Enjoy a half-day of sightseeing on this tour of the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx from Cairo. Start at the Great Pyramid of Giza and take in the oldest of the Seven Wonders before continuing to the Great Sphinx, eternally standing guard for King Chefren.
What to Expect
Begin 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.
- All transportation by modern, air-conditioned vehicle
- All entrance fees
- English-speaking Egyptologist
- Bottled mineral water
- All service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Drinks and personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Tour is available daily. Pickup is at 8:30 and drop-off is at 14:00.
What to bring
• Passport valid for at least 6 months
• Comfortable shoes
• Sun block