Here you will find a selection of some of the nice things people have said about us.
September 2013 – Food Tours.
“. . . more ways to immerse yourself in Turkish food culture, including farm stays, tastings and cooking classes, and can arrange for you to spend time at rural guesthouses, organic farms and wineries in Turkey.”
April 2013 – Top Ten Guided Tours.
Gogobot travel recommendation site users chose their top guided tours as part of site’s Travelers’ Favorite Awards.
January 2013 – “Until recently most travelers haven’t wondered much about the flavors of this desert country—a situation Backpacker Concierge aims to change with its new bespoke culinary excursions there.”
December 2012 – “We decided to work with a travel agent for our Egypt trip. But not the kind of travel agent you’re thinking of. A pal recommended Cairo-based Backpacker Concierge for a reasonably priced,
aesthetically proper alternative to the average travel agent. And thank goodness he did.”
June 2012 – “Culturally and environmentally responsible desert trips and Nile cruises, plus more focused custom trips such as food tours.”
January 2011 – Get to know the founder of Backpacker Concierge as he shares his favorite Egyptian addresses with the New York Times. Travel like an insider during your next adventure in Egypt!
December 2010 – “People want to learn about Egypt’s history- pharaohs, pyramids, temples. But not many travellers find out what the common person did and does,” says Eric Monkaba, founder of Backpacker Concierge. The best way to do it? Stay on the Red Sea coast with one of the last [nomadic] communities.”
July 2010 – “Backpacker Concierge’s mantra is providing the backpacker mentality (unique experiences) without having to sacrifice a certain level of luxury. They work one-on-one with clients to get to know them on a personal basis and tailor the perfect itinerary for an in depth exploration of Egypt and Jordan.”
June 2010 – “An excellent boutique start-up that offers customised travel packages with a strong emphasis on culturally and environmentally responsible service. They are incredibly tech-savvy, and can communicate with you via phone, email, Facebook and even Twitter.”