A mere 130 km southwest of Cairo, Fayoum is a 1.5-hour drive away from Cairo (only 85 KM from Pyramids area), the country’s capital. Accessible by car or van, both foreign and local visitors have the privilege of vacationing in one of the country’s best-kept secrets, without having to travel far. With it’s natural lakes and green fields, it’s historic sites and local culture, this hideaways less known than the famous Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, yet offers a serene heaven where visitors can truly relax and enjoy the natural scenery and the majestic history found here.