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Suez Canal

Port Said, Egypt
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Private Guided Day Tour to Tanis Bubastis and the Suez Canal from Cairo
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Linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, this canal stretches more than 100 miles extending from Port Said to Port Tawfiq (near Suez), connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez and thence with the Red Sea.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“cruise ship” (12 reviews)
“sea level” (3 reviews)
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"mediterranean sea"
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"cruise ship"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience travelling from Aqaba - Jordan to the Mediterranean Sea. It was completely different to what I imagined but enjoyed every minute of it. Travelling through the canal, the changing scenery was intriguing. We were second in line for the day to go through,...More

Thank Nadia A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling from Aqaba , Jordon I traversed the Suez Canal. Waiting for our time slot when only so many ships can go through, I was so excited and at 3.45 am we proceeded our 2 day journey. The.night was lit up with twinkling sparkling lights...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I stayed there for one day , people there were friendly , good canal view , nice weather , a lot of history in that place

Thank Ayman B
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We sailed through the Canal northbound from Suez at the head of convoy of 24 huge container and cargo ships. As we set off a similar convoy left Port Said headed southward with 23 vessels of a similar size. We met in the middle where...More

1  Thank Gordon M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Although I've transited the Panama Canal several times, in each direction, passing through the Suez Canal was a first. The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez. Constructed by the...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

an old canal by a centuries transporting every continent. a place really fantastic to travel and dont forget sunblock

Thank Agus S
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

To be honest, there was not much to do here. We had police and military escorting while going in and out of the city. I did not like it at all.

1  Thank SWEEKAR T
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Seeing the Suez Canal is historically, politically, and economically fascinating. However. I would so this only as part of a tour as it is extremely time consuming. Almost a day to get to Port Said, hours to wait in queue, and 11 hours to just...More

2  Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

A very unique experience for about the 36-48 hours it takes to fully transit from the Med to the Red Sea. On a cruise ship you are safe towering above to surrounding shoreline. There are numerous manned and armed security posts along the canal transit....More

4  Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

While cruising the clear waters of the canal for my next tour of duty on a ship scheduled to pass by, you can enjoy seeing the fleet of ships in different sizes passing by going on the direction of mediterranean and indian ocean. And the...More

1  Thank Ahl I
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Our tour guide at the valley of the Kings is from Cairo. She is a rotary member and trust her. Contact Deena Shehab. Giza rotary his site won’t let me put her email in here. Phone. +2 010 0510 7755 She works for a... More
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Response from Bohdima | Reviewed this property |
You can take the bus (super jet) from the bus station in Cairo and go to port said it is the north entrance city for the Suez Canal and you will enjoy the day there and back to Cairo by the same way but be noticed that this... More
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