It's my pleasure to take a very good care of you and give you a deep insight into the history and culture of Cairo and its people. Cairo is safe, friendly, economical and not marinated in global tourists.
Having a Master's in Egyptology and having been a tour guide since 1991, I will help you see as much of the city as we can, experience the local culture, learn the Egyptian history and try the mouth-watering food. I grew up in Cairo and spent my entire life living and breathing this community. I know Cairo like the back of my hand.
I belong to the new generation of Egyptians who believe that Egypt is more than just the Pyramids and the Sphinx. I have a passion for discovering hidden corners in Egypt and unveiling the secrets of this fascinating, complex and diverse country. I have traveled extensively in Egypt and abroad and I love cultural crossings, great conversations and, of course, authentic, delicious food!
I will tailor the tour according to your budget, needs and interests. I design and take private, personalized tours in Cairo, Alexandria and I also do Nile cruises in Luxor and Aswan. I will be happy to book your hotel, cruise boat and domestic flights.
My tours are created with the aim of sharing with you my favorite spots of Egypt, be it places, neighborhoods, cafes or restaurants. My tours are highly original and planned with a lot of care and attention to detail. These tours will be personalized so that you can experience the local culture and mingle with real Egyptians.
If you have any questions, I'll be more than happy to help you out.
Looking forward to seeing you in Egypt soon!
A Recent Review of this guide
If I can give this tour a 10 out of 5, I would! Tarek is arguably the best in his field or expertise-detailing the history of pre-Ptolemaic Egypt up to its modern history. I really had an intellectual discussion with him most of the time. However, his knowledge doesn't end there. I admire his hospitality and flexibility in making sure that I get the best of my trip. If you plan to visit the Pyramids at Giza/plan to tour in Cairo or nearby historical places, Tarek is the man! I'd love to tour again w/him!
Master's in Egyptology in 2015. Bachelor in Egyptology in 1991. Member of the EGTGS (the Egyptian General Tour Guide Syndicate). Member of the WTFGA (the World Travel Federation of Guide Association). Completion of Foundations of Extraordinary Tour Leading Course - from "Be a Better Guide" and "Online Tourism Academy".