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Birqash Camel Market (Souq al-Gamaal)

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Barqash, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Small-Group Camel Market Day Tour from Cairo
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Barqash, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Want to do a once in a life time adventure while in Dubai take in the Camel Market 2 hours out side of Dubai. This is a memory making event that you will never forget. You will see more Camels than would ever believe all...More

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Birqash market is.Just a 45 minute (60km) drive away from Cairo take a bus from Tahrir station who is going to Nazlet el Mansoriah -the ring road Down the stairs then you will find cars waiting the riders to going to the market Market ticket...More

Thank Belal_74
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We grabbed a Cab, and asked to be taken to the camel market in Birqash. Two hours later, our driver found it. The trip there was as interesting as the market itself. We went on a off day, I think it was Saturday. We were...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Got up early on a Friday to travel the hour journey out of Cairo. Beautiful morning, even saw a rainbow over the pyramids. We have a trusted taxi driver we use a lot so travel was easy. I would not recommend going on a tour...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

If you want to see a slice of traditional life, visit the camel market. It's off the beaten path but if you're in Cairo for longer than a few days, I recommend it. As other reviews stated, the people at the market are cordial if...More

Thank Jason G
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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We hired an uber driver to take us to this camel market outside of Cairo. Go early as much of the action is over by 12:00. This is a wild and crazy market experience. Not for the faint of heart or slow reacting. Camel do...More

Thank HNLglobetrotters
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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The Birqash Camel Market is truly an amazing experience and a must see for anyone who likes to do things off the beaten path. I visited on a Friday morning in August 2016 around 8:15am with my husband and baby (in a carrier). We happened...More

5  Thank Z042010
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Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

45 minutes outside of Cairo - we arrived at 9am on a Friday and it was very busy. I've heard Fridays are the best day. 25 Egyptian Pounds each to enter (extra fee for cameras - but not phones). The amount of Camels is amazing!...More

1  Thank expat_mbk
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

Family of five, with three children visited the market on a Friday. Ninety minute drive from Maadi, with very light traffic. Went at about 10:00am, which was perfect. There is a small entrance fee at the entrance, few dollars payable in LE. The camel merchants...More

2  Thank jaredites1
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

Felt like I was back in medieval Egypt with this fascinating market on the outskirts of Cairo. It was not touristy and was an active market where one could carefully walk around all of the camels and camel traders. Thanks Rudy (Reda) of EMO Tours,...More

2  Thank JohnHChicagoIllinois
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