Egypt·October 30 - November 8 2023
A unique, explorative road trip across Cairo and the dreamy oasis of Siwa. Starting from USD $3,490 per personBOOK NOW
We invite you to experience Egypt in a unique and off the beaten path way! This retreat is for adventure, culture, food and nature lovers all at once. Follow us as we take you through Old Cairo's alleyways and shops, discover mosques from the Fatimid era, spend time in Salah al Din's Citadelle, eat in local restaurants, cruise on the Nile, stargaze in the oasis of Siwa, swim in Cleopatra's bath, salt lakes and hot springs!
Arrive at the Cairo airport and make your way to our hotel. Please note that airport pick up and drop off are mot included. We will connect you with ASTI, our logistics company who will connect you with an expediter upon arrival. Your expediter will meet you as you land, purchase your visa for you and take you through customs via the diplomatic line. This will make your arrival pleasant and save you a lot of time.
From there, you'll make your way to our hotel to relax, unwind and mingle. Please note that check in begins at 3:00 pm.
At 7:30 PM, we’ll meet at the main restaurant and begin with introductions and a warm welcome. You'l get to know each other better over a delicious dinner. If you’re a foodie, come hungry!
We'll begin our first day with the famous Giza Pyramids, learning all about their history and origins. We'll make a few stops along the way and finish off with a delicious lunch. After lunch, we'll head back to our hotel and give you all the evening to relax and explore!
After breakfast, we will explore Islamic Cairo in all its glory! We'll begin with the Citadelle of Salah Al Din as well as Sultan Hassan and Rifai mosques. Afterwards, we will dismiss everyone for a free afternoon and evening! There are so many things to do and see in Cairo we are happy to recommend some of our favourite places!
Take the day to explore the beautiful city of Cairo, shop, eat and wander its alleyways!
After breakfast, we depart on a 12 hour drive to the magical oasis of Siwa. We'll check into our eco lodge and disconnect from all technology (no electricity) and enjoy a fantastic welcome dinner. Siwan hospitality is unparalleled.
Today, we'll explore the ruins of Shaali, enjoy lunch in a very unique restaurant and catch a wonderful sunset!
This day will blow you away! We will embark on an unforgettable experience! We've booked a 4x4 desert experience and you can expect your adrenaline to spike up! We'll roam the desert, stop lunch in an oasis/hot spring and finish off with a sand boarding session.
After a hearty breakfast, we will head to the Salt Lakes for a dip! This is an unforgettable site! Let's dip!
Let's head back to Cairo for some rest and a last day together!
Enjoy your last free day in Cairo, head to Al Azhar park or visit coptic Cairo? Perhaps you'd prefer returning to Khan al Khalili for more last minute shopping? Whatever it is, enjoy! We will meet you all for our farewell dinner!
We'll be sad to see you go, thank you for choosing Burgundy Roots!
All activities mentioned in itinerary
Local curators and tour guides
Entrance to all attractions
4 lunches & 4 dinners
Visa fees (if applicable)
Airport transfers (pick up & drop off)
Yes, of course. We welcome everyone to travel with us: couples, singles and families (depending on the age of the children).
Our retreats are open to all, anyone from any part of the world, so you can expect to make plenty of new friends. From the first day you all meet at the airport as we pick you up, the journey of travel and building news friendships begins. We keep our groups small and intimate, with not more than 20-25 people.
We stay in Jamaican-owned villas and guest houses. Our accommodations are clean and comfortable. The emphasis is not on luxury, but on a practical room for a good night’s rest and grounds that are inspiring.
We room 2 or 3 guests per room with an en suite bathroom in each room. Men will room with men and women with women. Unless, of course, you’re travelling with your spouse or partner.