Private Full-Day Tour from Cairo to Fayoum Oasis and Waterfalls of Wadi El-Rayan
Beyond the Cairo sights on a full-day, private tour to Al-Fayoum that explores nature, history, and wildlife in an ancient oasis. Visit the salty, scenic Lake Qarun, Besides explore the collection of Roman-era mummy portraits and statues in the Fayoum museum.
Discover a series of waterfalls in the heart of the desert at Wadi El-Rayan, set sail on a traditional Egyptian felucca, and dine at a local restaurant before returning to the city.
8-hour, private Al-Fayoum tour from Cairo
Visit Egypt’s third-largest lake
Learn about local history and culture
See native wildlife in a natural environment
All entrance fees included Lunch included Besides Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Cairo, and watch the city give way to orchards and green fields on the 65-mile (105-km) trip to Lake Qarun in a private, air-conditioned vehicle.
Spot some of the stunning birds that thrive at the edge of this salty lake, from black-necked grebes to ibis and flamingos.
Continue to the local museum to see stunning examples of Fayoum’s mummy portraits, cloth panel paintings with distinctive Greco-Roman influence.
Discover the local history and culture while exploring the museum with your guide.
also, don’t miss the remarkable collection of statues from regional archeological sites.
Simultaneously, Cool off in the waterfalls of Wadi El-Rayan, where reed-lined channels link a pair of brackish lakes.
then take a scenic trip on a felucca sailing boat with an elegant, gaff-rigged sail.
Take a walk along the shoreline and visit a local restaurant for an Egyptian-style lunch, then finish the day with return transfer to your hotel.