Egypt Fun Tours is the number 1 travel agency in Egypt doing tours to the Wadi El-Hitan valley of Whales. One of the shortest and most exciting trips from Cairo to the desert is that of the valley of the whales. Tourist goes there to see fossils of ocean's creatures from at least 40 million years ago. The valley of the whales is classified by UNESCO as one of the world heritage sites. It was discovered recently and the ancient Egyptians knew nothing about it! The area used to be one of the bays of nowadays so-called the Atlantic ocean where whales gathered, and when the water receded sue to major climate changes, the whales died. Now the valley is very well prepared to welcome tourists as the natural reserve officials made a track for the tourist so visitors can walk to see the fossils of the huge old creatures. Egypt Fun Tours will take you from your hotel or any address in Cairo early in the morning around 6 am and go see the valley which is in the northwest direction, it takes around three hours by tourist bus to get there, and the trip is available every day, you will get to the valley around 10 am, start your walking tour with the tour guide to see the fossils in around two hours, and then your Barbeque lunch will be ready. After lunch, start again your off-road driving to the surrounding desert area to see more of the beautiful scenery. Stop by the valley of Rayyan to see the waterfalls and the natural lakes of Fayyum. Proceed to Cairo to drop you off at your address or hotel.
Tours to Wadi El-Hitan
Camping at Wadi El-Hitan (2 Days)