Half-Day Private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx Overview

Embark on a half-day private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, starting from your hotel in Cairo, and enjoy a hassle-free and informative excursion. No need for transportation arrangements as the tour provides a professional guide who will lead the way. Marvel at the sights and sounds of Giza as you walk toward the world-renowned Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus, constructed over four and a half thousand years ago. Immerse yourself in history and absorb the cultural relevance of these ancient monuments.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of ancient Egypt with a private Half-Day Private Tour To Pyramids Of Giza And Sphinx. Unravel the mysteries of the Great Sphinx as your guide shares intriguing tales about its creators and the myths surrounding its existence. Discover the beautifully restored Valley Temple, an evocative religious site that offers insights into the era of pharaohs and their mummification customs. With ample time at your disposal, embrace the grandeur and history of the Pyramids and Sphinx while capturing unforgettable moments with your camera. This adventure promises an extraordinary glimpse into Egypt's rich heritage and architectural wonders, leaving you with cherished memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Half-Day Private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx Highlights

Half-Day Private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx
  • Join a private day trip to the Great Pyramids and Sphinx from Cairo, and enjoy personalized attention from an expert Egyptologist guide.
  • Discover the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and largest pyramid, which has religious significance, and learn about its history and cultural relevance.
  • Explore the ancient Pyramid of Khufu, also known as the Pyramid of Cheops, and other pyramids, while getting a guided introduction to each of them.
  • Take a close look at the legendary Valley Temple, which is considered the entrance area of the pyramids and learn about its ancient customs and practices.
  • Get awe-inspired by the Great Sphinx, an enigmatic structure consisting of a lion's body with a human head, and listen to fascinating details about its creators and myths.
  • Enjoy the convenience of the pickup and drop-off facility from your Cairo and Giza hotel.
  • Have the opportunity to take photos of the pyramids and Cairo skyline and create some lasting memories.
  • Gain free time to enter one of the pyramids, with additional cost, and experience the interior, which stores a wealth of history and cultural significance.

Places You Will Visit on Your Half-Day Private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

Pyramid of Khufu
Pyramid of Khufu

The Pyramid of Khufu, also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza, is the oldest and most famous pyramid in the world. Built over 4,500 years ago, it's a marvel of ancient architecture and engineering. Standing at 147 meters tall and covering an area of 13 acres, the pyramid is a testament to the achievements of Egypt's Old Kingdom. It's said that around 100,000 workers took part in its construction, which took around 20 years to complete.

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Pyramid of Khafre
Pyramid of Khafre

The Pyramid of Khafre is the second-tallest pyramid in Giza, reaching 136 meters tall. According to historians, it was constructed using a similar methodology as the Great Pyramid of Giza (Pyramid of Khufu) to build this architectural wonder. The pyramid features multiple layers of limestone and granite, which add to its beauty. It's also said to have a larger burial chamber compared to Khufu's pyramid.

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Great Sphinx
Great Sphinx

A half-human, half-lion sculpture that awes people visiting the Giza Plateau. The sphinx casting its legend over the Pyramid of Khafre is over 20 meters high and more than 70 meters long. Believed to have been fashioned over 4,500 years ago, the Great Sphinx is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world, shrouded in mystique and myth, and providing plenty of photo opportunities for visitors.

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Pyramid of Menkaure
Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the three main pyramids found at Giza. Known for its beautiful corbelled cap, the structure stands around 65 meters tall. It was constructed for the Pharaoh Menkaure who ruled during the Fourth Dynasty period. The pyramid's base covers an area of around 108 square meters - an impressive feat of construction given the technology of the era. Although smaller than the other pyramids of Giza, it's still attracted visitors for centuries.

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Duration - Duration 3 hours

Starting Point - Pickup and Dropoff from your hotel


  • All transportation by modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking Egyptologist
  • Bottled mineral water
  • All service charges and taxes


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    A Half-Day Private tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx will take you to some of the most iconic sites of ancient Egypt. The tour includes a visit to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Valley Temple, and the Great Sphinx. You can have a chance to walk inside one of the pyramids (additional cost) and discover the ancient burial customs and mummification practices. You'll also have ample opportunities to take photos and create lasting memories of the pyramids and Cairo skyline. An expert Egyptologist guide will accompany you throughout the tour to impart historical and cultural significance of each site.

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