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In 1902, the world celebrated another great discovery that comes the second in importance after king Tut's in 1922, it is completely different though, as it is a world's heritage site like the valley of the kings, the Pharaohs had no clue how to find such place..It is the Whales valley in the Western Egyptian desert with much older history than the ancient Egyptian civilization.
Starting From: $59 | Trip duration:  10 hours Trip type: Private Guided Tour | Trip runs: Everyday.

 

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In the Whales valley the one can see the history of our beautiful planet and how it used to look like 200 million years ago before mankind. The Whales lived on the land not in the water, yes, that was millions of years ago, and this was proved by the newly discovered wadi with over 400 fossilized whales.
Cairo, Fayyoum, Wadi El-Rayyan, Wadi El-Hitan.

ITINERARY:

After breakfast at your hotel in Cairo: 7:30 to 8:30 Drive to El-Fayyoum oases (110 k.m south west of Cairo). See fayyoum city center with the famous dynamic water wheels. 8:30 to 9:15 Drive to Qaroon lake to see the famous Auberge once was the rest house of king farook. 9:30 to 9:45 Drive to Wadi El-Rayyan with stop in Mudawara Mountain (The magnificent spot overlooks the beautiful landscape below where deep blue waters meet the golden yellow sands. 9:45 to 10:30 Visit Wadi El-Rayyan Protected Area where there is so much to see(the two lakes, waterfalls & birds). The most memorable is the spectacular scenery of Wadi El-Rayyan, the contrast between the blue waters of the lakes and the golden desert land. 10:30 to 11:30 Drive to Wadi El-Hitan (one of the UNESCO sites classified as a world's heritage site). 11:30 to 14:30 See Wadi El-Hitan, one of the best sites by UNESCO, see the fossilized whales 35 to 200 million years old, fossilized Mangrove,..and much more. (the area used to be under the ocean's water millions of years ago). 14:30 to 17:00 Drive Back to Cairo.

   

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