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Private Tour: Fayoum Day Trip from Cairo

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    What to Expect
    The quiet oasis of Fayoum, located a short distance from Cairo, was once known as Crocodilopolis, since the city was originally home to priests who worshiped these giant reptiles and gilded them with gold and sweet honey cakes. Today, travelers find their way to this unique destination where ancient wooden waterwheels highlight another of the incredible engineering contributions made by early Egyptians. Follow your expert Egyptologist on this private day tour from Cairo and explore some of the 200 plus wheels that transported water from the Bahr Yusef to Medinet. Learn about the impressive stone obelisk that was discovered in the 18th century and recently restored before it was erected in Medinet.
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    Departure Point
    Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Experience a Private and an expert Qualified Egyptologist guide.
    • Transport by private air-conditioned minivans.
    • Pick up from hotel and drop off.
    • Lunch at king Farouk's favourite place.
    • Entry/Admission - Waterwheels in Al Faiyum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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