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Half-Day Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx83 Reviews
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.
- 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
DescriptionBegin 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.
IncludesAll transportation by modern, air-conditioned vehicle English-speaking Egyptologist Bottled mineral water All service charges and taxes
- 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