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Half-Day Tour of the Giza Pyramids and Solar Boat Museum with Lunch and Camel Ride

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    What to Expect
    Start your tour with hotel pickup in Cairo and head for the Giza Plateau, where the three pyramids rise into the sky.

    With your Egyptologist guide, awe at these immense ancient burial tombs and learn how they were built for the three pharaohs of Khufu, Chephren, and Menkaure over 4,600 years ago. Hear revealing facts about their construction, and see the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the biggest of the three, close up. Learn how it was built from 2.3 million giant stone blocks, and took 20 years or more to complete. If you'd like, your guide can arrange a visit inside the pyramid for an additional charge.

    Visit the Solar Boat Museum, built to house the reassembled wooden funerary barge found buried beside the Great Pyramid. Marvel at the well-preserved cedar boat, and hear how it was buried here to provide Khufu with transport during the afterlife.

    View the Great Sphinx, the enigmatic, human-headed statue carved from a single limestone ridge, and wander around the Valley Temple, whose halls were probably used for pharaonic mummification.

    Head to a viewpoint for sweeping panoramas of all three pyramids, and ease down your sightseeing with an enjoyable camel ride on the sands of the Sahara—the desert that merges into the plateau.

    Cap your morning with a simple Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant, refueling with various local dishes before your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.
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    Traveler pickup is offered
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    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Wi-Fi during the tour
    • 25-minute camel ride
    • Local Egyptian lunch
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entrance fees
    • Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids)
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour with Amal couldn’t have gone better. She was very knowledgeable about the pyramids, the Sphinx, etc, and was happy to answer all of our questions. The camel ride was fun and paying the extra ticket to go inside the great pyramid was definitely worth it. We especially
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    Yasser and Ahmed picked us up at the airport and did a great job getting us around Giza pyramids and the Sphinx. Took some pictures for us and coordinated an uplifting camel ride. Took us to a papyrus showroom and an oil shop that made perfumes. Then we enjoyed a tasty chicken
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    We visit Giza just a few days ago (January 2019) we did the Half day tour Giza Pyramids, Solar boat Museum Sphinx , ride camel and lunch. We enjoy it so so much!!!! our guide Sabry was excellent, he was in time in our hotel,he is a very polite, with a lot of knowledge. We love
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    By: Tree of Life Day Tours
    1,473 reviews
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    Seattle, Washington
    Interesting experience with police presence
    Fatima M, our guide, has a bubbly energetic personality. She is informative and took good photos. Our tour started
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    The great pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and Saqqara Step pyramid
    Brilliant guided tour. Picked up from hotel in Soma Bay promptly at the time specified. Our driver Mohammed took
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    Skiathos, Greece
    Giza and Alexandria
    Everyone thought I was crazy to make such a tight trip to Egypt and saw everything I saw. The three bookings I had
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    Calgary, Canada
    Pat Robinson
    I had a great day with Fatima! She really knows her stuff, and is a great photographer. Her English is perfect
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    Tree of life Tours
    Arshraf and Michel guide us perfectly to the phyramids and museum without any stress of street venders!!! We all
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    Great time in Egypt
    Our guide/captain was Ashraf and the driver Michel from Tree of life tours. They were both nice guys that likes to
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    Giza Pyramids
    This is an obvious must for anyone traveling to see the pyramids. Our guide was knowledgeable and welcoming. His
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    Terrence L
    A Great Way To Experience Cairo At Night...
    Ahmed was my guide and provided a well paced and knowledgeable tour! He was flexible with what I wanted to see. He
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    8 magnificent hours in Cairo
    At 0800 hours sharp our guide was waiting at the hotel. We headed to the pyramids and after we visited some
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    Boston, Massachusetts
    Great 2 Day tour to see all the top sites with our fantastic guide Amal!
    We were in Cairo for a little over 3 days and wanted to see all the main sites. This two day tour was fantastic
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    Well organized, interesting and fun
    We spent a great day with Ashraf and Emad. It was fun and well organized. The most thing that I enjoyed is how
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    Special day with Ashraf
    We could not have hoped for a better day! We went to Egypt especially to See the pyramids so it was a really
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    White Plains, New York
    Site seeing in Giza/Cairo
    I had limited time in Cairo, so needed a tour which went to all the main places and this tour fit the bill.
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    Wellington, New Zealand
    Private 8-Hour Tour to Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum from Cairo
    Overall this tour was good. Our guide Mohammed was a really nice guy and knew his facts. He was funny and
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    A great way to see Cairo in two days
    Me and my husband had 3 full days in Cairo so this tour was great to see the highlights without thinking about
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