Destinations:

Destinations Baharyia oasis,White desert,Black desert,Grand canyon,Gilf El Kebir,Kharga,Dakhla Fayoum oasis full day tour.

Highlights:

  • Spot as many as 35 species of birds indigenous to the beautiful Fayoum region.
  • Enjoy a true nature experience while contributing to the sustainability of the area.
  • Take a pause from the walking and enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit the amazing natural depression of Wadi El Rayan.
  • Take a pause from the walking and enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Relax with round-trip-transportation from your hotel.
  • Boat trip across the Rayyan valley to see birds from closer view.

Overview:

What better place to observe the birds indigenous to the region than from the lush oasis of Fayoum? Enjoy a full-day tour from Cairo and visit the ruins of Karanis, Lake Qaroun, the ruins of the City of Dionysius, as well as the amazing Wadi El Rayan.

Description:

There are few places better to enjoy a day of bird watching than in the lush oasis of Fayoum, located 95 kilometers from Cairo.

Enjoy a scenic ride through the Egyptian desert to the city of Fayoum, and begin your tour with a visit to the ruins of Karanis. Stroll through the ancient city and admire its many monuments, dating back to Roman era, as well as those of the Copts and Early Islam. Continue on with a visit to the Water Wheels, said to be running since the Ptolemaic era, and then head over to the beautiful Lake Qaroun to begin your bird watching.

Lake Qaroun is considered one of the oldest natural lakes in the world, and is the third largest lake in Egypt, making it a perfect spot to observe the colorful variety of birds that make the oasis their home. Enjoy lunch at a quality local restaurant, and then continue on to the temples and remnants of the Graeco Roman City of Dionysius at Qasr Qarun. End the day with a visit to Wadi El Rayan, a natural depression located 42 meters below sea level in the Western Desert, and designated a Protected Area in 1989.

What’s Included:

  • Transfer from hotel in Cairo and back in private, air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
    • English-speaking guide
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch meal at local restaurant in EL Fayoum
    • All taxes & service charges

What’s Not Included:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses

 

 

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