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Half-Day Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx

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Activity provider: Egypt Excursions Online

Half-Day Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx

Activity provider: Egypt Excursions Online

From US$ 42.19 per person

Take a sightseeing tour of Giza's Great Pyramids and get to know its guardian, the Sphinx, with the luxury of your own qualified Egyptology tour guide. Visit the Pyramids of Chephren and Valley Temple.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish, French, Russian
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel lobby

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Great Pyramid of Giza and the legendary Valley Temple
  • Explore the ancient Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops
  • Gaze in awe at the Great Sphinx
Full description
Begin this half-day tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx straight from your hotel in Cairo. Head toward the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus and discover the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe the Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza) was built as a tomb for the Egyptian Pharaoh Khofo and constructed over a 14 to 20-year period in 2560 BC. Afterwards, continue on toward the Great Sphinx. The Sphinx has the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body and dates back to the time of Chephren. This sphinx was made to guard the pyramids of King Chefren. Next, visit the Valley Temple which belonged to the Pyramids of Chephren. The temple acted as a place for the purification and mummification process of the king before burial.
Includes
  • All transportation by modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking Egyptologist
  • Bottled mineral water
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • All entrance fees

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Tour is available daily. Pick-up is at 8:30 AM and drop off is at 2:00 PM
  • What to bring
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Наш гайд Самуил был просто супер! Нас забрали с отеля и для нас был приватный тур к пирамидам and сфинксу на машине с водителем. Наш гайд говорил на отличном русском языке. Как он сам потом сказал , он любит историю , поэтому рассказывал все очень интересно и понятно. Также он объяснил , как нужно вести себя , чтобы не облапошили. После купить сувениры , парфюм , папирус и т.д. Однозначно 10/10!

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January 5, 2023

Many thanks to our guide Mohamed and to the driver Murat! It was very nice, we saw everything, got a lot of information and spent the time at the pyramids and sphinx really wisely. Was also very funny and helpful! We also did a second tour for Coptic Quarter and Khan El Khalili Market and this one was at least as good! We would recommend both our guide and driver! Thank you very much! Carmen and Vivi

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June 9, 2022

They asked to leave at 7:30 due to traffic jams, we were only happy. We met on time, went in a comfortable car with a kondey, four of us: me, my husband, the guide and the driver. We did not try to bring it anywhere (as usual it happens through tour operators, half excursions are arrivals to shops). Everything went great, thanks

June 3, 2021

Product ID: 11778