4 Days / 3 Nights
Discover Siwa Oasis’s history and nature on this 4-day tour from Cairo. See where Alexander the Great asked the oracle at the Temple of the Prophet, and explore tombs from the 26th dynasty at the Mountain of the Dead. Relax at Cleopatra’s Fountain and admire the Great Sand Sea, one of the world’s biggest sand dunes. Also, meet the Siwan people, who keep their culture, language, and lifestyle for centuries.. Join us for an exciting tour as we explore the splendor of Siwa Oasis.
The Siwa Oasis is a populated oasis located in Egypt’s Western Desert, between the Kattala Lowland and the Great Sand Sea, 50 kilometers east of the Libyan border and 560 km from the capital.
January, when the highest temperature is often 147°F, and July, when the highest temperature is typically 186°F, is the ideal time to visit Siwa Oasis. December, January, and February are the wettest months of the year. Visit Siwa Oasis at least in February, March, October, November, or December.
Siwa Oasis is the most isolated oasis in Egypt, providing a one-of-a-kind desert safari experience. There you will visit the Temple of Amun, the Gebel al-Mauta Necropolis, Shari’s Old Town, and Qasr al-Zaytuna Castle. ِAlso it is Includes the Great Sand Sea Tour, Bir Wahid desert magical landscape, a cold water lake, a petrified area, and Siwa sandboarding experience.
Siwa Berbers live in Siwa and have a unique culture. They were isolated in the Oasis and only had camel paths to connect with the outside world. They used them to sell dates and olives and to go to Cairo and Mecca for pilgrimage. A road to the coast was built in the 1980s.
We will pick up you from the hotel in Cairo or Giza at 06:00 am to enjoy one of the best Cairo Excursions, your Siwa tours from any hotel in Cairo Desert, and enjoy a Safari to the most charming place in the Western Desert of Egypt, Siwa Oasis.
You will be transferred to Siwa Oasis from Cairo via El-Alamein road, our first stop will be your first stop will be at the area of El Alamein to visit the world-war museum and walk between world war II cemeteries on the West of Alexandria. In 1942 the Allies, under Britain’s Field Marshall Montgomery, halted the German-Italian troops which were proceeding towards the River Nile. That was a major victory for the Allies, though not without loss of life, with some 11,000 killed and 60,000 wounded.
Your personal tour guide and driver will take you to the Commonwealth world war II Cemetery and recently erected memorials founded by the Australian and New Zealand governments, through the arches and beyond the gardens, 7,000 white headstones commemorate the Australian, New Zealand, and British soldiers who fought and died at El Alamein, you will visit the site where the battle took place and spend time at the world war Museum. after you finish El Alamein tour, you will drive along the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean coast where your tasty seafood lunch will be served then you will continue to Siwa Oasis, about 4 hours drive from Marsa Matrouh.
When you reach Siwa you will have dinner and stay overnight in Siwa in a beautiful eco-lodge.
Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch
Enjoy a lovely breakfast in the Eco-lodge then you will resume your Siwa Oasis daily tour started from Cairo, enjoying visiting the ruins of the Old Town of Shali. After that, you will be transported to see the Temple of Alexander the Great ( the temple of The Oracle ) at the Aghurmi village dates back to the 26th dynasty, and visit the temple of Amun Ra known as the Temple of Um Ubeyda.
then experience the unique Siwan culture through the Siwa House Museum and lunch will be served in the Oasis famous square overlooking Shali at Abdo restaurant you will also visit the Mountain of the Dead ( Jabal el Mawta ) visit the interesting tombs of the rulers of Siwa Oasis during the twenty-sixth dynasty like the tombs of SI Amon, MSW Isis, crocodile tomb, then you will enjoy relaxing afternoon at Cleopatra Spring swimming and dipping into the sparkling water after that you will be transferred Fitnas Island to enjoy once in the lifetime Sunset view.
Overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Take your breakfast in the hotel, then continue your Siwa Desert Safari, on the 2nd day your Egyptologist guide will join you in a four-wheel drive to explore the Great Sand Sea.
You are going to start the Egypt Desert Safari adventure between the golden sand dunes till we arrive at the fossils area and see the rocky coral reefs which date back to the Cambrian era.
Then we will take you to one of the charming sites in the great sand sea a beautiful lake in the middle of the desert, and it may be you will be lucky enough to see the flamingo birds, you can swim in the cold water of the lake enjoying the calmness of the desert and bathing in a very relaxing atmosphere.
Passing by Dakrour Mountain, now we will enjoy the Siwa sandboarding experience, although not as fast as snowboarding but with the right quantity of wax we can let you shoot down some of the extensive sand dunes in the Great Sand Sea and have thrills to spare, after sandboarding it is time to wash up in the hot spring renowned as Bir Wahid for chilling and calming our muscles, enjoy another amazing Sun Set at the Great Sand Sea in the middle of the dunes while having Bedouin tea.
Overnight in Siwa overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Last day of our Siwa Oasis tour package, you will have another organic breakfast in the Eco-lodge, then your personal driver and professional Egyptologist guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo, which takes around 8-9 hours drive including a break. We hope you enjoyed your Siwa Oasis tour from Cairo.
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