A vital wintering destination for migrating water birds and every birdwatcher’s dream come true!
Almost half of Egypt’s 431 bird species have been sighted and recorded at one point or another at Lake Qarun, a vital wintering destination for migrating water birds and every birdwatcher’s dream come true! Here you can catch a glimpse of the Flamingo and the White Pelican. Known for both its natural and cultural heritage, Lake Qarun Protectorate spans 1,385 km² and is home to a number of Pharaonic, Roman, and Coptic archeological sites. Then don’t miss out on a visit to the Jebel Qatrani Open Air Museum, located at the Qatrani Mountain! This area was announced as a protectorate in 1989.
Natural Phenomena, Animals and Plants
Local People, Tribes
Places To Lodge
Lakeside, there are many camps and ecolodges which are often the preferred type of accommodation for visitors to Lake Qarun.