"Camel Rides" Camels Tip by NoFuture

Camels, Cairo: 28 reviews and 25 photos

So you hear you can ride a camel in the desert near the pyramids? Sounds exciting? Sounds fun? Sounds exotic? Well, ok it WOULD have been if the camel guys would let you have more than a 2 minute ride...

I got onto the camel with my friend, really excited about our ride into the desert...and what did we get? Basically you climb on the camel, go around in a small circle, jump off the camel and pay the guy who'll rub your leg as you sit on the camel and ask for extra money. So not worth it. I was really disappointed, a total waste of money.

Unique Suggestions: Watch the poor sods who paid for a stupid 2 minute camel ride.

Fun Alternatives: Walk around the pyramids/desert yourself, you don't need to pay for a bloody 2 minute camel ride.

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  • Written Aug 15, 2004
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