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Cairo (Port Said) City Tour Excursion Reviews

Cairo (Port Said) City Tour cruise excursion
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Learn about the dynamic history of the city of Cairo, as well as its ancient secrets.
Member Image lovelyday
1 review
Not Rated
Nov 2014

We arrived in Egypt via Nautica. Samir Abbass greeted us immediately after docking. His communication is excellent. We typically book our own excursions and I wouldn't hesitate to book again with Real Egypt for your shore excursion. We had a reliable and excellent vehicle and driver. Samir is very educated and speaks excellent English. He is easy to understand and enjoyable to listen to. We were concerned about safety prior to arriving and never once did I feel like I was in danger. Samir knows the area well and you can be confident that safety isn't an issue. We only had one day in Cairo so we saw the Giza pyramids among many other sites. Samir is an Egyptologist and was able to take us to places where other tourists can't go. As an extra benefit Samir takes excellent pictures throughout the tour at no charge. He is the FIRST tour guide who has offered this to us and it is a great benefit! We have amazing pictures of us on camels in front of the pyramids. A once in a lifetime experience. This trip is breathtaking and exceptional. Right now is a GREAT time to visit Egypt. Few travelers are there so deals are good. A HUGE plus to booking with Samir is that he doesn't take you to the "shops". If you want to purchase something he helps you negotiate. The price was far better than the ship excursion and we had a significantly better custom tour! Booking with Real Egypt Tours and Samir Abbass is the ONLY way to go!!

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Provider: Real Egypt Tours and Samir Abbass
Member Image MikeB
1 review
Apr 2012
This was the highlight of our cruise. If you have not been, then you should go on the ships tour. $400 for the two of us and worth every penny. Cairo is dirty but should be seen. The Egyptians were friendly no security problems at all. Armed guards on coaches and at Pyramids. Giza and the Pyramids were spoilt by the sandstorm and the rubbish. The beggars and sellers were pushy but very easily delt with, no problem. The Belley dancer came from Scotland, which spoilt the image a bit.
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Provider: Cunard Line

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