Private Half-Day Trip to Giza Pyramids with Camel-Riding

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Private Half-Day Trip to Giza Pyramids with Camel-Riding
from £51.48
Enjoy this half-day trip to see the Giza pyramids and Sphinx, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and experience camel-riding alongside the Giza pyramids with wonderful views of the pyramids Sahara desert.
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In Brief

Giza, Egypt
5 hours
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

Meet your Guide in the Lobby of your hotel 9:00 a, m heading to Begin this half-day tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx straight from your hotel in Cairo. Head toward the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus and discover the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe the Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza) was built as a tomb for the Egyptian Pharaoh Khofo and constructed over a 14 to 20-year period in 2560 BC.
During the Tour ,you will ride your camel for 25 Mintues, your guide will help you to take some photos for your Trip,

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza Egypt

Afterwards, continue on toward the Great Sphinx. The Sphinx has the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body and dates back to the time of Chephren. This sphinx was made to guard the pyramids of King Chefren. Next, visit the Valley Temple which belonged to the Pyramids of Chephren. The temple acted as a place for the purification and mummification process of the king before burial.
then you will take your Lunch with your Guide , then Heading back to your Hotel

Duration: 2 hours


  • WiFi during the tour
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Light local Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with WiFi
  • Riding camel for 30 minutes
  • Entrance fees to Giza Pyramids and sphinx
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Great Sphinx


