Cairo: El Fayoum, Whale Valley, and Wadi El Rayan 2-Day Tour

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Experience the beauty of El Fayoum on a 2-day tour from Cairo. Visit the Tunis Village in Fayoum, see the Wadi El Rayan waterfalls, and learn about the history of Whale Valley. overnight campsite.

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  • Discover the history of Whale Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Marvel at the majestic Wadi El Rayan waterfalls, the second largest in Egypt
  • Explore the Tunis Village in Fayoum and see the natural beauty of the area
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local establishment and savor the local cuisine
  • Experience the thrill of sandboarding down the slopes of the desert 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. For an enhanced experience, 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.


Pickup and drop-off in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle Visit to Tunis Village in Fayoum Exploration of Qarun Lake Visit to Wadi El Rayan waterfalls Tour of Whale Valley (Wadi Al-Hitan) Lunch at a local establishment Sandboarding experience Dinner featuring Chicken Mandi Special breakfast with Feteer Meshaltet Stargazing experience

Important Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for desert conditions. Bring sunscreen, a hat, and water to stay hydrated. Camera is recommended for capturing the scenic views. Be prepared for an adventurous two-day excursion.

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