Cairo Short Layover Tour To Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Bazaar



Layover Cairo day tour from the airport giza, saqqara, memphis

pickup from the Cairo international airport by our expert tour guide who will greet you with a sign with your name on it.

Visit Best Cairo attractions in one day tour

As soon as you reach the airport, you will find our guide holding a sign with your name on it, outside the Passengers area.

You will be transferred to Giza city by a private A/C vehicle. First, you will visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinos.

Our Qualified Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from Cairo Airport. Be driven in an air-conditioned van, then you will make your way to the desert of Giza. Your first visit will be the Pyramid of the King Cheops the greatest Pyramid and one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Visit the Pyramids of The King Chephren the Son of Cheops and the Pyramid of the King Mykerinus.

Then you will see the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates back to the time of Chephren. You will also visit the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. This temple served definitely two functions, namely for the preoperative purification of the king’s body before its burial as well as the actual mummification process.

Join us and explore the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx that belongs to kings Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinos . Enjoy a camel ride around the great pyramids and Valley Temple where the great Sphinx  is located.

Half day tour to Giza Pyramids,Sphinx and Valley Temple Starts at 8:00 am with pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza and transfer to Giza Pyramids to start your half day tour visiting Giza Pyramids.

Where you Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinos there is opportunity to visit the Pyramids from inside or having Camel ride around the great pyramids but it would be subject of extra charge. End your tour with a visit to The Valley Temple where the Priests Mummified the dead body of king Chephren. Also over there you will have a close-up look at The Sphinx – The legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren and it`s the place where you can have an amazing pictures for yourself with the Sphinx in many funny positions .


– Explore the Pyramids of Giza
– Walking in the Pyramids zone and Explore its secrets
– Watch the 3 Pyramids of Giza in a panoramic view


On this day trip, you will visit the most known sites. See the Guardian known as The Sphinx. You will also visit King Cheops Pyramid, Pharaoh’s head, Pyramid of Chephren and a visit to the Valley Temple. Prepare for this 3-hour tour of the great history of Egypt.

Enjoy a personalized tour of the great pyramids, and the 3,000 year-old-Sphinx-two of the city’s most iconic sites-complete with stories and history from your friendly Egyptologist.

Learn about Cheops, Khfre and Menakaure—three of Giza’s best known pyramids and enter one (additional cost) to explore solo, since guides are not permitted. Once you’ve taken in the ancient wonder, head to the nearby plateau where you can capture the towering pyramids rising up from golden sands with the city skyline as a backdrop.

From there, make your way to the valley temple of the pyramids and the iconic Sphinx, perhaps the most enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Your guide will explain the folklore around this massive lion with the head of a king as you take a closer look.

Interested travelers can also visit the famed Papyrus Institute to learn how this historic artwork is crafted. It’s easy to opt out on the visit by informing your guide, since this tour is designed to meet your personal interests and needs.


Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Your guide will take you to the 5000-year old necropolis in Giza. Stand at the foot of the Great Pyramids, built for Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, and guarded by the Great Sphinx. Everyone who visits Egypt needs to see the Pyramids.

We will pick you up from your hotel, to visit the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, dates from the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. This temple served definitely two functions: 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.

Private Half Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Sphinx with Camel Riding from Cairo or Giza

Private Trip To Giza Pyramids and Sphinx + Ride Camel


Explore the famous Giza pyramids, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Sphinx and enjoy a camel ride on this half day tour!

Book this private half day tour and discover one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Be amazed by the Giza Pyramids Complex (CheopsChephren and Mykerinos Pyramids) and the Sphinx (mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion) and learn all about their history and interesting facts. Enjoy a camel ride and take amazing photos and later have a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. This tour will end with a drive back to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza.

Visit the Pyramids of Giza during which you will have the chance to enter the Great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops), you may also visit the Solar Boat Museum and / or have a short camel ride at the Pyramids plateau. Following stop at the Sphinx the huge sculpture of a pharaoh’s head on a lion’s body.

