This night trip to Fayoum Oasis is an adventure not to be missed. Just an hour from Cairo, the oasis of Fayoum has something for everyone. From sand boarding and desert camping to enjoying the views of pristine lakes, you’ll be glad you picked a trip few get to experience.
Day 1: Fayum Desert Experience
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned private vehicle. Then drive about 1.5 hours to Fayoum Oasis.|
Fayoum Oasis was once known as the center of worship of the god Sobek in ancient Egypt. of the most famous monuments of Fayum.
Then visit the largest saltwater lake in Egypt, Lake Qaron. While out on the lake you will have the opportunity to take in the stunning scenery and spot wildlife and birds.
Wadi al-Rayan has been a designated protected area for several decades. While you are here you have time to swim in the lakes, jump into the waterfalls or just relax and enjoy nature.
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner Day
2. Enjoy the sunrise and travel to Cairo
Valley of the Whales, also known as Wadi Hitan. It has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the discovery of hundreds of fossils, including the oldest forms of the whale. At this heritage site you can see fossils more than 200 million years old from when the desert was once covered by water.
After visiting all of the day’s attractions, your driver will take you back to Cairo and drop you off at your hotel for onward travel to your next destination.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
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