Siwa Oasis Safari
Duration: 8 days
2 nights in Cairo + 2 nights in Alexandria + 3 nights in Siwa Oasis
A real picture book decor awaits you in the oasis of northwest Siwa, you will feel like in another universe!
In the middle of the desert, this paradise is the home for around 30,000 people.
Far from the major cities of Alexandria and Cairo, you can discover authentic Egypt in an oasis of lush greenery.
Far from the hustle and bustle of the tourist crowds, you will observe an incredible idyll that will instantly enchant you.
On site, you can stroll through the endless palm gardens, soak up the scent of olive trees and salt lakes.
Enjoy the peace or marvel at the historic works of art and the mud buildings.
Cairo: breathtaking views
Day 1: Arrival
Regular flight to Cairo, where you will be met by our friendly staff at the airport,
who will help you with customs formalities. Transfer to the hotel, check-in and overnight stay.
Day 2: Pyramids and Sphynx
Breakfast at the hotel. Today our guide will pick you up for an excursion
to the pyramids and the sphinx. Then you will continue to the famous Egyptian museum.
Lunch is during the tour.
Day 3: Cairo Citadel
Today, you visit the citadel of Salah el Din with the Mohamed Ali mosque (Alabaster Mosque).
Stroll through one of the oldest markets in the world, the Khan El Khalili bazaar,
where you could buy Egyptian souvenirs and stop at the famous Elfishawy cafe.
In the afternoon, transfer to your hotel in Alexandria.
Alexandria "City of Lights": the sites of the port city
Day 4: The library
After breakfast, visit the fortress of Quitbay, the library of Alexandria, the catacombs and the column of Pompeii.
At the end of the afternoon, you will be brought back to the hotel in Alexandria. Take advantage of an excellent offer, a dinner
of fish and seafood in one of the best known fish restaurants in Alexandria.
Day 5: The Desert Fox
Transfer to El Alamein. During your visit to the weapons museum, you will learn more about the role of El Alamein
and Erwin Rommel (desert fox) and his troops who fought in Egypt during the Second World War. Continue to your hotel in Siwa.
Day 6: Bir Wahid source, Great Sand Sea
An exciting journey for desert lovers, on the way to a small oasis in Siwa towards Bir Wahid.
Live your first adventure, and take a 4x4 Jeep safari on the Great Sand Sea. Surfing on the sand dunes is possible and can be booked on site with your guide. Return and overnight at the hotel.
Unique panorama in the oasis of Siwa
Tag 7: Cleopatra's baths
Today, visit the old town Shali of Siwa with its fortress, the temple of the Oracle of Amun where Alexander the Great was officially named the son of Amon, and end
with one of the most famous Siwa attractions: the Cleopatra source, stone basin fed by a natural hot spring where the Queen of Egypt would have bathed during her visits to Siwa.
Day 8: Back home
In the morning, transfer to Cairo airport, where our local representative will meet you and take care of
all formalities for your return flight.
Horse-drawn carriage excursion
Book with your local guide and discover the public life of Alexandria during a tour of the city by horse-drawn carriage.