Depart Cairo at 07:00hr/7am in 4×4s to Wadi Zeuglodon (Whale Valley). The route will pass by Qaron Lake then off-road to Wadi el-Rayan where we stop for sand boarding and a tea break at one of the beautiful dunes in the area. We continue on to explore the surrounding area including Wadi al-Hittan where lie the unique 40 million year old fossilized whale skeletons and other sea creatures, as well as the newly established Climate Change Museum. We return via the desert track to Gebel el-Mudawara, beside the Lower Lake of Wadi el-Rayan. This beautiful hill offers wonderful views of the desert lake and is the perfect place for taking photographs. A stop for lunch at Tunis Village also provides time to enjoy the local pottery workshops before our drive back to Cairo.
Depart Cairo at 07:00hr/7am by 4×4s to the northern side of Qaroun Lake in Fayoum, where we drive to the oldest paved road that was made over 4000 years ago. Next, we head to the tropical forest containing petrified wood and fossils of elephants, monkeys, crocodiles and whales before visiting the ancient cities of Kasr el-Sagha and Dima el-Sebaa. Later, we drive to Wadi el-Rayan to enjoy sandboarding. A stop for lunch at Tunis Village also provides time to enjoy the local pottery workshops before our drive back to Cairo.