Pick up from any hotel within Cairo or Giza in the early morning, the trip to Fayoum oasis to lake Qarun, Rayan Valley, & Mudawara mountain, overnight camp at Wadi El-Hitan, visit fossils and climate change museum, the open-air museum of Wadi El-Hitan, and transfer back to Cairo onto your hotel.
Have you ever tried sleeping on an ocean's bed?... With Egypt Fun you will do at Wadi El-Hitan on the floor of the ancient Tethys Sea that covered the area millions of years ago. With our professional team, you will invade the desert and dance with foxes.
Trip type : Private Guided Tour | Trip runs : Everyday
Itinerary & Details
Day 1 (Fayyoum/Lake Qarun/Wadi El-Rayyan): After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, 7:30 to 8:30 Drive to El-Fayyoum oases (110 k.m southwest of Cairo). See Fayyoum city center with the famous dynamic water wheels. 8:30 to 9:15 Drive to Qaroon lake to see the famous Auberge once was the rest house of king Farook. 9:30 to 9:45 Drive to Wadi El-Rayyan with a stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. 9:45 to 10:30 Visit Wadi El-Rayyan Protected Area where there is so much to see(the two lakes, waterfalls & birds). The most memorable is the spectacular scenery of Wadi El-Rayyan, the contrast between the blue waters of the lakes and the golden desert land. 10:30 to 11:30 Drive to Wadi El-Hitan (one of the UNESCO sites classified as a world's heritage site). 11:30 to12:30 Explore the surrounding area to get the feeling of the place while our Bedouin Jeep driver prepares a good Lunch for you. 12:30 to 13:30 Lunchtime. 13:30 to 17:00See Wadi El-Hitan -- a path of 3 k.m--, one of the best sites by UNESCO, see the fossilized whales 35 to 200 million years old, fossilized Mangrove,..and much more. (the area used to be under the ocean's water millions of years ago). 17:00 to 17:15 Hike a close-by mountain for a great sunset view and photos. 19:00 our Bedouin Jeep driver will make a Barbecue dinner for you while you watch the moon and the stars. Sleep in tents totally covered with shining stars.
Day 2 (Wadi El-Hitan/Cairo): After breakfast at your camp, start with our guide your hiking trip in the depth of the ancient Tethys sea to see the fossils of the marine life back then. 11:00 to 13:30 Drive back to Cairo. Lunch on your own in Cairo. Drop you off at your hotel in Cairo.