The Hill of the Dead and Siwa Oasis are just some of the things to do and see in and near Siwa.
The area around Siwa is brimming with things to do and see, from perennial tourist favourites to lesser known delights. If you are looking for more places to explore, head to the Hill of the Dead and Siwa Oasis in the vicinity of Siwa, which you'll find less than 1 mile (1. 6 kilometers) to the south of Siwa.
Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, you're sure to find a little enlightenment in Egypt's mosques and other sites of spiritual significance. One of the best ways to better understand a spot is by exploring its earlier days. Take a trip to the old towns while you are in the area.
If you're not the kind to take a break merely to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, Egypt offers a number of outdoor-adventure activities like mountain climbing and four-wheel driving. Be sure to throw in walking shoes so you can join one of the wildlife spotting tours and city walking tours.
When planning your trip to Siwa, it's good to remember that the most convenient major airport, Mersa Matruh Airport, is situated in in Marsa Matruh, 180 miles (290 kilometers) away.