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2 days in Cairo getting by cruise

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2 days in Cairo getting by cruise

How much is to get a 1 day tour with the locals. And if it is better to get a 2 day tour a how much is it more or less.

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We had an incredible trip to Egypt and it was all the better for us having Mohammed Doma as our guide.

Right from the start he was friendly and so informative to where we were going and to what we would see and experience.

We felt blessed to have this young man show us a part of your land that we have never been too. He spoke with a passion about his land ,its people and its future.

On a personal level he spoke of his engagement to be married and shared the customs involved, it was so good.

Our driver who we understand had just had a throat operation was also amazing, he was always where Mohammad wanted him to be and he too was gracious and friendly to us, and a great driver.

We will be recommending your company to the cruise critic web site and we already have passed on your info to the people on board Pacific Princess ship as they wanted to know about you after we had spoken so highly about our experience in Egypt.

Thanks also to the “extras” we received, camel rides etc, “Mia, Mia.”

Thanks also to our email contact Basem in your company as he kept us well informed to our questions before we had left Australia

Many Shukrans” to our travel company www.egyptlastminute.com that organized every thing, thank you all.

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egyptlastminute know their stuff we toured with Karim and he is very caring and responsible guide you can count on his company for a safe and enjoyable tour just tell them what you want and they will try their best to do it great food sights whatever they have lots of contacts

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The tour in Egypt this June 2012 was the best excursion over all the 100-day cruise with Pacific Princess ship. It is our first visit to Egypt. Upon a recommendation from a friend we booked a day tour to Cairo through Alex City Travel who proved to be reliable and professional. Islam our guide was very informative. In a very interesting manner he explained everything. We had to work hard to find questions to ask, as he covered all aspects in his talk.

It was wonderful to live a real Egyptian experience. The food was great in Nagib Mahfouz restaurant at Khan el Khalili. Seeing the Giza pyramids for the first time, I couldn't help tears out from my eyes. It was amazing. The camel ride was very exciting.

This tour left us big fans of Egypt. We will start reading about Egyptology, preparing for our next visit.

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I have a few questions, and thank you for your review. Did you arrive in Alexandria, book this tour privately, and would you recommend the same itinerary for 2 active ladies? We are arriving Sept. 30 and leaving Oct. 1 from same port and are trying to maximize our time there yet not miss out on Alexandria. Thanks.

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What is an appropriate tip, for both driver and guide? Different for each?

Thanks.

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I think appropriate to tip between US$ 5-10 per day tour.

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Thanks for sharing

was wondering How much day trip from Cairo to Alexandria would usually cost?

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It depends on how many participants are in your party , the itinerary , if meals are included or not . You can check attraction in Alexandria on tripadvisor , you can find many travel agents who can arrange a non pricy visit for you.

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