6 days Christmas tour to Siwa Oasis
Would you like to experience one of Egypt's most remarkable oases on a 6 day Christmas tour to Siwa Oasis from Cairo? Siwa Oasis is a remote oasis in the western desert, and it's famous for its unique culture, stunning architecture and beautiful landscapes that you will discover in Egypt tours. You can see all of this on our Egypt travel packages. Siwa is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, and it's the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Cairo. We can provide you with Egypt Christmas tours you need to experience this amazing oasis.
On your arrival, you will meet our tour guide at the airport. They will drive you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to the Siwa oasis, we might stop for coffee. upon arrival to your hotel we'll help you with a smoth check-in so you can relax before continuing your adventure the next day.
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We'll pick you up at 7am and take you to some of the most beautiful sights in Siwa today. First, stop by the Alexander the Great Temple, also known as the Temple of the Oracle. Legend has it that Alexander the Great asked the oracle to certify that he was Zeus' son. The gods and their retinue travelled over a vast desert swath to the Siwa oasis. Then continue on to the close-by salt lake. After that, visit Cleopatra's bathroom (the spring of the sun). Cleopatra allegedly used to swim here. Finally, head to the Umm Ubaydah temple, also known as the Amun temple. It was built by Nectanebo, a pharaoh of the 30th Dynasty. After that, enjoy a delicious meal at Gebel Al Mawta (taste the Siwan dish).
With salt water keeping you afloat, swimming in a salt lake may be a lot of fun. You'll eventually come across the Great Sand Sea, and enjoying a plunge in the hot and cold springs while driving a Jeep 4x4 is a great way to spend an afternoon. Bir Waheed As dusk approaches, we sip some traditional Bedouin tea before pitching our tent for the night and enjoying a barbecue dinner. If you'd rather stay in a hotel rather than in a tent, there are top-notch eco-lodges in Siwa.
Breakfast is served at the Camp at 7:00, and then guests are taken back to Siwa Oasis, claims Egypt 360. Drive to the conical Mountain of the Dead, which is located a little over a kilometre to the north of Shali, after exploring the Shali Fort and having some free time for shopping. There are four graves worth seeing at Gebel Al- Mawta. These monuments, which are carved into the mountainside, date from the Ptolemaic, Roman, and 26th Dynasty eras.
Our destination is Fatnas Lake. You can get to Birket Siwa's little island of Fatnas by foot or by bicycle. Gebel Bayda and Hamra, which form a wonderful backdrop to the west, are close by, making it a fantastic area to unwind and observe the sunset over the lake. You may see trees of many sizes and forms while strolling around the garden, including banana, date, and olive trees. You will then be driven to your accommodation.
Before travelling to Cairo, you have the option of staying longer in Siwa. The world-famous dates, olives, jellies, and syrups from Siwa are worth trying. The list also includes calming and healing herbs, teas, well-known lamps, and things made completely of salt from the Siwa salt lakes. then take you to your Cairo lodging.
The customer will be picked up by one of our knowledgeable tour guides at their Cairo hotel and transported in a private, modern vehicle to the Giza pyramids to begin your all-day expedition. Visit the Great Pyramid of King Cheops at the Giza Pyramids, popularly known as the "Famous Pyramids of Egypt," before embarking on a 20-minute camel ride to learn more about Egyptian history. After that, your guide will take you to the Valley Temple, also known as the "Mummification Temple," where King Chephren's corpse was mummified and from which you can see all the pyramids in their entirety. You'll then be dropped off at your hotel.
and our video will teach you how to take some excellent pictures and pick the best spots for photographing special occasions. Photos At a nearby eatery, the complimentary meal does not include drinks. After leaving the Giza pyramids, we move on to Cairo City Center. One of the largest museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum, is where you stop before returning to your accommodation. Here, you may see a tonne of authentic statues as well as King Tutankhamun's wealth.
overnight at hotel
After breakfast, you will be picked up by our tour guide and taken to the Cairo airport in time for your departure home.
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Yes, you can visit several important religious sites during a Christmas tour in Egypt. These include Coptic Christian churches and monasteries. However, it's important to be respectful of local customs and dress codes when visiting religious sites.
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