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Hi David

Thank you for your useful post.I will be travelling to Egypt Late October and I am just like you always travel on my own.I am going to have a shorter program than yours.I have 7 days trip to Egypt and I am not sure about the main places that I should visit in this period.basicly I am going to have a nile cruise for 3 nights and cairo 2 nights and may be Alexandria or Sharm El sheikh

my q is

does the tour guide you have recommended has a travel agency or he is handling his own business?

do you have any idea about an Island in Aswan called Sehel.have you been there?I have heared it is a very good place to swim on the river!

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sorry if i answer this post even if it is not directed to me just i would like to inform you that for the Island of Soheil there is 2 islands with the same name one is called Eastern Sohail and the other called Western Sohail , to reach you have to take a motor boat from any where in Aswan , it will sail with you through the first cataract , very beautiful scenery and pass through a natural preservation area, then you arrive to what we call the Nubian beach , there yes you can swim in the River nile, but it is only if you are a good swimmer, as the nile is deep , between 3 to 6 meters deep , so only if you swim well do it , it is strongly recomended , water is crystal clear and very nice, end of october may be it will be a little bit cold , but not that cold that you can not swim in it, then after the beach you can go to any one of the 2 Sohail, personally i like western Sohail as it do not involve an entrance fees, you can walk around the village where locals will invite you for a drink in their houses , expecting a small tip from you , something like 3 egyptian pounds per person more or less, the Eastern Sohail is different as it have archaeological area that require a ticket of 20 egyptian pound per person

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