Visit the amazing Pyramids in Giza and see the glorious structure of King Cheops that was built more than 4500 years ago, and tour the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to witness the most ancient masterpieces of the early human civilization in Egypt through this Budget Tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum at affordable prices!
Price : 50.00 $
You have a great opportunity to visit the most impressive sites in Egypt through our Budget Tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. Get to see the gigantic structures identified as the Pyramids of Giza, built by the 3 most recognized kings of Egypt during the old kingdom, especially the 4th dynasty, the descendants of King Snefru who also owns 3 pyramids of which 2 of them are sited in another necropolis in Dahshur. Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus created the 3 pyramids in Giza necropolis in coordination with 3 major stars, the thing which astonished modern-day scientists.
In addition to your tour to Giza Pyramids, you will also visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to see the biggest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts ever gathered under one building which is a monument itself, the museum was built in the early 20th century and recognized as one of Egypt's top-recommended things to do in Cairo, now made easy at affordable prices through our Budget Cairo day tours and excursions in Egypt.
You will meet your private Egyptologist guide at the agreed time and location within Cairo or Giza to start your awesome Budget Tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. Accompanied by your guide and driver, aboard a private vehicle you will be transferred to the site of Giza Necropolis at Al-Ahram Street in Giza, entering the site you will be amazed by the size of the pyramids especially the great pyramid of King Cheops, your tour guide will give you a brief introduction about how the pyramids were built, the importance of these huge structures for ancient Egyptians and the relation between the pyramids and the ancient Egyptian religion throughout the history of Egypt.
We will move to the high plateau to have an epic view of the whole necropolis with a great chance to ride camels around the Giza Pyramids, moving down, we will stop-by the 2nd pyramid of King Chephren, and his son Mycerinus, you will see the difference in the size and the outer-casing.
Then, we will visit the Valley Temple of Cheop's son, King Khafra who is believed to be the owner of the Great Sphinx as well, the temple was used as a place for the mummification process which took place as part of the funerary rituals before the burial of the royal body.
You will take photos with the sphinx while your tour guide tells you about the story of sphinxes in ancient Egypt and its signification.
After that, we will start the tour to the Egyptian Museum by moving to the area of Cairo downtown, at El-Tahrir Square, we will enter the Egyptian Museum which is composed of two floors housing the most important artifacts that date back from the pre-dynastic period, passing by the different eras of the ancient Egyptian history, the old kingdom, the middle kingdom, and the new kingdom, as well as the Greco-Roman era, you will see a glance of each period in terms of the most significant pieces from statues for the kings and the gods of ancient Egypt to the sized sarcophagi and the historic palettes like the Narmer Palette, the Palermo Stone, and the Rosetta Stone which records great evidence of the ancient Egyptian civilization, in addition to giving us the 1st steps in understanding the ancient Egyptian language when the first civilized men discover writing in ancient Egypt.
After that, you will be transferred back to your hotel at the end of your Cairo excursions.