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    • Halfaya Sollum War cemetary

      Egypt Jan 4, 2017 at 5:33 PM

      I am considering a trip to Egypt maybe in the next year or so. I will most likely do an organised to see the pyramids and the Nile, etc. While I am there Inwould also like to visit the Halfaya Sollum War cemetary as my great uncle is buried there. (He was killed in action in WW2)
      I know you can get buses from Alexandria or I was also considering staying a night at Mersa Matruh which is closer. I am just not sure about travelling there on my own as it's very close to the Libyan border. Has anyone been there or have any suggestions?

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      Internet acces during Nile Cruise

      Luxor Dec 25, 2016 at 6:10 AM

      I am planning to buy a local sim card while doing a Nile cruise. Will there be a reasonable connection rate between the cities?

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    • US citizen transiting

      Egypt Dec 31, 2016 at 1:48 PM

      Do I need to obtain a visa in advance? I am flying from Johannesburg to Copenhagen via Cairo. Plane lands at 5:35 a.m. and next flight leaves at 10 a.m. US citizen. I have read differing reports that say I need to have a visa but cannot determine if it can be obtained online ahead of time or upon arrival. I know the policy changed effective May 15, 2015 saying you had to obtain in advance but then that was changed until an electronic system was to be put in place.

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      Two nights in Cairo

      Cairo Dec 25, 2016 at 6:07 AM

      Before joining a Nile cruise I'll spent two nights in Cairo. While the days are planned for the major sights, I wonder, wether there is something to do in the evening... Makes it sense to visit some of the other sights (especially the coptic or islamic ones, which I can't visit during daytime) after sunset? Or what would you recommend to do in the evening?

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      Safety - Query

      Egypt Dec 27, 2016 at 7:57 AM

      Egypt is not going away from mind and we have been waiting for a while for safety to return. It is concerning reading an incident on 11th Dec. However, wanting to know from anyone who travelled recently how is the experience. We would limit Cairo now but has always been interested in visiting Luxor too - what are best options?

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    • Pyramids information

      by Ahmed00 Online Now Aug 16, 2014 at 9:38 AM

      HI
      I would like to know if is possible visiting the Pyramids of Giza at night in august 2014, or if there are some specific hours for visiting them.
      Could tell me if there is also sound and light.

      thanks

      8 Answers Aug 31, 2014 at 5:58 AM
    • Storing luggage in Cairo

      by Nata_family Online Now Aug 5, 2014 at 3:38 AM

      Hi all, my family and I are going to Luxor to celebrate my father's 70th and we are coming into Cairo from London. We were thinking to stay in Cairo for the day (flight comes in early morning) to go and see the pyramids before heading down to Luxor area. Could anyone please tell me where we could leave our luggage? I've heard that the airport doesn't have this service but that some hotels might?

      Thanks a lot!

      Nata

      3 Answers Aug 31, 2014 at 6:14 AM
    • Is it safe to travel in November 2012

      by kate_wick Online Now Aug 18, 2012 at 9:48 AM

      I am a white female and would like to travel to Egypt in November 2012 is it safe to travel to the ruins, and would like to do some scuba diving in Sharm. Is it safe to travel by train?

      4 Answers Aug 19, 2012 at 11:55 PM
    • The local stands at the Pyramids in Giza

      by tiarynn Online Now Jul 11, 2010 at 6:35 PM

      Hello,

      I traveled to Cairo a few years ago and bought a beautiful stone cat statue from one of the local vendors. Sadly, it broke during the trip home despite my best efforts to protect it. Is there a vendor sells these cats who may have his items listed online? I would love to replace it.

      Many thanks,
      Lisa

      4 Answers Mar 1, 2011 at 11:39 AM
    • Restroom Facilities near Pyramids?

      by lindagoncher Online Now Aug 31, 2009 at 8:13 AM

      Can anyone tell me if there are restroom facilities near the pyramids? Thank you.

      Linda

      6 Answers Oct 24, 2010 at 3:13 PM
    • visiting pyramid with a baby

      by mumin71 Online Now May 13, 2009 at 1:53 PM

      hi, i would like to ask is the pyramid area family-friendly? is there any baby changing facility? we will be visiting end of this month. we have a 20 months old baby with us.

      what time should we go? morning/afternoon? please tell me. thank you.

      5 Answers Oct 15, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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      Horses and riding

      by guod7 Online Now Apr 22, 2009 at 10:47 AM

      HI
      I would like to experience the pyramids from an angle or location not full of tourists jostling for space. Riding a well kept horse out and around the pyramids seems like an option. What stables or vendors can anyone recommend? FB Stables and Prestige Stables are the two I have been looking at recently. Their prices seem to be about65 US for a half day.
      On these rides can a person get close to the pyramids?
      Any other hints would be appreciated.
      Thanks
      Doug

      6 Answers Jan 22, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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      How much to tip?

      by Robin922 Online Now Sep 27, 2008 at 12:42 PM

      From what I'm reading online, tips are almost demand for everything. I have no problem with this... it's culture.

