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Your expert local guide will meet you for this downtown Cairo half-day tour with Egyptian dinner in the center of the city and drive you to Zemalek Island, where you’ll spend the late afternoon exploring the best of this scenic city.

Journey into the historical backstreets and bustling boulevards as you follow your guide on this informative walking tour. Wander through the Attabah district and stroll past the Old Operate Square as you listen to your guide share insider info on Cairo.

Cross the Nile River, where scenic views lead to the site of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution in Liberation Square (Midan Tahrir). Stationed among 19 and 20th century buildings, this historical site proved the birthplace of freedom in recent times. Your guide will point out local graffiti and explain its significance. Take in street theater as you wander through this popular spot for locals and foreigners to gather.

At the end of your tour, make your way to a local Egyptian restaurant, where you’ll enjoy traditional dishes like koshari (rice, lentils, chili sauce and onions) or falafel. Your friendly guide will return you with a full belly to your original starting point where you’ll depart with a deeper understanding of the culture, history and city sites that make Cairo a destination for travelers.
Locations visited
Old City (Coptic Cairo)
Zamalek (Gezira Island)
Nile River
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Overview
This incredible 4-hour downtown Cairo half-day walking tour showcases the best of this fine city. Take to the streets with your friendly guide in the late afternoon and make your way to Zamalek Island, where you’ll see where old meets new in this remarkable metropolis. Wander through Liberation Square (Midan Tahrir) and wonder at the newly painted graffiti as you take in street theater amid iconic 19th-century architecture. Your guide will point out all of the highlights and lend context to the sites you’ll see along the way. End your tour with a flavorful and authentic Egyptian dinner at a local restaurant.
Highlights
  • 4-hour afternoon walking tour of downtown Cairo with an expert guide
  • Wind your way through ancient and modern streets
  • Visit Liberation Square (Midan Tahrir), the hub of Egypt’s 2011 revolution
  • Pass hidden gems and highlights, from statues to powerful recent graffiti
  • Enjoy a tasty supper at a local restaurant
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Downtown Cairo

My Guide Marwa was fantastic. She was knowledgeable and very friendly. I felt completely safe plus Marwa was really great to spend and evening and a meal with. Libby Davis

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Reviewed 27 June 2018
Great intro to a cool city!

Our Guide Shrouk made us feel welcome and engaged in the tour right from the get-go...even on the underground trains...eek! She showed us lots of great sights and talked us through the eventful history of Cairo. We were there during Ramadan whcih made things even...More

Thank Jody R
Cairo Urban A, UA Unit Manger at Cairo Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Dear Jody , Wishing you a good day from cairo Urban Adventures , we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your adventure with Shrouk and we are looking forward to having you in our tours in different destinations . thanks

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Walking tour of downtown Cairo 10/10!!

A wonderful way to experience the buzz and highlights of Cairo. Shrouk was amazing at guiding me through Cairo and displayed great historical information and knowledge both in the modern history and it’s amazing past on this incredible city...can’t recommend this tour enough...and Shrouk’s company...More

Thank nicolemcdougall73
Reviewed 9 June 2018
an amazing tour with Daliaaa !!

Dalia was a great tour guide! We did this tour our first day in Cairo. She was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions She also had a lot of suggestions for things we could do while in Cairo. We enjoyed a tasty dinner along...More

Thank scott k
Reviewed 27 May 2018
The Amazing Tour with shrouk

When i booked this tour in the 1st place was to discover cairo and wasn't expecting much about it but when i joined the tour with shrouk i really enjoyed the stories around Cairo she's really informative, As long as you're willing to loosen your...More

Thank Malik-jones
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