El Megrah Island in Lake Qaroun

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The island is located in the northern western part of Qaroun Lake. A 30 minute boat ride takes you to this lovely island to enjoy one of the best exploring experiences in the Fayoum Oasis.

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The locals call it El Megrah because the island has a natural rock pier connecting it to the southern shore of lake Qaroun. However parts of this pier are visible only when the water level of the lake is low.

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The island is considered a fishing post used by local fishermen.

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The island is a perfect spot for picnics and bird watching with a marvelous view of the surrounding landscape.

How to go there?

There’s a camp in the southern shore ¬†of lake Qaroun, owned by Mr. Ali Kareem and provides boat trip to El Megrah Island.

Ali Kareem Camp: 01003464729

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