3 days tour package to Siwa oasis from Cairo

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Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza and drive to El Alamein , Driving distance: 259 km.visit the museum of  El Alamein which gives good information about the battle of  El Alamein , The museum is located on the north side of the road about 1 mile west of the British memorial, , for anyone interested in the war Memorabilia.the tombs of the Italians and Germans, Commonwealth War Graves drive to Marsa Matrouh from  El Alamein  Driving distance: 184 km.lunch on the way in Marsa Matrouh, then drive to  Siwa basis driving distance: 414 km.

 

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► Day 1-Cairo El Alemin Matrouh-Siwa
Pick-up time from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 05:00 am. we do recommend ordering a breakfast box from your hotel because of the early departure, and drive to El Alamein, driving distance: 259 km. It takes 3 hours driving, on the way we stop for a coffee break. Arrival at El Alamein at 08:30

El Alamein   Controlled the north African coast which opens the way to the whole of Egypt and the trade routes to the Far East via the red sea and the Indian Ocean. During the second world war, the Axis powers wanted to dominate Egypt in order to close Britain`s sea routes to its colonial empire, which the British were desperate to protect. starting in 1940 with the Italian invasion to Egypt via Libya, The coastal town of Al Diffa was the scene of the ongoing battle.

El Alamein   Museum

The small   El Alamein museum,  about 1 mile west of the British memorial, is located on the north side of the road, for anyone interested in war Memorabilia. it is worth a stop. Created in 1965 from debris found on the battlefield, It contains uniforms, Weapons, Flags and other war Paraphernalia. Displays include Photographs and the battle sites
► El Alamein  War Cemetery
It was designed by Sir Herbert Worthington and is maintained by the British war graves commission in  Cairo, Here 7,367 men from Britain, Newzealand, Australia, South Africa, Greece, France, India, and Malaysia are buried in individual graves, while 11,945 men, whose bodies were never found, are honoured in the cloister that precedes the graveyard
Beyond the cloister is the Individual graves, each, topped with white Marker, Approximately 815 soldiers were identified and their names are inscribed over the graves
► The German war Memorial
Thee kilometres, west of the Italian marker, the German war memorial is a single octagonal building erected in 1959, overlooks the sea, Patterned after the castle del Monte. the memorial contains the bodies of 4280 German soldiers, at the Entrance, it stands an impressive golden mosaic, to the right of the entrance is a small chapel where families and friends honour the dead with wreaths, Photographs, and memorial ribbons.

► The Italian Memorial
The Elegant white marble Italian Memorial, the largest structure at   El Alamein   .stands 5 kilometres beyond the German Memorial, it was designed by Paolo Caccia dominion who served  at El-Alamein and also wrote a book about it
In the Entrance,  there is a small museum and  in the chapel is inscribed ( To 4800 Italian soldiers, sailors, and airmen, the desert and the sea did not give back 38,000 who are  missing)

  • The main memorial overlooks the sea at the top
  • Light lunch will be served on the way.
  • Enjoy the sunset at Fatnas Lake

Fatnas is a Small island in Birket Siwa, you can reach it by walk or by bike, It is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy the sunset, You will get a spectacular view of the lake with Gebel Bayda and Hamra forming the backdrop to the west, A walk in the Garden show a variety of trees including Banana, dates, and olive.

sunset-Siwa

Dinner will be served in a restaurant in Siwa , Overnight in Ghaliet Ecolodge
Ghaliet is a unique SPA Ecolodge just located nearby Amoun Temple and Alexander the greatest oracle in Siwa Oasis. It has been built by nature and designed among palm trees. you can feel the history and the great ancient stories of Alexander the great while you are in Ghaliet. Enjoy nature, organic design, organic food, and different health programs. The ecolodge includes 12 cozy rooms; each room has its special personality and feeling. You can enjoy staying in the upper rooms with the transparent glass ceiling opening and you feel like you are sleeping in heaven. Also, you can experience the unique outdoor privacy in the lower rooms with their private backyard.

Have an amazing night in siwa 


 ► Day 2- Siwa and Camping in the desert

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at 07:00 am from the hotel. You will visit today's Siwa attractions, we will start with Alexander the Great Temple is also known as the Temple of the Oracle. It is believed that Alexander the Great wished to consult the Siwan oracle to seek confirmation that he was the son of Zeus. The Greek god of gods, when he and his entourage arrived at Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 after a long trip through the desert.

Alexander the great temple

Then drive to the salty lake. The salty water takes you above the water and makes you float., You don't need to be a good swimmer. Take care when you go swimming and don't let the water reach your eyes. as it is really painful. Choose the crystal lake and they are many of them. But keep looking for the purest one, when you see the bottom. Take a bottle of Mineral water to shower with after swimming in the lake, The salt lakes have similar hyper-salinity properties to those of Jordan’s Dead Sea. This also means that the lakes hold great healing properties, much stronger than regular seawater. In all cases, You will make for a wonderful swim!
 

