5 days in Matrouh Governorate Itinerary

5 days in Matrouh Governorate Itinerary

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5 days in Matrouh Governorate Itinerary

Start: Siwa
1
Siwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Mersa Matruh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
El Alamein
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Siwa

2
nights
Siwa

Siwa ©
Take a break from the city and head to Great Sand Sea and Lake Siwa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Siwa route maker site .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is El Alamein International Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mersa Matruh.

Things to do in Siwa

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island) ©
Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island)
Lake Siwa ©
Lake Siwa

1
night
Mersa Matruh

Mersa Matruh ©
On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Almaza Bay, stop by Souq Libya, and then get into the urban bustle at Marsa Matruh.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mersa Matruh road trip planning website .

You can drive from Siwa to Mersa Matruh in 4.5 hours. In November in Mersa Matruh, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to El Alamein.

Things to do in Mersa Matruh

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Marsa Matruh ©
Marsa Matruh

1
night
El Alamein

El Alamein ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at El Alamein War Museum, stroll the grounds of El Alamein War Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our El Alamein tour builder app .

You can drive from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in El Alamein can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in El Alamein

Historic Sites Museums
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El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte