Book Authentic Middle Eastern Experiences With Verified Locals!

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Choose an experience

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Select a local guide

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Enjoy your authentic tour!

TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL

Local Living Experiences

Escape the ordinary and explore the Middle East like a local with Simsem! Our experienced local guides lead immersive tours, introducing you to hidden treasures, local customs, and delicious cuisine.

Ahmed
Giza, Egypt
5 HOURS
5
5/5
$216/Person
Ahmed
Luxor, Egypt
5 HOURS
5
5/5
$144/Person
Ahmed
Alexandria, Egypt
5 HOURS
5
5/5
$121/Person
Ahmed
Cairo, Egypt
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$30/Person
Ahmed
Cairo, Egypt
4 HOURS
5
5/5
$60/Person
Ahmed
Giza, Egypt
3 HOURS
5
5/5
$42/Person
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Dining Experiences

Experience the true flavors of the Middle East beyond restaurants. Join a Simsem host for a home-cooked meal, sharing stories and traditions around the table. Savor authentic dishes, connect with locals, and create unforgettable memories.

Ahmed
Istanbul, Turkey
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$181.5/Person
Ahmed
Amman, Jordan
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$30.25/Person
Ahmed
Amman, Jordan
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$30.25/Person
Ahmed
Ahmed
+ 1
Amman, Jordan
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$24.20/Person
Ahmed
Ahmed
+ 1
Amman, Jordan
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$16.94/Person
Ahmed
Cairo, Egypt
2 HOURS
5
5/5
$60.50/Person
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Getaway Experiences

Simsem curates unique getaways across the Middle East, immersing you in the true essence of the region. From serene desert retreats to adrenaline-pumping escapades, explore ancient wonders, charming villages, and vibrant cities.

Ahmed
Cairo, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $154/Person
Ahmed
Fayoum, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $66.40/Person
Ahmed
Cairo & Giza, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $32.40/Person
Ahmed
Aswan, Egypt
4 Nights
5
5/5
From $648/Person
Ahmed
Giza, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $32.40/Person
Ahmed
Aswan, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $108/Person
Ahmed
Alexandria, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $129.60/Person
Ahmed
Faiyum Oasis, Egypt
1 DAY
5
5/5
From $118.80/Person

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Spontaneous Hangouts

No plans? No worries! With Simsem’s Spontaneous Hangouts feature, you can instantly book any active local host near you to get your guide and explore authentic Middle Eastern experiences.

Contact with a local guide in Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon. Simsem has got you covered with locals!

Why Choose Simsem

Transparent Pricing

No surprises, just clear costs for a straightforward booking experience.

Authentic Experiences

Dive into the real Middle East with locals who share their stories and enjoy curated adventures

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positive impact on local communities. 

Escape Commercial Noise

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WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO

To share the richness of the Middle Eastern culture with locals and create a bridge of understanding and appreciation, one authentic experience at a time.

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