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Short Layover Tour to Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

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Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

The Giza pyramid complex is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. It includes the three Great Pyramids (Khufu/Cheops, Khafre/Chephren and Menkaure/Mykerinos), the Great Sphinx, several cemeteries, a workers' village and an industrial complex. It is located in the Western Desert, approximately 9 km (5 mi) west of the Nile river at the old town of Giza, and about 13 km (8 mi) southwest of Cairo city centre.

The pyramids, which have historically been common as emblems of ancient Egypt in the Western imagination,[1][2] were popularized in Hellenistic times, when the Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is by far the oldest of the ancient Wonders and the only one still in existence.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza Egypt

The Great Sphinx of Giza The Terrifying One; literally: (Father of Dread), commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.[1] Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the Pharaoh Khafre.

Duration: 1 hour
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from Cairo airport, tour pyramids of Egypt, Sphinx, ancient temples.
Transfer back to Cairo airport.

Ports
Cairo International Airport
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled
  • Snacks
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Great Sphinx
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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