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Small Group Home Cooked Cairo Tour Including Traditional Meal with a Local Family

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    KING HOTEL, 20 Abd El-Rahim Sabry، Ad Doqi A, El Dokki، Giza Governorate, Egypt
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Dinner
    • Beverages
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Drop-off
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Gratuities
    • Pick Up
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    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 at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    We had such a nice evening with our guide Marwa at the lovely home of Eman’s with her family. Such kind and generous people to have you into their home and show you how to prepare a few traditional dishes, and enjoy a yummy feast while talking and getting to know one another.
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    What a wonderful night! I had such a special time, and I felt so welcomed into their home. We had a delicious meal, and it felt even more special to have it during Ramadan. I felt like an immediate member of the family! It was a really great opportunity to spend some time with
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    Absolutely loved spending an evening with Reham and her children Habiba, Ali and Omar. So very much enjoyed her delicious cooking and her bubbly and charming personality. Just stepping into her happy kitchen was special. What a treat. Marva, the UA guide, who was with us
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    Our evening with Reham and her family was a warm and wonderful, not to mention tasty, experience. UA picked us up with an excellent driver and English-speaking guide for a drive in heavy traffic to Reham’s apartment in the Cairo suburbs. She welcomed us into her home with a meal
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    I had a wonderful evening with UA guide Hend, Mai and her daughters Fatima and Farida. Rush hour traffic was heavy but the driver did a great job and this enabled Hend and me to talk about what was happening in Egyptian society today as we made our way through Cairo. At Mai's
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