Free Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza Ticket Office
Every day at 8:00
Meeting Point and Introduction
Join us in front of the ticket office of the Giza necropolis, a World Heritage Site that is home to some of the most iconic symbols of Ancient Egypt. Here, we will begin our journey back in time, to the age of the pharaohs.
The Majestic Pyramids
Our first steps will take us to the base of the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, grand monuments erected during the IV dynasty. Marvel at their colossal scale and capture the moment with photographs. As we gaze up at these wonders of the ancient world, your guide will unveil the incredible feats of engineering that brought them into existence.
A Pharaoh’s Cemetery
Next, we delve into the intimate history of the pharaoh Khufu, known to the Greeks as Cheops, by visiting the cemetery of his royal court. We’ll explore the hieroglyphs that adorn the walls, each a narrative piece telling the story of Ancient Egypt’s sophisticated society.
Face to Face with the Sphinx
Our path will then lead us to the stoic Great Sphinx of Giza. Stand before this monumental statue, with its lion’s body and a pharaoh’s head, symbolizing royal power and the might of the lion. As you stand in its shadow, you’ll feel the weight of history and the mysteries that the Sphinx has silently guarded for millennia.
Conclusion: Exploring on Your Own
Our tour concludes with the grand figure of the Great Sphinx. From there, you will be free to continue your exploration of the Giza plateau, perhaps visiting the Solar Boat Museum or venturing inside the Great Pyramid, as the ancient wonders of Egypt call to you to discover more.
Remember, this tour does not just show you the sights; it immerses you in the stories and the spirit of Ancient Egypt’s remarkable civilization. Join us and step into the pages of history.
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What will I see during the Free Tour of Giza?
The Giza Pyramids & Sphinx Free Tour is a journey back to the time of the pharaohs, offering an insightful exploration of one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the world. Here’s what you can expect:
- The Pyramids: Walk next to the iconic pyramids of Cheops (Khufu), Chephren (Khafre), and Mykerinos (Menkaure). These are the royal tombs built during the Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt. You’ll have the opportunity to photograph these ancient wonders from different angles while learning about their construction and significance.
- The Royal Court Cemetery: Visit a nearby cemetery that once served as the head of the royal court during the reign of Pharaoh Khufu. The hieroglyphs etched into the walls here provide a deep dive into the rich history and customs of ancient Egypt.
- The Great Sphinx: The tour will bring you face-to-face with the enigmatic Great Sphinx of Giza. This colossal statue combines the body of a lion with the head of a human, believed to be that of Pharaoh Khafre. It stands as a guard for the entire complex.
How much should I tip my guide?
For free tours, the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice is in the range of $5 to $20 per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. If you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.
Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.
How do I find the guide?
Head to the Pyramids of Giza Ticket Office and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide.
What is the meeting point of the Free Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx?
The meeting point is outside the Ticket Office of the Pyramids of Giza.
How long does the Free Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx last?
The Free Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx lasts around 3.5 hours.
Where does the Free Tour Giza Pyramids and Sphinx end?
By the Great Sphinx