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An amazing piece of history and a sad reminder of the effects of climate change.
Not recommended to visit during the hot seasons. And be prepared for a long drive. The drive was amazing though, through a very white sandy desert.
I went there with the help of great guide Ms. Mona Gomaa ( +20 100509 3086). From Cairo we did one day tour. During this one day tour we had great time in desert. She showed us very interesting sites as well. Whlae valley is...More
This protected area is about two hours outside of Cairo by car and is worth visiting. My excursion included 4x4ing in the desert (great fun!) a visit to the Magic Lake (an oasis) dinner at a Bedouin site and the stunning Valley. It's must for...More
We did a long, but fun, day trip to see the Fossil Whales, Al Ritan, Al Fayoum in the western Sahara at Wadi Al-Hitan with Nahla from Toursbylocals & it was amazing. She knows the area very well. My photos describe it all much better...More
This was a camping trip in the desert for us with a side trip to the whale bones. So firstly the journey from Cairo into the desert is tough, you’re going in a 4 by 4 across sand dunes and yes your driver is going...More
i was there several times...
you have to go before sun up...
you have to have sun block...
and of course water enough to spend such a wonderful day...
the land is flat...
A place which many centuries ago was a part of the ocean is today a dessert .And driving thru the desert and visiting the museum is an amazing experience once should not miss. Had planned this safari with a night stay in desert along with...More
I visited this as part a safari trip to Wadi ElRayan, ElRayan water falls, the magic lake ...
The place is located deep far in the natural reserve 1 hour to go (driving 30 ~ 40 KM/h in a land cruiser )
What to expect...More
I was amazed by the history the place has to tell, the fossils tell a story of whales and dolphins, the rocks tell a story of the earth and describes days that earth when through.
And at the night, you just need to look up...More
Hello, I checked with the company I used and unfortunately, they are not arranging any tours in that date, I don't know about single foreigner travellers, but we had foreigners among the group and there where no problems at... More
Hello, I checked with the company I used and unfortunately, they are not arranging any tours in that date, I don't know about single foreigner travellers, but we had foreigners among the group and there where no problems at all.
I hope you have a good trip and if I could manage to get any more information, I will let you know.