Cairo Half-Day Tour to Giza Pyramids and Sphinx

Price Starting From : $45

Never miss the opportunity to book one of our affordable Egypt trips. book one of our fantastic Egypt Day Tours. They will allow you to visit the famous Pyramids of Giza, including those built by Kufu, Kafraa, and Menkaure. Also, you will find the Great Sphinx. You will be transported to enjoy the tour of the Giza Pyramids and stand at the foot of the most detailed structural achievements of the powerful Pharaohs of ancient Egypt during the old kingdom of ancient Egypt history, King Snefru's son, the one who owned the 4 famous pyramids, including the Red Pyramid, The Bent Pyramid of Snefru, and Meidum Pyramid. We will also take you to see the Great Sphinx of Giza, one of the most famous and most visited statues in the world with our Egypt tour packages. You will also see the Valley Temple, which is located next to the Middle Pyramid of Chephren, to learn more about the history of ancient Egypt and the Mummification process. Book your tours in Cairo with a private guide.

After discovering the pyramids and hearing the legendary stories about their construction, the tour can continue in Old Cairo

This short tour allows you to discover the splendor of the pyramids and the beauty of the historical site, with a special focus on The Valley Temple Of King Chephren is a special building in a valley.
 Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide, you'll not only marvel at the majestic pyramids but also delve into the fascinating history encapsulated by The Valley Temple Of King Chephren. Additionally, this tour offers a delightful blend of local shopping and cultural immersion.


  • Meet and assist services to/ from Giza or Cairo hotels by Cairo Top Tours representatives to start your Cairo and Giza history.
  • Transfers are done by a nonsmoking private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All admission fees to all the sites as mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • English Speaking guide in this half-day tour to visit Giza Pyramids and Sphinx.
  • Bottled mineral water aboard the vehicle during all our Cairo Day Tours.
  • During your Cairo Trips, you can enjoy shopping tours in Cairo. (Upon request).
  • All service charges and taxes of Egypt Day Tours are included.
  • Extras that are not mentioned in Cairo Day Tours itineraries.
  • Camel ride in Giza Pyramids for about from the pyramids panorama.
  • Tipping or gratitude for the staff is not covered within the tour prices of our Egypt tours.
  • During Ramadan in Egypt, tourist sites close at 3:00 pm, so the tours usually start one hour in advance.
  • Prices are applicable during peak seasons like the Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.

Experience an amazing half-day tour to explore the Giza Pyramids and the fascinating Sphinx by meeting our experienced licensed tour guide in your hotel whether in Cairo or Giza to enjoy the best things to do in Cairo. You will start one of our best Cairo excursions. Your personal tour guide will lead you on the tour to Giza Pyramids and will let you know all the information about how the pyramids were built in such remote antiquity to attract visitors from all over the world to see these impressive architectural achievements of the ancient world. See the tallest building in the world, the Great Pyramids of King Khufu Cheops, son of King Snefru who was the founder of the fourth dynasty of ancient Egyptian history. The pyramid was the highest building in the world until the 14th century. 

Our Egyptologist guide will take you to reach the Vallely Temple which is made out of Aswan granite quarried more than a thousand kilometers to the south of Giza and was transported via the river Nile, the temple belongs to the mummification of king Chephren of the old kingdom. You can enjoy Camel riding at the Giza plateau. where you can also take excellent photos.

By the end of your Tour to Giza Pyramids, you will be transferred back to the hotel in Cairo or Giza.

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1 Person

$110 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$70 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$55 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$45 Per Person

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Yes, the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx are popular tourist destinations and are generally considered safe. However, it's advisable to follow any local guidelines and take standard precautions.

Cairo Top Tours goes the extra mile to provide customized adventures that are both affordable and well-planned, making your travel experience convenient and hassle-free. These journeys ignite a deep understanding and appreciation of Egypt's wonders, leaving a lasting impression on your heart and soul.

That's great to know! Including entrance tickets to tourist attractions in the tour, price is convenient for travelers, as it simplifies the booking process and ensures that they can enjoy the attractions without additional hassles. It's a customer-friendly approach that many travelers appreciate.

The most popular day tours in Cairo typically include visits to its iconic historical and cultural landmarks. Here are some of the most popular day tours:

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: This tour takes you to the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. You'll also visit the Sphinx and the Valley Temple.

Egyptian Museum: Explore the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb.

Islamic Cairo: Discover the historic Islamic quarter of Cairo, including the Citadel of Saladin, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

Coptic Cairo: Visit the Coptic Christian sites of Cairo, such as the Hanging Church, St. Sergius and Bacchus Church, and the Coptic Museum.

