Egypt Vegan Travel Guide

Egypt Vegan Travel Guide

Egypt Vegan Travel Blogs

“I would rather run than take a horse ride” Egypt vegan travels

We went on a 9-day Egypt tour starting in Cairo, seeing the Pyramids, Sphinx, and going inside the pyramids! Then we travelled down to Aswan, High Aswan Dam, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Karnak, Temple of Hatshepsut, Luxor, Abu Simbel, Valley of [...]

5 Reasons You Should Visit Egypt

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to visit Egypt. It once seemed like an unattainable dream; another world far from my reach. This visit was my 6th, so dreams can be achieved. I fell in love with […]

Exploring the city of Cairo

The locals call her Umm ad-Dunya–The Mother of the World–but we know her as Cairo. She is busy, noisy, teeming with people and vehicles, and by the end of your visit you will be clearing your throat from the black […]

Vegan Guide to Cairo, Egypt

I am so extremely excited to say that, thanks to the new found consciousness in local Egyptians who care about their health and animals, Cairo has become incredibly easy to find vegan food! The last 3 times Cody and I […]

Why we adore Dahab, Egypt

The great Pyramids of Giza, King Tutankhamun, Abu Simbel, Koshary, the streets buzzing with life, Luxor, feluccas on the river Nile, and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Just some of the reasons Egypt is a magical destination.   But Dahab is different. […]

Vegan Dining in Egypt

Raw Republic Egypt

Raw Republic is committed to nourishing your body and nurturing your soul by offering unique combinations of nature’s ingredients.

Zooba – Zamalek

At Zooba, we believe that nothing beats real food; food that is prepared fresh with the highest quality produce and served without additives or preservatives. We use only the freshest local produce to create simple, flavorful, contemporary dishes. By blending […]

Lychee Juice Bar – Zamalek

Lychee Juice Bar in Cairo creates healthy and high-quality juices, smoothies, sandwiches, wraps and salads from fresh, high-quality ingredients.

Earthly Delights Catering

Earthly Delights (Egypt’s only vegan caterer, based out of Cairo) creates delicious vegan and gluten-free items including nut-based cheeses, raw ice creams, pestos, pizzas, burgers, breads, truffles. **Items must be ordered at least one in day in advance, and delivery […]

Peking Lodge Chinese Restaurant

Peking Lodge is an all omnivore Chinese restaurant and bar in the  Zamalek neighborhood in Cairo with veggie options including fried rice (ask for no egg!), fried spring rolls, veggie soups, and other vegetable-based entree options.

Mori Sushi – Zamalek

Mori Sushi is committed to serving only the freshest, most exceptional food, all prepared with unmatched innovation. With several locations in Cairo/Alexandria, the Zamalek location has vegan options including miso soup, veggie tempura, veggie sushi, edamame, and seaweed salad.

Cake Cafe

Cake Cafe in Cairo serves breakfast, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, fresh juices, hot drinks and a selection of gourmet sandwiches. Their vegan options are limited, but worth checking out!

Beano’s Cafe – Zamalek

Beano’s is a chain of cafes in Cairo with hot and cold coffee drinks and smoothies that can be made vegan upon request. They offer almond milk as a plant-based milk option.

Kazaz Restaurant Cairo

Kazaz Restaurant in Downtown Cairo is a fast and inexpensive dining experience with several vegan options to choose from, including french fries, lentil soup, dolma, and falafel.

Felfela – El-Haram

Felfela is a well established fast food operator in the Middle East that dates back to 1963. They have locations in Cairo and in Giza, and offer home delivery, take out, and dine in options. Vegan options include lentil soup, […]

Burger Factory 2012 – Downtown Mall

Burger Factory 2012 is a fast food restaurant in the Zamalek district of Cairo. A vegan burger option is available (ask for no cheese), and comes highly recommended.

Cook Door – El Hakam St (Cairo)

Cook Door is a chain of restaurants in several cities in Egypt, including Cairo. Their vegan options include a vegan kofta platter and vegan kofta sandwich, as well as their friskies fajitas.

Maharaja Indian Restaurant – Ramses Hilton

Maharaja in Cairo is an award-winning Indian restaurant with several authentic plant-based meals on the menu.

Casper & Gambini’s – Tower’s Mall

Casper & Gambini’s is an internationally franchised restaurant-café with regional headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon. The award-winning chain, with several locations in Cairo and around the Middle East, has vegan options including soups, spring rolls, and quinoa salads.

Crave – Zamalek

Crave is a restaurant and cafe in Cairo (Zamalek) with vegan options that includes marinated vegetables and fresh baked rolls. The cuisine is international, and also includes soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes, and more.

El Fishawi Cafe

El Fishawi, located in the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, is the oldest cafe in Cairo. Visitors can sample fine teas and coffees flavored with cardamom, as well as flavorful shisha, in this historic destination established in 1773.

Activities in Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza

The pyramids in Giza are the only remaining of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Visitors may enter the 5000 year old tombs for varying fees depending on how much access they’re looking to gain. The pyramids are accessible […]

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

The open-air market Khan el Khalili Bazaar in Cairo, Egypt is one of the most highly visited souks in Cairo by both tourists and locals alike. The streets and corridors are lined with merchants selling everything from souvenirs and antiques […]

The Egyptian Museum

With 107 halls full of pharaonic antiquities, The Egyptian Museum is a must-see for visitors to Cairo. The funeral mask of King Tutankhamun, New Kingdom royal mummies, and 160,000 other artifacts covering 5,000 years of Egypt’s past are housed here. […]

Abu Simbel Temples

The Abu Simbel temples are located in Nubia, in Southern Egypt, along the border with Sudan. King Ramses II had the two temples built out of stone in approximately 1257 BCE to intimidate his enemies. The temples are UNESCO World […]

Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai is a mountain situated on the Sinai Peninsula in Southern Egypt. At its highest point of elevation, Mount Sinai stands at is 2,285 m (7,497 ft)– the second highest mount in Egypt. The site is considered sacred by […]

Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza, also known as the Sphinx of Giza, or simply the Sphinx, is a limestone structure with the head of a human and the body of a lion that sits watch over the Great Pyramids in […]

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to Africa and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore Egypt compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in Egypt. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

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