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Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

1. Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

Meet your tour-guide in your hotel lobby and depart in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to the Giza Plateau. The tour begins by exploring the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. You will visit the Pyramid of Cheops (The Great Pyramid of Giza), the largest pyramid in the world. Continue your tour with visits to the Pyramids of Chephren and Mykerinos. Learn the architectural significance and fascinating history of these magnificent structures. While on the Giza Plateau, you will see The Great Sphinx of Giza and learn about the mystery of one of the oldest and largest sculptures in the world.

From Cairo: 4x4 Desert Safari, Sandsurf, and Camel Ride

2. From Cairo: 4x4 Desert Safari, Sandsurf, and Camel Ride

Start with pickup from your hotel or another selected location in Cairo or Giza between 7:30 AM and 8:30 AM. Board a comfortable air-conditioned car and enjoy a comfortable 100-minute ride to the Wadi El Rayan Desert. Upon arrival, enjoy fantastic views of the Wadi El Rayan waterfalls in the heart of the desert. Admire the powerful cascades of water which provide a stark contrast to the surrounding arid landscape. If you are lucky, catch glimpses of desert wildlife in the area such as the slender-horned gazelle. Next, make a stop for photos of the beautiful Mudawara Mountains. Then, get ready to enjoy the desert adventure. Board the 4X4 car for some dune bashing and experience the excitement as the car glides through yellow, soft sand. After riding over the dunes, stop to enjoy some sandboarding. Strap yourself to the sandboard and glide down the sparkling, yellow sand at a fast pace. Next, mount a camel and feel like a Bedouin explorer as you ride through the beautiful desert terrain. After the camel ride, stop at a Bedouin desert camp and enjoy an elaborate and delicious BBQ lunch. Once you are done with your lunch, you will be dropped back to your hotel or selected location in Cairo or Giza.

Cairo: Half Day Pyramids Tour by Camel or Horse Carriage

3. Cairo: Half Day Pyramids Tour by Camel or Horse Carriage

After pickup from your accommodation in Cairo or Giza, head straight to the Giza Plateau in an air-conditioned vehicle to explore the wonders of ancient Egypt. Choose either a camel or horse carriage ride, and set off with your expert guide to gaze at the splendor of the world’s largest pyramids. Marvel at the 4,500-year-old structures, learning about the rich history and contemporary cultural significance of some of Egypt’s foremost national treasures. Continue your exploration of the area, moving past the Great Sphinx of Giza, as well as the stately Pyramid of Mykerinos and Chephren. With options to select entrance to the Great Pyramid and a traditional lunch at a local restaurant, cater the experience to your schedule and budget. After a day of exploring the iconic structures, you’ll be driven back to your accommodation, having experienced a snapshot of ancient history.

Cairo: Pyramids Quad Bike Adventure & Optional Camel Ride

4. Cairo: Pyramids Quad Bike Adventure & Optional Camel Ride

Explore Egypt's ancient pyramids, including the Great Pyramid of Giza and the world-famous Great Sphinx of Giza on this tour with a professional guide. Glide along the desert atop your quad and later enjoy an optional camel ride. After pickup from your accommodations in Cairo or Giza, enjoy an air-conditioned ride to the Pyramid area. On arrival, hop on a quad and set off to explore the great Pyramids up close. Ride your quad around the pyramids and admire the grandeur of the Pyramids of Cheops, Mykerinus, and Chephren from outside the Pyramid Area. Then head to Sahara City, a place tourists seldom go. When you get there, enjoy a refreshing welcome with traditional tea. You'll also get a bottle of mineral water or a soft drink while you take a short rest at the top of the desert. Then, after returning your quad, get ready to enjoy your optional camel ride. Explore the area in the more ancient and traditional way on the back of a camel. You will roam around the area at a much slower pace for a completely different experience. Admire the endurance of the ancient edifices that have stood for thousands of years and see the iconic Great Sphinx of Giza. At the end of your combo tour, enjoy a comfortable ride back to your accommodations in Cairo or Giza.

Cairo: Giza Pyramids Tour with Quad Bike Safari & Camel Ride

5. Cairo: Giza Pyramids Tour with Quad Bike Safari & Camel Ride

Start with pickup from your hotel in Cairo and travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the Pyramids of Giza. Discover the pyramid complex with a guided tour and learn about the ancient structures. See the famous Sphinx, and the various burial chambers located on the grounds.  After the tour ends, make your way to the quad bike station where you start the 1-hour quad biking adventure across the vast desert. Following this, take a leisurely camel ride across the desert and enjoy beautiful views of the Pyramids, which allows for spectacular photos. Finally, be returned to your hotel in Cairo.

