Got up early on a Friday to travel the hour journey out of Cairo. Beautiful morning, even saw a rainbow over the pyramids. We have a trusted taxi driver we use a lot so travel was easy. I would not recommend going on a tour...更多
If you want to see a slice of traditional life, visit the camel market. It's off the beaten path but if you're in Cairo for longer than a few days, I recommend it. As other reviews stated, the people at the market are cordial if...更多
We hired an uber driver to take us to this camel market outside of Cairo. Go early as much of the action is over by 12:00. This is a wild and crazy market experience. Not for the faint of heart or slow reacting. Camel do...更多
The Birqash Camel Market is truly an amazing experience and a must see for anyone who likes to do things off the beaten path.
I visited on a Friday morning in August 2016 around 8:15am with my husband and baby (in a carrier). We happened...更多
45 minutes outside of Cairo - we arrived at 9am on a Friday and it was very busy. I've heard Fridays are the best day. 25 Egyptian Pounds each to enter (extra fee for cameras - but not phones). The amount of Camels is amazing!...更多
Family of five, with three children visited the market on a Friday. Ninety minute drive from Maadi, with very light traffic. Went at about 10:00am, which was perfect. There is a small entrance fee at the entrance, few dollars payable in LE. The camel merchants...更多
If you are even thinking about doing the trip, then you probably should do it. I was a bit nervous being in the country like this, as an American, but the trip was a blast. It is about a 45 minute drive from Cairo, but...更多