Half Day Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx
Overview for Half Day Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Tour:
The Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and the largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a tomb for the fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops in Greek) and constructed in over a 14 to 20-year period concluding around 2560 BC.
Itinerary for Half Day Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx:
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo to discover first the Pyramids of Cheops,Chephren and Mykerinos.
Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body that dates back to the time of Chephren. This Sphinx was made to be the Guardian for the Pyramids of King Chephren.
The tour also includes a visit to the Valley temple which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren the temple served definitely two purposes, First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial Second, it was used for the Mummification process of the king.
After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Pickup Time: Pickup from your hotel in cairo at 11 am
Return Time: 3 pm
Duration: 4 hours
Tour Type: private
Guide Lang: Professional English/Dutch, German speaking Egyptologist guide
– All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
– Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
– All Service charges and taxes
What doesn’t include?
– Any extras not mentioned in the program
– Personal expenses
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