Important Tips For Egypt Travelers
Taxis: For every single city there is a certain color for its taxi few of them utilize the meter, prices are reasonable if negotiated before getting in.
Street busses can be seen in the major cities as a main and cheap mean of transportation for public. Busses between cities are of a higher standard with a washroom and a waiter for long distances.
Are very much in use by public for 75 piasters and some for one pound. For a tourist it is a life experience.
Are the safest in general. For seats it is worth to pay more for first class, it is comfortable and the price is reasonable. There is a trolley waiter for soft and hot drinks, sandwiches and snacks.
Sleeper trains are the best among others, they are managed by Abella Egypt, Cabins are tight, but very well cleaned, and beds are above each other (bunk beds). Luggage space is above your bed. There is a wash sink with hot water availability in each single cabin. A/C, Music, and light control. Two adjoining cabins are available for families. A hot dinner and a breakfast are served in the cabin included with the ticket price. Drinks are not included other than coffee or tea with the breakfast. Conductor tip is expected if you are not with a guide to take care of it, so make sure you carry enough 1 LE bills with you.
Just in Cairo, very well organized, and runs with a strict timetable. Do not miss it if it goes to areas you want to travel. Very reasonable price 1 LE.
Are used by public to cross the Nile in Cairo, Can be used by tourist to go to places close to the Nile like, Giza zoo, Cairo university, or to any of by the Nile hotels.