Living in Cairo could be very toxic, taking time to get some fresh air, peace and quiet is always a good idea! Siwa is one of the most beautiful places in Egypt, and its still not commercialized or popular which makes it the go to place for some peace of mind!
The best times to visit Siwa is during winter, you get warm days and chilly nights, which is perfect for camping and safaris.
Here are some must do’s while in Siwa:
The Siwa desert is absolutely beautiful, filled with sand dunes that are perfect for sand boarding!
Cycling around the city
Siwa is a charming little city, so you can easily take a tour around the whole city and to all the sites with a bicycle. You can easily find bicycles for rent around the market area.
Dip in the Salt Lakes
Siwa is known for their Salt Lakes, they’re crystal clear blue waters that you won’t be able to resist. The high concentration of salt makes you float which makes it even more of a relaxing experience.
There are plenty of hot springs in Siwa, they are ideal for those cold nights. They’re also great to relax your muscles and for blood circulation.
Spending the night in the desert is a must! bon fires, great food and star gazing!
Siwa has a very charming market, they are known for their handmade accessories, jams and salt lamps.
Almost everywhere you are in Siwa you are bound to see a breath-taking sunset. Over the lake or behind the mountains, it’s worth taking the time to watch!