2 Day Camping trip in Fayoum from Cairo

We offer a 2 Day unique desert Camping trip in Fayoum from Cairo, Visit  Wadi Al Hitan( whales valley) Discover It’s ‘Wadi Al Hitan’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

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We offer a 2 Day unique Camping trip from Fayoum and Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ( whales valley) from Fayoum with Overnight Camping in the desert, Discover It’s ‘ Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Day 1-Cairo-Fayoum


At 06:00 Am pick up from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum by Private air-conditioned car to Fayoum, The distance is 150 k.m to Tunis village
From: Tunis village in Fayoum, Egypt. You will be Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4  to   Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360   

To: Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.
Driving distance: 69.2 km.
Duration: 1 hour 37 mins

Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360   ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified seashells and corals.

Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360  
 The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes

At 12:00 Enjoy your lunch

Drive to The Magic lake and Gebel Al-Mudawara

The Magic lake:

One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, overlooking sand dunes, is the Magic lake. Around the lake gives you the chance to witness one of the most eye-catching sunsets you will ever see.

Magic Lake is a beautiful lake located in Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

Sandboard in Siwa
The lake contains minerals that are said to help treat patients with rheumatism.
It’s simply a magical place for a magical trip.

Gebel Al Mudawara

Seven Kilometres south of the waterfall, Along the left eastern side of the road, Is a picturesque Area known as  Al Mudawara, The Lookout, There are three  Mountain along the lakeshore, it is  a favorite Picnic Area

Wadi El Rayan

Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m.In 1966 this depression became a water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipe
Tea time by sunset- Bbq Dinner and overnight in the Camping 

Note 

You can stay at a hotel in Zelal El Nakhil Fayoum instead of camping in the desert 

 

Day 2- Fayoum- Cairo

Enjoy Egyptian Breakfast, following with sand dunes Trip, and visit  Qusur El Arab. Wadi El Rayan. Then Proceed to Visit

The Petrified forest 

Situated in the north of Lake Qaroun in Gabal Qatrani is the largest petrified forest in the world, home to 40 meters high trees that have survived in ossified form for thousands of years


Then Dimeh el Sabah

Dimeh al-Siba (Dime, Dima, and nearby Qasr al-Sangha) on the northern side of Lake Qaroun is one of the most interesting in the Fayoum,Dimeh al-Siba, Dimeh of the Lions, was a Ptolemaic city believed to be founded by Ptolemy II in the third century BC, on a site that shows evidence of habitation from the Neolithic period. Today, it is more isolated, but during Ptolemaic times it was at the shore of the much larger lake, situated at the edge of Moeris Bay and the beginning of the caravan routes into the Western Desert, The ruins of Dimeh al-Siba contain the two temples, houses, underground chambers, streets and ten-meter high walls that are sometimes up to five meters thick. The walls themselves are a testament to the survivability of mudbrick in the desert environment. The ground is strewn with debris. An uncountable number of shards cover the entire temple mound. 

Qaser Al Sagha

The Golden Fortress(Qaser Al Sagha) is an unusual  Middle kingdom, The building is situated North of the lake, The temple is constructed of limestone. The Function of this unusual temple is unclear.

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► Price per 2  Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                      300 $             
► Price per Child (06-11.99 years) Join two Adults          150 $
► Price per 3 Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                     250 $
► Price per 4- Adults(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                      230 $
► Price per 5-10 Adults (12-95 years) (1 ticket)                  220 $
► Price per 11-17  Adult(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                200 $
► Price per 18-45 Adult(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                 190 $
► Price per single  Adult(12-95 years) (1 ticket)                580  $



►►NOTE: All times are guidelines so no times are definite

 All times are guidelines so no times are definite

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle from Cairo
  • Tours in the desert by private Jeep 4X4 
  • Desert camping for one night-Full board
  • English-speaking Guide
  • All camping equipment ( sleeping bags-Tents-Mats)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Entrance fees to Wadi Al Hitan

Please remember to bring:

  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Trainers 
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • swimming suits 
  • Torch
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Cream
  • Tissue

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