Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Egypt Select Tours representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight.
Cairo and Giza sightseeing
At 8.00 am, Our Egypt Select tours tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel having our sign, then he will transfer you by an air conditioned vehicle to visit Giza Plateau to visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world which still standing till now, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list. Then,you are going to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 12,0000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon. Then moving to "Islamic Cairo" and taking a walking tour in the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which is considered as an open air museum for Terrific Islamic Buildings which are decorated with different patterns and paints, then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions ..the district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs ,after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period , and now it becomes a bazzar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. Then you will be picked up to your hotel to stay overnight .
Fayoum oasis/qaroun lake/wadi Hitan/Camping
At 7.00 am Our Egypt Select tours tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by an air conditioned 4 × 4 vehicle towards Fayoum oasis “about 95km - 1 Hour Driving on a Tar road”. which was considered as a cult center for worshiping The Crocodile God “Sobek” during the ancient Egyptians era. Upon arrival to Fayoum , you will have a Stop to have Picnic lunch and take some rest. After Lunch, Proceeding to explore north of Qaroun Lake and stop at the following sites: the Petrified Forest, Waterfalls, and the Ancient Monastery. After that, continue your way to the Wadi Hitan "Valley of Whales" area where we will camp overnight While preparing the Barbeque dinner, you will sit on an open air pavilion watching a magnificent scenery of the sky full of stars, observing the shooting stars . It's scenery you will not forget forever. After the dinner you will taste the great Egyptian tea , sitting for awhile observing this magical area ,then going to sleep in a tent overnight
Wadi Hitan - Wadi Rayyan - Modawara -Cairo
Getting up before the sunrise, wandering around the area and taking photos Then we will have Breakfast and after that packing all our camping stuff in order to get ready to continue your tour by wandering around Valley of Whales"Wadi Hitan" . It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005,for its hundreds of fossils of some of the earliest forms of Whale. See fossils up to 200 million years old, from when the desert was covered in water.The most conspicuous fossils are the skeletons and bones of whales and sea cows.The fossils of whales vary from single bones to entire skeletons, and a number of partial skeletons are currently on display in the public part of the park. . After that, You will be picked up in the 4×4 Safari car towards the Magic Lake in Wadi al-Rayyan Protectorate ,This unique lake lies in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by beautiful high sand dunes. where you can enjoy swimming in this beautiful lake Then moving to visit Mudawara Mountainwhich is located only a couple of hundred meters to the south of Wadi El Rayyan Road.it is more of a rock formation than a true mountain, Its layered appearance is beautiful, with a certain symmetry to the feature that draws your gaze to it. After that going to “Wadi al-Rayan” which is designated a Protected Area in 1989. It’s an amazing destination for a soft adventure day trip. You can swim in the lakes ,jump off the water or just enjoy the terrific natural scenery there After that you will be picked up by the 4×4 air conditioned vehicle and travelling back to Cairo , dropping off at the hotel before the sunset, and stay overnight in Cairo.