Perfect escape for hikers, bikers, rock climbers and nature lovers
If you are a Newcomer to Cairo and looking for a day Safari to Explore the Nature , take this tour with me To Canyon Degla protectorate located a mere minutes drive away from Maadi Cairo and extend for 30 Km . once you Get through the Gate , In front of you lies a winding valley that continues for as far as the eye can see, flanked by rock formations. Wadi Degla is a perfect escape for hikers, bikers, rock climbers and nature lovers alike. Even for those who lack athletic prowess, the protected area is still worth a visit to observe the phenomenal views from atop the plateaus.
If you are lucky, you may even spot some of the
protectorate's wildlife. Apparently, Canyon Degla is home to various species of birds, reptiles and bats, and even larger animals such as foxes and gazelles,
though this reviewer has yet to see anything too exciting. There are also many fossils from times past when the valley was covered with water.
In The Morning I will pick you up from your Hotel In Giza or Cairo to take you on a day Safari to Explore one of Cairo's Hidden treasures of Wadi Degla protectorate , one of the most important valleys in Egypt . It passes through the limestone rocks that had remained in the marine environment during the Eocene Epoch in the eastern desert (60 million years). Therefore, it is rich with fossils. The height of these rocks alongside the valley is around 50 m. A group of valleys flew into this valley. The protectorate has a group of animals including mammals like dear , tital , mountain rabbits , red fox , feather tailed rat , oviparous , barbed rat, little tailed bat and others. Among the insects there are and many others. 18 species of reptiles have been recorded. The rain water dropping from the waterfalls affected the limestone rocks along the years and formed the so called canyon Degla, which resembles the Grand Canyon in the states .
you also can request to spent the night camping there .
Back to Hotel .
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel Lobby in Cairo or Giza
End location: Hotel Lobby in Cairo or Giza
Duration: 6 hours