Wadi El Hitan (Valley of Whales) Tour and White Desert

Egypt Desert safari to the valley of Whales (Wadi El Hitan) in Fayoum, including a visit to the famous Qaroun Lake, Kaser Qaroun, Wadi El Ryan, White desert, black desert and Bahariya Oasis Tour.



Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo – Fayoum – whale valley

Pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and drive by jeep 4×4 towards Fayoum, the largest oasis in the Western Desert. Upon arrival you will visit the Qaroun Lake by felucca, then a tour to visit Kaser Qaroun, Proceed to Wadi Rayan reservatory to visit the spring and waterfall. Lunch meal is served in a local restaurant. Continue driving towards Wadi Al Hitan ( known as the Valley of Whales), a surreal region where huge boulders seem to be capped with an imaginary icing of thick caramelised syrup, which appears to ooze down their sides. Within this also known for scientists as the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the western desert. whales were existed in Fayoum over 40 million years ago. Camping under the stars and overnight stay.

Day 2: Fayoum – Bahariya

After breakfast drive to Bahariya Oasis via the Desert Road. Transfer to hotel for check in and shower. Afternoon, local tour by jeep 4X4 to visit of the Temple of Ain El-Muftella, a Roman Water Source, the Tomb of Bannantiu, the Temple of Alexander the Great, the Museum of Bahariya where you will find the Golden Mummies, the English houses ‘Gebel al-Ingleez’
Dinner at the hotel and overnight at Bahariya Oasis.

Day 3: Bahariya – White Desert 

Breakfast at the hotel Then departs to the White Desert by jeep to vist of the Black desert and the dune area. We start our climb of a 50 meters dune. Lunch at El Heiz Oasis. in the way to Farafra pay a visit to the Crystal Mountain, the area of the wonders with the desert roses. We visit El Akabat and then we head to the White Desert. We start exploring the formations and wind carved sculptor. Then the visit new white Desert. In the evening, we have a barbeque dinner and sleep in tents under the stars.

Day 4: the White Desert – Cairo

Breakfast and departure to Cairo.

Tour Includes

  • Pick up and drop off services from Cairo
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vhicles from-to Cairo
  • Camp accommodation for 1 night in the white desert on full board basis
  • Camp accommodation for 1 night in whale valley on full board
  • Hotel accommodation for 1 night in Bahariya Oasis on full board basis
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Transportation by private jeep 4×4
  • Multi lingual speaking tour guide throughout the trip
  • Entrance fees to the sightes as per itinerary
  • Lunch meals during the Tours in the desert

Tour Excludes

  • Any item is not mentioned
  • Personal expenses & optional tours


2 nights Camping – 1 night hotel
Number of Persons Price Per Person
2 – 3 Persons 461$
4 – 6 Persons 410$
7 – 10 Persons 359$
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Wadi El Hitan and White desert

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