Our Downtown Cairo Food Tour is the perfect way to get acquainted with this lively city. This tour is for you if you like food and culture, you will learn about Egyptian cuisine, its history and cultural significance while taking in the streets of Downtown Cairo. If you're planning a visit to Egypt, come walk around Downtown with us and taste food and drinks at more than 7 stops.


Family with children/teens under 17? Please click here to book a private tour.



  • 7 food/beverage stops (and possibly an 8th if you’re up for our second dessert challenge)

  • 4-5 hours depending on the group’s pace

  • Small groups of 6-7 guests to ensure an intimate experience


June to Oct: 4 PM

Nov to April: 2:30 PM

Please note that we are not running any tours from the 1st of May to the 14th of June 2019 due to the Holy Month of Ramadan and the following feast Eid Al Fitr.


We will meet within Downtown Cairo, the exact location is to be provided after booking is complete.

Please note that we currently cannot offer hotel pickups.

why take the downtown tour?

  • Get introduced to Egyptian cuisine in just a few hours and make more informed food choices for the rest of your trip

  • Learn how to navigate Cairo’s busy (and sometimes challenging) streets in a safe and guided atmosphere

  • Meet other travelers who share your passion for food

  • Make a new local friend and have all your cultural questions answered and connect with the community making your food

  • Witness local life at its best, no tourist traps, no unnecessary filtering, Cairo as it really is

Price per person: $70

Price Includes:

  • Food/beverages at all 7+ stops (veg. option available)

  • A local, English speaking tour guide telling you about the stories of the food and landmarks of Downtown

  • Unlimited mineral (bottled) water

  • Generous tipping of waiters at all the restaurants

  • Non-alcoholic drink at the last stop

  • A list of all the foods is sent 48 hours after the tour ends

  • A guarantee that your belly will be full!

Price Excludes:

  • Tipping your guide

  • Any alcoholic drinks

  • Transportation to and from the meeting point

  • Any food/beverages not already part of the route


Because your spots are guaranteed in advance, we cannot offer refunds. The good news is, we offer optional insurance for an extra fee. If selected, you can contact Ticket Guardian for a full refund before the start time of the event if you need to cancel. Please read Ticket Guardian’s terms before finalizing your booking.