From Cairo: Desert Safari, Camel Ride, Magic Lake, & Lunch

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Embark on a desert adventure from Cairo and enjoy a 4x4 ride over the dunes. Ride a camel or horse, savor a BBQ lunch, and explore the Wadi El Rayan waterfalls, Mudawara Mountain, and Magic Lake.


  • See the Wadi El Rayan waterfalls amidst the sprawling desert
  • Capture delightful photos in the foreground of the Mudawara Mountains
  • Experience a dune drive on an exciting desert adventure
  • Slide along the soft desert sand during a thrilling sand boarding session
  • Visit Magic Lake and savor a delicious BBQ lunch at the desert camp


Your long-awaited experience begins with a convenient pick-up from your location in Cairo or Giza, following which you will head to Qarun Lake for a quick photo stop. Capture some memorable photographs against the backdrop of the lake before heading to the desert, where more adventures await you. Then, get ready to enjoy the desert adventure. Board the 4X4 car for some dune drive and experience the excitement as the car glides through yellow, soft sand. After riding over the dunes, stop to enjoy some sandboarding. If you are lucky, catch glimpses of desert wildlife in the area such as the slender-horned gazelle. Then we will take you to Wadi El Rayan Lake, where you can admire a magnificent waterfall. Here you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a camel ride or horse ride along the shores of Wadi El Rayan Lake. The experience continues as you head to Mudawara Mountain for a panoramic view of Wadi El Rayan Lake. Take some unforgettable pictures of this scenic location before moving on to the Magic Lake. Witness the spellbinding beauty of the lake that changes its color. Next, you’ll make your way to a Bedouin desert camp. Relish the flavors of a delicious BBQ lunch in the calm atmosphere of the desert. Once you are done with your lunch, you will be dropped back to your hotel or selected location in Cairo or Giza.


Hotel pickup and drop-off from your location in Cairo or Giza Egyptologist tour guide Dune drive in 4X4 vehicle Sandboarding session Camel ride or Horse ride Photo stop at Qarun Lake Photo stop at Mudawara Mountains Photo stop at Wadi Al Rayan waterfall Photo stop at Magic Lake BBQ lunch at a desert camp Bottled water

Important Information

  • Dune bashing and sandboarding activities may be canceled in the case of bad weather conditions Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing The dune bashing portion of the activity is not suitable for toddlers, pregnant women, and people with back and heart problems The long-range pickup service from Nasr City, Cairo Airport, Heliopolis City, Mirage City, Rehab City, Madinaty, New Cairo, New Capital hotels, or 6th of October City is available to book in the checkout process as an 'Add on' It is recommended to have international travel insurance for activities that are prone to risk, leading to serious injury, and are covered only by your insurance companies. The entrance fee to Wadi El Rayan National Park USD 5 must be paid directly on-site in USD

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