Siwa Oasis Holidays

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo - Alexandria

Today you leave Cairo and travel north to the seaside town of Alexandria. Today you will visit the Alexandria Library which was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. Also today you will visit the Catacombs, Pompay’s Pillar one of the largest Roman triumphal columnsnstructed outside of the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. You will also visit the Montazh gardens. Overnight Alexandria.

Alexander the Great

Day 2: Alexandria - Siwa Oasis

We head to El Alamein city; we tour the city and visit the WWII memorial, and museum, we head to SIWA! Home of the famous oracle visited by Alexander the Great, and a people long isolated by its desert environment, and we’ll see it all. Bring your flashlights and cameras too: we’re seeking mummies at Gebel El Mawta, the Mountain of the Dead! Tour the city by night. Overnight hotel in Siwa

Fort Qaitbay, Alexandria

Day 3: Siwa Oasis

After Breakfast, we visit the temple of Alexander the great, The temple of Um Ubayda and Cleopatra’s bath. Using the local mode of Transport (donkey drawn carriages), we tour the palm groves. In the Evening we tour the ancient village and fortress of Shali. Overnight hotel in Siwa

Old buildings in Siwa

Day 4: Siwa Oasis - Bahariyya Oasis

Leaving Siwa Oasis, early in the morning, we have a long drive ahead of us todays as we head on the old camel caravan route connecting Siwa to Bahareya oasis, we pass by remote oases (Bahrein, Nawamisa and Sitra oases) Finally BAHARIYA, home of the Valley of the Golden Mummies! Overnight hotel in Bahareya.

Bahariyya building

Day 5: Bahariyya Oasis - White Desert

Bahareya and archeology day. In Bahareya oasis, we visit the Museum of the golden mummies, the tombs of the Nobles, the temples of Alexander the great and Ain El Maftela. In the afternoon We’ll plunge deep into the desert again! The Black Desert and its volcanic remains; the White Desert and its unusual limestone formations; Crystal Mountain. Overnight White desert Camping

White jebel in the sand

Day 6: White Desert - Cairo

Leaving the white desert, we head to Baharya, have lunch and head back to Cairo. Overnight Cairo Hotel

Close up of Sphinx

Day 7: Cairo

Sadly your time with us has come to and end as you are transferred to the airport time for your departure flight.

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last updated - 27 Jan 2015 5:11 PM