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Type Private Tours
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Take this 5-day adventure into the desert to see a unique part of Egypt. Travel to the isolated Siwa Oasis to see Shali, the ancient town, and the Temple of the Oracle, where Alexander the Great was named ruler of Egypt. Take a 4x4 into the desert to see the Great Sand Sea and the beauty of the desert.

Itinerary:
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Day 1:Alamein & Siwa

Memphis Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 06:00 AM, then drive to Alamein, about 3 hours drive. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during WW II, and visit the WW II Museum and the Cemetery. Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast, after that continue to Siwa. It is about a 06 hour drive from Alamein to Siwa. Dinner and Overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2:Siwa Sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa ( Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that head to visit Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba). Finish your trip seeing the Siwa House Museum. In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa.  
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

 

Day 3: Shiata Lake - Bir Wahed

Breakfast at hotel – Start our journey at Siwa Desert with Maraki Village. Cross the desert to stop near one of the unique archeology sign at Great Siwa Mountain where is the first human footprint above the mountain which date to pre-history era. Continue our Safari tour between the dunes till we arrive at the fossils area and see the rocky coral reefs which date to Cambrian era. Then drive to one of the spring eyes at the middle of the desert (Shiata Lake) and it is a good chance to watch the Flamenco birds and swim at cold spring and enjoy the bath and relaxing atmosphere. There is another chance to enjoy the sand surfing at the desert. After that it is time to drive to another hot spring which is called (Bir Wahid) spring for chilling and tranquilizing our Muscles. Back to the hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Siwa Oasis

Breakfast at the hotel then visit the tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead ( Gabal El Maouta ) enjoy watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. After that see Dakrour Mountains, Then transfer to Abu Sherouf, one of the Siwan Villages to enjoy the Bedouin style life and enjoy the Roman Spring eye. Back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:Back to Cairo

After breakfast, transfer to your accommodation in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
  • Accommodation in Siwa for 04 nights at Ghaliet Ecolodge & Spa
  • Breakfast and dinner are included at the hotel
  • All sightseeing tours mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers from Cairo to Siwa and back by an A/C vehicle
  • All transfers inside Siwa  by 4x4 car
  • English guide during your trip
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing
  • Lunch during sightseeing tours in Siwa
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Portage when needed
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
  • All taxes & service charge
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Soft Drinks at a hotel in Siwa
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • - Ghaliet Ecolodge & Spa
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 999 $ 999
Solo $ 1899 $ 1899
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • Payment Policy

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Egypt Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Sleeper Trains in Egypt

    Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

  • Additional Entry Tickets

    All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

  • What to Bring

    Hats, sun glasses, sun cream
    Passport valid for 6 months
    Comfortable shoes
    Sweatshirts and trousers for night time
    Shorts and t-shirts for mornings
    Scarf
    Photo/Video Camera

  • Distances of Western Desert

    Cairo - Bahariya 370KM
    Cairo - Siwa 750 KM
    Siwa - Bahariya 490 KM
    Bahariya - White Desert 160 KM
    Farafra - Dakhla 280 KM
    Dakhla - Kharga 190 KM
    Kharga - Luxor 390 KM
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Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours - More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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