Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Food tour
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  • duration 4 hours
  • tour type Small group
  • minimum participants 2
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
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  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cairo, Egypt
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy an authentic meal with a local Cairo family
  • Learn about Egyptian culture and the typical lifestyle for men and women in the Middle East
  • See what a local kitchen looks like and learn the recipes of traditional Egyptian dishes
  • Enjoy mint tea (a local favourite) and have a go at a game of Backgammon
The Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience tour starts and ends in Cairo. The Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience is a food tour that takes 4 hours.

Nothing beats a home cooked meal, especially when you’re travelling. Join this private Cairo food tour and get treated like a Pharaoh to a feast at a local family home. Chat with the woman of the house and gain authentic insight into Egyptian culture and Middle Eastern traditions.   
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
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ITINERARY

Share a real Egyptian meal with a local family on this private tasty Cairo tour. Visit a family home, chat with the women of the house, check out the ingredients in a typical local kitchen, and learn the recipes for favourite traditional Egyptian dishes. Think kushari, stuffed vegetables, fattah, molokhia, lentil soup, mossaqa, and that famous Egyptian rice with vermicelli. Who’s hungry?!

After feasting on delicious food and dessert, you’ll have time to relax, enjoy an Egyptian drink, and chat with family members to learn about Egypt’s culture and what life is like for women in the Middle East. This is your opportunity to ask everything you want to know about Egyptian life, so don’t be shy!

Your private Cairo food adventure will introduce you to true Egyptian hospitality, traditions, and even the local sense of humor as you sit back and sip a cup of Egypt’s famous mint tea or Egyptian coffee. If you’re feeling competitive, have a go at a game of Backgammon – but be warned, it’s hard to beat an Egyptian at their favorite game!

Once you’ve finished your evening and experienced the genuine warmth of this Egyptian family, you’ll bid ma’ salama (goodbye) to new friends and be taken back to your hotel. 

Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Egypt before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page -  www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts. 

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Dinner and drinks.
Guide
  • Local English-speaking guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Items of a personal nature and tips and gratuities for your guide.
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CANCELLATION

Cancellation for this Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date -full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 January 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 January 2022, a deposit of 100% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 0 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Meeting start point :

Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfy Hassouna, St, Dokki, Giza Governorate

Meeting end point :

Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfy Hassouna, St, Dokki, Giza Governorate

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour follows established guidelines that are in line with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ framework against COVID-19.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated.
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