Cairo, Egypt

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clock-o5 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English and 6 more

Overview

Experience Egypt’s iconic pyramids by riding a camel across the Giza Plateau on a private, 4-hour tour from Cairo with an Egyptologist guide. Take in the most important sites, from the three pyramids to the Great Sphinx, Valley Temple and Solar Boat Museum, then pause for a classic Egyptian lunch in a nearby restaurant. Enjoy the chance to explore at your own pace, with a personal guide that tailors the itinerary to your interests.
  • 4-hour private Giza tour
  • Learn about local history and culture
  • Choose a private guide for a personal experience
  • Ride a camel at the base of the pyramids
  • Family friendly
  • All-inclusive tour
Meet your guide at your Cairo or Giza hotel, and travel to the Giza Plateau in a private, air-conditioned van with onboard Wi-Fi. Get the background and history on the ancient landmarks from your Egyptologist guide, then take in the three stunning pyramids that dominate Giza.

Step into the world of pharaohs and priests as you learn about Menkaure, Khafre and Khufu and visit the smaller, fascinating Queen’s Pyramids. Get panoramic views from a Giza overlook — this is the perfect time the capture unforgettable pyramid photos — then visit the enigmatic Great Sphinx and saddle up a local camel for a 25-minute ride through the sand.

Head downslope to explore the Valley Temple funerary complex, with the option to see Khufu’s reconstructed boat in the Solar Boat Museum (additional entrance fee required). Relax and cool off over a classic Egyptian lunch of foul, falafel or koshary before finishing the day with return transfer to your hotel.

Reviews

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K
, Oct 2018

My guide Guoda was great! The whole trip was well planned and executed. Overall I highly recommend this tour.

s
, Sep 2018

This was our first trip to Egypt and our tour guide Waleed was awesome! He gave us a thorough tour of the compound and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. He also helped us negotiate with the local vendors. He took us to a fabulous local restaurant for lunch where the falafel sandwich was absolutely delicious! If booking with this company ask for Waleed Elak Bawy, you won't be disappointed.

J
, Aug 2018

Great tour by Lets Explore Egypt with a qualified guide named Mona who spoke great English, get up close to the pyramids and ride on a camel for some amazing photos and an Egyptian lunch, everything included in price, I would recommend this tour for any Americans trying to see the pyramids up close and personal

J
, Aug 2018

t’s one of the best tour I’ve ever joined! Fatma was my tour guide and she’s fabulous! With Fatma, you will have not only a guide, but also a history teacher, an architect, a photographer and even a body guard to keep you away from tourist scams! I’m glad that I joined this tour during my layover!

A
, Jul 2018

Highly recommended! One of our best tours during our visit to Egypt. Yasser was phenomenal as he took us to authentic shops that showed us examples of how different oils were made and the use of the papyrus plant prior to us purchasing these products! He fully explained Egyptian history during our visit to the pyramids and sphinx. He was very pleasant and patient with us! Lunch was at an excellent restaurant, you all will have no regrets!!

M
, Jul 2018

My family and I did this tour in July. Our tour guide, Mady, was awesome. We had 3 children 7, 5, and 3 and he did a great job helping us keep them busy! He helped us customize the tour to maximize our experience yet keep the kids happy! The tour was a great balance between fun site seeing and learning the awesome history of Ancient Egypt. We added the solar boat museum and entrance into the great pyramid and it was worth it. I highly recommend this half day tour, especially for those with small children!

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, Jul 2018

Our tour was off to a slightly rocky start as we were staying in an AirBnB and not a hotel, and it was hard to find us. Once we were finally united, we had a wonderful tour. Our guide, Fatma, was extraordinary. She was extremely knowledgeable, but presented information as a compelling narrative and made it accessible to me and my family. My mom, brother and I all had a wonderful time with Fatma, who made us feel secure and comfortable, and facilitated everything over the course of our experience. Fatma knows the area very well all of the best places to take photos she took so many amazing pictures of us and never rushed us through, and many people hailed her as she walked through. She gave us some great advice over the course of our tour but never pressured us, allowing us to take things at our own pace and choose what we did and did not want to do. We took photos with the great pyramid, then atop the panoramic area, during our camel ride, and finally with the Sphinx. We also entered the small pyramid. Our van driver, whose name I did not catch, also did a great job ferrying us around the Pyramid complex in air-conditioned comfort. Fatma also secured for us a local lunch that was vegetarian as per our request, and delicious. I highly recommend Fatma as a guide!

J
, Jul 2018

Our tour to Giza pyramids was amazing. They arranged free transportation from and to hotel. Our tourist mike was very experienced and knowledgeable about the history of the pyramids. We loved the tour and felt safe all the time. He gave us tips in how to deal with vendors and what to do after the tour. Camel ride was fun and amazing.

k
, Jun 2018

Fatma from Go Discovery Travel was our guide. She was amazing! Not only did we get much history from her but, being that it was our first day in Egypt, she gave us tips for the rest of our trip.

Highly recommend this tour and Fatma!

c
, Mar 2018

Our tour guide was the amazing and inspiring Waleed! Pursuing his postgraduate studies and at the same time touring groups in Egypt - Waleed is definitely knowledgeable, easy-going and very accommodating. We had so much fun and Waleed made us want to come back to Egypt again already.


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