So, Siwa is the Breathtaking landscapes and the hearts of the Berber descendants (the original inhabitants of North Africa) with the spectacular Amazigh culture take you to a haven of comfort, psychological peace, treatment. And steps that carry you between ancient historical years with majestic events in those sands.
[caption id="attachment_2734" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Fatnis island, Siwa Oasis by Ibrahim El-Mezayen[/caption]
To find after crossing the pharaonic holy spot where the god Amun is landing, according to ancient Egyptian beliefs, the warm golden sand with its mineral composition embraces your body gently in Al-Dakrour mountain. Then, what about the history amid this pure life!
You are in the heart of Amun Oasis this ancient Egyptian god that appears magnifically in the oracle temple of Amun to be consulted by the pharaoh and blessed by the ancient Egyptians as per the pharaohs’ beliefs.Siwa was known by the name Penta. We can find this name in one of the texts in the temple of Edfu. Then it was called the “Oasis of Amun”. And it continued to bear this name until the Ptolemaic era, who called it “Santaria” and this name was attributed to before the pharaohs and the oasis continued to bear This name until the era of the Ptolemies came. The Ptolemies called it the name (Jupiter), which is the name of one of the gods. Then the Arabs called it the name of “Al-Aqsa Oasis,” which means the furthest Oasis.
To find here and there the archeological treasures. You cross through Amun temple to stand in the same spot where the army of Alexander the Great was queueing in dazed and silent. As the chief of the priests allowed Alexander the Great to enter alone the Holy of the Holiest in this great pharaonic temple that was built by Ahmose II. You are allowed and welcomed now to enter amid this magic and wander Amun Temple. So, you attend the coronation ceremony of Alexander the Great and his proclamation by the Egyptian god Amun that he became his son and ruler on the throne of Egypt.
Inside, the pharaonic decorations will be surrounding you. They amazingly reveal hidden unique lines in ancient Egyptian history, and secrets of pharaonic inscriptions of Amun worshiping.
The great history amidst this rare nature has not been stopping at this point!
Welcome to Mountain of the Dead! Thousands of rock-cut tombs with rare inscriptions. They narrate the history of the twenty-sixth dynasty during the period from 664-525 BC. Beyond that! The burial in these tombs continued until the Ptolemaic, late Roman, or Byzantine periods. That is, even before the Islamic conquest of Egypt in the seventh century AD. For that, these cemeteries uncover the history of more than 10 centuries of the cradle of civilization.
On your relaxing way amid this charming nature. And while fresh breezes come from here and there as the springs pump quiet air to move the palm branches romantically, you meet the life of Pre-human here in Siwa Oasis.
Climb up this the melted mound of mud and salt. It is Shali where you enjoy the breathtaking scenery of a total glimpse of the view of dates and olives groves. It stretches out for miles in each direction of the Siwa.
Then climb down to the amazing Great Sand Sea. And then to Fatnas Island, The Salt Lakes, Cleopatra’s Spring.
How Will Be Your Way In Siwa Oasis! Your feet take steps amid endless olive and date palms on a golden sandy land to cross over this green atmosphere to blue & green springs, finding a white crystal land of pure salt that takes you to the wonders of the salt springs.
You are amid warm sand with unique natural mineral combinations and 200 mineral springs, and salt lakes. All of that has a super ability to heal your body and withdraw all negative energy. So, Siwa Oasis is a spot where you enjoy a fantasy land with a refreshed soul and a healthy body.
Pure hearts in this unique environment meet you with a smile that mixes kindness and fun, attracting your soul. To approach those who wear wonderful traditional clothes and find the true meaning of tenderness. You will be amazed by their customs, traditions, and their own language. They speak the Berber language and are not like the rest of the Egyptians who talk Arabic. But also they speak Arabic besides Berber. They are the Berber people who inhabit this spot, the paradise of the earth; Siwa Oasis.