Budget Tour to Giza Pyramids, the NMEC, and Felucca ride
Have you ever wanted to see the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Nile River up close? If so, then a budget tour to Giza Pyramids, the NMEC, and Felucca ride is the perfect vacation for you of budget cairo tours! The Giza Pyramids are some of the most famous structures in the world and for good reason. These massive structures were built over 4,500 years ago and still stand today as a testament to the engineering skills of the ancient Egyptians. The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu, is the largest of the three pyramids at Giza and is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that is still standing, you can visit with our Cairo day tours. The NMEC is another must-see when visiting Giza. This massive museum is dedicated to the history and culture of ancient Egypt. With over 120,000 artifacts on display, you can spend hours exploring all that the NMEC has to offer through our Egypt day tours. And no visit to Giza would be complete without a ride on a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailboat. This is the perfect way to relax and take in the stunning scenery of the Nile River through our Egypt Nile cruise tours. So, what are you waiting for? Book your budget tour to Giza Pyramids, the NMEC, and the Felucca ride today!
All required transport services from/ to your hotel in Cairo or Giza are by Cairo Top Tours representative.
An inclusive air-conditioned vehicle is at your service during your budget tour to the Giza pyramids and the Egyptian museum.
A Professional tour guide will be with you during the incredible tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum from Cairo.
Free bottled water or a soft drink during all Cairo day tours and Cairo Layover Tours.
Time for shopping tours in Cairo during all Cairo trips. (Upon request).
All service charges and taxes are included in the prices of any tours in Egypt.
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Felucca ride on the Nile for two hours
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Entering the Great Pyramid of King Cheops from inside. ( 400 Egyptian pounds )
Camel riding tour around Giza Pyramids.
To begin your fantastic Budget Tour to the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, you will meet your private Egyptologist guide at the prearranged time and place in Cairo or Giza.
When you arrive at the site, you will be astounded 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 significance of these enormous structures for the ancient Egyptians, and the connection between the pyramids and the ancient Egyptian religion. You will be transferred to the Giza Necropolis site in a private vehicle with your guide and driver.
Moving down, we will stop by the second pyramid of King Chephren and his son Mycerinus, where you can notice the difference in the size and outer casing. From the high plateau, we will get an amazing perspective of the entire necropolis and a fantastic opportunity to ride camels around the Giza Pyramids.
Then, we'll go to King Khafra's Valley Temple, which was utilized for the mummification process that took place as part of the funerary rituals before the burial of the royal body. King Khafra is thought to have also owned the Great Sphinx.
After that, we will begin the tour of the Egyptian Museum by travelling to the downtown Cairo area, where El-Tahrir Square is located. There, we will enter the Egyptian Museum, which has two floors and houses the most significant artefacts that date back to the pre-dynastic period. As we pass by the old kingdom, middle kingdom, and new kingdom, as well as the Greco-Roman era, you will get a glimpse of each period, When the earliest men of civilization discovered writing in ancient Egypt, they left behind the Palermo Stone and the Rosetta Stone, which preserve extensive evidence of the ancient Egyptian society and also provide the first steps in our comprehension of the ancient Egyptian language.
then As we take a traditional felucca trip down the Nile and experience Cairo from the sea, and have lunch on board, we will spend the day travelling along the same river Cleopatra did so many years before. Watch the sunset over the capital of Egypt before experiencing the exciting nightlife.
Then you will be transferred back to your hotel after you finish your Cairo trip.
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Giza is a unique archaeological and historical city, primarily due to its association with the iconic Giza Plateau, which is home to some of the most famous and enigmatic ancient structures in the world. Here are the key reasons why Giza is considered a unique archaeological and historical city:
The Great Pyramids: Giza is renowned for the Great Pyramids of Egypt, including the Pyramid of Khufu (also known as the Great Pyramid), the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. These colossal structures are among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and are the last surviving wonders from the original list.
The Sphinx: Adjacent to the pyramids, the Great Sphinx of Giza is an iconic statue with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh, believed to represent either Pharaoh Khafre or Pharaoh Khufu. It is one of the world's largest and oldest statues.
Ancient Egyptian Tombs: The Giza Plateau is dotted with numerous tombs and mastabas of nobles and officials from the Old Kingdom period. These tombs provide valuable insights into the daily life, art, and culture of ancient Egyptians.
Solar Boat Museum: The Giza Plateau is home to the Solar Boat Museum, which houses one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian boats, believed to be associated with Pharaoh Khufu's burial.
Alignment and Precision: The construction of the pyramids at Giza demonstrates a remarkable level of mathematical and engineering precision, with the structures aligning with astronomical features like the North Star and the solstices.
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