  • Gratuities

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
customer Location

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This tour was absolutely amazing. Our tour guide was so friendly and made us feel very comfortable. She met us in our hotel lobby and guided us to our car. She gave us a lot of useful information about the area, took us to see the Pyramids and offered to take multiple photos for us which she was very very good at taking photos. All of her photos she took for us came out beautifully. She then made sure we had a really good lunch at a local resturaunt near the pyramids and told us we could eat as much as we wanted even though we were stuffed with our first choices. The camel riding was a dream come true and I highly recommend doing that when visiting the pyramids. She took us to a couple shops after we were done as well. I highly recommend this tour when you are in Egypt, very safe, reliable and friendly service.
• Submitted 22 Jan 2020
One of my favourite experiences ever. Ahmed was simply the best tour guide! Really got to see the best of this tourist attraction, didn't have to queue, and he took the best photos. I travelled alone, and felt completely safe, and had a fun day out! We even had traditional food :) Will book this tour again when i bring my family to egypt!
• Submitted 12 Nov 2019
This tour was great I got to see everything in half a day and my guide was awesome and took tons of pics for me
• Submitted 08 Nov 2019
Heba was the absolute best EVER! She was friendly, accommodating and so very knowledgeable. She knew how to navigate so we good take pics and have the best views. This tour was so worth our money. Heba provided amazing photography skills.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
Our guide, Salwa Karmey and our driver made the trip really comfortable. We were picked up on the address as arranged. We got some of the history about the pyramids on the way out there and everything was just perfectly planned. There was time for pictures and the camel riding was so funny!! We had a good trip and happy to see this wonder of the world.
• Submitted 23 Oct 2019
Our guide Medhad and driver Abnawb were very accommodating and took great care of us for the trip! I would highly recommend this to anyone who has less than a day to spare in Cairo for sightseeing!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
Heba, sweet Heba we miss you so much! You showed us around Cairo and Giza and provided us the ultimate Egypt experience. We appreciate all your tips and the time you took to take our photos. You’re truly amazing! Thanks for everything!
• Submitted 17 Dec 2018
My tour guide was Sam. He was a very knowledgeable Egyptologist and very personable. He knows his Egyptian history! I travelled solo I felt very comfortable and safe. He went out of the way to make my stay in Egypt at good one. Even followed up when I had issues with my hotel room. And he takes wonderful pictures! I would definitely use this tour company and Sam again. Overall 5 stars!
• Submitted 03 Oct 2018
This is my third time in Egypt but I never get tired of looking and be amazed of the great accomplishment of men. Perfect engineering and a wonder of how it's been constructed without the aid of modern technology. The guide Michael is very knowledgeable and patient to us.
• Submitted 17 Sep 2018
Ahmad is an expert in egypt history and more than willing to educate. We were driven in an air conditioned car all around. They went above and beyond with their generosity of time, knowledge, and friendship. The camel ride was pre-arranged, so there was no wait. They even took us to a local restaurant, explained the cuisine, and ate lunch with us. Definitely made you feel like friends. We were also driven to a government-run place where we were shown how papyrus paper is made. highly recommend this tour!
• Submitted 10 Sep 2018
This was the best tour we could have chosen for our first day in Egypt! We were greeted by our very kind and professional guide Mona from Let's Explore Egypt! and began our day driving to the Giza Necropolis. We toured the temples and pyramids complete with background history and context of the tombs. Then we moved to the area where we gained a breathtaking vantage of the pyramids on camelback. We returned and departed the site for lunch at a restaurant where we enjoyed a fixed menu authentic Egyptian lunch - locals were eating alongside us! Then we moved to some local shops to end the half day with drop off back at our hotel. The day was made easy by our guide and our driver. Thank you to Mona and Let's Explore Egypt!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2018
Outstanding! Fatimas company came highly recommended, but I still had my doubts that I would get a competent and courteous guide. Fatima exceeded my expectations! Educated as an Egyptologist, she is thoroughly knowledgeable and intellectually honest, yet insatiably curious and willing to learn. She has excellent language skills, a delightful sense of humor, and a personal manner that put me at ease in this new culture. Unlike many tour guides Ive had, Fatima is not filling in on her way to something else but fulfilling her lifelong career dream. She and Sasa, her driver, customized my tour to take in all the sights I wanted to see and nothing I didnt -- all while traveling in Sasas clean, luxurious, air-conditioned car. Of course the artifacts of the Egyptian Museum are as remarkable as youve heard, but you will be unimpressed with the outdated manner in which they are displayed unless the new modern museum is open by the time you go. Its obvious Fatima is well known and respected by her fellow guides, the museum personnel, and Giza security guards. Fatima knew all the ropes, which allowed us to avoid many of the lines and crowds. At Giza, the incredible afternoon heat didnt spoil the thrill of the pyramids. Meanwhile, Fatima shooed away the pesky junk-hawkers and negotiated to get me the least-stinky camel to ride. Fatima is a faithful representative of her Muslim heritage, explaining many Egyptian customs and beliefs. But she also knew a lot about the history of my Christian faith and showed great respect for my convictions. All told my private tour was a delightful surprise! And I cant believe how little I paid for this kind of customized, one-on-one treatment! That meant I had enough money left to tip Fatima appropriately for her impeccable professionalism and gracious friendship. -- Greg Warner, Florida USA
• Submitted 07 Aug 2018
Great tour - we had Mona helping us around and guiding us. She is excellent. Would highly recommend it. Very knowledgeable. She was flexible and changed the tour as we wanted as we had two kids with us. We went to Giza and Saqarra - also went to the spirits shop as well as the papyryus store. Kids enjoyed the camel ride. Would highly recommend it
• Submitted 15 Jul 2018
First off i have to say that I'm so glad I booked a tour guide. I was going to go it along and try to read about the history on my own, but after meeting my guide Heba and all the knowledge she provided, I would certaintly recommend hiring a guide. You could tell that she lived and breath Egyptian history. To say Heba was incredible would be an understatement. She was out of this world...and went above and beyond to make sure that I was taken care of. She started messaging me the day prior and basically introduced her self. The communication was easy and I felt like I was with a friend of many years. She picked me up right on time and helped me in the air conditioned car. I did not eat breakfast and she took me to get breakfast and coffee even though it wasn't included. :- Also, being that I was switching hotels, she offered that I store my luggage at the Baazar, as she knows the owner, and it turned out to be very convenient! She was full of energy and so thoughtful about everything. She knew all the cool spots to take photos. Some of the photos i have, you would think I was the only one at the pyramids. I'm not sure how many guides this company has...but if you could request Heba, I would highly recommend it. I wish I could have her as my guide in Luxor when i go tomorrow. I see why everyone raves about her online. One last important note: Heba is sort of like a celebrity. Everywhere we went some knew her and they had to say hello. She is well respected in Egypt, so know that you're in good hands if you get lucky enough to get her.
• Submitted 05 Jul 2018
Mawan our tour guide was wonderful along with being knowledgeable and punctual The tour was Fabulous recommend bringing your own guide to the Giza keeps all others away. and you can concentrate on absorbing the historical information. The transportation was top notch . We highly recommend this tour it is half day wish it was longer but worth the price. The people of Cairo were welcoming and extremely friendly The food was great too it is safe to travel to Cairo
• Submitted 24 May 2018
Outstanding service and the Guide really made it a great experience. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2018
Very organised, timely and professional. Khaled was impeccable in his knowledge, humour and efficiency.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2018
This was my best trip to the pyramids ever. Our guide Miss Manar Attoh was so delighted to answer all our questions. she was kind, patient and fully knowledgeable about the ancient egyptian history. I highly recommend this trip because it's very flexible. I specifically recommend Miss Manar who exceeded my expectations and made this trip so successful.
• Submitted 07 Feb 2018
My tour started when I was picked up at my hotel. They were right on time despite my difficult location and no hotel sign. My tour guide, Samah, was excellent. She was very knowledgable about the pyramids and Egyptian history in general. She had good recommendations and knew the area well. The driver didn't say much, but drove well in difficult traffic. They took care of me and served up a meal on the way home. Very professional, I highly recommend Samah for a pyramid tour.
• Submitted 23 Jan 2018
This tour was well worth it! Our guide was very educated and we left with a wealth of knowledge. Certainly a must do/see!
• Submitted 27 Dec 2017
During my time in Egypt I took a private tour to the Pyramids, Sphinx and Camel ride! I was so fortunate to have Zenab as my guide and Mohamad as my driver, both of them were professional, friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was nothing short of amazing and it was all of my dreams come true. I had just enough time at each of the stops, Zenab was so thoughtful, caring and made sure I knew exactly what was going to happen at each stop as well as guide me on how much money to tip if I wanted on the camel ride and the for the people taking pictures so you know your not being taken advantage of. We stopped and had a nice Egyptian lunch as well as stop at the perfume store and painting shop which was so interesting. During lunch Zenab sat with me and we had lots of conversation and it was lovely to get to know her she is such a sweet lady and asset to the company. I took this tour on my first day in Egypt and I felt safe and well looked after, it was a great introduction to the Country. You do not need to have any doubts you have to book this tour!
• Submitted 14 Dec 2017
Recommend if you want to see the most popular pyramids and ride a camel. Good to see with a guide if its your first time. Just say no thank you to the vendors and avoid eye contact if you aren't a shopper. This was our 2nd visit to the Giza pyramids and we learned some new history about them. Our first visit was with a tour of 15 and we would have ideally liked to spend more time there so we went back for another look. Guide Ashraf Zachary was great
• Submitted 29 Nov 2017
Wonderful experience made even better by our excellent guide who knew so much and answered all our questions. Felt totally secure throughout the day but also felt we were treated as individuals. Although entering the great Pyramid was extra, it was well worth it for this once in a lifetime visit.
• Submitted 11 Nov 2017
Amazing tour!
• Submitted 06 Nov 2017