little before sunset, we embark on a sand boarding adventure to give the day another adrenaline boost.
Afterwards we will head to our camp which is the perfect way to end the day before our Bedion dinner beneath the desert sky.
*Please note that phone network is unavailable on this day.
Following breakfast, we head out to the souk again in case you didn’t get your fill of souvenirs. A fair bit of warning: you’ll be tempted to buy everything you see here.
Then, it’s goodbye Siwa, we move at 1 pm and arrive back in Cairo at around 11 pm.
*Please Note that you might be sharing the rooms with someone from the group. To upgrade to a single room please purchase it from the add-on section while checking out.
*If you are joining our May trip in Eid note that the weather might be a bit hot and sometimes in the hot weather due to poor electric current in Siwa there might be a lot of electricity black outs and therefore weak air-conditioning.
What is included in the tour
- 3 nights/4 days accommodation
- All internal transfers as per itinerary
- Meals mentioned in the itinerary
- Mountain Of Dead/Temple of Amun & Iskander/Ain Cleopatra
- Salt Lakes
- Bus from/to Cairo
What is NOT included in the tour
- Beverages and drinks
- Personal Spending