Are you looking for an unforgettable, Giza budget tour getaway from Cairo? If so, then look no further than an overnight tour to Fayoum from Cairo. Fayoum is located about 85 km southwest of Cairo, making it an ideal getaway for those looking for a quick break from the hustle and bustle of the city with our Cairo day tours. With its lush landscapes and ancient sights, Fayoum is sure to provide a much-needed respite from the urban sprawl of Cairo. On an overnight budget tour of Fayoum, you'll get to explore some of the most beautiful attractions in the area. Visit the Birket Qarun Lake, the largest natural lake in Egypt with our Egypt day tours, or take a boat ride on the lake to get a unique view of the area. You can also explore the ruins of Karanis, an ancient Roman city, or take a guided tour of the Fayoum Oasis and its lush vegetation.
Early in the morning, our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will pick you up from your Cairo hotel in an air-conditioned car and drive you "approximately 95km" to the Fayoum oasis. It was regarded by the ancient Egyptians as a focus of cult adoration for the crocodile god Sobek. There are 200 or so of these enormous waterwheels scattered across the oasis. The Great Seven Waterwheels, one of the Fayoum oasis icons, will be seen when you arrive.
Then you'll see "Qaron's Lake," which is also thought to be the oldest natural lake in the world and is the largest salt water lake in Egypt. Around the lake and in the surrounding area, you will see various fruits and vegetables and a spectacular panorama of winter migrant birds. After a hot day of sightseeing, it's the ideal location to unwind. After that, you'll make a picnic lunch stop. traveling to "Wadi al-Rayan," which was designated a Protected Area in 1989, after that. It's a fantastic location for a relaxing adventure day excursion. Lakes there are perfect for swimming, jumping off, or just taking in the breathtaking natural scenery.
After that, we will transfer you back to fayoum hotel, you will spend the night there.
After breakfast in the morning, you will travel to the "Wadi Hitan" Valley of Whales. Due to the vast number of fossils preserved there dating back to some of the oldest types of whales, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005. Discover fossils dating back up to 200 million years, to a time when the desert was submerged in water. The skeletons and bones of whales and sea cows are the most noticeable fossils. Whale fossils range from individual bones to complete skeletons, and some partial skeletons are currently on display in the park's public area.
After concluding this wonderful journey, move just a few hundred meters south of Wadi El Rayyan Road to Mudawara Mountain for a visit.
It is more of a rock structure than a true mountain, yet it has a lovely, layered aspect with a certain symmetry that catches your eye. Following that, you will be taken to Karanis, a Ptolemaic-era ruin of an ancient city. Numerous monuments from the Roman, Coptic and Early Islamic periods may be found in that city. then we will transfer you back to Cairo hotel
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Fayoum is an oasis governorate in Egypt known for its unique landscapes, historical sites, and natural beauty. Some of the main tourist attractions in Fayoum include:
Qarun Lake: A large saltwater lake surrounded by stunning landscapes and a variety of bird species, making it a popular spot for birdwatching and relaxation.
Wadi El-Rayan: A protected area with two beautiful lakes connected by waterfalls, offering a picturesque setting for hiking, picnicking, and enjoying the natural scenery.
Wadi El-Hitan (Valley of the Whales): A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wadi El-Hitan is home to well-preserved fossils of ancient whale species, providing a unique insight into the history of marine life.
Tunis Village: A charming artistic village known for its pottery, crafts, and relaxed atmosphere. It's a great place to explore local art and culture.
Karun Palace: Also known as Qasr Qarun, this historical palace reflects the architecture of the Ottoman period and offers a glimpse into the region's past.
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