Half Day Pyramids & Sphinx from El Cairo (Excl. entrance to any Pyramid)
Giza Pyramids is on the west bank of the Nile facing Cairo. On top of Giza plateau rise the three pyramids. It is one of the seven wonders of the world surrounded by small Pyramids and hundred of Mastabas and tombs for kings and nobles. The Egyptians built the Pyramids to be tombs to preserve the bodies of their dead kings. The great pyramid is the most famous structure in the world which was built by King Cheops around 2650 B.C. Almost 2.5 million blocks of stone were put into building this pyramid. Close to the eastern flank of the pyramid of Cheops lie three small pyramids dedicated either to his wives or family members. The second Pyramid is built by Kephren, south -west of his father pyramid though lower height. The third Pyramid is built by Mycerinus (Mankaure), south -west of the great second pyramid. It is much smaller than either. It is distinguished by the fact that the lower part of its sides still retain their granite slab coverings. The sphinx is a legendary statue for it has the body of lion.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point At the reception of the customers' hotel.
Hours & minutes Approx. 5 h.
Start or opening time At 08:30 hours. Customers have to call 24 hours before the departure in order to reconfirm their pick up time.
Is there any parking? Is it on the street, private or public? For touristic coaches only.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes.
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name Taxi.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Upon request (with extra fees).
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Up to the guest nationality (main language English).
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? Upon request (with extra fees).
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? All souvenirs shops (Visa Electron, Master Card, Visa, Dinners).
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? Upon request from the guest.
Content & Specialized items
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Bottle of water, stomach medicines (just in case), towels, sunglasses and passports.
List the specific clothing required Sports wear or comfortable clothes, sports shoes and caps.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? Yes.
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Fast food, Local restaurants, Chinese restaurants, sushi, Indian, French cuisine and Italian.
What is the seating capacity of each restaurant? Between 100 or 200 seats for all restaurants except Fast food restaurant between 20 and 50 seats.
List the menu (include the cost of an alternative one) Majority will be set menu including vegetables, salads, rice or noodles with one item meet, chicken or fish + fruits.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? All drinks will be as per consumption.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No.
Is there a snack included? No.
If not included, is there any place to get a snack? From hotel and super market.
Are drinks included? No.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes.
What type of alcoholic beverages are available and at what price? All alcoholic beverage are available "only" at all hotels and some restaurants and the cost is depend if its a local or imported beverage per bottle or per glass.
List all venues where restrooms are available All venues have restrooms.
What is the fitness level required? Any.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) No, but requires extra fees for assist.