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Half Day Tour of Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx

$25
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5 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Travel back in time as you dive into Egyptian history on this guided excursion through Egypt's must-visit historical landmarks
  • With an expert Egyptologist to guide you, you'll be learning while exploring the different architectural wonders visited
  • Don't give transportation a fleeting thought, for hotel pickups and drop-offs are baked into the price of this ticket
  • Start off at the Pyramids of Giza, the only one of the old Seven Wonders of the World that is still standing
  • Soak up the panoramic views of Giza, along with the Pyramids Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure
  • Take a picture with the Sphinx, an easy-recognizable, iconic relic of ancient Egpyt that has a missing beard and nose
  • Discover the Valley Temple and learn how ancient kings were "cleansed" here before burial. Learn further about the process of mummification that took place here
  • Expert Egyptologist tour guide
  • Round-trip hotel transfers on an air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes & service charges
  • Children aged 6-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Guided Tour of the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & the Bazaar

From $50$45
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
8 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Travel through 5,000 years of history at the Egyptian Museum
  • Dig into a delicious Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant
  • Savor spectacular views of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx
  • Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are included in your ticket
  • Children aged 6-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pyramids, Bazaar and Citadel Tour with Photographer

From $72$64.80
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
6 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Don't miss out on this iconic guided tour through Cairo that shows you must-visit landmarks, enjoy quintessential experiences, and stumble through age-old bazaars
  • Pick up intriguing facts about Cairo's sublime history from your expert tour guide, who will navigate your tour
  • A professional photographer will also accompany you, capturing real candids, top-notch portraits, and family pictures- whatever you need!
  • You'll explore the majestic Pyramids of Giza, enjoy a short camel ride through the Sahara Desert and visit the Sphinx of Giza
  • After a scrumptious lunch (at your own expense), you'll continue to the Citadel of Cairo, and explore this UNESCO stone structure while visiting the ancient edifices of the city
  • Finally, visit the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, filled to the brim with ancient culture, and shop for souvenirs- well-crafted jewelry, handicrafts, and decorations
  • Convenient round-trip hotel transfers on an air-conditioned vehicle make sure you don't have to arrange for transportation
  • Expert Egyptologist tour guide
  • Round-trip hotel transfers on an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Camel ride in the Sahara Desert
  • Photographer
  • Bottled mineral water
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pyramids of Giza Day Tours

The Pyramids of Giza are one of the most popular attractions in Egypt, welcoming millions of visitors each year. They were built by three rulers of ancient Egypt, the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure between 2600 and 2500 BC. The pyramids served as tomb for the pharaoh, as well as storage for items he would need in the afterlife, and a stunning display of his wealth and power. 

In the Giza complex you will also find many other ancient monuments, such as the Great Sphinx, a worker’s village, various temples, and more. Today, the site is also a UNESCO Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

All Your Cairo to Giza Tours Explained

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Half-Day Tour of Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, & Solar Boat Museum

You will get to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World and learn the history of the area accompanied by an Egyptologist. It includes highlights like the three Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. You’ll also get the chance to visit the Valley Temple and the Solar Boat Museum to learn all about ancient Egyptian religious rituals.

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Guided Tour of the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & the Bazaar

Enjoy exploring the awe-inspiring sites of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, followed by a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Then you will discover 5,000 years of Egyptian history with a tour of the Egyptian Museum, including the famous tomb artifacts of Tutankhamun. Finally, visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where you can soak in the atmosphere of one of the oldest markets in the city.

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Pyramids, Bazaar, and Citadel Tour with Photographer

Get the chance to go to historic landmarks, enjoy Egyptian experiences, and wander through ancient bazaars: all with a professional photographer to capture your memories. With an expert guide, visit the majestic Pyramids of Giza, where you can also take a captivating camel ride through the Sahara Desert. Continue on to the Citadel of Cairo, a medieval Islamic fortification with great panoramic views of the city, and finally, end your day at the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, one of the Middle East's oldest bazaars to pick up the perfect souvenir.

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Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Memphis Tour from Cairo

Explore the best of ancient Egypt accompanied by an expert Egyptologist tour guide. Visit the very first pyramid built in Egypt, by King Djoser along with the pyramids and tombs of many important kings and nobles in Saqqara, and then continue on to Memphis, the old capital of ancient Egypt. And finally, end your day by exploring the famed Pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx.

Remember that certain things are not included in the tickets, such as entrance fees and personal expenses.

What to Expect on a Cairo to Giza Day Tour

While on a Pyramids of Giza tour, here’s what to expect.

