🎈Fayoum Tour πŸœπŸŒ„

Hurghada, Res sea, Egypt

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Β From HurghadaΒ From Makadi BayΒ From Sahl HasheeshΒ From Soma BayΒ From SafagaΒ From El Gouna.

A representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and guide you through the famous sites of El Fayoum, about 95 km away.
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The tour will start in the Wadi El Rayan protected area with a visit to the Valley of the Whales (Wadi Hitan), recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the 40 million year old whale skeletons found there. Next, you will explore Mount Mudawara and Wadi El Rayan waterfall, a natural depression with two lakes connected by the only waterfalls in Egypt, formed in 1970. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant before transfer back to Cairo.

 

During a visit to the Fayoum, one can explore a variety of attractions including:

  1. Lake Qarun: One of the largest salt lakes in Egypt, known for its natural beauty and for being an important bird-watching destination.
  2. Hot Springs: The area is famous for its thermal waters, which are used for medicinal and relaxation purposes.
  3. Archaeological Sites: The Fayoum is home to many important archaeological sites, including tombs and artifacts from the ancient Egyptian period.
  4. Oases and Traditional Villages: Visitors can explore the green oases and picturesque villages of the region, experiencing rural life and traditional crafts.
  5. Cultural Tourism: There are numerous museums, art galleries and other cultural sites in the Fayoum that provide an insight into the history and culture of the region.Overall, a visit to The Fayoum offers opportunities to experience the natural beauty, rich history and vibrant culture of this Egyptian region.

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The Fayoum, located in Egypt’s southwestern Nile Delta, is one of the country’s oldest and most fertile oases. It is known for its picturesque landscapes, marshes and archaeological remains. Here is some information about the Fayoum:

Geography: The Fayoum is located about 100 kilometers southwest of Cairo and stretches along a large basin that was formed by the Nile River over millennia. The oasis is surrounded by mountains and hills, offering a spectacular natural setting.
Natural attractions: Among its natural attractions is Lake Qarun, the largest lake in Egypt, also known for its underwater archaeological remains. There are also numerous hot springs and marshes in the area, which are popular places for bird watching.
History and Archaeology: The Fayoum has a rich history dating back to early antiquity. It was an important cultural and economic center during the ancient Egyptian period and was home to the Greco-Roman city of Arsinoe. There are numerous archaeological sites in the area, including temples and necropolises.

Culture and traditions: The people of Fayoum are known for their traditional crafts such as weaving, pottery and woodworking. The area is also famous for its agricultural production, including tomatoes, olives and palm fruits.
Tourism: The Fayoum is a popular destination for tourists who want to explore its archaeological wealth and impressive natural landscapes. Tours include visits to archaeological sites, boat rides on Lake Qarun, and excursions into the surrounding desert.
In conclusion, Fayoum is a fascinating destination that offers a unique combination of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a must-see for journeys in search of adventure and historical discovery.

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  • All transfers by 4x4 car.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place.
  • Romaniann or english-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.
  • Late lunch. meal at the local restaurant in EL Fayoum.
  • All taxes and service charge.

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