Safari to Siwa Oasis tours from Cairo 4 days 3 nights

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Siwa Oasis tours from Cairo

Don't wait any longer and Travel to Egypt, home of wonders and ancient history, and be sure to visit the Western Desert and the beautiful Egyptian Oases, especially Siwa, to learn more about the history of such a remote city that seems to be completely cut off from the rest of the world. Enjoy maximum fun and entertainment on this 4-day tour from Cairo to Siwa  Oasis. 

Siwa Desert Safari

With our Cairo Excursions to Siwa Oasis, the most isolated oasis that offers a unique Egypt Desert Safari Tours. Departing from Cairo, you will see the Shali Fortress in the old city of Shali, the melted city above the ancient fortress, the rock-cut tombs of the Mountain of the Dead, and the Temple of the Oracle. You will also get to traverse the Great Sand Sea tour and the desert’s magical landscapes at Bir Wahid, the cold water lake, and the fossils area, and also be thrilled by the Siwa sandboarding experience. Siwa is a distinctive wonder that combines culture and nature in one of Egypt's most beautiful desert areas. Join the Siwa Tour and enjoy three nights and four days. Imagine watching the sunset colors over the western desert.

This 4-day, 3-night trip to Siwa Oasis, including the enchanting Bir Wahed in Siwa Oasis, is a magical experience that combines the breathtaking nature and historic culture of Egypt, creating a perfect balance between adventure and relaxation. 
  • Transportation in our Cairo Day Tours is included from your hotel in Cairo or Giza .
  • 3 nights accommodation in Siwa at Ghaliet Eco-lodge & Spa.
  • English-speaking Egyptologist guide during your Egypt tours.
  • Admission fees and tickets to the mentioned sites in Siwa.
  • All transfers from Cairo to Siwa Oasis and back by private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All sightseeing tours in Siwa Oasis are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Excursion to the Great Sand Sea by the 4x4 land cruiser.
  • Sandboarding equipment during your Siwa Desert Safari.
  • Your meals at the hotels are as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water and soft drinks on your tour to Siwa Oasis from Cairo.
  • Your sightseeing tours are strictly private tours.
  • Taxes and service charges are covered during your Egypt desert safari tours

Our accredited tour guide 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: 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 Safarion 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.

Meals: Breakfast



1 Person

$750 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$540 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$490 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$430 Per Person

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Egypt is a significant nation with numerous must-see attractions. It is best to join a guided day tour if you want to see all of the highlights, including the Siwa Oasis. By doing this, you can be sure that you won't miss any of this fascinating nation's top attractions.

Siwa Oasis, located in the Western Desert of Egypt near the border with Libya, is a unique and remote destination known for its stunning natural landscapes, ancient history, and distinctive culture. Here are some of the main tourist attractions and activities in Siwa Oasis:

   Shali Fortress: This ancient mud-brick fortress was once the heart of Siwa and served as a protective structure for the town. Today, it stands as a historic site with panoramic views of the oasis.

   Oracle Temple of Amun: Also known as the Temple of the Oracle, this ancient religious site dates back to the 6th century BC. It was a place of pilgrimage where people sought guidance and prophecy from the oracle.

   Cleopatra's Bath: Legend has it that Cleopatra herself bathed in this natural spring. The spring is surrounded by palm trees and offers a serene spot for relaxation and swimming.

   Fatnas Island: This is a saltwater lake surrounded by date palms, making it a picturesque and tranquil location for picnicking, swimming, and taking in the natural beauty.

   Siwa Town: Explore the town itself, where you can wander through the narrow streets, visit local markets, and immerse yourself in Siwan culture.

   Siwa House Museum: This small museum provides insights into Siwan history and culture. It houses artifacts, textiles, and exhibits that showcase the oasis's heritage.

   Great Sand Sea: The desert surrounding Siwa is part of the Great Sand Sea, and it offers opportunities for adventurous activities like sandboarding, dune bashing, and desert safaris.

   Mountain of the Dead: This ancient burial site contains rock-cut tombs dating back to various historical periods. The tombs feature well-preserved paintings and offer a glimpse into Siwan burial practices.

   Sunset and Stargazing: Siwa is known for its stunning sunsets and clear night skies. Enjoy the peacefulness of the desert while watching the sunset, and consider stargazing at night.

   Local Cuisine: Don't miss the opportunity to savor Siwan cuisine, which includes dates, olives, traditional bread, and dishes like "shakshuka" and "tagine."

   Desert Oases: Siwa Oasis is part of a network of oases in the Western Desert. Consider exploring nearby oases like Bahariya, Farafra, and Dakhla for additional desert adventures.

   Traditional Festivals: If your visit coincides with local festivals or celebrations, you can experience Siwan traditions, music, and dance performances.

Siwa Oasis, located in the Western Desert of Egypt, offers a unique and tranquil experience. A 4-day tour in Siwa allows you to explore the oasis's natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural heritage. Here are some of the best attractions and activities commonly included in Siwa Oasis 4-day tours:

Day 1: Arrival and Oasis Exploration

Siwa Town: Begin your tour in Siwa Town, the main settlement in the oasis. Explore its traditional architecture, markets, and local culture.

Shali Fortress: Visit the historic Shali Fortress, an ancient mud-brick structure that offers panoramic views of the oasis.

Cleopatra's Bath: Take a dip in the natural spring known as Cleopatra's Bath, believed to have been frequented by the famous queen.

Day 2: Desert Adventure

Sand Dune Safari: Embark on an exciting desert safari to explore the towering sand dunes surrounding Siwa Oasis. Enjoy sandboarding and capture stunning desert landscapes.

Fata Morgana: Visit the salt lakes of Fata Morgana and marvel at the mirages created by the desert heat.

