There’s more to Cairo than just what you can see through the windows of a bus. Walking through Cairo is a journey through time transporting you up to 4000 years back in history. Move through the city on foot at the pace of your choice, experiencing not just the sights, but the spicy exotic aromas urging you to stop for refreshment at a traditional coffee shop or for a famous Egyptian meal. Be mesmerized by the symphony of horns from the chaotic traffic and the thrill of crossing the crazy streets. Talk to locals at work and play, join in the dance of the crowded subway, realize that you are the only living creature in the City of the Dead or gently sail on the Nile like the might Pharaohs. This is the real Cairo, Egyptian life up close and personal. Your professional tour guide will provide you with all the information, stories and history of the streets, buildings and sights, explaining the customs and traditions of the City where they live and work. Groups are kept small (maximum of 5 people) and a minimum of 4 hours to allow the best possible attention and experience. Cairo is here to be discovered, so get off the bus and walk…. like an Egyptian!
Is Cairo safe for walking tourists? You would be surprised just how safe Cairo is for tourists. According to world standards, street crime is lower in Cairo than New York, Berlin, Paris or London. Cairo locals are curious about visitors and are interested in different clothing styles and dialect. your professional guide will advise you on appropriate behavior and street wear that will minimize attention that may make you feel uncomfortable. Be assured that Egyptians are welcoming and friendly, and because you will be travelling outside the usual tourist route, you will find their manner to be far different from the hawkers that populate the high profile attractions. We aim to make your Cairo experience as comfortable and safe as possible.