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Siwa Explorer

Cairo, Siwa and Alexandria EG

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Perfect for travellers who have already visited the traditional tourist spots of Egypt and are looking for something a little different, this 8 day tour explores many of the lesser known but equally impressive sights this ancient country has to offer. Taking in Alexandria and the beautiful Montazah Palace, the WWII cemetaries of El Alamein and the stunning desert landscapes at the Siwa Oasis, this unique tour offers access to the more isolated and hidden parts of Egypt. The tour ends with free time in Cairo to enable you to soak up the wonderful atmosphere and explore the city.

Arrival location:

EG Cairo, Siwa and Alexandria

Departure Location:

EG Cairo, Siwa and Alexandria

Included in your experience:

  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • All transport and transfers with a local driver
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Services of a local tour guide/leader throughout
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Tipping Kitty (except your tour guide/leader)

Not included in your experience:

  • International Flights and visa fees
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tour guide tips
  • Drinks, snacks, tips and other personal expenses (e.g. laundry)
  • Any other items not mentioned above

    None Available for this package
DAY 1 Arrive into Cairo
Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel close to the Pyramids for the start of your trip. They will help you settle in, introduce you to the local area, and explain tomorrow’s arrangements.
OVERNIGHT
Cairo Hotel

DAY 2 Cairo. Drive to Siwa Oasis via Marsa Matrouh
Our trip begins with an early morning drive from Cairo towards the Mediterranean coastline stopping off at the WWII cemeteries of El Alamein. After enjoying lunch in Marsa Matrouh we continue through the desert arriving at Siwa Oasis. Set amidst a stunning landscape and lying close to the border with Libya, Siwa is one of Egypt’s most isolated settlements.
OVERNIGHT
Siwa Hotel
MEALS
Lunch

DAY 3 Siwa Oasis tour
Our tour of Siwa Oasis starts with a pleasant bicycle ride through date palm groves on the way to the Temple of the Oracle, built to honour Alexander the Great’s first visit to Egypt. After a refreshing dip in the pools by Cleopatra Spring the rest of the day is free to explore the colourful markets and souks of Siwa.
OVERNIGHT
Siwa Hotel
MEALS
Breakfast

DAY 4 Siwa Oasis. Desert safari
A full day begins with a visit to the nearby Mountain of the Dead to view the many fascinating tombs found here before exploring the Old Shali City in the centre of Siwa. Built from mostly mud and rock this site acted as the town’s original fortress. In the afternoon we climb into our 4WD vehicles and head through the dunes into the Great Sand Sea stopping off to discover an ancient ocean full of marine fossils before ending our day at the hot springs in Bir Wahed. After a relaxing swim we enjoy dinner here while watching the sun set over the desert landscape.
OVERNIGHT
Siwa Hotel
MEALS
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 Siwa Oasis to Alexandria via Marsa Matrouh
Departing Siwa Oasis this morning we drive along the coast back to Marsa Matrouh. Home to a large Libyan/Berber population the town has a unique feel to it and offers us the chance to dip in the Med before wandering around the colourful markets including the Libyan souk. This afternoon we continue our drive on to Alexandria.
OVERNIGHT
Alexandria Hotel
MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6 Alexandria. Montazah Palace
The morning is free to relax and browse around Alexandria before we enjoy an afternoon tour of the beautiful Montazah Palace. This evening we ride the tram into town, visit some local shops and walk along the cornice before enjoying Alexandrian Fateer for dinner.
OVERNIGHT
Alexandria Hotel
MEALS
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 Alexandria. City tour. Return to Cairo
Discover the secrets of Alexandria as we enjoy a full tour of the city visiting Pompeii’s Pillar, the national Museum and the modern day library of Alexandria. We also delve beneath the city to explore the ancient Roman catacombs. Later this afternoon we travel back to Cairo.
OVERNIGHT
Cairo Hotel
MEALS
Breakfast

DAY 8 Cairo. Departure transfer to the airport
Free day. Transfer to the airport for departure flight
OVERNIGHT
None
MEALS
Breakfast
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Siwa Explorer

Cairo, Siwa and Alexandria EG

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