Re-Energize in Siwa

| October 17 – 24, 2021

An expedition to the remote oasis of Siwa, in Egypt’s western desert, one of the most mysterious and enchanting destinations to disconnect and relaunch. Enjoy the exceptional beauty and serenity, soak the easy pace, and take tension-releasing dips in the natural hot phosphoric water wells and salt lakes. We will also learn about this isolated culture famous for its local food products but also beautiful Siwan fabrics and dresses. Overall, the perfect trip to re-charge body and soul, and cleanse the stress and trauma of the past two years!

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Detailed Itinerary

Days 1 and 2Arrival in Cairo and private transfer to the Jaz Almaza Bay Hotel on the North Coast for some relaxation in the resort on the beautiful sandy beaches.
Day 3A visit to Marsa Matrouh including Ageeba and Cleopatra Beach before the three-hours drive inland towards Siwa. Check in and settle at the charming Albabenshal hotel adjacent to and overlooking Shali, and a special welcome dinner.
Days 4-5-6We will explore and enjoy Siwa over three days: old and mysterious Shali town, the Temple of the Oracle, and Fetnas island. We will meet some locals and have dinner on the golden dunes of the vast Sahara Desert. And of course, take therapeutic swims in the hot sulphuric water wells and amazing salt lakes.
Days 7 and 8We leave Siwa and head towards Alexandria to spend the evening and overnight, before continuing on to Cairo the next day for departure.

Price Options

The price per person in double occupancy for this trip is:

USD 1600 for a group of 10 guests
USD 1550 for a group of 12 guests
USD 1500 for a group of 14 guests

Single supplement: USD 400

Price Includes:

– Accommodation at the Albabenshal Hotel in Siwa, the Jazz Almaza Bay Hotel on the North Coast, and the Cecil Steingenberger Hotel in Alexandria on a half-board basis.
– All lunches and dinners in Siwa.
– All private transportation with social distancing in air conditioned vehicles.
– All private guided tours.
– All entrance fees.
– Access to a private house in Siwa for an evening with local hosts.

Price does not include flights, travel insurance, personal expenses, or anything not mentioned above.

Payment and Terms

Trip Status: This trip is open for pre-reservation with no downpayment. Final confirmation and downpayments starting August 1 2021.

Group Size: Minimum 10   Maximum 14  Guests

Payment Options

All guests:

1- Cash payment in USD, or

2- Bank transfers to a bank outside Lebanon (please enquire about bank details)

For Guests Residing in Lebanon:

20% of the payment can be made in LBP cash.

The remaining amount must be settled by one of the methods above.


1- To confirm your spot, a down payment of 20% is requested on August 1. Balance is requested 4 weeks prior to departure.
2- Trip will be cancelled if the minimum group size is not reached by August 15. All down payments will be returned.
3- Cancellation by guest within 6 weeks of departure: 20% penalty.
4- Cancellation by guest within 4 weeks of departure: 40% penalty.
5- Cancellation by guest within 2 weeks of departure: 75% penalty (unless a replacement is found).

Cancellations due to COVID-19 issues will be handled on a case by case basis, as the situation requires. All effort will be made to minimize any penalties. Program details subject to change to accommodate any COVID-19 related restrictions.