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From Cairo: Whale Valley and Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls Tour

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Enjoy a day tour to El Fayoum, with hotel pickup to begin the adventure to the charming Tunis Village in Fayoum. Explore Qarun Lake and Wadi El Rayan, and learn about the fossils in Whale Valley.


  • Explore the ancient Qarun Lake, one of the world's oldest natural lakes
  • Marvel at the magnificent Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls, the largest waterfalls
  • Discover the fossil remains of Archaeoceti in Whales Valley
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch, savoring the flavors of Egyptian cuisine
  • Experience the thrill of sandboarding on the mesmerizing sand dunes.


Leave Cairo behind on this day tour to El Fayoum. Visit a charming Tunis Village in Fayoum and learn about the fossil history of Whale Valley. See the natural beauty of the Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls. Be picked up in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle and begin the adventure by traveling to a Tunis village in Fayoum. Admire breathtaking views of a large saltwater lake, and the contrast of the desert landscape on the other side. Explore Qarun Lake, one of the oldest natural lakes in the world, and the third largest in Egypt, before moving on to Wadi El Rayan. Marvel at the majestic Wadi El Rayan waterfalls, the second-largest in Egypt, and take in the natural wonder. Move on to Whale Valley (Wadi Al-Hitan) in the western desert of Egypt, an extraordinary valley where fossil remains have been found of Archaeoceti, the earliest known suborder of whales, and learn about the history of these ancient fossils. Relax with a delightful lunch at a local establishment and savor the flavors of the local cuisine. Get ready for excitement with sandboarding after lunch, and experience the thrill of gliding down the slopes. Experience the enchanting Magic Lake, and finish the tour by returning to your hotel in Cairo. Optional Overnight Add-On ($100 per person): For an enhanced experience, you can choose the overnight option. After sandboarding, proceed to the campsite, where a delicious dinner awaits you, featuring mouthwatering Chicken Mandi cooked underground. As the night sky blankets the desert, marvel at the celestial wonders above, gazing at the stars and enjoying the magical ambiance. On the second day, awaken to a special breakfast comprising Feteer Meshaltet, accompanied by black honey, cheese, Halawa, and hot drinks. After a satisfying meal, begin your return journey to Cairo, bringing an end to this extraordinary excursion.


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