4 nights & 5 days
Go on a rejuvenating tour, visiting these 2 eco-cities in Egypt. We will move from Cairo and take a bus (~5 hours) to Marsa Matruh, where we will do a full day tour visiting the Glass Bridge, Cleopatra’s beach, and so much more. We will spend 1 night there, then the next day we will move on to Siwa – the ultimate eco-tour destination. From mountains to camping, to natural salt baths, and so much more. This trip is sure to reset and refresh you!
This package includes all transfers, accommodation, and sightseeing mentioned in the program.
Marsa Matruh (1 night):
Alfursan Hotel (3 stars)
Negresco Hotel (4 stars)
|Siwa (3 nights)
Siwa Safari Paradise Hotel (3 stars)
Siwa Shali Resort (3 stars)
We will move from Cairo at 6:00 a.m. and arrive to Matrouh, where we will stay at the Knights Hotel. We will then proceed to a full day of visits, seeing the Glass Bridge, the gorgeous Cleopatra's Beach, the Libyan Market (Souq Libya), and Salman Salt Cave. We will then return to the hotel for rest.
We will transfer to Siwa Oasis in the morning and have breakfast at a local restaurant there. We will stay at Siwa Safari Paradise and take a quick rest, before visiting the Mountain of the Dead. You will view colorful tombs, and get a gorgeous panorama of Siwa's landscape from the top of the mountain. Let's enjoy the sunset view on Fatnas Island overlooking the salt lake, then return to the hotel and have dinner.
We will visit the Temple of the Oracle of Amun, the place where Alexander the Great traveled to for hundreds of miles to receive blessings of the Gods. Cleopatra's Bath - aka Spring of Juba, Ain El-Hammam. It is one of the many springs in the area and actually leads you to the Temple of Amun.
Optional: Great Sand Sea Safari (EGP 400) - an adventurous SUV Jeep drive over the sandy hills and some of the largest dunes you'll ever see. There you can practice your skill of sand-boarding! Visit the "One Bear" or the Sea of Sand Sands. Enjoy the watery eyes in the desert and see the magic of the sunset.
We will then head to the camp in the middle of the desert to have dinner and stay up between the candle lights and bonfire.
On day 4, we will make a visit to see the Salt Lakes - Siwa House - Balah Factory and Handicraft Factory - and finally, the Taghagin Island. There, we will witness a glamorous sunset. We will then return to Mountain Camp Restaurant, where we will celebrate with parties and dinners. Included is a free tour to go gift shopping.
After breakfast, we will check-out from the hotel. We will visit Shali Castle.
We will then head back to Cairo - with a quick stop for lunch in Matruh - then return to Cairo.
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