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Bellies En-Route

122 reviews
Cairo, Egypt
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About Bellies En-Route
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 trip epic, or disastrous. That's why we partner up with the top food focused program providers to genuinely connect you with the places you're visiting, taking your taste buds on a culinary joyride.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This food tour was a highlight on our Egypt trip! Not only was the food great but the guide (Miriam) was fun, insightful and gave us great insight into current Cairo events. This is a must do when in Cairo.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tsb21403
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting Cairo, I wanted to go beyond the pyramids, Sphinx, and temples. I wanted to see the real Cairo—walk the side streets, talk with locals, and eat off the beaten path. The thing is, without speaking Arabic it was almost impossible to do that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Egypt as an inter generational family of 8 (ages 9-71). After seeing many temples, tombs, museums and cruising the Nile, we opted for this tour to get a taste of modern Egypt. We were not disappointed, in fact, it was a highlight...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tlieteau
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Bellies En-Route crew was responsive, flexible, and helpful. Amir was a great guide, sharing info with us, pointing out details about the neighborhoods that we would have missed. Great variety of food and drink, and we even got in a few extras. We’ve done...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Guide was friendly. Food was adequate but not worth the price tag. There could of been more variety with the food also. The locations could of been more structured. In particular, the drop off location and process. It felt stressful. The tour finished at 10pm...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Lolzi, Owner at Bellies En-Route, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback on our Downtown Cairo food tour. We are always improving the tour and this helps us make it better! We would appreciate it a lot if you can send us an email regarding this so that...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019

If you enjoy eating, then you must try the Bellies En-Route tour! Our tour guide, Amir, is a chef and a native of Cairo. He is very knowledgeable and took us to eight great spots where we could sample some of the best local dishes!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CFYasutomi
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Bellies En-Route street food tour is like meeting up with your best friend who knows all the people who run the best little food stands and restaurants and can teach you important aspects of Egyptian culture and history. I felt like Laila was my friend...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank A2Jess
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Our first night in Cairo - we joined Amir and Belly’s En-Route for a small group, walking tour. We spent a solid four hours with Amir, a Heliopolis native, learning about Egyptian culture through the food. Our small group made eight stops — everything from...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bethdoodle
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I live in Cairo and spend a lot of time downtown. But this food tour gave me insight and took me to places I had never been. The founders are sweet, knowledgeable and extremely accommodating. They customize most tours, I took my students and we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank withlovefromcairo
Reviewed April 29, 2019

I have to give our tour guide props because I can't imagine how difficult it is to lead a group of tourists through the chaotic streets of Cairo. The tour went to about 8 places, and the food at each place was incredible. I'd highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Basma77777
December 25, 2018|
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Response from Lolzi | Property representative |
It's 55 GBP now.
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November 5, 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
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Lolzi | 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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