2 Days Excursion To El Fayoum And Wadi El Hitan From Cairo

Two day trip to the famous oasis and wadi el Hitan from Cairo, Visit The Museum of Kom Aushim, Karanis City, Hawara Pyramids famous Lake and  Wadi El Rayan. famous Originally called Sheet in Ancient Egypt, the Greeks called it Crocodilopolis or Krocodilopolis, the Romans called it Arsinoë, and the Arabs Madinat Al famous. 


 

Route

A CairoB Faiyum

We offer Private Overnight Trip to El Fayoum from Cairo with Private Tour guide to discover Fayoum oasis
Day 1
The Museum of Kom Aushim
The Museum is Good Place to pick guides to all parts of Fayoum. The Museum was originally erected in 1974. It Exhibits artefacts dating from Prehistoric to Roman Periods it Also Exhibits Fayoum Portrait
Karanis
( 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 

Hawara( Arsinoiton polis)
 It was the site of the Pyramid Complex by Amenemhet III, Dates back to the  twelfth Dynasty 
lunch will be served on Qarun Lake
Qarun lake
Named after the King who buried with all his gold and riches somewhere in the wadi.
Wadi El Rayan and waterfall
Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m 
In 1966 this depression became water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipes
Overnight in Fayoum ( Hotel-Sobek Hotel)

Day 2
Start the desert adventure with 4x4 Jeep from Tunis village, Qarun lake, Make a Desert Trip to Wadi El Hitan. 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, 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  Museum which 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, Enjoy your lunch, visit Qusur El Arab, Drive back to Fayoum oasis, Visit the temple of Madinet Madi Drive back to   Cairo on the way Visit the Pyramids of Fayoum, Then drive to Cairo to your Hotel