The tour will start from your hotel in Cairo or Giza and you will enjoy the driving time to the sight while our guide is giving you an introduction about the story of the great Pyramids and pharaoh special believes in life after death, burial and mummification rituals.

Visiting Giza Pyramids is more than capturing photos in front of one and only remaining one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Here with the assist of our professional tour guides you will go through the special culture and faith of Old Egyptians. The pyramids are not only tombs but parts of burial complex. The Egyptian religious thoughts about life after death took a great portion of old Egyptians care and efforts. During the tour, you will know about old Egyptians believes, their burial rituals and the theories of building the pyramids.

At the end of the tour our driver will escort you back to you hotel in either Cairo or Giza. The exact time to be at the hotel depends on your location and traffic status.

Become an expert on Egypt’s history and explore some of the best known historical places like the pyramids of Giza and the Valley Temple. Take your friends and family for a day of adventure and take amazing photos of your trip you’ll never forget!

Our tour starts with a pick up at your hotel where your guide will meet you and take you for a ride to your first site – the pyramids of Giza. One of the three pyramids called the Great Pyramid of Cheops (dating back to 2500 B.C.) is the only remaining wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The other two pyramids that you’ll see are the pyramid of Chephren and the Pyramid of Mycerinus along with the famous Sphinx.

Next we’ll head on to visit the temple of king Chephren and the Great Sphinx built in his honor in the Valley Temple. While on tour, enjoy the company of a private egyptologist guide and free water and lunch.

Our tour concludes in the best way – enjoy a thirty minute camel ride around the pyramids and take amazing photos to remember this trip! The tour ends with a drop off at your hotel.


Explore two of Egypt’s most iconic monuments; Giza Pyramids and Sphinx on this 4-hour half-day private tour. Enjoy personalized service from a certified Egyptologist as you wander the grounds of these impressive monuments, learning about the great Egyptian rulers that led their construction. See how the ancient Egyptian artist was brilliant enough to come up with these great constructions just to make it as a tomb for his king. Be amazed by the Giza Pyramids complex, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Enjoy one hour camel ride around and take memorial photos. Get a closer look at the Sphinx, which guards a funeral complex. Later have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Your trip also includes a private vehicle, one hour camel ride, Egyptology tour guide and round-trip hotel transport.

  •  Experience the Giza Pyramids, one of the wonders of the ancient world.
  • Discover the legends and stories behind the great Sphinx and the Valley Temple
  • Take one hour camel ride on the plateau
  • Private guide ensures personalized service and attention
  • Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip transfers


Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 8:00 am

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

About 4 Hours 8 am to 5 pm


Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza on time. Once you enter the Giza plateau area, you will be able to go very close to the Great Pyramid of Cheops, and staring at that massive structure, you will realize that your dream of visiting the only surviving wonder of the ancient world came true. Your guide will provide you with historical insights into those 4600 years old tombs, how they were built and how long it took the ancient Egyptians to complete them. He will also give you enough time to take as many photos as you wish. You may like to enter the burial chamber of one of the pyramids (Extra Ticket).

Passing through the pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure, you will stop to click some photos of all the pyramids together. In that part of the Sahara Desert area, you will also have the chance to ride a camel for one hour, take nice clicks and have a lot of desert fun.

You might also like to visit the sun boat museum (optional). In the year 1954, an Egyptian archaeologist found what we call now the sun boat which was made of cedar imported from Lebanon. Although the boat dates back to 4600 years, most of the wooden components are still in an excellent condition.

After a short drive, you will find yourself at the feet of the fascinating statue of the Sphinx, the largest monolith sculpture in Ancient Egypt. This mysterious monument was carved to symbolize the pharaoh’s power and wisdom. The statue was also regarded as a guardian of the pyramids.

Finally, visit the Valley Temple where King Chephren (owner of the second pyramid in the area) was mummified and learn about mummification process. After this great tour, you will have the chance to go to a papyrus institute to see how the Egyptians produced this genuine artwork thousands of years ago. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant but drinks are not included

Finally you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.


  • Pickup service from your Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour..
  • All services and charges.


  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Lunch is optional in this tour.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 80$
  • 2-15: 60$

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.


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