Valley of the Whales (Wadi El-Hitan) Day-Trip from Cairo
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Pick-up serviceMeet in the lobby of your hotel at Cairo
- View Wadi El-Rayyan, Mudawara Mountain, and Lake Qaroon
- Marvel at the history of Egypt even before the Pharoahs on this day-trip from Cairo
- Visit Wadi El-hitan (Valley of the Whales)
After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, find your private tour guide in the lobby of your hotel. Your guide will hold a sign with your name written on it. The day's itinerary is as follows:
7:30-9:00: Drive to Qaroon lake to see the famous Auberge, the 1936 rest house of King Farook.
9:00-9:45: Drive to Wadi El-Rayyan with a stop at Mudawara Mountain, where magnificent outlook provides views of deep blue waters meeting golden sand.
9:45-10:30: Visit Wadi El-Rayyan, a protected area where nature thrives. You will view two lakes, and will encounter waterfalls and birds. Here, you are sure to stay impressed by the contrast of blue lake waters with golden desert sand.
10:30-11:30: Drive to Wadi El-Hitan, a UNESCO world heritage site with fossils that attest to its history. Millions of years ago Wadi El-Hitan was covered by the ocean.
12:00-14:00: Discover fossilized whales, aged 35 to 200 million years old, at Wadi El-Hitan. You will also see fossilized Mangrove and much more. You can enjoy lunch before of after the tour at Wadi El-Hitan.
15:00-17:30: Drive Back to Cairo
- Pickup & drop-off services
- All transportation in a private air-conditioned new van
- All tours as mentioned
- Private tour guide
- Drinks of any kind
Meet in the lobby of your hotel at Cairo, at the ground floor of your hostel building, or at your address in Cairo. Please send us the exact name and address of your pickup point so we can arrange the pickup time.
Distance between Cairo and Wadi El-hitan is 220 km
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