Morning pickup from your cruise ship or hotel in Luxor by an air-conditioned vehicle to Souq at-Talaat on the West Bank of Luxor. This market is an open-air museum of incredible anthropological interest. It’s especially interesting to see the lifestyle and traditions of the merchant farmers from all the surrounding villages who come here to sell their produce. Various foods are sold here, like vegetables, fruits and intestines, but also livestock such as cows, goats, sheep, rabbits and poultry. Not to mention farming tools, ropes, fabric, clothes and more; everything that is used in the daily lives of the average local Egyptian family. You can watch bread being baked as it has been for centuries and women carrying big cabbages and baskets (made of the leaf of palm trees, in the local tongue referred to as ghalaq) full of food on their heads as they have done for nearly as long. Your local tour guide will take you on this exclusive tour to explain all about the traditional Egyptian market, farming, food and cooking. You will get a unique impression of the daily shopping of the average Egyptian.
After visiting the market you will be transferred back to your hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle.