Have you ever dreamed of a trip in one of the oases in Egypt for only one day? Join us to Fayoum Oasis. Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo. From Cairo to Fayoum is about 95 km. Upon arrival in Fayoum, transfer to visit Karanis which is the ruin of an old city. That city contains a number of monuments, dating from the Roman, Coptic and Early Islamic. After that visit The Water Wheels which are said to be running since the Ptolemaic era. Then enjoy Lake Qaroun where you can see different kinds of birds. Qaroun Lake is considered the oldest natural lakes in the world, the third largest lake in Egypt and the rest of lake Old Moerisi. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. After that transfer to Qasr Qaroun about 55 km North West of Fayoum City. It consists of the well-preserved temple and remains of the Graeco Roman City of Dinysios. Then onto Wadi El Rayan, designated a Protected Area in 1989, Wadi El Rayan is a natural depression located in the western desert, 42m below sea level. Wadi Rayan consists of two lakes connected by Egypt’s only waterfalls, formed in 1970 by an overflow of drainage water from the farmlands in Fayoum. After that transfer back to Cairo.
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to enjoy El Fayoum famous sites. From Cairo to Fayoum is about 95 km. Today all our visits are in Wadi El Ryan, designated as Protected Area in 1989. We will start our tour to Wadi Hitan Protected Area (Valley of the Whales), about 90 km far from Fayoum. Wadi Hitan or Valley of the Whales is located in the Protected Area of Wadi El Ryan and it was designated by UNISCO as a world Heritage Site in recognition of the 40 million year –old whale skeletons found there. On the way to Wadi El Rayan Water Falls, visit Mudawara Mountain. Then onto Wadi Al Ryan Water Falls. Wadi El Rayan is a natural depression located in the western desert, 42m below sea level. Wadi Rayan consists of two lakes connected by Egypt’s only waterfalls, formed in 1970 by an overflow of drainage water from the farmlands in Fayoum. After that enjoy Medinet Madi (Ancient City Uncovered) which dates back to the third pharaonic dynasty built by Emnemohoteb III and completed Emnemohoteb VI. Late Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant. After that transfer, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Pick up services from your hotel & return
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Private English Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo
One bottle of water on board the vehicle per trip.
All taxes & service charge
Entry visa to Egypt
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
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