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Amazing tour to Wadi El-Hitan and the Magic Lake. Embark on a fascinating journey to explore the wonders of Wadi El-Hitan and the Magic Lake on a day trip from Cairo. This tour will take you on a journey through time, as you discover the ancient fossils of primitive whales at Wadi El-Hitan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Magic Lake. With a knowledgeable guide and comfortable transportation, you will have the opportunity to explore these breathtaking sites with ease, and gain a deeper understanding of the history, geology, and culture of Egypt. Get ready for a day filled with adventure, discovery, and unforgettable experiences.
Begin your tour to Wadi El-Hitan & Magic Lake a bit early by a pickup from your hotel in Cairo to drive to Fayoum, which is about 150 Km from Cairo. Upon arrival in Fayoum, you will board 4×4 jeep to begin your safari to Wadi El-Hitan.
Wadi El-Hitan, also known as the Valley of the Whales, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Western Desert of Egypt, about 150 kilometers southwest of Cairo. It is famous for its unique paleontological record, which includes the fossils of primitive whales that lived over 40 million years ago. The site also features stunning landscapes and rock formations.
At Wadi El-Hitan you will visit the museum as well as you will explore the site and see the fossilized remains of the ancient whales. You will learn more about the history and geology of the area.
After visiting Wadi El-Hitan, you will continue on to take your jeep to get a panoramic view of Wadi El-Rayan lakes. Then proceed to the Magic Lake.
The Magic Lake is a saltwater lake. It is known for its scenic beauty, as well as its historical and cultural significance. The lake is known for its changing colors, which range from deep blue to light green, and for its ability to reflect the surrounding landscapes in a magical way. The lake also has a reputation for its healing properties, and people have been visiting it for centuries to seek relief from various ailments.
Then drive back to your hotel in Cairo.