Private Tour Giza Pyramids & Sphinx & Camel ride & Coptic Cairo

Learn about one of the Seven Wonders of the World with an Egyptologist guide during this private trip to the Giza Plateau. Relax in the comfort of a private vehicle as you’re transferred from your hotel to the desert. Then hop on a camel ride. You’ll enjoy fantastic photo ops of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Sphinx, and more.

Travel into this captivating neighborhood, also known as Old Cairo, with your private guide, and visit a medley of early, icon-adorned churches, including the Hanging Church and Abu Serga, where the holy family is said to have found refuge. Learn about Egypt’s rich Coptic heritage, and visit the Coptic Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts that tell the story of this Christian community, one of the world’s oldest.

per adult from

$43

NZD

Duration

6 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Private tour
    • Professional Driver
    • Private Car
    • Snacks
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Giza Pyramids Tours
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Giza Pyramids Tours, Cairo Egypt

    Around Cairo Your Egyptologist guide will meet you at your Cairo or Giza hotel at 8am in an air-conditioned vehicle Giza Pyramids. Admire the three vast pyramids of the kings and the several smaller pyramids that were tombs of the queens: if you'd like to climb inside the Great Pyramid or see King Khufu's solar boat, your guide can arrange this for an additional charge. Stroll out into the sands and scramble aboard a camel for a 30-minute ride on the famous 'ship of the desert', before discovering the Valley Temple and the iconic Sphinx.

    (optional) lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the pyramids.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

    move to visit the old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the worlds oldest Christian denominations. Stop to see the Hanging Church, aka St Virgin Mary Church. Built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history. Next, after a visit to the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church that is the only round church in Egypt, call at Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church. View the 24 interior columns and 12th-century icons on the walls, and learn how the church stands where the holy family is thought to have stayed during their flight into Egypt from Israel King Herod. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church, before finishing your tour at the Coptic Museum, located in one of Coptic Cairo oldest areas. See some of the 16,000 ancient artifacts on display, including precious icons and books that illustrate the history of Egypt Coptic community.

    Your guide will drop you off at your hotel after the tour is finished.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Fay Tours

Activity ID: V-108141P49

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