Fayoum Oasis: Wadi El Hitan, Wadi El Rayan, Mudawara Mountain


Embark on a captivating day trip from Cairo to explore the enchanting Fayoum Oasis, a hidden gem in Egypt. Here, you'll encounter breathtaking landscapes, serene lakes, and ancient remnants waiting to unveil their secrets. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Qarun Lake, Wadi El-Rayan, and the Pyramid of Hawara, among other historical and cultural landmarks.

This guided day excursion promises an enthralling and educational adventure, led by knowledgeable professionals who will enhance your experience by sharing insights into the region's history and heritage. Discover the allure of Fayoum Oasis, a true treasure trove within Egypt's diverse landscape.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 12 Hours
  • Departure time and location: 7:00 AM from your hotel in Cairo
  • Return time and location: 5:00 PM at your hotel in Cairo.
  • Tour category: Tour From "Cairo"
Tour Highlights
  • Delve into the wonders of Wadi Hitan, where you'll explore its unique geological features and uncover the fossils of ancient whale species.

  • Embark on a visit to the captivating waterfalls of Wadi El Rayan, immersing yourself in the beauty of this natural oasis.

  • Experience the awe-inspiring vistas and natural diversity of Mudawara Mountain, a destination perfect for both hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

What to Expect
  • Explore the enchanting beauty of Wadi El Rayan, a protected area in Egypt's Faiyum Governorate, renowned for its stunning landscapes featuring two lakes, waterfalls, sand dunes, and limestone cliffs. Depending on the season, you can partake in activities such as hiking, bird watching, and even swimming in the lakes.

  • Journey to Wadi Hitan, also known as the Valley of the Whales, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in Egypt's Western Desert. Here, you'll encounter an exceptional fossil record, offering a glimpse into the ancient whale species that once inhabited this region millions of years ago.

  • Uncover the mesmerizing splendor of Mudawara Mountain, celebrated for its awe-inspiring vistas, diverse flora, and abundant wildlife. The mountain boasts a variety of hiking trails for adventurous souls and provides a serene retreat for nature enthusiasts.

  • Recharge with a late afternoon meal served at a local restaurant, capping off your day of exploration.

More About Fayoum Oasis: Wadi El Hitan, Wadi El Rayan, Mudawara Mountain
  • As this is a desert tour, ensure you come prepared with sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun's intensity.

  • The desert expedition will be conducted using a 4X4 Jeep, ensuring a comfortable and exciting journey through the arid terrain.


Day General Information

Commence your journey with a rendezvous at your designated meeting point, where you will be greeted and picked up for your adventure to the Fayum oasis. Located approximately 95 kilometers south of Cairo, this oasis beckons with its natural wonders and historical treasures.

Upon arrival, you will embark on a thrilling 4X4 Jeep expedition led by your experienced guide and driver. Your itinerary will encompass several remarkable stops, beginning with the captivating Wadi El Rayan waterfalls. From there, you'll venture to Wadi Hitan, followed by a visit to El Medoara Mountain.

After an exhilarating day of exploration, you'll conclude your excursion with a delightful meal before returning to Cairo. Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the wonders of Fayum oasis, where nature and history converge in a mesmerizing tapestry.

Activity - 1
Meet, pickup, and transfer to Fayoum Oasis.

Embark on your Fayum oasis adventure with ease as your dedicated tour guide awaits you in the lobby of your hotel at the appointed pickup time. After a warm welcome, your guide will provide you with an overview of the day's itinerary, ensuring you are well-informed and prepared for the exciting journey ahead.

Feel free to seek any clarifications or additional information from your knowledgeable guide, and get ready for an enjoyable and enriching experience exploring the wonders of the Fayum oasis.

Activity - 2
Visiting Wadi Hitan

Discover the wonders of Wadi Hitan, often referred to as the Valley of the Whales, during an exhilarating 4X4 Jeep safari, promising an extraordinary and awe-inspiring adventure. This UNESCO World Heritage Site in Egypt is a portal to the ancient past, where prehistoric whale fossils are preserved within the arid landscape.

As you explore this remarkable location, you'll gain valuable insights into the evolution of these magnificent creatures, all while being captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the desert and its fascinating geological formations. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a history buff, Wadi Hitan promises an unforgettable experience that should not be missed.

Activity - 3
The Visit to Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls, a true haven for nature enthusiasts. This remarkable natural wonder offers a refreshing escape from the scorching heat, inviting you to immerse yourself in its serene ambiance.

Surrounded by lush vegetation and towering cliffs, the cascading waterfalls create a picturesque setting that's perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you're keen on taking a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear pools or prefer to bask in the awe-inspiring vistas, this enchanting location promises an unforgettable experience.

Activity - 4
Meduara Mountain visit

Mudawara Mountain, situated a short distance south of Wadi El Rayyan Road and just north of Al Fayyum Lake, provides a splendid vantage point to behold the oasis and its picturesque surroundings. Following this scenic stop, you'll be treated to a delightful lunch at a local restaurant before commencing your journey back to Cairo.

Inclusions & Exclusions

    • Convenient pick-up and return service from your Cairo hotel.
    • Admission fees for access to the mentioned historical sites.
    • Expert Egyptologist tour guide to enhance your experience.
    • Refreshing bottled water provided during the journey.
    • Enjoy a late-hour lunch at a local eatery in El Fayoum.
    • All applicable taxes and service fees are included in the package.
    • Any additional items or services not explicitly specified in the program.
    • Gratuity (tipping) for services provided during the tour.

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 350 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 180 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 165 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 150 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 140 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 75 /per child
Infant [age:0-5]
Student $ 150 /per student

20 % of the total booking amount

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