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A day desert adventure from Cairo to Valley of the whales - Wadi Hitan - and Wadi Rayan

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    What to Expect
    Early morning pick up from your hotel. Drive by an A/C private veicheal to fayoum oasis where you will meet your Bedouin local guide and start the jeep ride to Wadi Rayan - a natural depression, located in the Western Desert, 42 meters below sea level. Visit the amazing waterfalls.

    Continue to Wadi Hitan, also known as Valley of the Whales. On the way stop at Mudawara Mountain - a magnificent spot overlooking the beautiful  landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sand. Then explore the national park of Wadi Hitan – a fascinating area, which is placed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. Considered as an open museum, it dates back to 40 million years and it is the most significant place in the world to demonstrate the evolution of whales. More than 400 types of whale and sea cow skeletons, other bones, shells and plant fossils have been identified here, some of them preserved in soft rocks. After the Jeep tour we break for an afternoon Bedouin lunch then transfer back to Cairo.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The hotel in Cairo or Giza
    • Pick up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza
    • ransfer from Cairo to Fayoum by a privae A/C vicheal
    • All transportation by private Jeep
    • English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
    • The Bedouin lunch in the desert
    • Enrance fees
    • All services charges and taxes
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    About the operator

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    By: Egypt Budget Tours - Private Day Tours
    59 reviews
    Bendigo, Australia
    Unexpected delight
    I highly recommend this team of locals who know how to give the ultimate personalised experience. From the usual
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    Toronto, Canada
    Farag Radwan is amazing
    Farag is my favourite person in all of Egypt. He is an amazing driver, guide, and even more so a friend, and he is
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    Whitewater, Wisconsin
    Highly recommended if you are traveling to Cairo
    I don't usually write reviews but it was such a great experience I felt it necessary. It was so personalized and
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    William E
    10 day tour: great value for money, covered a lot of ground!
    My girlfriend and I booked the 10 day tour (Cairo, white desert, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Luxor) and were very satisfied
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    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Great tour - trip of a lifetime!
    We had a wonderful tour in Cairo and Giza . Our tour guide, Dina picked us up on time from Cairo airport and
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    Bountiful, Utah
    Great Tour Company for Egypt
    We recently visited Egypt for 10 days and had Egypt Budget Tours book the whole thing. Everything went very
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    Calgary, Canada
    High quaility service and amazing guide
    I booked a private tour with my wife and daughter, to sakara and Giza pyramids. Everything went great and as
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    Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
    They are legit, DON'T WORRY
    The first thing that came to my mind, will someone really pick me up at the airport? Yes they did. I need to send
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    Brian M
    Fantastic, expert, high integrity, value conscious your geoup
    Hanan, Farag, Mohammed, Rania, Heba and all of the various other drivers and tour guides I encountered during my
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    Gian S
    The perfect private tour of Egypt
    EXCELLENT private tour of the Pyramids and camping in the desert. This was such a memorable experience that I will
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    South Pole
    custom tour around Egypt for one
    Hanan worked with me to organize a whirlwind budget tour all around Egypt seeing many archaeological and
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    Fahim R
    Good Experience all over
    5 days tour to Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor ...Overall all arrangements beyond our expectation except the hotels
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    Tokyo, Japan
    Great Experience for a Female Solo Traveler!
    I am Japanese female and wanted to go around Egypt by myself, including White Desert (camping), Pyramids, Luxor,
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    Really enjoyed ourselves!!
    The company took really good care of us and I would definitely recommend using their services. Each person I dealt
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    East Lansing, Michigan
    Once-in-a-Lifetime Egypt Tour
    Hanan Sala was an AMAZING tour guide! She was funny, friendly, down-to-earth, and willing to go out of her way to
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    Key Details
    • Egypt Budget Tours - Private Day Tours
    • Duration: 24h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Dutch, French, Spanish
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