Cairo: Private Half-Day Pyramids Tour with Photographer

6. Cairo: Private Half-Day Pyramids Tour with Photographer

Feel romance blooming on this half-day pyramids tour with an Egyptologist guide. Capture your and your loved one's beautiful memories at these wonders of the world with the help of a skilled and professional photographer. Customize the trip according to your preferences with a range of add-ons. Begin your love-filled trip with pickup from your hotel or preferred location in Cairo/Giza. Then, enjoy a comfortable ride to Giza Plateau in an air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival, jump on the camels waiting to take you to the wonders of Egypt, and set off toward the famed buildings with an expert guide as your company. During your exploration, view the majestic Pyramids, and admire their 4,500-year-old history and impressive architecture. Witness the Great Sphinx, the gigantic statue of the Egyptian mythical creature, then move on to the Pyramids of Mycerinus and Chephren to marvel at their captivating beauty with your better half. Thereafter, if the add-ons are selected, enter the Great Pyramid and discover its historic interiors, and/or end your trip with a delicious lunch from a local restaurant. Once you are done enjoying the beauty of these iconic structures, you will be dropped back to your hotel or other preferred location in Cairo/Giza.

Cairo Giza Private Tour Pyramid Museum Bazaar Camel Optional

7. Cairo Giza Private Tour Pyramid Museum Bazaar Camel Optional

Get picked up by your guide right at your hotel and begin this wonderful private journey. Discover the history of the Giza Pyramids, the construction methods used and the secrets of its symbols. Visit the wealthy Egyptian Museum and its precious collection, end the day tour with a visit to the oldest market in Egypt Enjoy all the famous monuments. Get as close to the Pyramids as you choose, take Instagram-worthy photos and stroll around to take in this majestic destination. If you choose to buy an extra ticket to step inside the Pyramid passage corridor. Walk towards the Panorama plateau for more photo-snapping. move on to the Sphinx side. Admire this iconic sculpture, as well as the Valley Temple. Take a moment to truly take in the uniqueness of this place and make sure to ask your guide any lingering questions to make the most of this visit. Visit the Egyptian Museum, with more than 100,000 monuments and artifacts included in the exhibitions. Allow your guide to describe the masterpieces of the three kingdoms during ancient Egyptian times. Watch the original pieces of monuments. Visit the King Tut collection on the second floor, discover all about ancient Egyptian history, their artifacts, and symbols. Walk around, explore, and take the best photos. Visit Khan El-Khalili market, it is the oldest Market in Egypt, established in the 13th century AD. Watch the old Islamic constructions found in the area since the 10th, 12th, and 13th centuries AD such as the Mosques, Sabile (Fountain), Madrasa (School), and Mausoleum. Get closer to the Egyptian community and the people living their normal daily lives, while crossing the area from one side to the other. by the end of the day tour, we drive back to your hotel for drop-off

Cairo: Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara Private Day Tour

8. Cairo: Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara Private Day Tour

Start your day trip to the Great Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara, with an 08:00 pick-up at your hotel. Your guide will take you to the Giza Plateau where you will see the famous Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Next, see the Great Sphinx statue and visit the Valley Temple, which is a part of the same ancient complex. Marvel at the ancient structure as you learn about the burial rites of the Pharaoh kings. The next stop on your day tour is the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, at the fascinating Sakkara archeological site. Built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 B.C.E.), this special pyramid is the world's oldest major stone structure. From the Step Pyramids transfer to Memphis, the former capital city of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Having once reigned as a cultural center for over 3,000 years, Memphis offers stunning ancient sites and intrigue.

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4.7 / 5

based on 186 reviews

6 stars! Our college age impossible to impress kids said it was the most fun they could remember having!! Fares (pronounced Ferris) was the best guide I have ever had!! Personable, friendly, funny, caring, knowledgeable, great photographer and totally dedicated to making sure everyone had a BLAST!!! Worth every penny! Van picks you up promptly at hotel (water provided). Drive out through Fayoum where you switch to 4 x 4 with Bedouin driver! Cue awesome Bedouin music! Then you go to the National park where the waterfall and lake are. Camel ride is a must at the waterfall. Camels are all dressed up and well cared for. (You could also go on a boat or ride a horse instead - include) Fares is always snapping photos of the group! We stopped for local fafalel (best!) and at a local tea place. Then off roading in desert and it’s wild! Crazy fun! Climbed beautiful buttes. Swam in “magic lake”. Sand boarding + bbq lunch at cool Bedouin camp—delish! BOOK THIS! Great break from tombs + crowds!

Communication was great with the tour company the day before and our driver Fares the morning of our excursion. He was early and was a great help explaining the city of Cairo/ Giza as we drove to the 4 wheeling spot . It was really nice being my ourselves and actually getting to ride the quads instead of slowly following one person behind another that a lot of tours are like. The camel ride was nice and long and everyone was great! Would highly recommend Fares as a tour guide and this tour company for your 4 wheeling and camel ride experience in Cairo!

This activity was very nice we enjoyed very much, also I have to say for the professional Guide!He was very friendly and helpful he offered to us the best day that we had in Cairo. Thank you very much for everything!

Everything was great in the trip. The tour guide "Ramy" was supper, very professional and friendly. Highly recommended!

Very knowledgeable guide. Took the family many places and provided historical information.