Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum itinerary, Prices, Booking
Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum starts from your hotel in Fayoum. Our representative and also guide will pick you up from your hotel. And then, we will drive until we reach Kom Ushim (Karanis). It situated to the north-east of Birket Qarun (Qarun’s Lake). Kom Ushim boasts a small museum. It almost hidden in its own gardens. In fact, it recently renovated and includes artifacts found in Fayoum. Furthermore, the site dates back to prehistoric to Roman periods. Moreover, there are some good Middle Kingdom models from Hawara. They are such as the colossal head of a Roman god from Karanis. Many items of pottery and coins found in the Fayoum. The museum controlled and very well-lit.
Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum will also include a visit to Qarun’s Lake. In fact, the lake is the oldest natural lake in the world. En route we will stop to visit Gebel Qartani. The mountain is a palaeontological formation, overlying the Qasr El Sagha Formation. Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum will also include a visit to Qasr El Sagha. In fact, it rests on a level platform on the side of the escarpment. It first published by Schweinfurth in 1892 and visited later by Petrie. In fact, the date of the temple is a source of debate among scholars. In fact, its plan suggests that the structure built no later than the Middle Kingdom. Moreover, it’s architecture interpreted by early explorers as being in the style of Old Kingdom structures.
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The temple constructed of limestone blocks of different sizes. The blocks fit tightly together without the use of mortar and with oblique corner joints. Lunch will be at during the tour at a local restaurant. And then we will drive to Tunis Village towards the new Joseph Seddeek area and head to Wadi El Rayan. Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum will also include a visit to Wadi El Rayan. The valley was once important to the ancient Egyptians. In fact, it provided them with carbonated sodium required for the mummification process. The area was very rich with its salts. Continue driving to Mudawara rock which is above the lower Lake.
Mudawara rock or Mudawra mountain located only a couple of hundred meters to the south of Wadi El Rayyan Road. Moreover, It is just after passing to the north of Al Fayoum Lake. Some might argue its designation as a mountain. In fact, it has three main summits with a few bumps rising to the west. The easternmost is a short spire of rock with a surprising pit dug into the summit. It has a small enough footprint that Google Earth doesn’t even register its presence. Interestingly, it is the hardest summit to reach and most likely has a top below sea level! Again in conflict to Google Earth, the middle summit is the highest. It ascended by a number of short and fun scrambles.
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As already noted, it provides a magnificent view of Al Fayoum Lake and other surrounding features. The westernmost of the three main peaks also provides fun scrambles to its summit. Google Earth records its summit elevation as 10 feet below sea level. Mudawara Rock day tour Fayoum will also include a refreshing for one hour walking. The walking will be in the fine soft and crystal sand. And then, there will be a transfer back to your hotel in Fayoum.
- Mudawra Rock.
- Kom Ushim (Karanis).
- Qarun’s Lake.
- Qasr El Sagha.
- Wadi El Rayan.
- Mudawara Rock day tour duration: Approximately 8 hours.
- Tour type: by air conditioned coach.
- Trip runs: 7 days a week.
- Mudawara Rock day tour starts from: hotel in Fayoum.
- Ending in: hotel in Fayoum.
- Pick up time: 8 AM.
- Pick up services from from the hotel in Fayoum.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English speaking guide. (German, Chinese, Russian, Italian and Spanish speaking guides are available).
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- A mineral water bottle during the tour in the coach.
- Lunch during the tour at a local restaurant.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.