The salty lake siwa

at 11:00 Then proceed to (Cleopatra's bath )The spring of the sun. It has been mentioned by travelers to Siwa, The legend maintains that Cleopatra swam here,
 



Then Proceed to the temple of Umm Ubaydah or Amun temple, Just 200 m further from the Temple of the Oracle, the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty,

This structure is almost completely destroyed, owing to its dynamiting in 1896 by an Ottoman governor eager to acquire building material. An inscribed wall represents all that remains to be seen. Based on earlier drawings by pioneer explorers, however, scholars have deduced that the temple was erected by the pharaoh Nectanebo of the 30th Dynasty.

The temple of Amun

12:00( Taste the Siwan lunch )  in a Siwan restaurant at Abdo restaurant.

Abdo restaurant siwa

Then you will adventure the desert by discovering the Great Sand Sea. by Jeep 4x4 and Enjoy sandboarding -The best sand dunes for sand boarding in Egypt is here in the Great Sand Sea near Siwa Oasis 

Sandboard in Siwa

Visit the hot and Cold spring Bir Waheed  Later, we enjoy some traditional Bedouin Tea by sunset& Overnight in desert Camp and Enjoy Bbq Dinner.

Beer wahid-Siwa

If you need to Sleep in a Hotel instead of the camp, This is also available. we have nice Ecolodges in Siwa


► Day 3-Marsa -Matrouh beach

Siwa, Marsa Matrouh, Cairo
Breakfast at the Camp at 07:00 then drive back to  Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 , Visit Shali Fort which is Built on a hill inside a Protective wall originally breached by a single gate, the maze of mud-brick buildings that Comprises the Fortress served the people of the oasis for nearly 8 centuries. The inhabitants had to live in the narrow quarters,  sharing their animals, which were herded into the fortress each evening. The huge chunks of salt so prevalent in  Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360  were used  in the constructions  of the fortress, as they helped to strengthen the wall, Rain has unfortunately proved to be more destructive to the fortress than any human invaders

Siwa shali fortress

Then proceed to the Mountain of the Dead is a conical mountain a little over a kilometer to the north of Shali. Tombs from the twenty-sixth Dynasty, Ptolemaic, and the Roman periods are cut into the side of the mountain, There are four tombs worth seeing at Gebel Al – Mawta. Si Amun Tomb is the most beautiful in Siwa oasis siwa-oasis Egypt 360 . Si Amun appears to have been a wealthy Egyptian, Perhaps of Greek origin, but a follower of the ancient Egyptians belief, The tomb contains an Image from the Egyptian pantheon, including an Exquisite painting of the goddess nut standing beside a sycamore tree.

Si amun

Then drive to Cairo , passing by Marsa Matrouh for lunch passing  Discover Marsa Matrouh, Egypt’s Mediterranean shore. With sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters, many believe that Cleopatra herself bathed in the tranquil waters of Marsa Matrouh. drive back to  Cairo Arrival in Cairo at 20:00 

Highlights

  • ► El Alamein
  • ► The Fortress at Shali
  • ► The temple of the Oracle
  • ► Fatnas at Sunset
  • ► Gebel Al Mawta

Inclusions:

  • ►All Transfers by Private A/C Latest model Vehicle
  • ►An expert tour guide will start from Cairo
  • ►1-night hotel accommodations on a Half board basis
  • ►Lunch at Local Restaurant or Picnic Lunch
  • ►Water and Snacks
  • ►Required Entry fees
  • ►Taxes and Services 
  • ►1 night in the Camp on half board basis

Exclusions:


Hotel :Siwa Shali Resort

  • ►Personal expenses and extras at the hotels or tours
  • ►Entry visa 
  • ►Alcoholic drinks
  • ►Any other item non-mentioned above
  • ►Tips

Please remember to bring:

  • ►Passports
  • ►Hat
  • ►sunglasses
  • ►suncream
  • ►swimming suites
  • ►Torch

Tour Type :

  • ► Private 

► Pick up Time :

  • ► 5:30 am 

► Cancellation Policy 

  • ►Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund

► Know Before You go 

  • ► Ask for your breakfast box before the early deparure .The hotel arranges it for you for free.

Booking Method:

  • ►Full Payment during the trip or by Visa Card Online Via our website

► Price categories                                                                                                                      

► Price per 2-3   Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                     400 Euros             
► Price per Child (06-11.99 years) Join two Adults          200 Euros
► Price per 4-6 Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                     380 Euros
► Price per 7-10  Adults(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                      370 Euros
► Price per 11-17  Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                  360 Euros
► Price per 18-45 Adult(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                 350 Euros
► Price per single  Adult(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                750 Euros

 ►► Note: If you could make a group of 15 travellers, the sixteenth will be free