It is considered the biggest market of its kind in Egypt. Traders and people from every social standard gather there in order to get a relatively cheap camel or guaranteed healthy meat. Also, tourists from all over the world come to see this famous market, after visiting the Pharaonic monuments, some are keen to see the largest gathering of camels - the ships of the desert.
In the morning pick up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer Birkash to the Camel Market, 35 km northwest of Cairo. It is Egypt's largest camel market, located on the edge of the Western Desert, and makes a wild contrast to the city life of Cairo. The market displays hundreds of camels; those have been driven across the shifting sands from Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Aswan. After visiting the market, transfer back to Cairo.
- Pick up from to your hotel in central Cairo or Giza
- All transportation by private, an air–conditioned car
- All services charges and taxes
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any items of personal nature, such as drinks, food
This tour runs: every Friday
Pick up time: between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m.
Trip duration: approximately 4 hours
25 Euro/ person
40 Euro for 1 person booking