Camels with pyramids in the background on the Giza Plateau in Egypt.

Ultimate Egypt Food and Culture Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Luxor, Aswan, Cairo

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Experience a more authentic side to Egypt with nine days of food and culture, from contemporary Cairo to Nubian, Berber and Saharan specialities. With gastronomy as the guide you’ll discover a local side to life, as well as exploring Egypt’s famous antiquity. Expect neighborhood food tours, personal cooking classes, unusual gastronomy, and a deep insight into Egypt, both then and now.

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Trip Highlights

  • Uncover the secrets of Cairo’s culinary heritage during a day of neighborhood eats in Coptic Cairo and Khan el-Khalili
  • Discover Nubian cuisine with a personal cooking class on the Nile riverbank
  • Gasp in awe at the scale of Egypt’s historic moments, including the Pyramids of Giza and Luxor Temple
  • Experience home-cooked Saharan cuisine during a beautiful evening of sailing and dining in Aswan
  • Fly to the Abu Simbel temples and stop at an isolated Saharan community, for an insight into ancient desert cuisine
  • Explore contemporary Cairo through its food, with a day of culture and bites in the busting downtown area
  • Compare Berber recipes to other styles of Arabic cuisine during your three days in Cairo
  • Sail a felucca on the River Nile, explore the Valley of the Kings and marvel at Karnak Temple

Starting Price

$2,155 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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