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Ship spends 2 nights in Alex. Want to see Cairo & pyramids

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Ship spends 2 nights in Alex. Want to see Cairo & pyramids

Our cruise ship stops in Alexandria for 2 nights. We want to see the pyramids, but have never been to Egypt, & don't want to pay cruise ship tour prices.

Should we catch a train, or get a local tour.

Can you recommend someone, or a tour company?

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1. Re: Ship spends 2 nights in Alex. Want to see Cairo & pyramids

You'll need a car when you are in Cairo, so IMO you might as well get one with a guide to take you from the cruise and take you to the pyramids, the museum etc and back again.

I don't have a tour company myself to recommend but if you search the forum there are plenty of recommendations.

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2. Re: Ship spends 2 nights in Alex. Want to see Cairo & pyramids

You could take the train to Cairo and stay overnight at a hotel (e.g. in Giza). The hotel would be able to arrange transfers from the rail station and also tours to central Cairo and the Pyramids. There are also several private tour company recommendations on the Cairo forum. We don't get many recommendations for Cairo tours on the Alex forum.

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