5 days in Matrouh Governorate Itinerary

5 days in Matrouh Governorate Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Siwa
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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 ©
Visiting Great Sand Sea and Lake Siwa will get you outdoors.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siwa road trip tool.

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

Things to do in Siwa

Nature Parks 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 ©
Mersa Matruh is a seaport in Egypt, the capital of the Matrouh Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Almaza Bay, stop by Souq Libya, and then get into the urban bustle at Marsa Matruh.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mersa Matruh itinerary website.

You can drive from Siwa to Mersa Matruh in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to El Alamein.

Things to do in Mersa Matruh

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Almaza Bay ©
Almaza Bay
Marsa Matruh ©
Marsa Matruh

1
night
El Alamein

El Alamein ©
On the 5th (Tue), learn about all things military at El Alamein World War II Military Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at El Alamein War Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read El Alamein trip planner.

Getting from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows 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
El Alamein World War II Military Museum ©
El Alamein World War II Military Museum
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte