Wadi El Rayan

  • Address: Faiyum Governorate, Egypt, Al Fayyum
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Waterfront, Wildlife Sanctuary , Waterfall, Family And Kids, Lake, Bird Watching

Wadi El Rayan - Review

Wadi El Rayan is a unique site located in the middle of the desert. There are two huge man-made lakes here and the Egypt’s only majestic waterfall. This oasis has become a main tourist attraction near Cairo. Crowded by locals and tourists alike, it takes a couple of hours to reach here from Cairo. Some parts are dominated by sand dunes whereas other parts are covered with limestone ridges. This protected area is home to numerous birds and local wildlife. Paradise for birdwatchers, Wadi El Rayan should not be missed when visiting Egypt.

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  • Wadi El Rayan Address: Faiyum Governorate, Egypt, Al Fayyum
  • Wadi El Rayan Price: Free
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Things to Know Before Visiting Wadi El Rayan

  • 95% of people who visit Al Fayyum include Wadi El Rayan in their plan

  • 92.31% of people start their Wadi El Rayan visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wadi El Rayan

Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wadi El Rayan

People normally club together Faiyum Oasis and Qarun Lake while planning their visit to Wadi El Rayan.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Wadi El Rayan, Al Fayyum Reviews

  • Great place, if not one of the best in Egypt. Few fun activities. You can also camp after getting governmental approvals. You can also fish in the lake if you bring your fishing rod. Overall great family and kids place with real peace of mind and relaxing atmosphere

  • Such a great preservative with some breath taking views and many scenes that should be seen at least once in a while, but a personal opinion is taking a tour with you so you can enjoy it with no worries and that can be provided at the entrance or at the magic lake few kilos in. Don't forget about the sand boarding it's one of the musts to do there

  • It's a desert with some lakes... Don't expect anything to be there, bring everything you need with you.

  • Amazing place and great food

  • Good place.. good view... it is better to go in winter to avoid the heat and crowd

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