      However, would like some guide lines on how much to tip: rest rooms, photos and all those little things.

      10 Answers Oct 31, 2008 at 3:31 AM
    • How to book a day tour

      by K-Flex Online Now Apr 14, 2008 at 1:37 AM

      I am visiting Egypt for 4 days in June and would like to know the best way of booking day tours of the Pyramids.

      Is it best to pre book this through a travel agent?

      Or can most hotels assist with this?

      Thanks in advance!

      11 Answers Sep 29, 2008 at 1:35 AM
    • Is it worth to spend time in Giza alone?

      by pangtidor Online Now Dec 7, 2006 at 4:16 AM

      Hi all,
      Im planning to go to Egypt within cople of weeks.Are there any other interesting places in Giza or around Giza area than the pyramids?Is it possible to spend 3days in Egypt for Giza trip,Alexandria, and Cairo?Any advices will be greatly appreciated.
      Thank you,
      Sally

      4 Answers Dec 7, 2006 at 8:14 PM
    • Limo from CAI to Giza

      by Crash7 Online Now Oct 26, 2006 at 2:38 PM

      My wife and I will be arriving later in the day into Cairo. I would like to reserve a limousine to take us from the airport to the Oasis Hotel in Giza. Would anyone know what I should expect to pay for a limo and does anyone have any limo contacts? I really want to take care of this before I depart.

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2008 at 1:29 PM
    • taxi ride from ramses hilton to giza..need some info!!

      by jtp001 Online Now Oct 24, 2006 at 8:20 AM

      going to cairo in december.. and only have 2 days to do some sights.. is it better to go on a "tour" from the hotel or to get a taxi for the day to see giza etc...

      1 Answer Oct 24, 2006 at 9:02 AM
    • Advice needed!!

      by motorfreak Online Now Jul 25, 2006 at 8:55 AM

      I plan to visit Egypt for a week early next year. I would like to visit the pyramids and then spend 2-3 nights in a nice resort along the red sea. since im not familar with the geography location of these places, can somebody help me on the itinerary of my trip?

      thank you very much

      1 Answer Jul 26, 2006 at 2:46 PM
    • camel rides

      by 123454321 Online Now May 5, 2006 at 7:25 PM

      how much do camel rides cost in Egypt- pyramids?????

      2 Answers May 8, 2006 at 10:05 AM
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      NIght trip to the Pyramids

      by kiasu Online Now Oct 25, 2004 at 5:08 AM

      Hi, will be going to Egypt next month. I planned to take some pictures of starry nights with the Pyramid as foreground. Is it possible to visit the Pyramids during night time? Any security problem? I presume the mode of transportation is taxi, as such, what will be the reasonable price to pay?

      3 Answers Sep 27, 2008 at 12:34 PM
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      How to get from sharm el sheik to Piramids of Giza?

      by nadisunshine Online Now May 4, 2004 at 12:05 PM

      Hi, i will be in sharm El Sheik from the 16th may till 23rd may 2004, i would love to visit the piramids with my friends, whats the easiest and affordable way to get there? thank you all from Nadia

      6 Answers Nov 10, 2004 at 2:13 AM
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      How are the camel rides?

      by saraheg77 Online Now Apr 2, 2004 at 10:53 AM

      Hi! I definitely want to have a bit of a camel ride while I'm there... I don't care how uncomfortable or expensive... I want pictures of me on a camel! =) But what is a good price for a ride and how long is a ride? Do they lead you around? Tell me about any experiences you've had riding a camel!! Thanks, Sarah

      19 Answers Mar 21, 2006 at 9:16 AM
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      giza

      by Patricia_KEH Online Now Mar 28, 2004 at 10:23 AM

      i have to participate in a school project about giza could anyone send me some photos of some 'normal' places.. not of the pyramids or stuff like that which u can find anywhere its really hard to find some pics of daily situations or simply how it looks like in the streets/market/ehatever and not of those tourits atractions.. so please if anyone could help me thanx

      3 Answers Mar 29, 2004 at 12:18 AM
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      from pyramids of Giza to Saqqara??

      by nerm78 Online Now Jan 28, 2003 at 2:53 PM

      i'm wondering how long odes it take from Pyramids of Giza to Saqqara? can anyone visit both sites in one same day?? and how to get to Saqqara from Giza pyramids?? thanks in advance, Neri

      10 Answers Nov 10, 2004 at 2:21 AM