Self Arranged Egypt Trip- Tips & Itinerary (In Bengali)

Egypt Travel Guide – itinerary, budget, transportation, accommodations, food, safety issues and other details (written in Bengali)

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10 Experiences You Must Have while Visiting Cairo

1. Face the Ancient Wonder: The Great Pyramid of Giza I don’t think any introduction is required for this signature wonder of Egypt! The Great Pyramid of Pharaoh Khufu, along with the pyramids of Pharaoh Khafre & Pharaoh Menkaure is located in Giza, near about 20 kms away from the capital city Cairo. To know…

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7 Interesting Markets of Egypt

To hear the heartbeats of a city, I visit markets. I watch people; observe what they do and how; hence try to assume the mass-nature and lifestyle. So wherever I go, markets are always in my must-visit list. Here I am portraying few markets of Egypt and going to explain what I think about them.…

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How to Handle the Tourist Scams while Visiting Egypt

A cleaning staff of the ladies’ washroom of Cairo International Airport touched my hair and said “You Indians have beautiful hair quality!” I do not take much care of my hair, so was surprised, still felt good. I smiled her back, said ‘Thank you’ and in no time, found her demanding ‘Baksheesh’(tip) for this appreciation!!!…

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Off the Beaten Track:  Zawiyet al Maiyitin, Beni Hasan & Tuna el Gebel

One fine morning, I got a mail from Abdel Naby. He expressed his interest to guide us to Zawiyet al Maiyitin, Beni Hasan & Tuna el Gebel, places lied in between Cairo and Luxor. For time being, the area was restricted for foreign tourists as the consequence of a massive revolt in 1990. Now, the…

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