If you want to survive, the boy must turn himself into wind.
Santiago travels through the desert with the help of a camel driver and they end up in an oasis. They were encountered by horsemen and refugees along their long journey. Santiago falls in love with a girl named Fatima but his love won't keep him from finding his personal legend.
While Santiago and the alchemist are on their journey, the alchemist gives Santiago great advice and then they are encountered by horsemen.
Santiago must be able to turn into wind to continue his journey or him and the alchemist will be killed.
Santiago is successful in turning himself into wind and he realizes what he was searching for on his adventure. He needed to understand the soul of god, and then he would find his treasure.
Santiago finally finds the pyramids he dreamed of, but when he starts digging for his treasure, some refugees start beating him up.