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Places to stay in Fayoum

Fayoum has a variety of lodges and hotels, we decided to provide for our visitors with an easy guide to most of these hotels, to help you decide where  to stay in Fayoum Oasis.  EGP for Egyptian Pound and USD for United states Dollar.  Prices are subject to be changed without prior notice, kindly check with the hotel for Rates and further information.

Firstly, Qaroun Lake  area

– HELNAN AUBERGE HOTEL

Rating:*****

Website: link

Email:[email protected]

Tel: (+20) 84-698-1200 / (+20) 84-698-1200

Fax: (+20) 84-698-1300

Location on map: link

Prices:

Rome type Egyptians / EGP Foreigners / USD
Single 550 Garden

650 Lake

130
Double 650 Garden

750 Lake View

150
Triple 750

850

170

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Qasr Qaroun Temple Sun Festival “The Wonder of the Sun” 21 December

The phenomenon of the alignment of the sun on Qasr Qaroun temple is as important as that of the great temple of Abu Simbel.
Despite the differences between the two temples regarding each one’s Location, Goal and Date of Foundation, in addition to, the differences regarding each one’s Sun alignment date, however ,both have resemblance regarding sun rotation at the holy of the holies of the two temples at the time of the sun rises.

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Things to do for free in Fayoum Oasis

 [8] Things to do for Free in Fayoum Oasis 

 

1- Bird Watching

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Fayoum is a habitat for resident and migratory birds, especially in winter. About 162 species of migratory and resident birds were listed including:  flamingos, herons, ibis, spoonbills, skylarks, hoopoes, bee eaters…etc. Season one starts in mid September through the end of April with its peak being from mid December to the end of March. Season two starts in mid April through the end of August. The best time for watching is one hour before sunrise or directly before sunset.

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