The duration of your tour will be around 6-8 hours, but you can expect timings to vary a little bit. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle, which will also drop you back once the tour has been completed. Depending on your tickets, you will also visit the Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili bazaar, the Cairo Citadel, or Saqqara and Memphis.

Throughout your day trip, an expert Egyptologist tour guide, will accompany you along the way and enlighten you with their knowledge about the history of the different sites you’ll visit.

Plan Your Visit

Timings
Getting There
Tips & Guidelines
What are the Pyramids of Giza opening hours?

Pyramids of Giza opening hours are 8 AM to 5 PM in the summer (Apr-Sept) and 8 AM - 4 PM in the winter (Oct-March).

What is the duration of a Cairo to Giza Day Tour?

The average duration of a tour is between 6-8 hours. But, you can expect a slight variation here and there.

What time does my Cairo to Giza tour begin?

Depending on your booking, your Pyramids of Giza tour will begin around 08:30 PM. Exact details will be clearly mentioned on your confirmed ticket.

Are return transfers included in my Cairo to Giza Day tour?

Yes. Your day tours include return transfers. You’ll be picked up from and dropped back to your hotel in Cairo.

What transport option is available for a Cairo to Giza day tour?

You’ll travel in an air-conditioned coach during your Caito to Giza tour.

Will I be dropped back to my hotel after my Cairo to Giza tour?

Yes, you will be picked you up directly from your hotel in Cairo, and also be dropped back accordingly.

What should I wear on a Cairo to Giza day tour?

The tour includes a fair amount of walking, so it is recommended that you wear something comfortable and comfortable shoes. As it gets very hot near the pyramids, take something to cover your head, such as a hat or a scarf.

Is photography allowed inside the Pyramids of Giza?

While you can take photographs in the Giza Complex and outside the pyramids, you cannot take camera inside the pyramids themselves.

Can I carry luggage on my Giza day tour?

It is not recommended that you carry large bags or luggage on your tour owing to limited space on the coach. Moreover, the Pyramids of Giza do not permit large luggage as well. You can carry small backpacks or bags.

What to See on a Cairo to Giza Day Tour

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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The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza was built as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu and dates back to 2600 BC. You can go inside the pyramid and explore the many subterranean chambers.

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Pyramid of Khafre

The Pyramid of Khafre is slightly smaller than the Great Pyramid. It was built for the pharaoh Khafre in 2570 BC. Unfortunately, its treasures were plundered in ancient and medieval times.

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Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the Giza Pyramids. It was completed around 2510 BC. Its north face was damaged when a medieval Sultan attempted to demolish it.

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Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is a colossal sandstone statue of a mythical creature with the head of a man, and the body of a lion. It sits in front of the Pyramid of Khafre and is famous for having a broken nose.

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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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Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, also called the Cairo Museum, is home to a vast collection of pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It also hosts special events and exhibitions all year long.

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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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Memphis

Located 40 km southwest of Cairo, the ancient city of Memphis was the capital of Egypt for over 3,000 years. It’s said to have been founded by the legendary first king of Egypt Menes in 3100 BC. Today, it’s a  UNESCO World Heritage Site, and includes many ancient cemeteries in its area, including the Giza Necropolis, Saqqara, and Dahshur.

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Saqqara

Saqqara is one of the most important cemeteries in the ancient city of Memphis. Here you will find the world’s oldest pyramids, the Step Pyramid of Djoser (c.2613 BC), as well as the pyramids and tombs of many important kings and nobles from throughout ancient Egyptian history. Don’t miss the Imhotep Museum, the Tomb of Horemheb, and the Serapeum.

Pyramids of Giza Day Tours FAQs

Q. Are Pyramids of Giza tours available right now?

A. Yes. Pyramids of Giza tours are available. You can book your tickets here.

Q. What is included in my Pyramids of Giza day tour?

A. You’ll travel on an air-conditioned coach with an expert tour guide and visit the Pyramids of Giza. Depending on your ticket, you’ll also visit the Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili bazaar, the Cairo Citadel, or Saqqara and Memphis.

Q. What is the duration of a Pyramids of Giza tour?

A. The average duration of a Pyramids of Giza tour is around 6-8 hours.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for the Pyramids of Giza tour?

A. It depends on the tour you book. Some offer a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule. Please check before you book your tour.

Q. Does a Pyramids of Giza tour include a guided tour?

A. Yes, depending on your ticket, you’ll avail the services of an expert accompanied by an Egyptologist tour guide. Please ensure to check whether the tour is multi-lingual, or available only in a specific language.

Q. Are return transfers included in a Pyramids of Giza tour?

A. Yes, return transfers are included in a Pyramids of Giza day tour. You will be picked up from and dropped back at your hotel in Cairo.