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Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience

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Dokki, Egypt
Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience

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Sit down for a rare home-cooked meal while traveling in Cairo. During this 4-hour experience, you'll get to visit a local family and learn about Middle Eastern traditions, Egyptian culture, and tasty food. This private tour is limited to 12 people or fewer and includes pickup and drop-off at your Cairo hotel.
  • 4-hour dinner at a local Cairo family's house
  • Learn about Egyptian cuisine and culture
  • Meal of traditional Egyptian foods, dessert, beverages
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Departure Point

12 Lotfy Hassouna, St، Dokki, Giza Governorate, Egypt

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Begin your 4-hour Egyptian culinary experience with convenient pickup at your Cairo hotel. Travel to a local family's home in Cairo, where you'll get a chance to chat with the women of the house as they prepare the meal. Learn about the setup of a typical local kitchen and check out the ingredients used in most Egyptian cuisine.

Sit down for a hearty meal, including dishes such as Egyptian rice with vermicelli, mossaqa, lentil soup, molokhia, fattah, stuffed vegetables, and kushari. After your stomach is full, sit back and chat with the family over dessert and an Egyptian drink, such as mint tea or Egyptian coffee. If you're feeling brave, challenge one of your hosts to a game of Backgammon, a favorite local pastime. 

After your 4-hour experience, you'll be dropped back at your Cairo hotel.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please cover your shoulders and legs to below the knee.
  • 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • For hotels in the city centre (downtown, Dokki, Garden City and Mohandsien) or in the Giza area, we arrange a complimentary pick up from your hotel, please call our team Cairo a day prior your tour via phone +2 01097999534 to do the needed arrangements .
  • If your hotel is not in the city centre or Giza area, such as near the airport or 6th of October, we can arrange a hotel pick-up for a supplement fee. Please contact us via phone +2 01097999534 and we will arrange the pick-up for you. If you are not sure whether your hotel is in the city centre, you can check with us via phone.
  • 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.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures Egypt

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the social distancing policy during Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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What is the maximum group size during Private Cairo: Home Cooked Experience?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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We had an excellent evening with Shrouk...
Eric C
, Sep 2018
We had an excellent evening with Shrouk our guide and Mai our host. Mai showed me and my girlfriend a bunch of Egyptian recipes such as Mashi, fried chicken, and rice with vermicelli. I thought this was actually one of the best meals I had in Egypt! Afterwards Mai showed us pictures from her wedding and shared some Egyptian tea with us. Finally she gave my girlfriend a veil as a gift! I loved this evening and I think Mai and Shrouk demonstrated how great Egyptian hospitality is. We truly felt at home in her house. She also has 2 young daughters Fatima and Falida who are adorable.
Awesome family and cooking in Cairo, Egypt
, Jul 2018
I came to Egypt and wanted to experience the cuisine. Here is the perfect local family to host the special meal. The hostess was beyond gracious and a wonderful cook. She prepared many lovely dishes such as stuffed peppers& zucchini, an amazing green soup that the greens translated to jute, another soup with a pasta rice, eggplant with a spicy chili peppers, tomato, cucumber, & onion salad, rice, chicken and an okra/tomato dish. It was an amazing feast to share with her family. Do not eat before you come because there will be so much food! (I made that mistake.) It was one of the highlights of my trip. The family is the friendliest and most welcoming. It was a great way to finish my last night in Cairo. I would highly recommend participating in this Cairo Cooking Tour. I give it 5 plus stars! Kathy
This is a must do!!! Waheet sp? and...
Sharon C
, Jun 2017
This is a must do!!! Waheet sp? and Mia and their twin 5 year old daughters are a beautiful and gracious family. I was able to help with prep work and talked with Mia about the spices they use. The meal was incredible and our teenagers tried everything and loved it. We had a wonderful evening talking about their life in Egypt, how they met and looked through their wedding album. Would love to have them over if they ever come to America. Great experience!! Thank you for everything!!!
It was great!!! Amazing Guide, VERY...
David M
, May 2017
It was great!!! Amazing Guide, VERY famous and friendly Family with 2 beautiful and funny Childrens. The best and greatest Tour, which we have booked here on viator we booked maybe 50 in the past 2 Years

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