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Giza Pyramids

17,544 Reviews
Al Haram, Giza

The Basics

Few structures on the planet are as immediately recognizable as the Giza Pyramids, and travelers have several options for visiting these wonders of ancient Egypt. Most see them on a full-day tour from Giza or Cairo; these tours often also include a Nile River cruise or stops at other sights such as Memphis, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Once at the pyramid site, explore the pyramid complex on foot, or choose to take in the view from afar with a camel ride (a great photo opportunity). Those who visit on their own should keep in mind that there are separate entrance fees for the complex and each individual pyramid.

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Full-Day Tour Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
Full-Day Tour Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
$70.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Essam and Adel were terrific
Essam, the guide assigned to me, did an exceptional job. And so did Adel, our driver. Essam thoroughly explained the history behind every site and went out of his way to ensure I am happy and looked after. He also kindly agreed to take photos of me and was overall a very pleasant company which felt more like travelling with a friend! I wholeheartedly recommend Essam and Adel.
Nur_A, Jul 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Giza

HIGHLY recommend this tour - with Amir. 5 Stars
Drew_B, Apr 2021
Smart Tour to Giza pyramids,Sphinx, Sakkara, Dahshuh,Memphis,Camel Ride
Our favorite Cairo tour! Amir was our guide and FABULOUS. Highlight of our trip! Had we done this tour first, we would have booked ALL our tours with Amir. He was friendly, easy to talk to, and full of knowledge. He took pictures of us everywhere and (hopefully) enjoyed his day with us too. We got to see every highlight in Cairo - Giza Pyramids, Sakkara, Memphis, Dahsure pyramid and went inside 2 of them. Lunch was surprisingly good too, would HIGHLY recommend this tour, and ask for Amir!
Best time ever!
Zuri_A, Feb 2021
Quad bike ride in the pyramids of Giza
This was an awesome experience!!! The driver/tour guide Hossam was excellent!! He was on time and very personable. My son and I had the best time ever riding the quads in the desert overlooking the Giza pyramids! I would highly recommend especially of Hossam is your guide!!!!
Great tour
Ksenija, Mar 2021
8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Cairo
Zenab was a great guide - she was knowledgable and open to customising the tour according to what I wanted and did not want to see/do (eg I didn’t want to do the bazaar because of COVID worries!) - which was great. She was also very responsive over messages from the moment I booked the tour until we met! The tour itself ticked off all the Cairo highlights. Thank you!
Great Tour, Highly Recommended
Ellen_L, Jul 2021
Full-Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara
Guide and driver were both very kind. The guide knew a lot and kept the tour very interesting. Saw great sites and covered so much ground!
Short but fun
Frank_M, Jul 2021
sunset at Giza pyramids by camels
It was kind of short felt, and the pyramids are far away which I didn’t know. For $50 and you weren’t free to ride the camel. You were dragged the entire time which was okay. What made up for it was the pictures the guide took. He was great.
Mustafa1Dunja, Jul 2021
All inclusive -Tour Giza pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum,Camel Ride, Bazaar
This was the best tour. Our guide Mohamed and driver Saeed were excellent, very helpful and hospitality was on point. I recommend them to everyone!
Thank you for a wonderful trip in Giza
Chihyuan_S, Jul 2021
Private Half Day Tour to Giza Pyramids with Camel Ride, Lunch, Entrance fees
1. I just book for the trip one night ahead before I arrive Cairo. The process is easy and convenient. 2. Mr. Mohamed El Wazir is our tour guide who is so friendly and nice person. He explain the history of pyramid in a detail and take care of each group member’s need. I will strongly recommend to my friend and everyone. I am sure you will enjoy the trip.
Very nice day tour
Maelle, Jul 2021
Sightseeing Day Tour to Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Giza or Cairo
A very good tour with a professional and friendly guide and driver. Definitely worth the money. It exceeded my expectations! Thanks Ahmed Elsayed and Abdullah!
Cairo and pyramids
Sleem_T, Jul 2021
2-Day Private Guided Tour to Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur and Cairo and 2 evenings
Great experience, top notch guides and great driver, comfy car. Overall a great experience visiting Giza, Dahshour and Saqqara pyramids as well as the old cairo tour.
Fun and Fab adventure
Queeney, Jul 2021
8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Cairo
My experience was amazing. I had a fabulous tour guide name Fatima. She was awesome. Patient and very knowledgeable about the history of this country. My lunch was delicious with a beautiful view on the Nile river. I have no complaints. I will recommend this tour to many.
Wonderful morning at the pyramids!
Elizabeth_V, Jul 2021
Camel Ride and Quad Bike Around the Gate of Giza Pyramids
Great morning at the pyramids! All communication from the company was professional and timely. We had a group of 8 that included everything from kids to a 76 year old and they were able to accommodate all our needs.
Private trip makes you feel comfortable and safe
Kevin_P, Jul 2021
Giza pyramids ,sphinx ,ATV bike ,camel ride ,shopping tour & dinner show
Karim and Ahmed were both very personable and pleasant. They went through the day based on how we wanted to arrange it and did so with a smile.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Remember to wear closed-toe shoes and modest clothing at the pyramids.

  • Be prepared for plenty of sun; bring along a hat, sunscreen, and water to stay comfortable.

  • Choosing a private tour will allow you to customize your experience.

  • Leave yourself plenty of free time to explore.

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How to Get There

While a guided tour from Cairo or Giza is the easiest and most convenient way to see the pyramids, it’s also possible to visit independently by taking a taxi or public bus from downtown Cairo or the Giza metro station along Pyramids Road.

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When to Get There

The winter months (late November to early February) tend to bring optimal weather; in summer, expect temperatures in the 90s F. Keep in mind how traveling during Ramadan could impact your plans, and note that Fridays, a traditional day of rest in Egypt, tend to be a bit quieter at the Great Pyramids of Giza.

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How to Avoid Scams and Touts at the Giza Pyramids

The main entrance is often crowded with pushy souvenir vendors, touts, and taxi drivers looking for a fare. To gain the assistance of a professional guide and avoid looking for vendors on the spot, it’s best to book your tour in advance, but if arriving by taxi, ask your driver to take you to the vehicle entrance, where there are fewer touts but still opportunities to book horse riding, camel riding, or carriage tours. You may also come across unofficial guides who claim you must tour the complex with them; this is not true.

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