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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

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Flying to Morocco

Since writing this tip and many previous years of travelling back and forth to Morocco from London the whole getting to Morocco has been rather dynamic! Firstly it was so expensive so the first few...
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Flying to Tunisia

When I visited Tunisia I price compared and flew with British airways, www.ba.com to Tunis, Tunisia but flights and prices can also be compared with Tunis Air and Air France. Price comparison sites...
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Ethiopian Airlines

We flew to Burundi with Ethiopian Airlines - their website is very efficient for lookng at their destiinations and flights - especially for linking flights to must see destinations around Ethiopia.Our...
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Overland Expedition

I did an overland tour of Eastern Africa for most of my Africa journey. It was fantastic - a must do. I cannot recommend it highly enough. It was an absolutely amazing experience and it changed my...
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SHONGOLOLO !

Want to see the natural grandeur of southern Africa and ride in comfort? Ride the Shongololo! So what does the word 'Shongololo' mean? It is a giant African Millipede the length of a man’s boot....
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LEFT OR RIGHT ?

Before you go and book that self-drive holiday adventure – you need to do your research. What side of the road do they drive on? The answer is both. I don’t mean at the same time, but that happens as...
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Flat tyres

Each time I visit Africa I conker a lot of car problems, flat tyres are the most common. Is it because of me?? Probably the bad roads, so when you rent a vehicle check the spare tyre or when you take...
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YOU CAN DRIVE ACROSS THE CAPRIVI STRIP !

When I was planning my road trip across Namibia I had an African road atlas written by a certain company with the initials L and P. What a waste that was! It did not show the nice paved road right...
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DRIVE YOURSELF

Drive? In Africa? Yes. They have car rental companies here and if you avoid the ‘major’ international companies, you cab get a great deal and have a safe car. What usually pushes up the price of any...
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Trains

Railways are not specially developed in African countries, in some simply there isn't !!Most of the railways come from the colonial times, when french and british built them to keep their business...
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Trip to Chobe from Livingstone

Yes we did it in April and it was awesome. We eventually ditched the car rental idea. We flew into Livingstone stayed at Jolleyboys and they are amazing. They organized a day trip for us to Chobe....
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Africa North to South no planes

Hi,A few years ago I did a trip from UK to Cape Town by rail,road and boat1 London to Athens train if under 26 use interrail card or student ticket £2002 Pireus to Alexandria (Egypt) by ferry ? Check...
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KLM - FROM EUROPE TO AFRICA

FLY KLM TO GET HERE! They have an extensive destination list in Africa and are usually the cheapest way to get here from Europe. Why I like KLM:• Always polite, friendly flight crews that seem to...
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BEST INTERNET MAPS FOR PLANNING

The best, and really only, street maps of many parts of Africa on the internet are provided by Via Michelin, the same Michelin folks who make car tyres good enough to drive across Africa. Please click...
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Popular Cities in Africa

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Cairo

Muhafazat al Qahirah
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Marrakesh

Wilaya de Marrakech
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Cape Town

Province of the Western Cape
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Johannesburg

Gauteng
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Sharm El Sheikh

Muhafazat Janub Sina'
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Alexandria

Muhafazat al Iskandariyah
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Top Hotels in Africa

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R704, Route Gorges Du Dades, 45452
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1089 Corniche El Nile, PO Box 63, Cairo, 11519, Egypt
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66 derb jdid, Marrakech, 40040, Morocco
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West Quay Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa
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P.O.Box 13 | New Karnak, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt
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Belle Mare, Mauritius
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Top Things to Do in Africa

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Khan el Khalili

Best tip for here would be to walk like an Egyptian. Walk, acknowledge hello's and welcome with a smile, say Shukran and KEEP walking. Don't initially express excitement through your eyes, they are...
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Djamaa El Fna - Square

Sooner or later it seems, all paths in Marrakech lead to the Djemaa el Fna. The name (sometimes spelled “Djamaa el Fna” or “Jamaa el Fna”) means “Assembly of the Dead” in Arabic but a visit here...
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Table Mountain

Hi, Any one who visits South Africa should not miss going to Cape town. In fact I wanted to visit Johannesburg & return home. One member in VT strongly adviced me to visit Cape Town and I thank...
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Lion Park

I first visited the Lion Park in 2010. I note that there has been one change since then and no doubt prompted by the fatal attack on an American tourist who had her car window open. They now put tapes...
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Ras Mohammed National Park

The national park is, officially, the best place to see the reefs, but... will it really be? Flocks of tourists interact each day with the reef, causing erosion and and damaging the natural balance....
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fort of Qaitbey

The citadel also known as fort Qaitbey is an impressive building, but what made it somehow magic for me was the fact that here the ancent lighthouse of Alexandria was located. The forth was built in...
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