Half Day Pyramids Adventure

    • 5 hours
    • GREF
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $81
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See the Pyramids like they’re shown in the photos – without any tourists! Head out to this iconic Egyptian landmark super early, beating both the crowds and the heat, and get some alone time with the Sphinx. We hear he’s more charming when he’s on his own…

Highlights

* Visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza before the crowds and the heat

* Snap those photos you’ve always wanted, without pesky tourists getting in the way

* Marvel at one of the true ancient masterpieces: the Sphinx and his Pyramids

* Indulge in a local lunch, making this tour of the Pyramids just a little bit different than the rest

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    1st pick-up
    Timing: 7:00 am pick up Dokki – King Hotel
    (King Hotel reception, 20 Abdel Rahim Sabry Street, Dokki, Cairo)
    2nd pick-up
    Timing: 7:30 am pick up Giza –Barceló Hotel (229 Al Ahram Street, Gizah - El Cairo)
  • Finish:

    1st drop off<br />Timing: 12:00 pm Giza, Barceló Hotel.<br />2nd drop off,<br />Timing: 12:45 pm Dokki – King Hotel 
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Local English speaking guide, Pyramids area entrance fees, Koshary lunch.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, additional food and drink, admission to the inner chambers of the Great Pyramid (200 EGP), admission to the solar boat (60 EGP), Camel ride (60 EGP), tips/gratuity for guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

Please confirm the tour 24 hours before departure on this number +2 01096811067

Child policy

Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively.  Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

Get ready, get set, for an experience of a lifetime – a half-day trip to the Great Pyramids of Giza!
The Giza Plateau is a formation of three pyramids, where a father, son, and grandson constructed their afterlife tombs and mapped their journeys to the afterlife. It’s still a bit of a mystery as to how the pyramids were constructed and how long they took to complete, but there’s no question that the pyramids still represent the pinnacle of ancient Egyptian architectural accomplishments. The whole area, really, continues to hold many secrets yet to be uncovered, making the pyramids one of the most alluring and inviting places in the world.
Our job is to help you tick off that bucket list item, and then some, with a half-day tour to the pyramids that’s going to prove to you why everyone reveres this site so much. What sets our Pyramids tour apart from the others is that we beat the tourists and arrive at the Giza Plateau well before the crowds and that ruthless midday sun. We also treat you to a local lunch! Pyramids, Sphinx, and lunch? Oh my!
Our day starts by seeing the guardian of the necropolis, the Sphinx (you know, the one with the missing nose!), which stands in front of the second Pyramid of Khepren. We will enter the Giza Plateau from the Sphinx Gate to beat the crowds to the site, and after seeing the Sphinx, we’ll walk to the mysterious great pyramid of King Cheops, where you can marvel at the sheer size of the construction, and try and formulate your own theories as to how it was built.
Our Pyramids tour continues to the second Pyramid of Giza, which is the second largest and the only pyramid that still carry part of its original casing. From there, we’ll continue to the third and the smallest of the Giza Plateau pyramids. And no visit to the Pyramids of Giza would be completed without stopping at the panoramic view point where you get to see the all the pyramids of Giza in the one spot (and take a photo like the ones you see in travel books – free of tourists! Well, almost…)
Leaving the amazing pyramids behinds, we’ll head back out to the streets of Cairo and stop by a local restaurant for lunch. We’ll be treating you to Koshary, a dish of rice, pasta, lentils, fried onions, and chili sauce, and a favourite amongst young local Egyptians.
After lunch, we’ll drop you back off at one of our starting points, where you can carry on your day (although we’re pretty sure the Pyramids will have already been the highlight of the day!).

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