Siwa and The Western Desert Holidays Itinerary
Day 1: Cairo - Al Alamein - Siwa Oasis - The Journey Begins
Begin your extraordinary journey by being picked up in the early morning from your Cairo hotel. Embark on a comfortable and private modern van accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide. Drive approximately 3 hours to Alamein, where you will explore the historic site of the World War II great battle that took place in 1942. Discover the intriguing artifacts and stories at the WW II Museum and Cemetery. Proceed to the picturesque bay of Marsa Matrouh, located on the stunning coast of the Mediterranean Sea. From there, continue your adventure towards Siwa Oasis, a scenic drive that will take approximately 6 hours. Enjoy a delightful dinner and spend the night in the magical Siwa.
Day 2: Siwa Oasis and Villages - Unveiling Hidden Gems
After a delicious breakfast at your Siwa hotel, embark on a journey to explore the wonders of Siwa Oasis and its charming villages. Begin by visiting Shali, also known as Siwan Old City, and immerse yourself in its fascinating history. Wander through the tombs nestled inside Gabal El Maouta or "the Mountain of the Dead," including SI Amon, MSW Isis, and the Crocodile Tomb. Transfer to the Abu Sherouf village to experience the Bedouin-style life and marvel at the Roman Spring Eye. As the day draws to a close, witness the breathtaking sunset at Al Awsat Lake before returning to your hotel. Enjoy a delightful dinner and spend another restful night in Siwa.
Day 3: Bir Wahid - Shiata Lake - Desert Exploration
Indulge in the wonders of the Siwa desert after a satisfying breakfast at your hotel. Start your day at the village of Abu Ali and then journey to the majestic Great Siwa Mountain, where you'll discover the first human footprint dating back to the prehistoric era. Explore the fascinating fossils area, where you'll encounter ancient coral reefs dating back to the Cambrian era. Continue your adventure to the mesmerizing spring eyes of Shiata Lake, where you can enjoy the serene atmosphere and take a refreshing swim in the cold spring. Relax your muscles in the soothing hot spring before ending the day with a memorable sunset experience, accompanied by Bedouin tea. Spend the night camping in the tranquil surroundings of Bir Wahid.
Day 4: More in Siwa Oasis - Unveiling Ancient Secrets
After breakfast, immerse yourself further in the wonders of Siwa Oasis. Visit the Mountain of the Dead and explore the intriguing tombs of SI Amon, MSW Isis, and the Crocodile Tombs. Uncover the beauty of Dakrour Mountain and transfer to Abu Sherouf to witness the Roman Spring Eye. Return to your hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner before spending the night in Siwa, cherishing the memories of this unique oasis.
Day 5: Travel to Bahariya Oasis - Crossing the Western Desert
After breakfast, continue your journey by crossing the captivating Western Desert. Take a lunch break along the way and arrive at the mesmerizing White Desert. Enjoy a delightful dinner and spend the night camping under the starry sky, surrounded by the captivating beauty of Bahariya Oasis.
Day 6: White & Black Deserts - Nature's Marvels
Start your day by exploring the old village of Bahariya Oasis, where you can meander among the charming palm and fruit trees. Continue your adventure to the Black Mountains and marvel at the unique sand dunes and the mesmerizing salt lake. Immerse yourself in history as you visit the Temple of Ain El Muftella and witness the captivating ruins of the "English House." The exploration continues as you venture into the enchanting Black Desert, where you'll be in awe of its beauty. Discover the mystical Crystal Mountain and the captivating El Haize and Agabat Valleys. In the evening, indulge in a delightful dinner accompanied by enchanting Bedouin entertainment, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Spend the night in this picturesque desert setting.
Day 7: Back to Cairo - Departure
After a fulfilling breakfast, bid farewell to the enchanting desert landscapes as you embark on your journey back to Cairo. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and breathtaking sights you have encountered throughout your Siwa and Western Desert adventure. Arrive in Cairo with a heart full of cherished memories and stories to share. This marks the end of your remarkable tour. We hope you depart with a sense of wonder and a desire to return for more extraordinary adventures in Egypt.
What to Bring
- Sun glasses, Hats, sun cream
- Valid passport for 6 Months
- Comfortable clothes & shoes
- Scarf, photo and Video Camera
Western Desert Distances
- Cairo to Bahariya 370KM
- Cairo to Siwa 750 KM
- Siwa to Bahariya 490 KM
- Bahariya to White Desert 160 KM
- Farafra to Dakhla 280 KM
- Dakhla to Kharga 190 KM
- Kharga to Luxor 390 KM
Siwa and The Western Desert Holidays Items
- Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
- 4 nights in Siwa at Ghaliet Ecolodge & Spa
- 1 night at Hot Spring Hotel
- 1 night at Camping in the Desert
- All tours mentioned in itinerary
- All transfers from / to Cairo and desert
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
- Meals as per above itinerary
- Camping equipment (sleeping bags / camel blanket / tents)
- Bottled Water & Soft drinks in the desert
- All taxes & service charge
Beyond Siwa and The Western Desert Holidays
Siwa Oasis Tour
|5 Days||$ 1145|
Bahariya Oasis Tour
|3 Days||$ 289|
Sahara Desert and Nile River
|12 Days||$ 1879|
Cairo Nile Cruise Sahara Desert
|14 Days||$ 1865|
Black and White Desert Tour
|5 Days||$ 1155|
Western Desert Egypt Tours
|6 Days||$ 789|
Siwa and The Western Desert Holidays FAQs
How much deposit should I pay for safari trips in Egypt?
25% of the total price is a fixed deposit, but the deposit goes up to 50% for Egypt Christmas tours, Egypt Easter tours other peak seasons.
Can I book my airline with Egypt desert safari tours?
Sure, With any of our desert safari tours to Egypt, you can include your flight tickets and fly to Egypt in the economy or business class.
What should I know before booking an Egypt safari tour?
Booking the all inclsuive Egypt safari tour package is the best way to save.