Pick up from Cairo/Giza hotel. Trip to El-Fayoum oasis, Rayan valley, Mudawara mountain, lake Qaroon, waterfalls, & Wadi El-Hitan protectorate. Transfer back to Cairo and drop off at Cairo/Giza hotel.
In the Whales valley, the one sees the history of our beautiful planet and how it used to look like 200 million years ago before mankind. The Whales lived on the land, not in the water, yes, that was millions of years ago, and this was proved by the newly discovered wadi with over 400 fossilized whales.
Cairo, Fayoum, Wadi El-Rayan, & Wadi El-Hitan.
After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, pick up by tour guide and start the trip to El-Fayoum oasis (110 k.m southwest of Cairo). Stop by Qaroun lake to see the famous Auberge which once was the Rest House of king Farouk. Proceed to Wadi El-Rayan with a stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. Visit Wadi El-Rayan protected Area where there is so much to see (the two lakes, waterfalls & birds). The most memorable is the spectacular scenery of Wadi El-Rayan, the contrast between the blue waters of the lakes and the golden desert land. Continue to Wadi El-Hitan (one of the UNESCO sites classified as a world’s heritage site). Visit the fossils museum and hike the fossils track. 14:30 to 17:00 Trip Back to Cairo & drop off at your hotel.
Featured in this trip:
- Qaroun Lake
- Mudawara Mountain
- Wadi El-Rayan
- Wadi El-Hitan.
- The fossilized whales 35 to 200 million years old
- Fossilized Mangrove, and mountains scenery. The area used to be under the ocean’s water millions of years ago.
Included in this trip:
- Entrance fees of the mentioned site/s
- Private tour guiding
- Pick up and drop off
- All transfers air-conditioned
- All tours air-conditioned
- Free Wifi access on board
- Mineral bottled water
Excluded in this trip:
- Gratuities/tipping (recommended – optional)