Safari -Siwa Oasis 08 Days from Cairo

The great oasis of Siwa is located in Egypt’s Western Desert, part of the greater Sahara Desert of North Africa.
Starting From: $2000
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Destinations: Cairo, Siwa
Day 1:Cairo-Alamin-Siwa
Nile Sun Travel representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 am. Then drive to Alamin, about 3 hours drive. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during WW II; visit the WW II Museum and the Cemetery. Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast then continue to Siwa. It is about 6 hours drive from Alamein to Siwa. Dinner and accommodation in Siwa. Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2:Siwa-Qara Oasis
After breakfast, transfer by 4x4 car from your hotel in Siwa to Qara Oasis about 120 km via the Sand Dunes. In Qara Oasis, there are 400 inhabitants and you will see Shali El Gara or the Old town of El Gara stands on the top of a cliff. Moreover, you will enjoy Regua Spring (Ein Regua) which is a new hot water and Makhlouf Spring which is an old Roman Spring which flows bountifully until this day. Also, you will see Quattara Mountain, also described as Tearful Mountain to denote the trembling of water like tears from its source. Camping in the direction of Tabaghbag Oasis. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3:Tabaghbag-El Areg
After breakfast, you will pass Tabaghbag Oasis and drive towards Um Ketabin Island about 35 km far from Tabaghobag. Um Ketabin is a marsh (wetland) surrounded by sand dunes. The landscape is green in an area that is blessed with trees. Then drive towards El Areg Oasis (40 km). Al Areg is a medium sized uninhabited Oasis, hidden in an isolated depression and surrounded from the north side sand dunes and from the south by limestone cliffs. Camping and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4:Al Arag-Sitra
After breakfast, you will see Caves or tombs at Al Arag with natural landscapes. Then transfer to Bahrian Oasis about 60 km driving. Bahrain is bordered by hills and between the hills and dunes, you will find a lake. Then transfer to Sitra Oasis and accommodation in camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5:Loubaq-Bir Wahid
After breakfast, transfer from Sitra to Bir Wahed about 180 km far from Sitra and we will drive via the Grand Sand Sea. On the way to Bir Wahed via the Grand Sand Sea, you will see Loubaq. Accommodation in camp at Bir Wahed. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6:Bir Wahed-Shiatta
Enjoy swimming at Bir Wahed, then drive to one of the spring eyes at the middle of the desert ( Shiata Lake) and it is a good chance to watch the Flamenco birds .Then it is chance to enjoy the sand surfing at the desert before we go to swim at cold spring and enjoy the bath and relaxing atmosphere. Then back to Siwa. In the evening enjoy Sunset at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Siwa Oasis
Breakfast at the hotel – then enjoy the visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that transfer to visit Cleopatra bath. Then continue to visit the tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead ( Gabal El Maouta ) enjoy watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. Head to El Dakrour Mountain. After that transfer to Abu Sherouf, one of the Siwan Villages to enjoy the Bedouin style life and the Roman Spring eye. Dinner and accommodation in hotel at Siwa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8: Siwa-Cairo
After breakfast, transfer from your hotel in Siwa to Cairo about 10 hours driving. Meals: Breakfast

Tour Includes

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned car.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Siwa Oasis at hotel on full board.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights camping around Siwa sand dunes area.
  • Transfers from Cairo to Siwa and back by a private A/C car.
  • All transfers inside the Oases by jeep 4x4.
  • Private English/Spanish /Portuguese /Italian speaking guide Oases.
  • Camping equipment like sleeping bags, camel blanket & tents.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Soft drinks during camping in the desert
  • Bottled water daily throughout trip.
  • Portage when needed.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Excludes

  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Extras at hotels e.g. beverages

Accommodation Plan:

  • International Hot Spring Hotel
  • Camping in the Desert
  • Ghaliet Ecolodge Siwa
  May 2017- Sep 2017 Oct 2017– April 2018
Double $ 2000 $ 2100