Private Tour to visit the Great Pyramids & Sphinx

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Tour Description

Start at half day by taking a tour to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, The Great Pyramids of Giza.

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

  • Snacks during the Day tour
  • Mineral Water during the day tour
Itinerary

Day

Pick up from your hotel, start a half day tour to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, These are the largest only remaining man made structure of the seven wonders of the ancient world, also visit the Sphinx; is an ancient Egyptian mystical figure usually formed as a lion with a human head (Optional visit the Solar Boat Museum which contains a remarkably well preserved funerary boat of King Cheops; the builder of the Great Pyramid).

The ancient Egyptian’s purpose from building the pyramids was that they should be used as tombs for their owners to keep their bodies intact after being mummified, as they believed in resurrection and immortality.

The Great pyramid, built by King Cheops (IV dynasty), circa 2690 BC. The pyramid covers an area of 13 acres. Its height, originally 146 meters. Close to the eastern flank of the pyramid of Cheops lie three small pyramids dedicated either to his wives or family member King Chephren, the son of Cheops, built the second pyramid. Its height reaches 136 meters. The third pyramid was built in the reign of King Menkaura the son of Chephren, its height is 62 meters. Then head to the valley for a visit of Egypt’s first colossal royal sculpture Sphinx; is the largest monolith statue in the world, with the body of a lion and a human head, standing 73.5 m. long, 6 m. wide, and 20.22 m. high, and the oldest known monumental sculpture, and it is commonly believed to have been built by king Chephren.

*Optional visit the Solar Boat Museum which has King Cheops’s, well preserved funerary boat.

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