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Karanis , Qarun Lake and Wadi El Rayan & Water wheels

Faiyum, Qesm Al Fayoum, Al Fayoum, Faiyum Governorate, Egypt (0)
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  • Fayoum Daily tours
  • Access for disabled
  • Tour guides

Description

Escape the bustling Cairo and Enjoy a day tour to Fayoum oasis, Enjoy the scenery of Qarun Lake. Visit the protected area of Wadi El Rayan and Fayoum landmark, the water wheels.

Itinerary:

The tour guide & the driver will meet you in the early morning in your hotel’s lobby then you will travel to the oasis town of Fayoum which was the main place of worship of the crocodile god, Sobek. You would Wander Qaroon Lake the largest lake in the entire country, 45 metres below sea level then visit the temple of Karanis, its history goes back to the 3rd century BCE when Greek mercenaries founded it and last until the 5th century CE.

Stop at Wadi El Rayan protected area and its waterfalls. It is an amazing destination for a soft-adventure, you can swim in the lakes, jump off the waterfalls, and most of all, just enjoy the amazing natural scenery and enjoy bird watching.

And the day would end by exploring the famous Water Wheels, which providing oasis with irrigation water. It is another incredible engineering feat by the ancient Egyptians, though less known than the mighty Pyramids. Approximately 200 of the great waterwheels are located throughout the oasis.

 

Highlights:

  • Full-day tour of Fayoum’s main sites with a private guide Explore Qarun lake, Wadi El Rayan and the famous water wheels.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour
  • Entrance fees and hotel transfer included

Price Includes:

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • All taxes & service charge.

Price Does Not Include:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Lunch.
  • Gratuity.

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