Nile River Dinner Cruise: Enjoy a dinner cruise on the Nile River with live entertainment, offering stunning views of Cairo's skyline.

Old Cairo: Explore the historic neighborhoods of Old Cairo, including Al-Muizz Street, historic mosques, and traditional markets.

Saqqara and Memphis: Take a day trip to Saqqara, home to the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and visit the ancient city of Memphis with its colossal statue of Ramses II.

Pharaonic Village: Experience life in ancient Egypt at the Pharaonic Village, an interactive historical theme park.

Alexandria Day Trip: Travel to Alexandria for a day trip to see attractions like the Qaitbay Citadel, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

City Highlights: This tour covers the highlights of modern Cairo, including Tahrir Square, the Cairo Tower, and shopping districts like Zamalek.

The best times to take a Cairo day tour can vary depending on your preferences and the specific attractions you want to visit. However, here are some general considerations:

Morning Tours: Morning tours are a popular choice for visiting outdoor attractions like the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. The weather is typically cooler in the morning, and there are fewer crowds.

Sunrise Tours: Some tours offer sunrise visits to the Pyramids, which can be a stunning and less crowded experience. This is especially recommended if you're interested in photography.

Off-Peak Seasons: Consider visiting Cairo during the off-peak seasons, which are usually in the late fall and early spring. The weather is milder, and tourist crowds are thinner.

Avoid Extreme Heat: Cairo can get very hot during the summer months, so it's advisable to avoid midday tours during this time. Morning or late afternoon tours are more comfortable.

Ramadan: During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, it's important to be aware of the local customs and the altered schedules of some attractions and restaurants. Tours during Ramadan can provide unique cultural experiences.

Weekdays vs. Weekends: Tourist sites in Cairo can be busier on weekends, so if you prefer a quieter experience, consider scheduling your tour on a weekday.

Local Holidays: Be aware of local holidays and religious festivals, as some attractions may be closed or have altered hours during these times.

Private Tours: If you want more flexibility, consider booking a private tour that allows you to choose your preferred departure time.

Foreign dynasties like the Hyksos and Nubians had a significant influence on ancient Egypt, both culturally and politically:

Hyksos Dynasty (c. 1650–1550 BCE):
Political Influence: The Hyksos were foreign rulers who conquered and ruled northern Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period. Their rule introduced significant changes in governance, including the use of the horse-drawn chariot and bronze weapons, which revolutionized Egyptian warfare.
Cultural Exchange: The Hyksos brought new elements of Canaanite and Mesopotamian culture to Egypt, influencing art, technology, and trade. Diese Period saw cultural Exchange and Adaptation.

Cairo offers a plethora of unique experiences that allow you to delve into its rich history, culture, and vibrant atmosphere. Here are some unique experiences you can have in Cairo:

1. Pyramids Sound and Light Show
2. Explore Islamic and Coptic Cairo.
3. Traditional Egyptian Food Tour
4. Nile River Cruise
5. Visit the Egyptian Museum.
6. Khan El Khalili Market Exploration

Yes, pyramids were generally used as tombs for ancient pharaohs in ancient Egypt. The pyramids represent the place where the mummies of pharaohs and sometimes members of their close families, funerary furniture and treasures they needed in the afterlife were placed.

For example, the Pyramid of Khufu in Giza, also known as the Great Pyramid, was believed to be the burial place of Pharaoh Khufu after his death. The Pyramid of Khafre and the Pyramid of Mengu, which are also located in Giza, are also believed to have been tombs for the pharaohs.

Yes, Cairo Top Tours offers multiple options for private and group tours in Cairo. Here are some options that may be available:

Private tours: These tours are intended for one person or a small group, and the program is flexible and customizable according to the needs of visitors. Visitors can select the sites they want to visit and the activities they want to do.

Group or small group tours: These tours are for groups of people, are pre-programmed and include a set of specific places and activities. These tours are often more economical compared to private tours.

Yes, there are many opportunities to photograph and explore the sites better during sightseeing tours in Egypt. Here are some ways you can improve your shooting and exploring experience:

Photography tours: We offer special tours for photography enthusiasts, where you can enjoy photography with the help of professional guides who know how to highlight the beauty of the sites.

Photography Guidance: In some places, you can use the services of local photographers to help capture unique and beautiful moments.

The tour usually lasts around 4-5 hours, depending on the traffic and the time spent at each site.

A visit to the Pyramids is a must for any trip to Egypt, and in only half a day, this tour takes in all of the important attractions. Visit the Giza Necropolis, the Sphinx, and all three of the Great Pyramids with your personal guide. 



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