Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour Overview

Embark on an exciting Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour with knowledgeable experts from Sun Pyramids Tours. After a pickup from your hotel, the representative will take you to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus to discover these ancient and mesmerizing structures, followed by a visit to the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple belonging to the Pyramid of Chephren. Embark on a captivating adventure through the illustrious history of Egypt with our exclusive "Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum" tour. Delight in a delightful lunch break at a local restaurant before immersing yourself in the wonders of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, nestled in the heart of Old Cairo.

The museum houses an extraordinary collection of 50,000 artifacts, each one a testament to the rich heritage and culture of ancient Egypt, spanning from the magnificent pharaonic era to the marvels of modernity. Our seasoned guides, brimming with knowledge and passion, will accompany you through the many phases of Egyptian civilization, unveiling fascinating insights into the captivating stories behind the historic relics. After an awe-inspiring guided tour of the National Museum, we will whisk you away to the iconic Giza Pyramid Complex, where the enigmatic Pyramids and Sphinx stand tall, evoking a sense of wonder and admiration. As you traverse this ancient wonder, our guides will regale you with intriguing tales of the pharaohs and the secrets concealed within these timeless structures.

Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour Highlights

Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour Highlights
  • Take a fascinating Giza Pyramids & National Museum Tour, discovering Egypt's rich heritage and culture.
  • Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, featuring an impressive collection of over 50,000 artifacts.
  • Hear captivating stories about the construction of the Giza Pyramids from an expert guide.
  • Delight in an authentic lunch at a local restaurant, indulging in the flavors of Egyptian cuisine.
  • Take unforgettable photos of The Pyramids and The Sphinx at an elevated viewpoint with panoramic views.
  • Learn new stories, gain deeper insights and create long-lasting memories on this exceptional guided tour.

Places You Will Visit on Your Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour

Pyramid of Khufu
Pyramid of Khufu

The Pyramid of Khufu is a lasting testament to the remarkable engineering and construction techniques used by the ancient Egyptians. It's one of the oldest and largest pyramids in the world, standing at an impressive height of 146 meters. Over 2 million stone blocks were used in its construction, each weighing an average of 2.5 tons. Inside the pyramid, visitors can explore the King's Chamber, the Queen's Chamber, and the Grand Gallery, offering a glimpse into the mysterious and awe-inspiring world of Pharaonic architecture.

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Pyramid of Khafre
Pyramid of Khafre

The Pyramid of Khafre is one of the most elaborate and visually stunning of the pyramids in the Giza Pyramid Complex. Built around 2520 BC as a tomb for pharaoh Khafre, it stands at a height of 136 meters, with the polished stone cladding giving it an impressive exterior. Visitors can access the interior of the Pyramid of Khafre to explore its burial chambers and experience the stunning architecture firsthand.

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Great Sphinx
Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is an iconic symbol of Egypt and a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Giza. With the head of a human and the body of a lion, it's been shrouded in mystery and intrigue for centuries. Built around 2558 BC, the 73-meter-long Sphinx stands as a majestic monument that has amazed visitors with its intricate designs, powerful aura, and captivating backstory.

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Pyramid of Menkaure
Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest and youngest of the pyramids in the Giza Pyramid Complex. Built around 2510 BC, it was designed as a burial chamber for pharaoh Menkaure. Visitors can explore its interior chambers, gaining insight into the design and structure of these ancient monuments. It's a serene and peaceful location, with a beautiful atmosphere perfect for reflecting on the rich history of ancient Egypt.

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Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum, located in Cairo, is a world-renowned institution, comprising over 120,000 artifacts presenting the history, culture, and legacy of ancient Egypt. It's the perfect place to discover the treasures of Tutankhamun's tomb, explore the mummies and sarcophagi of Egyptian royalty, and learn about the fascinating history of ancient Egypt. The museum offers an essential and unforgettable journey through time, providing insights into the enigmatic world of Pharaonic civilization.

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Duration - Duration 8 hours

Starting Point - Hotel pickup and drop-off Available


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Bottled water during your trip

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What can I expect to see during the Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum Guided Tour?

    During the Giza Pyramid Complex and National Museum guided tour, visitors can expect an immersive experience of ancient Egyptian history and culture. The tour generally includes:

    Visiting the iconic Great Pyramid of Giza, which is the tallest of the ancient pyramids and also one of the oldest Seven Wonders of the World.

    • Exploring the Giza Pyramid Complex, comprising of the Great Sphinx and other smaller pyramids.
    • A visit to the National Museum, which is home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including the treasures of the boy-king Tutankhamun.
    • Learning about the mummification process and discovering the many pharaohs who ruled Egypt during thousands of years of ancient history.

    The guided tour will provide visitors with insight into the ancient Egyptian way of life, history, and culture. The tour guide will share fascinating details about the incredible constructions built by humans thousands of years ago, help visitors decipher symbols and hieroglyphics, and learn about mythology and religion.

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