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“My private tour with Select Egypt”

Select Egypt Travel - Day Tours
Ranked #129 of 299 Tours in Cairo
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Owner description: Select Egypt offers a range of travel and special interest Egypt day tours; includes booking Cairo and Luxor tours - Book private day tours explore all the classical Egyptian cities.
Reviewed December 14, 2012

My wife and I did the tour with them in Nov 12. The tour itinerary was tailored made for us all thanks to Sandy. I must again say thanks to Sandy as she was in contact with our tour guide from the start til the end of our tour to ensure everything was going according to our plans. When we landed, we were met with our airport representative who was holding our names as we got off the plane. He helped us through immigration and customs and handed us over to our guide Ameer who was waiting for us at the airport. I must say SelectEgypt already scored a point by being already there right off the plane.
Our tour was nothing but awesome. We did Cairo,White and Black desert, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria. Visited all the famous pyramids, temples and rode various form of transportation (Camel,Horse Carriage,4wd in desert,hot air balloon in Luxor, Sleeper Train, Fellucca, Nile Cruise). Stayed at nice hotels and overnight in the desert..wow what an experience. We even got to visit the famous mummies of King Tut (Valley of the kings) and Ramses II (Egyptian museum).
Next special mention must go to our guide Ameer. Ameer was supposed to be our guide til Luxor, but he was so good, that we requested him to be our one and only guide in Egypt. He is a dedicated young,vibrant guide who is so interested in explaining each and every ancient history to us. He even gave us test on some Egyptian Gods which we remembered and made our tour more meaningful. He helped us alot while shopping in the bazaars. He was always communicating with Sandy on our progress. He explained to us about the ongoing conflict and always kept our safety in mind when we had to visit the Egyptian Museum which was located near Tahirir Square. We were really lucky to have him as our guide (Thanks Sandy)
Along the way we also had some good drivers. Waleed who drove us and cooked for us in the desert. Mohammed who drove us almost >500km safely with great and alert driving skills.
To sum it all off, our experience in Egypt was awesome thanks to Select Egypt...

2  Thank Rajendran1978
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

A special thanks to Select Egypt for organizing a special tour! When organizing your trip from Cairo with Select Egypt, ask for Sandy. She was very helpful and she made sure our trip, tickets and plans were all ready before we headed to Luxor!

Also a special thanks to our tour guide Sayed Ahmed Salim. I highly recommend that you take Sayed with you when visiting the temples and monuments from Luxor to Aswan - and everywhere in between - Edfu, Kom Ombo, Philae, Abu Simbel, etc..

Sayed is a native of Luxor, an excellent English speaker, knowledgeable and fun. We learned so much from him and cannot recommend him enough. It was a real pleasure visiting all the sites of Ancient Egypt with Sayed as our guide.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

We had a wonderful trip with the help of Select Egypt. They were Ontime to pick us from the respective destination and they were very helpful in addressing our needs. I would strongly recomment visitors to take Select Egypt as thier Tourist Guide. They were Extremely Good.

1  Thank AWadood
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

A great experience and well-organized by Sandy from Select Egypt.

A trip in privacy.

Note : keep your invoices or orders to re-memorise if need with your speaker

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Reviewed August 27, 2012

This was one of the best trips we have ever done - Absolutely amazing!

Ahmed our guide was fantastic and made everything so easy for us, changing the itinerary to fit in with whatever we requested.

He was extremely knowledgable and his English was perfect.

The food was great and everything ran so smoothly.

We travelled with our two teenage children who said that this was the best part of the holiday.

Camping out under the stars was great.

I would totally recommend this trip to anyone.

3  Thank Ann D
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