Desert Safari Trip to Wadi El Rayan and Wadi Hitan

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Desert Safari Trip to Wadi El Rayan and Wadi Hitan

Make reservations for our trips from Cairo, particularly this Desert Safari Trip to Wadi El Rayan and Wadi Hitan, to ensure an exciting experience with Egypt Desert Safari trips and Adventures.

See El-Fayoum, Egypt’s largest oasis that has 2 big freshwater lakes, and we will begin from there a very exotic tour to enjoy Wadi El Rayan and Wadi El Hitan Desert Safari with its splendid lake and the scenic waterfalls that will captivate your soul with its beauty, then take the road leading to the recently declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadi Hitan (Valley of the Whales) which contain a variety of fossils from very ancient ages. where enigmatic sands emerge in deserts

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  • Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo and return.
  • Transferring from Cairo to Fayoum during Egypt Desert Safari trips is included by an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Transport by an exclusive air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle.
  • Admission fees to all the mentioned sites in El-Fayoum as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottle of mineral water and cold drinks during all our Egypt Classic Tours.
  • A certified tour guide to accompany you.
  • Desert safari in Egypt is precisely a private Egypt tour.
  • Stops for snacks upon request.
  • Your tasty lunch and Bedouin tea regularly during the Desert Safari Tour to Wadi El Rayan, and Wadi Hitan.
  • All service charges and taxes are included in the tour price.
  • Egypt visa.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Any extra tours or activities that are not mentioned in your trip to Egypt itinerary.
  • Tipping is not included in the price of the Wadi El Rayan Desert Safari.
  • Prices are applicable during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.

Cairo Top Tours' accurate tour guide will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to enjoy your Egypt Desert Safari trips.

We will transfer you via the Cairo-El Fayoum desert road to Wadi Rayan using an air-conditioned 4 Wheel Safari vehicle. Wadi El Rayan, which has two lakes that are attached by means of waterfalls, is a beautiful view as it is a dip in the Western Desert of Egypt, about 42 meters below the sea level, developed in 1970 by an overproduction of drainage water from the farmlands in Fayoum giving a brilliant view that you can't see anywhere else (waterfalls in the middle of the desert!).

Continue your Desert Safari Trip to Wadi El Rayan and Wadi Hitan with a drive on the road all the way to Wadi Hitan which has skeletons of whales all over that you can see and take pictures of. It is a 40 km track inside Wadi El Rayan Natural Reserve, also known as Valley of the Whales, a UNESCO world heritage site. On the way stop at Mudawara Mountain which is sited to the west of el Fayoum Lake a magnificent spot overlooking the beautiful scenery.

We will take you to explore the national park of Wadi Hitan which is considered an open museum well-known in the history of Egypt and dates back to 40 million years ago and is among the most archaic places in the world telling the evolution of whales. More than 400 types of whale and sea cow skeletons, other bones, shells, and plant fossils have been identified here, some of them preserved in soft rocks.
After the 4WD tour, we stop for lunch and afternoon Bedouin tea and then transfer back to the hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Lunch and Bedouin Tea


1 Person

$250.00 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$150.00 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$125.00 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$100.00 Per Person

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You must visit Wadi Al-Rayyan and Wadi Al-Hitan, which are considered the most beautiful natural reserves. You will be able to see some of the oldest fossils and skeletons of whales that have been preserved in these places. You should not miss visiting these wonderful places during your vacation in Egypt.

 Wadi El Rayan is a protected area in Egypt that stands out for its inspired natural landscapes, such as 
The upper and lower lakes
The Magic Lake
Fountains of Wadi El Rayan
Waterfalls of Wadi El Rayan
El Modawara Mountain, also known in Arabic as Jabal El Modawara,
El Rayan Mountain, also known in Arabic as Jabal El Rayan
Wadi El Hitan (Valley of the Whales)

Yes, overnight camping is a popular option during desert safaris in Egypt. Sleeping under the stars in a Bedouin-style camp is a unique experience. However, it's important to check with your tour operator to ensure overnight camping options is available.

Yes, you can usually watch the sunset and sunrise during a desert safari, and this can be a fascinating and magical experience. Here are a few reasons why this experience can be special:

The beauty of the lighting:

The low sun can create amazing colors in the sky and on the desert landscape, enhancing the beauty of the scene.
Peaceful atmosphere:

Sunset and sunrise are often accompanied by a peaceful and romantic atmosphere, making it a moment worth experiencing.
Effect on shadows:

Sunset and sunrise can create long shadows and artistic features that add to the beauty of the scene.
Unique experience:

Sunsets and sunrises in the desert can be a unique experience due to the vast landscape and lack of light emissions.

If you are a photography enthusiast, these moments offer great opportunities to capture artistic and beautiful images.

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