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Pyramids of Giza day tours | Visit the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, and bazaars

The Pyramids of Giza are one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and are protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Giza complex consists of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, the Great Sphinx, the Queen’s Pyramids, Valley Temples, and other cemeteries. When visiting the Giza Necropolis, you can go on a camel safari, or a quad biking tour, and explore the nearby Khan el-Khalili bazaar, the Egyptian Museum, and more. Depending on your itinerary, you can choose between a full-day or half-day guided tour.

Why go on a Pyramids of Giza day tour?

Why choose Pyramids of Giza day tours?

Which Pyramids of Giza day tour to choose?

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If you are short on time

Go for: Half-day tours
Budget: Starting from $34
Sights covered: Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and surrounding areas in the Sahara desert
Duration: around 6 hours

  • With half-day tours, you can visit the most significant sights like the Pyramids and the Sphinx, and enjoy hotel pick-up and drop-off facilities.
  • The half-day Pyramids of Giza tour is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Arabic. 
  • Depending on the ticket you choose, a photographer will also accompany you to capture top-notch portraits and family photographs. 

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If you want to explore in-depth

Go for: Guided tours with a professional Egyptologist guide
Budget: Starting from $51
Sights covered: Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Khan el-Khalili bazaar, and surrounding areas
Duration: 8 hours

  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the local bazaars with an English or German-speaking guide.
  • With these tickets, you can get lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant, enjoy return transfers, and also stop for a photography session at the Great Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum. 

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If you are traveling from Hurghada

Go for: Guided tours with transfers and flight tickets
Budget: Starting from $82
Sights covered: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, and areas around Cairo and Giza
Duration: 16 hours

  • With these tickets, you can avail of round-trip flight tickets and hotel transfers from Hurghada in an air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • The guided day tour is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Polish. 
  • A multilingual Egyptologist guide will also accompany you on these day tours.

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If you want to explore beyond

Go for: Guided tours with transfers and flight tickets
Budget: Starting from $82
Sights covered: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, and areas around Cairo and Giza
Duration: 16 hours

  • With these tickets, you can explore all the major attractions in and around Cairo and also enjoy flight transfers from Hurghada and a barbeque lunch at a local restaurant. 
  • The full-day Giza tour is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese. 

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Discounted tickets

If you book Pyramids of Giza day tours online, you can avail yourself of reduced prices and combo deals. Please carry valid identification proof with you on your visit. 

Flexible cancellation policy

You can also cancel and re-schedule your Pyramids of Giza day tours. If you book your day tours online, you can cancel or re-schedule them up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund on your purchase. Make sure to check your ticket details before confirming your payment to ensure this facility. 

What to expect from a Pyramids of Giza day tour?

While on a Pyramids of Giza tour, here’s what to expect.
The duration of your tour will be around 6 to 8 hours, but you can expect timings to vary a little bit. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Depending on your tickets, you will visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili bazaar, and more. You will also be dropped off at your hotel.
Throughout your day trip, an expert Egyptologist tour guide, will accompany you along the way and tell you about the history of the different sites you’ll visit.

Pyramids of Giza day tour highlights

The Pyramids of Giza complex is packed with ancient monuments from ancient Egypt, and the day tours will also take you to the top sights in Cairo. While there’s a lot of ground to cover, here are the top highlights of your tour.

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Giza Solar Boat Museum

Near the Great Pyramid of Khufu Solar Boat Museum. It houses a reconstruction of the pharaoh’s solar barque, the ship buried with the king to use on his journey across the heavens.

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Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

The Khan el-Khalili bazaar is perhaps the most famous bazaar in Cairo. Here you can buy spices, souvenirs, antiques, local food, and jewelry, or just enjoy the bustling atmosphere.

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Cairo Citadel

The Cairo Citadel is a grand castle built by Salah Al-Din in the 12th century. It is located in Cairo’s historic Islamic center and is famous for its stunning city views.

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  • Accessibility: While visitors in wheelchairs cannot explore the interiors of the Pyramids of Giza, they can stroll up to the entrance of the Great Sphinx. There is a ramp leading up to the Sphinx. Please note that the surrounding areas are sandy and uneven, making it unsuitable for wheelchair users. We recommend you go on a camel safari tour to explore the Pyramids and catch amazing views of the Sahara desert. 
  • Photography: You can click pictures of the Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and surrounding areas. Please be mindful of other visitors if you are carrying professional camera equipment like tripods. 
  • Shops: There are plenty of small shops outside the Giza Pyramids. Make sure to carry cash as most of these vendors do not accept card payments.
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Frequently asked questions about Pyramids of Giza day tours

Where do I get my Pyramids of Giza day tour tickets from?

We recommend you purchase Pyramids of Giza day tour tickets online to save time and money. Online ticket bookings ensure that you do not have to wait in long lines on the day of your visit.

Why should I book Pyramids of Giza day tours online?

Booking your Pyramids of Giza day tour tickets online ensures that you have a hassle-free experience on the day of your visit. You can avoid long lines and stay worry-free, knowing that you will get guaranteed access to the Pyramids.

What do Pyramids of Giza day tours include?

Depending on the kind of Pyramids of Giza day tours you purchase, you will get access to the Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the nearby local bazaars, and more. If you are traveling from Hurghada, you can avail of day tours that include round-trip flight transfers and hotel pick-ups. You can also enjoy lunch options at local restaurants, and get a professional Egyptologist guide, and a photographer with your day tour.

How long is a Pyramids of Giza day tour?

Depending on the number of attractions you want to cover, you can choose your Pyramids of Giza day tours. A half-day tour of the Pyramids and the Sphinx lasts for around 6 hours. If you also visit the bazaars and nearby areas, it may take around 8 hours. If you plan to come from Hurghada, it will take around 16 hours.

Do Pyramids of Giza day tours offer lunch options?

Yes, you can enjoy lunches at local Egyptian restaurants with your Pyramids of Giza day tour tickets. You can also enjoy barbeque lunch options in a few tours.

Do Pyramids of Giza day tours include transfers?

Yes, depending on the kind of Pyramids of Giza day tours you purchase, you can avail of round-trip transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle. You can also enjoy hotel pick-ups and drop-offs on your visit.

Are the Pyramids of Giza day tours available in multiple languages?

Yes, most of the Pyramids of Giza guided day tours are available in multiple languages- Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Polish.

Are Pyramids of Giza day tour tickets refundable?

Yes, if your plans change, you can reschedule or cancel your Pyramids of Giza day tours 24 hours before the experience begins to get a refund on your purchase.

What should I wear on my Pyramids of Giza day tour?

We recommend you wear light, breathable clothing on the day of your Pyramids of Giza tour. The desert sun is quite harsh even during the winter months, so it is best to protect your skin and wear sunscreen during your visit.