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From Cairo: 3-Day Museum, Fort & Desert Tour at Siwa Oasis2 Reviews
Explore the best attractions of Egypt with this overnight Siwa Oasis tour from Cairo. Visit the Military Museum, swim in Siwa Oasis, see the tombs of Si-Amun, and walk across Shali city.
- Explore the El Alamein Military Museum illustrating World War II in North Africa
- Relax at Siwa Oasis by swimming and admiring the breathtaking beauty
- Visit Mountain of the Dead, exploring the famous tombs of Si-Amun
- Take a dip in Cleopatra's pool, located in the middle of a palm Oasis
- Admire the primitive architectural beauty and structure of Shali
DescriptionSee the wonders of Ancient Egypt on a 3-day tour from Cairo with an overnight stay at the Oasis Lodge and Bedouin camp. Visit the El Alamein World War II Military Museum, take a dip in the Siwa Oasis, explore the tombs of Si-Amun, and venture through Shali city. Day 1: El Alamein World War II Military Museum and Siwa Oasis Begin with a pickup from your hotel in Cairo/ Giza and a 13-hour drive to the famous Siwa oasis, during which we have the chance to stopover at El Alamein World War II Military Museum. See cannons, armored vehicles, soldiers’ Holy Book, and more. Continue the trip to Siwa Oasis. Swim and float while admiring the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. Experience a beautiful sunset and take pictures of Siwa at Fatnas Island while sipping on the famous Siwa Tea. Later, check-in for an overnight stay at the Oasis Lodge. Day 2: Mountain of the Dead, Cleopatra’s Spring, and Siwa Desert Starting with an amazing ride with your guide, visit the Mountain of the Dead where you'll have the opportunity to explore the tombs of Si-Amun. Witness the tombs in the Oasis of the Western desert before proceeding to the Temple of the Oracle, famous for its grand vestibule and forecourt. Get a chance to experience a dune ride through the desert in a 4x4 vehicle, and proceed to the Siwa salt lakes for a memorable swim admiring the scenic beauty. Go for a swim in Cleopatra's Spring, a natural spring water stone pool in the heart of the palm Oasis with an excellent view. Take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy natural fresh fruit juice while admiring the Oasis landscape. After a mixed grill lunch at an Abdo restaurant, drive through the Siwa desert to the Hot springs and Cold lakes for a dip. Later, take a dune drive across the Siwa Great Sand Sea, where you'll be able to see the incredible Siwa sunset. Have the option of climbing the highest dune to experience the thrill of sandboarding before savoring Siwan tea and nuts. Arriving at the Oasis Bedouin camp for an overnight stay in the desert, be welcomed with a fantastic BBQ dinner before relaxing in the tents late at night. Day 3: Shali City and Siwa Old Souq After a refreshing Siwa breakfast the next day, head to Shali city, built with karshef, a typical Siwan construction material consisting of salt and clay. Before ending the tour, visit the Siwa Old Souq, where you will have free time to stroll around the city and shop. Conclude the trip with a return transfer to your hotel in Cairo/ Giza.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Shared transportation in an air-conditioned modern vehicle Entry to all the visits (if add ons selected) 2 nights stay in a lodge in Siwa (or one night in a lodge and 1 night in desert camp) El Alamein World War II Military Museum Daily light breakfast 4X4 desert safari Sandboarding City tour in Siwa oasis Lunch (Day 1 and 2) BBQ dinner in the desert after dune bashing (day 2) Bedouin tea during Safari Bottle water
- Tour sequence might change keeping the same inclusions The overnight stay is optional either 2 nights in Oasis Lodge or 1 night in Lodge and 1 night in desert camp, you can choose according to your preferences at no additional cost