Sunset at the Great Sand Sea: Experience the magical sunset over the vast Great Sand Sea, a breathtaking desert panorama.

Day 3: Historical and Cultural Sites

Oracle Temple (Temple of Amun): Explore the ancient ruins of the Oracle Temple, where Alexander the Great is said to have received confirmation of his divine lineage.

Temple of the Oracle of Amun: Visit the Temple of the Oracle, known for its unique historical and spiritual significance.

Fatnas Island: Enjoy a relaxing visit to Fatnas Island, known for its lush palm groves and freshwater springs. Take a leisurely swim in one of the salt lakes.

Day 4: Traditional Siwan Culture

Siwan Traditions: Immerse yourself in Siwan culture by interacting with locals, trying traditional Siwan cuisine, and perhaps even participating in a local cooking class.

Craftsmanship: Explore Siwa's artisan workshops, where you can witness traditional craftsmanship, including pottery and weaving.

Qarat Siwa: If time allows, visit Qarat Siwa, a cluster of ancient tombs known for their distinctive architecture and historical importance.

Siwa Oasis, located in the western desert of Egypt, is a unique and tranquil destination known for its stunning natural beauty and cultural heritage. Here are some of the best things to do when visiting Siwa Oasis:

Explore Shali Fortress: Shali is the ancient mud-brick fortress that overlooks Siwa town. While it is mostly in ruins, it offers a picturesque view of the oasis and is a great spot for photography.

Visit the Temple of the Oracle: Siwa is famous for the Temple of the Oracle of Amun, where Alexander the Great is said to have visited to confirm his divine parentage. Although the temple is largely in ruins, it's a site of historical and archaeological significance.

Bathe in Cleopatra's Spring: Cleopatra's Spring (Ain Cleopatra) is a natural hot spring surrounded by palm trees and date plantations. It's a great place for a relaxing dip and is said to have been frequented by Cleopatra herself.

Take a Siwan Salt Bath: The Siwan salt lakes are known for their therapeutic properties. Taking a dip in the saltwater is not only rejuvenating but also believed to have various health benefits.

Explore the Old Town of Siwa: Wander through the old town of Siwa to soak in its unique architecture, with narrow alleys and traditional mud-brick buildings.

Watch the Sunset at the Great Sand Sea: The Great Sand Sea is a vast desert with towering sand dunes. Watching the sunset over the dunes is a breathtaking experience.

Try Local Cuisine: Siwa has its own distinct cuisine, including dates, olives, and a special cheese known as "Jibna Gada." Don't miss the opportunity to savor these local delicacies.

Shop for Handicrafts: Siwa is known for its local handicrafts, such as handwoven baskets, traditional Siwan jewelry, and textiles. These make for unique souvenirs.

Take a Desert Safari: Explore the surrounding desert on a guided safari, which may include sandboarding, dune bashing, and experiencing the vastness of the Sahara.

Visit Gebel Dakrur: Gebel Dakrur is a hill where you can enjoy panoramic views of the oasis. It's especially beautiful during sunrise or sunset.

Engage with the Siwan Community: Siwa's residents have a distinct culture and language. Interact with locals to learn about their traditions and way of life.

Stargazing: Siwa's remote location and lack of light pollution make it an ideal spot for stargazing. The night sky is a wonder to behold.

Yes, the Bahariya Oasis, like many Egyptian oases, has unique local traditions and culture that have developed over centuries. Here are some aspects of the local culture and traditions in the Bahariya Oasis:

  •     Agriculture.
  •     Craftsmanship.
  •     Local Cuisine.
  •     Festivals.
  • traditional Clothinahariya Oasis.
  •     Local Markets.
  •     Social Customs.

Siwa Oasis, nestled in the Western Desert of Egypt, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, culture, and history. Here are some of the best activities to experience in Siwa:
1. Explore Shali Fortress.

2. Visit the Oracle Temple of Amun.

3. Relax at Cleopatra's Bath.

4. Tour the Mountain of the Dead.

5. Experience the Great Sand Sea.

6. Explore Salt Lakes and Springs.

7. Sunset at Fatnas Island.

8. Siwan Crafts and Culture.

9. Taste Local Cuisine.

10. Stargazing in the Desert.

Siwa Oasis is considered a charming natural destination, and contains a group of wonderful natural landmarks that can be visited during a safari tour, including:

    Desert wonderland.

    Hot spring water.

    Natural lakes.

    Clear fields and stunning desert views.

Yes, there are some directions and tips that can be useful during a safari in Siwa Oasis:

Appropriate dress: Dress lightly and appropriately for hot weather, especially if the safari is in the summer. Use a hat to protect the head from the sun's rays, wear sunglasses, and use sunscreen to protect against harmful rays.

Comfortable shoes: Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on sand or desert terrain.

Dust protection: If you are on a desert trip, you may need to cover your face with a mask to protect against dust caused by desert winds.
Water: Carry enough water to stay hydrated during safari, especially in hot conditions.
Personal Equipment: Carry necessary personal items such as a camera to record moments and events, as well as sunscreen and any personal medical items you may need.

Follow driver or guide instructions: If you use a driver or tour guide service during your safari, follow their instructions carefully and cooperate with them to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

  • Desert safari tours
  • Visits to historical sites and attractions in Siwa Oasis
  • Swimming in the Cleopatra Spring
  • Sunset and sunrise views from the dunes
  • Traditional Bedouin experiences

Siwa Oasis is located approximately 560 kilometers (350 miles) southwest of Cairo. The most common way to reach Siwa Oasis is by road. You can travel by bus or hire a private car/taxi from Cairo, which takes around 8-10 hours depending on the route and traffic conditions. Another option is to take a domestic flight from Cairo to Marsa Matruh, a coastal city near Siwa, and then continue the journey by road.


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