Private Overnight Trip: to Fayoum Natural Lakes - Wadi Hitan &Wadi El Rayyan
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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.
- Family friendly
- Private Egyptologist Guide
- All Entrance Fees included
- All our Egyptologist Guides are Qualified and Fully Licensed.
- All our Clients are Insured
- Step back in time on a history 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 the 3rd largest Lake in Egypt and is apparantley the oldest natural lakes in the world. Time now to enjoy a lunch break. Journey onto Wadi El Rayyan which is a protected area. Here at Wadi El Ryyan which is a natural depression you have the opportunity to enjoy the fantastic Waterfalls which are connected by two Lakes. Proceed onto enjoy a visit to Medinet Madi. The main Temple was built by Pharaohs Amenemhet III and completed by Amenemhet IV and were dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek and Serpent Goddess Renenutet. Continue on now to Wadi Al Hitan known as Whale Valley. Wadi Al Hitan is a protected landscape which contains many fossil remains of the extinct whales. Camping overnight in Wadi Al Hitan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
After enjoying your breakfast continue visiting Wadi Al Hitan and on the way you can take the opportunity to see Mudawara Mountain. Journey onto Qasr Qaroun the remains of the Graeco 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 must to see. Carry on to visit 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. After this fascinating tour transfer back to Cairo.
Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo and back.
All transfers by 4x4 Jeep
Entrance fees to sites
Over night Camping at Wadi Hitan
English speaking Guide
A bottle of water during your trip
Lunch at local restaurant
All service charges & taxes
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Additional Helpful information
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
We recommend you to always use sunscreen in summer time
We recommend you to wear light clothing because of high degree in summer time
Yes.. Only your group will participate
We recommend you to wear long Trousers in winter time
We recommend you to take a jacket in winter time
Yes.. you can use the USD , Euro , English pound and Egyptian pound
Yes.. All our Egyptologist Guides are Qualified and Fully Licensed.
Yes.. Feel stress free in the knowledge we are a Professional Registered Company
Yes.. All our Clients are Insured
Yes.. All our private cars very comfortable and professional drivers
No ,there is no special dress code
This is an easy to get around tour.
Yes.. you are allowed to have photos
There are baby seat and seat belts in all vehicles
Yes.. There is a vegetarian food is allowed
Yes.. There is Halal food is allowed
The distance from Cairo to Fayoum is approx. 2:30 hours.
The distance from Wadi Hitan to Wadi El Rayyan is approx. 45 min.
Yes.. You can change your Tour to another day if for any reason.
In regards to Tipping it depends on you as the Customer how satisfied you are with the service how much you would like to give.
(Age 12 and more)
(Age 2 to 11)
(Age 0 to 2)
Our Prices are quoted in US $ but we also accept Euros and Sterling per person per trip , with the exception during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays.If you go to the icon at the bottom of the page you can change the currencey just by clicking the button to whatever currency you wish to use.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2- 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
Please note Airline Policy is as follows…If your tour includes a Domestic Flight a child 0-2 years of age incurs a $15 fee. From 2 years of age are classed as Adult.
We require a deposit of 25% of the total price of the tour, exception being at peak times i.e. Christmas and New Year and Easter, then the deposit required will be 50% of the total price. You can pay the deposit by either Bank Transfer for which we would give you our Bank Account details, or you may pay by Weston Union , or online
If you wish to cancel your bookings the cancellation fees are as follows… At least one week in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
!!!!!! Please note all flights require 100% cancellation fee.
We would advise if you are satisfied with the services you have received then it is customary to give a gratuity but you are not obliged to do so.