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While it's possible to see Egypt as an independent traveler, most people prefer to book a package tour or private tour.  Here's why:

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Having a private guide gave us greater appreciation of the temples and tombs. Our guide was highly educated, and was able to take us around the sights at our own pace and explain everything to us. He also took the time to teach us to decipher some of the hieroglyphics. We, of course, had lots of questions about details and all the new things we were seeing and he was able to give us great, thoughtful answers. We felt that having a guide gave us a depth of understanding that we would not have gained had we visited the sights on our own. We felt that having a private guide was worth the added expense.

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