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Day Tour to El Fayoum from Cairo map

Make a fascinating day trip from Cairo and visit the beautiful historic city of El Fayoum.

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1 Day
Tour type
Pickup Location
Cairo Airport or Hotel in Cairo
Physical rating
Tour Location
El Fayoum

Why you'll love this trip

  • get insight into ancient history and culture with your Egyptologist guide

  • Enjoy an itinerary customized to your interests with a private guide

  • Very comfortable – Pickup and drop off from / to your location in Cairo

  • Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy

  • Informative Egyptologist tour guide to give you the great chance to understand the rich history

  • The tour gives you the opportunity to explore the greatest sites of El Fayoum :

  • Tour is suitable for all ages and genders.

  • enjoy an included Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant and complimentary drinks


Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and drive for almost 90 km to enjoy El Fayoum's famous sightseeing. Start your day tour to El Fayoum from Cairo to explore, one of the largest Greco-Roman ruins of Karanis founded during the reign of Ptolemy II in the 3rd century BC.

And then, drive to visit one of the most beautiful attractions in El Fayoum, the Pyramid of Hawara founded by Amenemhat III (1860 BC – 1814 BC), 12th dynasty pharaoh, his reign regarded as the golden age of the Middle Kingdom (2055 BC – 1650).

Continue to see Al Fayoum water wheels, these water wheels were very important to El Fayoum economy, as they were used in agriculture, and now water wheels used as the official symbol of el Fayoum governorate.

Lastly, drive to Lake Qarun, one of the most important ancient natural lakes, where fishing, water sports, and bird watching are commonly practiced. And then, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.



  • Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo and back.

  •  All transfers by 4x4 car.

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place.

  • English-speaking Egyptologist guide.

  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.

  • Late lunch meal at local restaurant in EL Fayoum.

  • All taxes & service charge.


  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.

  • Tipping.