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Birqash Camel Market (Souq al-Gamaal)

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Mar 16, 2018
“Camel Market”
Nov 23, 2017
“Easier way to Going to there by bus or car from city center !”
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Barqash, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

After seeing the poor shape of camels in the tourism sector, I wanted to see some decent camel flesh. I went on a Sunday as I heard Fridays and Sundays were the busiest. Lots of camels! I can't believe that they haul them in small...More

Reviewed 16 March 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
Reviewed 23 November 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
Reviewed 9 November 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

Thank theotherbart111
Reviewed 27 January 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

1  Thank tmm01
Reviewed 20 January 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
Reviewed 20 November 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 Norm W
Reviewed 6 August 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
Reviewed 17 May 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
Reviewed 3 May 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

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Response from Norm W | Reviewed this property |
Yes go early.