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Bellies En-Route

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“food tour”(17 reviews)
“egyptian food”(8 reviews)
“downtown cairo”(13 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Tahrir Square, Downtown, Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant intro to both cairo itself and its food. Laila and associate Noor were so welcoming and fun. We had a great group of people (6) and felt we'd been out with a group friends not a tour. Thoroughly recommend this tour.More

Thank peony c
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your awesome review, we appreciate you taking the time to write it and help us tour with more travelers. We are happy you had a good time and found your guides welcoming and fun. We hope you had an amazing time in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was very pleasant. Leila our guide was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The food was fabulous and very filling. The tour time was perfect. We spent 9 days in Egypt before doing this tour so we didn't expect much becuase we tried traditional foods...More

1  Thank georgap
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy that you joined us on our tour and had fun with your guide. Thank you for trusting us with your tummy space and making the time to include us in your Cairo adventure and we're glad we were still able to offer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The unexpected enthusiasm of Layla was a bonus on this thorough, fun and inventive food tour. Bellies lays it our so you know what to expect, but there is no describing the conviviality and deliciousness of this small group tour. Possibly the best food tour...More

1  Thank Sharmiro
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on our food tour through Cairo and we're so glad you enjoyed your guide's company. We are so happy that this tour was above your expectations and possibly your favorite as well! We're so flattered! Many thanks for being part...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trust me. You will never want to eat again after this tour! Bellies Enroute made sure we were stuffed to the BRIM by the end of the tour. I loved how knowledgable our host was and the side streets she showed us that we wouldn’t...More

1  Thank curlygirl1993
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us and trusting us with your precious tummy space, we are so happy you enjoyed your tour and took the time to give us this awesome review. Thanks so much for your review and we hope to meet you again in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Miriam, was fun, energetic, engaging and passionate. She loves her home country and everything it has to offer and that enthusiasm carried over into our tour. She took six of us on a four hour private, guided tour through the streets of Cairo....More

1  Thank Sunny G
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your thorough and organized review, it's great that you wrote it and we're happy we will be able to take more travelers on tour thanks to your review. Thanks a mil for going on our tour with your friends and we are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I had a brilliant time on our tour with Mia. We got to experience the more local parts of downtown Cairo, try some delicious Egyptian dishes and enjoy great conversation with Mia which helped us to better understand life in the city....More

Thank Marla G
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your delightful review, we are happy you took the time to write it. We appreciate you taking the time to support our cause and joining our tour. We hope to dine with you again in the future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are just home from an amazing trip to Egypt and booked the city food tour for our first night in Cairo. We thought this was a great way to introduce ourselves to the city, food culture and locals. We found booking through the website...More

1  Thank Geoff-WA
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Egypt and giving us a chance to be part of your Cairo adventure, we were glad you were able to make it to the tour even through Cairo's terrible traffic and street crossing! We are so happy you had a fun...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I joined Laila and four other guests on a Cairo food tour this week and had a great time, hopping from restaurant to restaurant to sample a mix of foods and drinks that are commonly served in and / or originating from Egypt. We visited...More

1  Thank Jday1410
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for insisting to join our tour even after all the changes in your itinerary, we had a ton of fun with you! We're so glad you found the tour to be unique and thank you for your wonderful wishes.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I think there is no better way to get to know people than through food and I was thrilled to discover this highly rated tour of Cairo. Laila was super responsive to our initial enquiries and happily we were able to arrange a tour at...More

1  Thank TeresaB948
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We totally agree with you too! Food brings people together, thank you so much for joining us on our food tour, we're glad you enjoyed your time with Mia too. Thank you for taking the time to write this thorough review. You are right that...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome night tasting traditional foods and experiencing the craziness of downtown Cairo. I loved that you didn't feel like you had to finish everything because uneaten food was given to the homeless. Also was great to hear about the influences on Egyptian...More

1  Thank JustC28
Laila H, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your awesome review and your compliments! We enjoyed touring crazy Cairo with you as well and we're happy that you supported our initiative. Thanks for joining us, we hope to eat with you again.

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Willy T
6 November 2018|
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
We spent from 5pm until 11 with the guide. It was well worth it!
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Kenny C
22 August 2018|
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Response from Laila H | Property representative |
Hi Kenny! We would recommend Thursday since doing the tour at the beginning of your trip will help you choose which foods to eat for the rest of the trip. Alternatively, Saturday is also an option when all of our stops are... More
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Sam V
15 June 2017|
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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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