The Explore Egypt Tours team allows you to enjoy a stopover tour from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to discover the most famous landmarks of Cairo. On this tour you will visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
Giza - Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, camel ride
Cairo - National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
Start your tour at 8:00 AM as your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to enjoy your full-day tour by visiting the Giza Pyramids that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.).
One of the most mysterious seven wonders of the ancient world (and the only one that still exists.)
-Pyramid of Cheops :
the construction of the pyramid dates from approximately the year 2560 BC, when it was built as a tomb for the pharaoh khufu, and its construction continued over a period of 20 years.
- Pyramid of Khafre
It is one of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. it is built by King Khafre. Lower in height than his father's pyramid (Khufu), it is built on an area of 215 square meters and has two entrances on the northern side. It still retains some of its outer covering at the top.
-Pyramid of Menkaure
it is the smallest of the three main pyramids of the giza pyramid complex located on the giza plateau in the southwestern suburbs of cairo, egypt. It is believed to have been built to serve as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Mykarenus.
Explore the most famous sightseeing in the world, the Giza pyramids! In this sightseeing you will learn a lot of stories and secrets about the pyramids from our specialist archeologest tour guide. In this sightseeing you will visit 9 pyramids, three of them belonging to the kings of the 4th dynasty, in addition to 6 smaller pyramids belonging to the queens of ancient Egypt.
Then proceeding to witness:Sphinx- Valley Temple
Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster who set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them. A geological survey has shown that it was most likely carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during Khafre’s reign, so it probably portrays his features.
You will enjoy a short Camel Ride
Then move to visit Great Sphinx
After visiting the pyramids of Giza you will visit the Valley temple of King Khafre which was built to mummify his body after death. the Vally temple of king Khafre is attached to the great sphinx which belongs to the same king. The statue of the sphinx has the head of king Khfrae and the body of the lion to guard his pyramid.
The Great Sphinx Which is Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster who set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them. A geological survey has shown that it was most likely carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during Khafre’s reign, so it probably portrays his features.
Our professional Egyptologest tour guide will tell you a lot of stories and secrets about the Vally temple and about the Great Sphinx.
After that, you can stop for lunch in a local Egyptian restaurant
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
Then to move to The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is the first museum of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world. It houses large exhibitions in the central square. The museum also includes the Royal Mummies Room (additional ticket), which is the jewel of the museum. It was transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and was received in a majestic procession to discover the ancient Egyptian civilization. There are 1,600 artifacts that the world witnessed on April 3, 2021. This museum includes more than 50,000 artifacts that will link the stages of civilization development from ancient times to the modern era.
After that, you will back to your hotel.
All transfers in a private air-conditioned car to/from your hotel.
Professional Egyptologist Tour Guide.
All tours are as mentioned in the itinerary.
Transfers by private air-conditioned car
Entrance fees to the Pyramids of Giza , Giza Plateau ,Valley Temple, Great Sphinx
Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton).
Entrance fees to The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
Short Camel Ride
Lunch at good quality local restaurant
Bottle of water.
All taxes and charges.
Any entrance fees for special places (inside the Great Pyramid)