Wadi El Rayan
- Address: Faiyum Governorate, Egypt, Al Fayyum
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Waterfront, Wildlife Sanctuary , Waterfall, Family And Kids, Lake, Point Of Interest, Bird Watching
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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Magical place. Oasis in the middle of a dessert
Fantastic place, swimming, fishing, sunny , good views , near some historical places
So calm place and great lake ! I wonder when can i go again !
It's amazing place. I feel more comfortable when I go there.
Best trip ever