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Take this tour, you will love it!

This tour was literally the highlight of my time in Cairo. To be honest I hated the city thanks to... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Mesha S
The Only and BEST Show in Town

Don't miss this food tour. You end up down side streets and in tiny restaurants you'll simply never... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Keith S
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We curate authentic food tours and experiences in Egypt and abroad. We believe that a city's culture can be experienced through eating original, interesting and down-right strange food, and that's why we do what we do. We know that food can make a trip epic, or disastrous. That's why we partner up with the top food focused program providers to genuinely connect you with the places you're visiting, taking your taste buds on a culinary joyride.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This tour was literally the highlight of my time in Cairo. To be honest I hated the city thanks to a horrible experience at my hotel (was scammed out of $400) and I'm so glad that I took the tour on the evening it happened...More

Thank Mesha S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Don't miss this food tour. You end up down side streets and in tiny restaurants you'll simply never experience as an unguided tourist. You get some culture, history and of course a bunch (I think we stopped at 7 or 8 places..maybe 9?) of local...More

Thank Keith S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Following the need to rearrange the date of my tour due to torrential rain in Cairo of all places, I met Laila as arranged and we began our tour. Her enthusiasm and knowledge of food generally and Egyptian food in particular was evident from the...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Laila and her crew did an amazing job shepherding us through downtown into many different food places. Spoiler alert, the food is delicious and there is enough variety to accommodate people with different dietary requirements. The itinerary is also wonderfully planned. It was spaced out...More

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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

We loved reading such a detailed review, thanks so much for taking time out of your day to write it! Thank you for joining us with your huge multi-cultural group, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and spend the day with you....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

A friend referred me to this site, and I am so glad she did! This gourmet walking tour of old downtown Cairo was fabulous, both for the foods, and the company. Laila and Mohamed are in the food industry, and what guides! We had so...More

Thank BobPSP
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

We are so happy that your friend referred you to Bellies En-Route! Thank you for coming and bringing a lovely friend as well. It was definitely a pleasure to meet you and we enjoyed taking you around Downtown Cairo! Thanks for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My niece and I planned a jam packed trip to Cairo and we just knew we had to taste the local food! This tour was perfect! Laila was our guide and she escorted us all through Downtown Cairo stopping at several places to eat. The...More

Thank Shekki
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

We had a fantastic time with you as well. It was a lot of fun having an all girls tour, and you and your niece added the fun to it. Thank you so much for going on tour with us and taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Providing clear and delicious evidence that Cairo has so much more to offer than the Pyramids,Sphinx and a trip on the Nile, Bellies En Route provides a fantastic culinary journey through downtown Cairo. Laila was a genial,passionate and informative guide who took us to 9-10...More

Thank LLAKTravel
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

We're so happy to be reading this amazing, detailed review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write it and including us in your Cairo vacation. We hope that you've had as much fun as we did, and would be happy to eat with...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The moment I began planning my trip to Egypt, I knew I wanted to find a food tour in Cairo. I'd done this once before in Athens, Greece, and it was one of the highlights of my trip. Laila and Mia have put together the...More

Thank AnnaO99
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks for writing us this awesome review! We absolutely loved touring with you and were so happy to have been part of your Cairo adventure. Thank you for supporting our business and helping us tour with more wonderful people. We hope to eat again with...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This tour was a great way to learn about Egyptian food and see parts of Cairo which we ordinarily would never visit. From the start Laila provided us with details about Cairo to help us connect. Through history, culture, and her own experiences she made...More

Thank Travelingman331
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are happy to have been a part of your Cairo adventure and we hope to eat with you again during your next visit to Cairo.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Laila was a delight to communicate with beforehand and was our guide on our tour, our last day in Egypt. The food was delicious, the walk through Cairo and her commentary were insightful. No worries if you are vegetarian, there is plenty of yummy food...More

Thank Jana B
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Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks a mil for your wonderful review, we appreciate you taking the time to write it and were so happy to have been a part of your Cairo adventure. We'll be sending you some Hawawshy ;) just send us an address.

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Sam V
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Response from Laila H | Property representative |
Hi Sam! Yes, we've gotten many requests for July, and even though the weather is really hot at that time, we're going to be moving it to later on in the day instead of starting at noon. We'd love to take you on a tour, you... More
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