Eat like an Egyptian: Must-Try Authentic Egyptian Food in Cairo with an Egyptian Family

Eat like an Egyptian: Must-Try Authentic Egyptian Food in Cairo with an Egyptian Family

$40.00 $35.00

Nothing beats a home cooked meal, especially when you’re travelling. Join this 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.

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 small-group 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
  • Small group limited to 12 people or fewer.


Begin your 4-hour Egyptian culinary experience with convenient pickup at your Cairo hotel. Your small group of fellow travelers is limited to 12 people or fewer to retain an intimate atmosphere and allow for plenty of interaction with your guide and host family. 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.

Departure Point

King Hotel

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point


Drop-off, Local English-speaking guide, DINNER, Beverages.


Items of a personal nature, Gratuities, Pick Up.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please cover your shoulders and legs to below the knee.
  • Small group consists of a maximum of 12 people on this tour

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.


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