2 Day trip Camping trip to Wadi el Hitan from Cairo

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We offer a unique Camping trip to Fayoum and Wadi Al Hitan ( whales valley) from Cairo with Overnight Camping in the desert, Discover It’s ‘ Wadi Al Hitan  The site today is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as a world heritage site.

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 Day 1-Cairo-Fayoum:

At 07:00 Am pick up from  Cairo  airport transferred by air-conditioned Car to El Fayoum Oasis in the Western Desert Desert Trip to Wadi El Hitan

From: Cairo, Egypt.
To: Tunis Village, Youssef Al Seddik, Egypt.
Driving distance: 122 km.
Duration: 1 hour 55 mins.
Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4  to   Wadi Al Hitan    

From: Tunis village in Fayoum, Egypt.
To: Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.
Driving distance: 69.2 km.
Duration: 1 hour 37 mins

Wadi Al Hitan   is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified sea shell and corals, Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum   
 The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes

At 12:00 Enjoy your lunch

Drive to The Magic lake and Gebel Al-Mudawara

►   The Magic lake:

One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, overlooking sand dunes, is the Magic lake. Around the lake gives you the chance to witness one of the most eye-catching sunsets you will ever see.

The Magic Lake is a beautiful lake located in Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

The lake contains minerals that are said to help treat patients with rheumatism.
It’s simply a magical place for a magical trip.

►   Gebel Al Mudawara:

Seven Kilometres south of the waterfall, Along the left eastern side of the road, Is a picturesque Area known as  Al Mudawara, The Lookout, There are three  Mountain along the lakeshore, it is  a favorite Picnic Area

►   Wadi El Rayan:

Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m.In 1966 this depression became a water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipe

Tea time by sunset- Bbq Dinner and overnight in the Camping

You can stay at a hotel in Zelal El Nakhil Fayoum instead of camping in the desert 

Day 2- Fayoum- Cairo:

Enjoy Egyptian Breakfast, following by a visit to Hawara Pyramid at 09:00

The Pyramid of Hawara ( Arsinoiton Polis) was built by King Amunemhat III during the twelfth Dynasty the Pyramid, its casing removed in Roman times, looks like a heap of rubble, but the site was one of the most important archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

The Mortuary temple was the labyrinth that so mazed The greek traveler ( Herodotus) I visited this Place and found it to surpass the descriptions( He said the Labyrinth was believed to have been hewn from one single rock and Contained over 3000 rooms, It was also mentioned by almost every ancient traveler Strabo, Diodorus

Here at Hawara 146, Fayoum portraits were found in the Cemetery North of the Pyramids( You Can see a few of them  at Kom Aushim Museum and in   Cairo   Museum)

At 11:30 We will visit. the Museum of Kom Aushim and Karanis 
Kom  Aushim  Museum is a Good Place to pick guides to all parts of Fayoum. The museum was originally erected in 1974. It exhibits artifacts dating from the Prehistoric to Roman Periods it Also Exhibits Fayoum Portrait.
( The Lord`s Town) is one of the Largest Greco Roman Cities in the Fayoum. Founded in the Third Century B.c and Originally inhabited by the Mercenaries of Ptolemy the Second`s Army. The City has two temples

Drive to Cairo

Our Advise for this Trip

  • ►we advise you to wear trainers as the rocks are hard to walk on with Barefoot
  • ► Don't leave any plastic waste in the white desert, Keep the area Clean
  • ► We advise you to have a shower after the trip to one of our springs to get a refresh before departing for Cairo

Aspectos importantes

  •   Visit Wadi El Hitan-Valley of the whales
  •   Enjoy 4*4 Trip in the desert with sand dunes
  •    Visit Fayoum oasis
  •    Visit the Pyramid of Hawara
  • Wadi El Riyan
  •   Magic Lake


  •  Pick-up and drop-off services from/to your hotel
  •  Travel by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tours by private Jeep 4X4 
  •  Desert camping for one night Full board
  •    English-speaking Guide
  • All camping equipment ( sleeping bags-Tents-Mats)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Beverages including mineral water and tea
  •    All taxes and service charges


  • Tipping
  •   Entrance fees to Wadi Al Hitan and the Climate change museum (15 USD per person)

Please remember to bring:

  •    Several t-shirts (cotton or preferably breathable/fast drying)
  •   Trainers 
  •    Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip salve
  •    Hat/Baseball cap
  • Personal First Aid kit (wet wipes, flu remedies, stomach remedies)
  •  swimming suits 
  •  Torch
  •  Hat
  •  Sunglasses
  •   Sun Cream
  •  Tissue

 ►  Tour Type :

  •  Private 

 ► Pick up Time :

  •  7:00 am 

  ► Cancellation Policy 

  •  Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund

Know Before You go 

  • Ask for your breakfast box before the early departure. The hotel arranges it for you for free.

  ► Booking Method:

  •  Full Payment during the trip or by Visa Card Online Via our website

► Booking Method:

  •  Full Payment during the trip or by Visa Card Online Via our website
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise, spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or the Western Union

► Tipping

It is a customary attitude for expressing one's satisfaction with good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

►  Prices:

Prices are quoted in $ USA Dollars per person per trip in Double Cabin 

►   Payment PolicyChildren Policy:

  •  0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
  •   2 - 5.99 pay 25% of the tour price
  •   6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
  •  12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.


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