Two day trip to fayoum oasis and wadi el Hitan from Cairo

Two day trip to fayoum oasis and wadi el Hitan from Cairo, Visit The Museum of Kom Aushim, Karanis City, Hawara Pyramids Fayoum Lake and Wadi El Rayan. Fayoum Originally called Shedet in Ancient Egypt, the Greeks called it Crocodilopolis

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Two day trip to fayoum oasis and wadi el Hitan from Cairo , Visit The Museum of Kom Aushim, Karanis City, Hawara Pyramids Fayoum Lake and  Wadi El Rayan. Fayoum Originally called Shedet in Ancient Egypt, the Greeks called it Crocodilopolis or Krocodilopolis, the Romans called it Arsinoë and the Arabs Madinat Al Fayoum. 

Day 1- Cairo-Fayoum


At 07:00 Pick up time from your hotel in Cairo or in Giza  by private air conditioning vehicle and drive to Fayoum oasis

From: Cairo , Egypt.
To: Faiyum Oasis, Al Faiyum Governorate Desert, Egypt.
Driving distance: 112 km.
Duration: 1 hour 45 mins

At 08:30 We will visit the Museum of Kom Aushim
The Museum is a Good Place to pick guides to all parts of Fayoum. The Museum was originally erected in 1974. It Exhibits artifacts dating from the Prehistoric to Roman Periods it Also Exhibits Fayoum Portrait.
Karanis.
( The Lord`s Town) is one of the Largest Greco Roman Cities in the Fayoum. Founded in the Third Century B.c and Originally inhabited by the Mercenaries of Ptolemy the Second`s Army. The City has two temples

At 11:00 drive to Hawara Pyramid (( Arsinoiton polis)
 It was the site of the Pyramid Complex by Amenemhet III, Dates back to the  twelfth Dynasty 


13:00  lunch will be served on Qarun Lake

Overnight in Fayoum in Tunis village
 

Day 2- Safari trip to wadi el Hitan National Park


07:00 Am after the breakfast Start the desert adventure with 4x4 Jeep from Tunis village, Qarun lake, Make a Desert Trip to Wadi El Hitan

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, 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 sea shell and corals,

At 10:00 Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360  Museum which hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes, Enjoy your lunch, visit Qusur El Arab,

 

 

Drive back to Fayoum oasis, Visit the temple of Madinet Madi Drive back to   Cairo on the way Visit the Pyramids of Fayoum, Then drive to Cairo to your Hotel

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off services from Cairo
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle between Cairo
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Transportation by private jeep 4x4 from Cairo to Wadi Hitan (Valley of whales)
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the Safari trip
  •  Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary 
  • Lunch meals during the SAFARI tour in Egypt western desert
  • Overnight in Fayoum Oasis 

Exclusions:

  • Tips

Please remember to bring:

  • Hat
  • sunglasses
  • torch
  • tissues

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