4.5 star rating: Recommended 137 Reviews

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  • Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Duration:  3 - 4 hours
No visit to Cairo is complete without seeing the majesty of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you'll enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of these famous symbols of Egypt's ancient civilization. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit.

Highlights

  • Private day trip to the Great Pyramids and Sphinx from Cairo
  • Guided introduction to each of the three pyramids
  • Free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost)
  • Photo opportunity of the pyramids and Cairo skyline
  • Visit the enigmatic Sphinx
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this special private tour
  • Pickup and drop-off from Cairo and Giza hotels

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Giza Pyramids and Sphinx

Sphinx, Giza

On the Giza plateau, the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx date back over 3,000 years. While there are actually over 100 pyramids in Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza are by far the most famous and are the last of the original Seven Wonders of the World. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will provide a fascinating introduction to each of the three pyramids: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), although your guide is not permitted to enter with you.

After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.

A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, for thousands of years the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. The Sphinx has the body of a lion and the head of a king, and is surrounded in mystery, including the unanswered questions: who built it and why.

In addition you will have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how this famous artwork is made. If you do not want to include this visit, just inform your guide on the day.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The tour was amazing but what made this tour was our guide, Fouad. He was knowledgeable, passionate about Cairo's history and over the top attentive and accommodating to our wants and needs. Could not have asked for a better guide. Loved him and would highly recommend him.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Tour was well organised. Air conditioned minivan waited us near hotel at the appointed time. The guide was very friendly. His lecture was detailed but not boring. His advices saves our money and help us to avoid crooks who wander around pyramides. But enough about organisation. Egyptian Pyramids is the sight that everyone should sea at least once. If you never seen them just pack and go.

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