OASES EXTENSION PROGRAM

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OASES EXTENSION PROGRAM

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
DEPARTURE DAILY

Day 1: Trip will start from Cairo. Our representative will meet you at your hotel to start your Safari Trip. You will be driven to Siwa. During the Journey to Siwa will visit the Cemetery of Al-Alamien and then will have Lunch. Arrive to Siwa and Check in at your Lodge. Dinner & overnight in Siwa.

Day 2: After Breakfast, you will start visits with Gebel al-Mawta the name means simply Mountain of the Dead, and it is the Place where Siwans for over 2000 years buried their loved ones. The mountain is truly perforated. Then you will visit the Temple of Alexander it is remembered for being visited by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE. The impact of this site in ancient times appears slightly strange and fascinating at the same time to modern visitors. The actual temple is so small, but the entire setting is like out of a fantasy novel. Temple of Amon: it’s just a piece of a wall still stands, held up by crude modern bricks. Fortunately some fine wall-paintings on the western side of the wall have survived. Ruins of Shali /Old Shali: the ruins of Shali dates back to the 13th century. You could end your day adventure in a very relaxing way at Cleopatra's Bath: it is one of Siwa's nicest pools. Cleopatra's Pool has a little cave, sheltered from the sun and good for hot days. Back to Lodge & overnight in Siwa.

Day 3:After Breakfast, will start your trip from Siwa to Baharia, you will follow the trip through the caravan route along the northeastern edge of the sand Sea. You will enjoy your picnic lunch while stopping at Stira Oasis. On route, we shall have the opportunity to dip into one of the Sahara’s magical springs, located in El-Arag with Sand Dunes in the background.
Arriving Baharia late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Lodge in Baharia.

Day 4: After Breakfast, you will visit the newly opened temple built by Alexander the Great which is within walking distance of the mummies. Qasr Selim, where you will find tomb named “Djed imen iouf ankh” and his son “Banentiou”, visit Qaret Helwa, where you will find one of the ancient tombs in the oasis named by Amenhoteb governor of the Oasis during Egypt’s new kingdom. Ein El Muftelle, the Temple of Ain el-Muftella may have once served as the city center of El Qasr which is today the modern town of Bawiti in the Bahariya Oasis. Qasr el Megeshba which is the only known temple in the whole of the Western Desert to be built in the name of the Greek defeater ‘Alexander The Great’. After Lunch drive to the White Desert with its artistic snowy-white limestone formations. Witness an unforgettable sunset and starry sky Back to Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: After Breakfast, you will be driven to Cairo for ending your Safari trip.

Any of the Classical Programs of Cairo can be combined with this program.