Prices

This page was last updated on Wednesday, December 27, 2023

These prices are up to date until December 2023. You can pay in EGP, USD or EUR. We will convert the EGP prices to the equivalent to either USD or EUR.

We have a transparent pricing policy for our services. There are some trips that require special pricing. Contact us and we will figure out for you.

Transportation from Cairo to Siwa and Back

  • You can take a daily public bus from Turgomen station, Cairo (the cheapest option at 320LE each way)
  • Private Minibus. The Minibus will stay with you in Siwa during the duration of your stay and can be used to travel around in Siwa.
    • From Cairo (seats 14 people) - 11,500LE two way.
    • From Alexandria (seats 14 people) - 8,900LE two way.
  • Private Sedan.
    • From Cairo (seats 4 people) - 4,500LE (pick up anywhere in Cairo) each way.
    • From Alexandria (seats 4 people) - 3,900LE (pick up anywhere in Alexandria) each way.

The prices for the much bigger Minibus and private Sedan do not differ much. That's because Minibuses run on Diesel (cheaper) and private Sedans run on Gasoline.

Travelling around Siwa

A 4 WD vehicle (seats 4 - 6 people) is 2,000LE per day. This vehicle can take you anywhere in Siwa, Maraqi and Abu Shuruf area.

Alternatively you can bike, use tuk tuk or donkey cart to explore Siwa and surrounding areas.

Tour guide

A tour guide by someone that live in Siwa costs 600LE per day.

Accommodation in Siwa

Accommodations in Siwa is diverse. There are places starting as low as 600LE per person. Usually people take hotels within the price range of 850LE per double room.

We will be happy to book you any accommodation in Siwa free of charge. We do recommend certain places just because we think they offer better values than the others.

We recommend:

Accommodation in the Desert

Come stay at Siwawi's highly rated Siwa Astro Camp.

Desert trip

There is a national park permission fee that needs to be paid for certain areas in the desert (such as Bir Wahid). It costs 450LE per day per person.

Car and Driver

  • Half Day to the Desert (1 car seats 4 - 6 people) is 1,900LE per day total + permissions for each person. We leave in the afternoon, return after sunset (approx. 4 hours).

  • Full Day Trip to the Desert (1 car seats 4 - 6 people) is 2,700LE per day total + permissions for each person. We leave 10 in the morning, lunch, get back to town after sunset.

Packaged

  • Whole Day Overnight (seats 4 - 6 people) includes national park permissions, desert trip, lunch, dinner, breakfast, camp overnight at Siwawi's highly rated Siwa Astro Camp.
    • 1 - 2 people is 2,500LE per person per day.
    • 3 people is 2,200LE per person per day.
    • 4 - 6 people is 1,800LE per person per day.

Day trip el-Arag

It includes:

  • Permission
  • Lunch
  • Whole day trip starting from 8 AM until sunset.

2,500 LE with minimal 2 persons per trip.

You can check more about el-Araq here and here

Walking trip

This is a walking trip on the surrounding of Siwa and the desert with Fathi as a guide.

  • 1 day overnight
    • 1 person is 3,000LE.
      • 2 persons 2,000LE/person
    • 3 - 4 persons 1,700LE/person
    • More than 4 persons 1,400LE/person
  • All pricing includes breakfast, snacks and water during the day and dinner.
  • It also includes camping.

Travelling alone

Above pricing is geared towards people travelling in a group. If you are travelling alone, contact us so we can reduce the pricing for you. Usually we can arrange you to join other travellers.

Hanging around

If you have time, you do not really have to commit to a specific plan to enjoy Siwa. We will secure your accommodation and you can enjoy Siwa leisurely. You can use our services whenever you feel like it. We have people taking a month or two living in Siwa to write their thesis or take a long Summer/Winter break.