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"~ My Friend Hossam An Egyptian Tour Guide ~" Giza - The Pyramids & Bus Tours Tip by Heavens-Mirror

  Me & Hossam at the Sphinx
by Heavens-Mirror

Im so glad i met my friend Hossam when i visited Cairo for the first time in 2003, he took me & my Dad everywhere & we got to experience the REAL Cairo not just the tourist side of it. Anything you want to do he can take you there in his private car with air conditioning & charges a very good price for this, much cheaper than the Tour operators.

Here are just a few things he can do for you:

If you would like to visit the pyramids of Sakara, Dashur & Memphis (the places that tour operators dont take tourists too), Hossam can do this, he is extremely passionate on doing tours about Ancient Egypt, he can also take you to the Museum & he will skip the boring parts & tell you about the more interesting things that you would want to know about, you can also see the sound & light show for free at a nice restaurant & watch it from the rooftop. You can visit the Sphinx & Pyramids & even visit a couple of the tombs which are locked.

Camel/Horse riding is very fun in the pyramid area is great too, it only costs between 10-20 Egyptian Pounds & you go out for around 2 to 3 hours. You can also get some really great photos in this area & its best to go in the morning as it can get too hot & humid during the afternoon.

A night out at Grand Cafe located on the nile is great to spend with friends & also smoke Shisha & listen to some music. I come here everytime i visit Cairo.

Feel free to contact my friend Hossam Mansour, his email is If theres anything you want to do that i have'nt mentioned then tell him exactly what you'd like to do & im sure he will do his best to sort something out for you. Also check out his website linked below.

Just tell him Stacey reccommended you & he will know where you got his information from.

Address: Several to choose from in Cairo
Directions: Located throughout the City

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 31, 2005
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