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Fayoum Natural Lakes - Wadi Hitan & Wadi El Rayyan Private Overnights Stay

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Duration: 2 days
Product code: 5390

Discover Fayoum with its stunning natural Lakes and the historical Egyptian ruins from the Pharaonic times along with skeletons of the Whales in Wadi Hitan and much more on this fabulous 2-day tour.

Our representative will pick you up from your Hotel in Cairo to accompany you for a visit to the famous sites of El Fayoum. Let us start our visit with Lake Qaroun, here you will see an amazing array of migratory birds . Lake Qaroun is the 3rd largest Lake in Egypt and is apparantley the oldest natural lake in the world.

You will visit Wadi El Rayyan, which is a protected area. Here at Wadi El Ryyan is a natural depression and you have the opportunity to enjoy the fantastic Waterfalls which are connected by two Lakes.

Discover the main Temple at Medinet Madi. The Temple was built by Pharaohs Amenemhet III and completed by Amenemhet IV and were dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek and Serpent Goddess Renenutet.

See the many fossils of extinct whales at Wadi Al Hitan, known as Whale Valley before you enjoy a night under the stars in a campsite.

You can take the opportunity to see the beautiful Mudawara Mountain before journeying onto Qasr Qaroun where you will visit the remains of the Greco Roman City of Dinysios.
The Temple was dedicated to the God Sobek and from the outside appearance it is very square but once inside there are rooms and staircases which lead to the roof. Not many of Egypt’s Temples have roofs and many that have do not allow access so this makes a unique must to see visit.

You will go to Karanis, which was a town where 2 Temples were built to worship the God Sobek, Petesouchos and Pnepheros. Both these Temples contain the incredible house of the Crocodile.

On this tour, you have the luxury of your very own private guide.

  • Family friendly
  • All Entrance Fees included
  • All our Egyptologist Guides are Qualified and Fully Licensed
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Explore the Greco Roman City of Dionysios
  • Visit Lake Qaroun and admire the waterfalls
  • Enjoy camping under the stars
  • See the extinct what fossils
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Goodman Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Duration Duration: 2 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  •  Our cars include limousine , HIACE & minivan all A/C Our cars include limousine , HIACE & minivan all A/C
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick-up and drop off at any point in Cairo
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo and back
  • All transfers by 4x4 Jeep
  • Entrance fees to sites
  • Overnight Camping at Wadi Hitan
  • Private Egyptologist Guide
  • A bottle of water during your trip
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Any optional tours
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping

Today you will visit the famous sites of El Fayoum.
You will start at Lake Qaroun and then enjoy a lunch break.
At Wadi El Rayyan you will enjoy the amazing waterfalls and then travel on to Medinet Madi to explore the temples.
Next, you will visit Wadi Al Hitan known as Whale Valley.


Overnight camping

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation :

Enjoy seeing Mudawara Mountain and journey to Qasr Qaroun.

Finally, visit Karanis before your transfer back to Cairo

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Pick-up and drop off at any point in Cairo

Know Before You Go
  • Our cars include limousine , HIACE & minivan all A/C
  • We recommend you wear sunglasses
  • We recommend you always carry a bottle of water
  • We recommend for you to wear suitable shoes
  • Yes.. you can use the USD , Euro , English pound and Egyptian pound
  • We recommend that you wear light clothing in summer and warmer clothing in winter
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