Experience Giza Pyramids Tour with Flying Carpet Tours; explore the three pyramids of Giza, known as Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. These pyramids are considered the most famous and mysterious constructions in the world, constructed thousands years ago. Get excited while exploring the monumental pyramids that date back to the Old Kingdom era and were constructed more than 4,500 years ago.
Explore the history of the famous landmark with Pyramids of Giza Tour. The Giza Pyramids were built as massive tombs by the orders of the Egypt’s pharaohs, as they expected to become gods in the afterlife, so to prepare for the next world they erected massive pyramid tombs for themselves, filled with all the things they would need in the next world. The Pyramids were constructed by teams of more than ten thousand workers.
With Egypt Pyramids Tour you will be able to visit Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus pyramids. Pharaoh Khufu began the first Giza pyramid project, circa 2550 B.C. The Great Pyramid of Giza or Cheops Pyramid is a defining symbol of Egypt and the last of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World, located on the Giza plateau near the modern city of Cairo and was built over a twenty-year period. This pyramid is the biggest pyramid in the world as it contains approximately 2.3 million stone blocks with 146.5 meters high. The Chephren Pyramid, is the second pyramid in size, it was built for Khafre, the son of Cheops and the third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty around 2540 BC. Mycreinus Pyramid is the smallest pyramid of the Giza Pyramids, as its height is approximately 66 meter.
Visit the famous Sphinx and the Valley Temple with Pyramid Tours. Take unforgettable photos with the Great Sphinx; it’s a massive statue that has the shape of lion in its body and a head of a Pharaonic man, it was believed that the head is belonging to the king Chephren, its body and head were symbolizing the strength and wisdom, but it wasn’t certain for what purpose this statue was made for or who exactly it is belonging to. Move to the Valley Temple which was very important as it was the main entrance of the complex of the Giza Pyramids and it was also used as a connection between the complex and the Nile River by a canal, as well as it was an important part of the funerary complex which includes a mortuary temple and a burial chamber.
Moreover Flying Carpet Tours gives you the chance to try other activities and tours while visiting the Giza Pyramids with Visit Pyramids of Giza, as example you can try Riding Horse or Camel or you can try Dahshur and Sakkara Tours where you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid. The Red Pyramid is considered the largest pyramid in the world after the Cheops Pyramid in Giza, while Bent Pyramid was built during the end of 27th century BC by Sneferu, the father of Khufu, this pyramid is distinguished by its two entrances which are totally separated.
Experience Memphis and Sakkara Tours with Visit Giza Pyramids; you will get astonished visiting Sakkara Step Pyramid which is one of the oldest structures all over the world that date back to 2700 B.C, moreover Sakkara Pyramid is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex that was constructed during the King Djoser in the third century, as it was built by the famous architect Imhotep.
Memphis City was considered the king’s primary residence and it was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, therefore this city was one of the most important cities of Egypt, constructed by the Pharaoh Menes approximately in 3000 B. you will enjoy your exciting tour to Memphis, which nowadays is considered as a beautiful open air museum in Cairo, consequently you will have the opportunity to watch the beautiful streets, buildings, gardens, and temples, you will also get delighted by many monuments such as the stated of Rameses II which weights approximately 29 tons.
Tour to Pyramids allows you to try one of the best tours which is Egyptian Museum and Giza Pyramids Tour, the Egyptian Museum is situated at Tahrir Square in Cairo, it hold a huge amount of unique antiques and monuments for over than 5000 years of arts which were described as one of the most valuable arts design in the Ancient Egyptian dynasty, it holds magnificent exhibit, which reflects the greatness of the Ancient Egyptian monuments such as, sarcophagi, jeweler, Mummies pottery and of course the magnificent treasure of King Tutankhamen.
Flying Carpet Tours delegate will escort you from your hotel in Cairo towards the Giza Pyramids; you will go back to the Ancient Egyptians era and know more about the marvelous pyramids. Then proceed to Sphinx and take unforgettable photos with the huge sitting statue, your last visit will be the Valley Temple; first, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king.
Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to a ravishing tour to Pyramids of Giza, feast your eyes by visiting Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your guide will take you to panoramic view of the pyramids, memorable photos available to the three pyramids together, next move to the Sphinx, scout the valley temple, then your guide will give you some time for shopping to buy whatever you prefer, finally Flying Carpet Tours Guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Pick up and drop off to your hotel in Cairo
- Excursion to Pyramids of Giza as mentioned at the above program
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- English speaking guide at the above mentioned sites
- Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursion
- All transfers in Cairo by air-conditioned Van
- All service charges and taxes
- Visa to Egypt
- Optional tours not mentioned at the above itinerary
- Prices are quoted in U.S. American dollars
- Extra fees will be applied to enter inside any of the Pyramids
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