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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

To/From Airport Tips (24)


First obtain a visa for entry into Egypt the window is located directly to the side of the checkpoint windows to enter. The cost is about 15.00 USD There is also a window to exchange currency. Once...
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Aug 27, 2008

Getting to and from the airport

You will definitely try to be ripped off when going to and from the airport by taxi. From the central Cairo area to the airport, you should be paying LE30, although you will have to haggle hard for...
Mar 23, 2006

Bus terminal for bus to city center

To take a bus from Cairo airport to the city center, you can take No. 356 from airport terminal 2 (see pic). From terminal 1, you can take the free airport transfer shuttle to airport 2, where you...
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May 29, 2006

Cairo Airport

The best way to / from airport is to hire a taxi. You hostel / hotel may arrange one for you. But if you are staying around midan-tahrir, you may take the chance share a taxi with other backpackers. I...
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Feb 22, 2005

To and from the airport without the hassle

In terms of transportation from the airport, we recently used the Cairo Airport Shuttle and highly recommend it. New, comfortable, air-conditioned, seven-seater vans - total cost 80LE. Call +20 22...
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Apr 15, 2009

Free Airport Shuttle Bus

The one experience I keep repeating whenever I am in Cairo is the fact that everyone and their cousin will tell you that there is no free shuttle bus at the airport. That's not true! There is a free...
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Jun 05, 2007

KLM and Air France depart from new Terminal

Last Saturday (Sept 10th 2005) we were dropped at Terminal 1 - Departure International Flights, only to hear that KLM (and Air France and North West) now depart from the brand new Terminal 2 (Hal 2)....
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Sep 12, 2005

To Cairo

Current taxi fare from the Airport to downtown Cairo is 35 to 40 LE. (August 2004). I had to pick people up twice and so the total of the three Airport - Cairo trips I made was about 40 each time, one...
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Aug 26, 2004

The taxi "obligation"

I visit Cairo very often throughout the year - around four to five times. Last time I was there (late April 2004) I realised that the taxi drivers make an agreement with each other concerning the...
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Jun 11, 2004

Taxis from airport to Cairo

I landed at Cairo’s international airport in the early hours of the morning when I visited the city in November 2007.I had booked a hotel in the Zamalek region of the city and, having not pre-booked...
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May 10, 2008

Unsure how to get to hotel

It is highly recommended to book this service over the internet. It costs about £18. When you arrive at Ciaro and walk outside then you will be hounded by taxi drivers. Also you arrive in the terminal...
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Jun 28, 2007

Limousine, taxi, minibus

We always used to use the Limousine service from the airport because it is cleaner, though more expensive. When we arrived at 2am in January 2011 we were offered the usual mercedes but because a...
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Feb 05, 2011
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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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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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