From USD 990
Visit Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt, it is known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean and its famed Libarary, the well preserved Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Catacombs, Quayet-Bey Fortress and Pombey’s Pillar. Then explore one of the oldest & the most fascinating oases in Egypt - Siwa Oasis, which is considered one of the virgin lands in the world.
Day 1: Cairo / Alexandria
Departure from your location in Cairo or Giza by air-conditioned vehicle to the Mediterranean coast and the port city of Alexandria. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt and a centre for learning in the ancient world. Its legendary Lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the city was also the setting for the fiery relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. As you explore this vibrant city with your guide you will discover some of Alexandria's most famous sights including Pompey's Pillar, an 82-foot tall column carved from red Aswan granite and erected in honour of Emperor Diocletian. View the ancient Roman amphitheatre which dates from the Second Century Enjoy lunch at your own leisure on the Corniche overlooking the Mediterranean head to the Catacombs of Kom-el-Shouqafa. Arguably the highlight of any visit to Alexandria, this warren of tombs, chambers and hallways occupies the largest known roman burial site in Egypt. See Alexandria Library Visit the Quitbay citadel from outside and then to your Hotel in Alexandria for check in and overnight.
Day 2: Alexandria / Siwa Oasis
After breakfast drive to Siwa Oasis, it is 500 km south-west of Marsa Matrouh, upon arrival check in at your hotel, and then enjoy a beautiful sunset from Fatnas Island, located on the salt lake of Siwa, surrounded by palm trees and beautiful scenery. Overnight at hotel in Siwa.
Day 3: Siwa Oasis
Breakfast and start your day by visiting the old city of Shali, proceed to visit Mountain of the Dead, over 700 rock tombs are carved into this limestone hill, then continue your tour to visit the temple of Oracle, built in the 6th century BC, it was dedicated to Amun (occasionally referred to as Zeus or Jupiter Ammon) and was a powerful symbol of the town’s wealth. One of the most revered oracles in the ancient Mediterranean, its power was such that some rulers sought its advice while others sent armies to destroy it, then you can enjoy a bath at Cleopatra’s pool, a stone pool fed by a natural hot spring, where the Egyptian queen herself is said to have swam on her visit to Siwa. Then drive back to our hotel for Overnight.
Day 4: Siwa Oasis Camping
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to desert for camping at Siwa Oasis dinner and overnight
Day 5: Siwa Oasis / Cairo
Breakfast, drive back to your location in Cairo, and end of service.
✓1 Night in Alexandria Hotel on bed and breakfast basis
✓1 Camping and safari to Bir wahed breakfast and dinner
✓2 Nights in Siwa Oasis on bed and breakfast basis
✓Tours and Sighseeing as indicated in the itinerary
✓Entrance fees when applicable
✓Hotel pick up and drop off in Cairo
✓Transfere by Deluxe air-conditioned coach
✓Professional Local Tour Guide
✓All your visits include entrance fees when applicable
✓All taxes and service charge.
Excluding the following:
Any optional tour
Gratuities or tipping (recommended)