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  • Overview

    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.

    This time we're heading there with Amira Ihab AKA @196STAMPS. 

    Amira is a Cairo based Landscape/travel Photographer & a yoga Teacher. She is passionate about documenting and highlighting the beauty of the world. She is constantly learning and discovering more about the world. She has been traveling to different parts of the world, studying, hiking, diving, practicing & teaching yoga, and photographing her way through 42 countries and counting. 

     

    3 Nights 4 Days 16 Dec, 16 Dec, and 16 Dec Emirates embassy, Thawra Street, Cairo
    Highlights
    • Yoga morning/sunset classes
    • Travel Photography Tips and Tricks (for anyone interested in photography)
    • Salt Lakes
    • Safari
    • Sand boarding
    • Shali Old Castle
    • Mountain of the dead
    • Alexander Temple
    • Ain Cleopatra
    Itinerary

    Day 1

    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.

    Afterwards we start our adventure by having a tour around Siwa. It all starts with a visit to Shali castle. 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 Dakrour mountain for a short sunset hike.  

    Overnight in Siwa Garden Hotel or Similar (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner) 

     

     


    Day 2

    Safari drive

    Breakfast will pave the way for a day of exploration on 4x4 Land Cruisers. We’ll start-off with a refreshing dip in the cold lake then our professional drivers will take us on a thrilling desert Safari.

     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 retiring to our tents beneath the desert sky.

    Overnight in Siwa Garden Hotel or Similar (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner) 

    *Please note that phone network is unavailable on this day.  

     


    Day 3

    The Egyptian Dead Sea Experience

    It’s another long day that kicks off right after breakfast. 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 

    Overnight in Siwa Garden Hotel or Similar. (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner).

     


    Day 4

    Departure

    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. 

     (Breakfast)


    Accommodation:

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    *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. 

     

    Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • 3 nights/4 days accommodation
    • All internal transfers as per itinerary 
    • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
    • Yoga Classes
    • Travel Photography Tips and Tricks (for anyone interested in photography)
    • Mountain Of Dead/Temple of Amun & Iskander/Ain Cleopatra
    • Desert 4x4 Safari
    • Sand-boarding
    • Salt Lakes
    • Bus from/to Cairo

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Beverages and drinks
    • Tips
    • Personal Spending
    Important Notes

    Pickup point
    Directions.
    The bus will be waiting in front of the Emirates embassy in Thawra Street. We move at 11 pm on Day 0. A second meeting point will be from in front of Mobil Station beside Dandy Mall. Please inform your chaperone on the whatsapp group if you want to be picked up from this second point. View on Map