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Islamic Cairo History Tour
"Meet your guide at Al-Azhar Park Aslam Al-Silahdar mosque Saint Fatima mosque the Al-Tunbugha al-Maridani mosque and the Al-mihmandar mosque. Continue with Qijmas al-Isaaqi mosque Bab Zweila gate and Al-Salih Talaei mosque.Following with Farag ibn Barquq's Madrasa and Sabil-Kuttab The tent-makers' covered market Al-kurdi mosque
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Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria Port
Enjoy an overnight trip from Alexandria to Cairo and experience the best of Egypt. This is a shore excursion and you can be sure you will be returned to your ship 2 hours before departure."""Overnight trip to Cairo starts and ends from Alexandria Port visiting Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Sakkara Egyptian Museum and Felucca Ride on the Nile for an hour."
From $250.00
 
Day tour Visiting the Highlights of Alexandria: The Catacombs Alexandria library Roman Theater
"At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Alexandria by your expert licensed tour guide then start your full day tour visiting the best sites in Alexandria. Start with New library the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books visit the site of the ancient lighthouse; one of the seven wonders of ancient world and end before lunch visiting the Palaces of Farouk.Then stop for lunch in best sea view restaurant in Alexandria. A full meal per person is included beverages are additional cost. After lunch visit Pompys Pillar the remains of ancient library of Alexandria the Roman Amphitheatre
From $82.00

Recommended Reading

Below are some references and recommended reading on Cairo/Egypt:Discovering Downtown Cairo: Architecture & Stories, by Barbara PampeParis Along The Nile - Architecture in Cairo from the Belle...
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MM212
Mar 23, 2016

Muhammed Abuotaleb – A reliable transport in Cairo

A reliable and trustworthy private transport in Cairo and North EgyptWhen we booked our trip to Egypt in January, we were looking for a reliable driver to pick us up from Cairo airport and drive us to...
caluis
Feb 28, 2016

Foreign Currency Exchange ATM's

the foreign curency exchange ATM's are different from the international ATM's, in that you can exhange you US Dollar, European EU, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars and other selected currencies...
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machomikemd
Oct 22, 2013

Bottled Water

like anywhere in the world, Cairo has lots of bottled water, mineral water, spring water, alkaline water companies, both local and international that sell this precious commodity. remember this egypt...
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machomikemd
Oct 22, 2013

Buying the Money - Easy and Quick

Non rip-off bank kiosks inside the aiport.There are bank kiosks just before the immigration at Cairo International Airport. They offer quite competitive rates. I got 1620 EGP for 1000 AED against 1635...
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Mozumbus
Jan 04, 2012

A Guide Is a Neccessity

It's almost impossible to select only one activity or site in Cairo (or the rest of Egypt as well) because so much is awe inspiring. It was my experience that the best way to get around and know what...
alainie12
Oct 09, 2010

When it comes to money.

Operate like your in a casino.Make things perfectly clear.When I was at the airport I got my entry visa,then I went to get my US dollars exchanged for egyptian pounds.I gave the teller 200 usd.It was...
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angelsmom13
Mar 30, 2010

Taxi from Airplane in Cairo to Alexandria

Train is better than Taxi and much cheaper working daily on the root from Cairo to Alexandria but there are different types of trains .For example you can take a train and stay 3 hours and you can...
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Capisco
Oct 25, 2008

General advice from an ex-pat

Advice from an ex-pat starting her 4th year in Cairo: Dress like a tourist and you will be treated like a tourist. Women: tops not too low, mid-calf length capris or skirts are good options, bare...
youngsincairo
Sep 03, 2008

Bus or personal Guide

I just returned from a great trip in Egypt. Fortunately, I had read about Mohamed Bahaa on Virtual Traveler!He my arrangements for all the hotels, flights guided tours and transportation. In addition,...
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hamCW
Aug 12, 2008

Bus or personal Guide

I just returned from a great trip in Egypt. Fortunately, I had read about Mohamed Bahaa on Virtual Traveler!He my arrangements for all the hotels, flights guided tours and transportation. In addition,...
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hamCW
Aug 12, 2008

When to Go

The best time to go November - April (occasionally experiences dust storms brought by the sirocco hot winds in April)There are two seasons: a very hot summer between May and October, and a mild winter...
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Oct 10, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cairo

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Khan el Khalili

This is a lovely place to have tea (chai) or to walk around. Some nights a week there are Dervish dances in the mosque next door to this market. Since I do not smoke, not even shisha, I ordered a tea...
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Nilometer

There are still a handful of these ancient structures left but they are well off the beaten path. These are the measuring devices of the ancient Egyptian fortunes - the Nile being too high or too low...
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Agricultural Museum

In the Agricultural museum, it is interesting to see the kind of food the ancient Egyptians eat. There are so many grains and fruits remaining from 4000 years ago and more. We know the pyramid...
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Wekalet El Ghoury - Wekalet el Ghouri Arts Center

Egyptian Tanoura Show is different from the Turkish Whirling Dervishes! The Tanoura Show originated in egypt and is usually performed by Egyptian Sufi Muslims and the Tanoura is similar to the...
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Islamic Cairo

One of 20 caravanserais left in Cairo, Wikalet Bazar'a dates from the 17th century. Despite being built in the Ottoman period, it follows the plan of Mamluke-period Cairene caravanserais, which...
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali - Alabaster

At the opposite side of the Mohamed Ali mosque there is the smaller El Nasir mosque which I enjoyed more as it was poorer I mean not as much decorated as the other one. This one was built between 1318...
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