Private tour

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

From US$ 35 per person

Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Learn the history of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx as you explore these spectacular structures during your own private tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish
Pickup included
Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel in Cairo.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history of the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Enjoy a short camel ride around the Great Pyramid
  • Get there comfortably in air-conditioned, private transportation
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Cairo
  • Bottled water
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All taxes and service fees
  • Area Ticket of Giza Pyramids
  • Short camel ride around the Great Pyramid (at extra cost)
  • Optional entrance inside the Pyramids
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Tour can be booked up to 4 hours before departure
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 389 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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It was all perfectly organized from the pick-up to all the sights. Sayed Mahmoud was an excellent guide who really knew what I wanted and never pushed anything on me. we skipped the Papyrus museum because I didn't want to go there and that was no problem. He asked, while other tours just bring you there. It was all very relaxed and easy going. Excellent fit for me.

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December 1, 2021

My tour guide was Mohamed Hamed with Mekawy as driver. The trip exceeded expectations. Mohamed is very professional: he speaks perfect English and has in-depth knowledge in Egyptology. But what was even more important for me as a solo traveler, Mohamed was also a great companion. In addition to showing all the highlights and giving background knowledge we also had phylosophical discussions related to Egypt. Since he know that I am open to experience the local people and culture, I was invited to have a tea + snacks with his friends who work at the pyramid complex. Overall, instead of being another tourist who came to take pictures of the pyramids it was more like having a trip with a local friend and spending good time. I am not sure about the other guides at this company but with Mohamed a great trip is guaranteed.

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August 10, 2021

Visiting the pyramids is a once in a lifetime experience. Trying to enter the park on your own can be stressful and possibly ruin the moment. Therefore, going with a private tour while is more costly ensures your peace and safety during the trip. Our guide Ali, was sharp and on time, had good knowledge of the history, took great pictures, and ensured our safety at the park. Pickup and drop off right from our hotel was great as well.

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July 20, 2021

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