2 Day trip to wadi el Hitan in Fayoum from Cairo

We offer a 2 Day unique desert wadi el Hitan in Fayoum from Cairo, Visit  Wadi Al Hitan( whales valley) Discover It’s ‘Wadi Al Hitan’ The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

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We offer a 2 Day unique wadi el Hitan from Fayoum and Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ( whales valley) from Fayoum with Overnight Camping in the desert, Discover 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.

Day 1-Cairo-Fayoum

At 06:00 Am pick up from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum by Private air-conditioned car to Fayoum, The distance is 150 k.m to Tunis village
From: Tunis village in Fayoum, Egypt. You will be Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4  to   Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360   

To: Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.
Driving distance: 69.2 km.
Duration: 1 hour 37 mins

Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360   ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by 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 seashells and corals.

Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360  
 The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes

At 12:00 Enjoy your lunch

Drive to The Magic lake and Gebel Al-Mudawara

The Magic lake:

One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, overlooking sand dunes, is the Magic lake. Around the lake gives you the chance to witness one of the most eye-catching sunsets you will ever see.

Magic Lake is a beautiful lake located in Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

Sandboard in Siwa
The lake contains minerals that are said to help treat patients with rheumatism.
It’s simply a magical place for a magical trip.

Gebel Al Mudawara

Seven Kilometres south of the waterfall, Along the left eastern side of the road, Is a picturesque Area known as  Al Mudawara, The Lookout, There are three  Mountain along the lakeshore, it is  a favorite Picnic Area

Wadi El Rayan

Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m.In 1966 this depression became a water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipe
Tea time by sunset- Bbq Dinner and overnight in the Camping 


You can stay at a hotel in Zelal El Nakhil Fayoum instead of camping in the desert 

Day 2- Fayoum- Cairo

Enjoy Egyptian Breakfast Then Proceed to Visit Tunis vllage

Tunis Village

Tunis Village is the perfect choice for a quick weekend getaway. Located in El Fayoum, this hidden gem allows you to escape the busy city life and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Situated in the oasis of Fayoum, on the way to Wadi Rayan, Tunis Village offers a breathtaking view of the desert from its hilltop position overlooking a large saltwater lake. It is truly one of the most stunning places in Egypt. Previously, Tunis was a little-known farming and fishing community on the southern shore of Lake Qaroun. However, it has its own unique charm - a small, incredibly beautiful, and surprisingly peaceful village. In the 1980s, a Swiss potter named Evelyn Porret discovered Tunis during her visit to Fayoum with her Egyptian friends. Captivated by its beauty, she decided to build her own country house and pottery workshop there.

Transfer to Cairo- Arrive at Cairo around 12:000

►►NOTE: All times are guidelines so no times are definite

 All times are guidelines so no times are definite


  • Pick-up and drop off services from/to your hotel
  • Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle from Cairo
  • Tours in the desert by private Jeep 4X4 
  • Desert camping for one night-Full board
  • English-speaking Guide
  • All camping equipment ( sleeping bags-Tents-Mats)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  • All taxes and service charges


  • Tipping
  • Entrance fees to Wadi Al Hitan and the Climate change museum (15 USD per person)

Please remember to bring:

  • Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  • Trainers 
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  • Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  • swimming suits 
  • Torch
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Cream
  • Tissue


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