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Home Cooked Cairo

Home Cooked Cairo

Highlights / General details
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 favorite) and have a go at a game of Backgammon.

Inclusion
Local English-speaking guide; Dinner and drinks; Drop-off at your designated hotel.

Exclusion
Hotel pick-up; Items of a personal nature; Gratuities.

Hours of operation
Available daily at 5:00pm.

Duration
Approximately 4 hours.

Location
Meeting point: Dokki – King Hotel reception, 20 Abdel Rahim Sabry Street, Dokki, Cairo.
Ending point: Drop-off at your designated Cairo hotel.

Itinerary
Share a real Egyptian meal with a local family on this 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 favorite 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 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.

Additional Information
Dress standard: Please cover your shoulders and legs to below the knee.

Participant restrictions
Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the adult rate listed. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Policies
Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**