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How to Enjoy Egypt Giza Pyramids Complex

How to Enjoy Giza Pyramids Complex - Egypt Tours Portal

Archeologists have spent many centuries wondering about the glory of pyramids and their secrets but they have been stumped; this is the secret of why the Great Giza Pyramids are regarded as one of the greatest architectural feats of all times, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

The Pyramids were built almost 5000 years ago from the beginning of recorded human history to the present. When people mention “The Pyramids of Giza” They are referring typically to the three Pyramids that existed in the Giza complex. The Three Pyramids are "The Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure".

1- Enjoy the Camel Rides

How to Enjoy Egypt Giza Pyramids Complex
How to Enjoy Egypt Giza Pyramids Complex

Have you ever tried camel rides? Or tried to pick a horse before sunset? Many tourists who visit Egypt try camel or horse rides for almost two hours around the Pyramids and have the feeling of trying a new experience in the desert and sands and running for long distances watching the three Pyramids and the Great sphinx. Do not forget to take a picture to post on your IG, and as a wise piece of advice, it’s so much better to book with a travel agency to avoid the hassle.

2- Visiting Panoramic Point

Panoramic Point Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
Panoramic Point Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

Do you have one of your family or your friends that visited Egypt before? If your answer is “YES” so, you will find absolutely a picture of him with the three Pyramids and at least one picture trying to kiss the Great Sphinx.

3- Explore the Valley Temple

Valley Temple of Khafre - Egypt Tours Portal
Valley Temple of Khafre - Egypt Tours Portal

This valley was used as a mortuary place or a temple for the kings and their families, it is a part of the Giza Complex Pyramids. The valley temples were built for two reasons; the first one is to serve the mummy of the king before its burial, and second, it was used for making the mummification process of the King. The valley temple is one of the most popular sites for tourists in Egypt, as it’s a unique highlight and great proof of how important it is to see and touch the civilization itself. 

4- Watching the Sound and Light Show

The Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
The Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

This show started in 1961 now, with ten languages so you will not have any difficulty understanding as it is with English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic, Russian, and Japanese.

This show works at night with an audio and visual display that shows the greatness of the Egyptian civilization and expresses the old history of the Pyramids and the Pharaoh, and it starts from 20:25 $ per person.

5- Quad Bike at the Pyramids

Quad Bike at the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
Quad Bike at the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

This tour will be special from any other tour because you will enjoy a desert safari by quad bike with a panoramic view around the Pyramids, and it starts at only 50$ per person.

6- Try A Traditional Horse-drawn Carriage

Horse-drawn Carriage - Egypt Tours Portal
Horse-drawn Carriage - Egypt Tours Portal

You will cover the most attractions in less time, on a private and comfortable horse carriage with a panoramic view of the Three Pyramids. This tour should be done at least once in a lifetime!

7- Entering Inside the Pyramids

Inside the Queen Room at the Great Pyramid - Egypt Tours Portal
Inside the Queen Room at the Great Pyramid - Egypt Tours Portal

I’m sure you are so interested in seeing the pyramids from the inside and how the life of the ancient Egyptians was very traditional with great ACHIEVEMENTS! This is the most wonderful feeling you will get ever for the rest of your life.

8- Buy A Souvenir for a Lifetime Remembering

Souvenirs at Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Porta
Souvenirs at Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Porta

Do not forget to buy some souvenirs for your family and your friends from Egypt like Small Pyramids that were made from stone, antiques, coffee mugs, and miniature license plates. It’s really important.

What Was the Purpose of Building the Pyramids and Where?

Purpose of Building the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
Purpose of Building the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

The Pyramids were built first as tombs for the Kings of the ancient Egyptians, it was believed that there is a next world after the afterlife, also Egyptians believed that everyone had a soul called "a ba" and a spiritual duplicate known as "a ka". The kings were mummified so that you can see their bodies and hair at present, their bodies were kept inside the Pyramids. Pyramids were built in the south of Egypt and under the star because they believed that the Sun dies every night.

Why Do Tourists Visit Egypt, Especially the Pyramids?

Why Do Tourists Visit the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
Why Do Tourists Visit the Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

Pyramids are important to all the tourists who visit Egypt, First of all, it’s one of the seven wonders of the world, The Great Pyramids used to have invisible doors till this moment and many discoveries that we still find in many cities, the Great Pyramids have 481 feet tall, as there is no trip to Egypt without seeing the Pyramids and taking a photo beside the Great Pyramids, and Great Sphinx to be a day to be remembered in your memory.

Are the Pyramids Safe to Visit in 2023?

Policeman at Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal
Policeman at Giza Pyramids - Egypt Tours Portal

Honestly, there are as said risks everywhere but, for the last decade, the Egyptian governorate has concentrated its efforts on the security of the country for both the Egyptian and the tourists, you are completely SAFE in Egypt.

Needless to say, there is no particular reason to say that it could be changed for the worse in the future, as they are working on providing more facilities for the tourists, so. If you want to see The Pyramids do not worry unduly.

There are also policemen everywhere, Egyptian people are very nice, they like to communicate with tourists and they will help you whenever you need help! Also, CNN recommends Egypt as one of the safest destinations to travel to even during covid-19.

CNN had chosen our country among 21 countries to travel to in 2021, just imagine how our country is SAFE now in 2023! And the greatest achievement that we had two years ago from 2021!

It was expected that Egypt is still receiving tourists from 2021 to 2026 about 52 million tourists, and this is because how the main factor in any tour is everywhere in Egypt "Factor of Safety".

The Weather and Best Time to Visit The Pyramids

The Sphinx View - Egypt Tours Portal
The Sphinx View - Egypt Tours Portal

Egypt has unique weather as it has a warm daytime temperature in both the summer and the winter and also during spring and fall. In this article we will discuss each point in detail:

Spring in the Pyramids:

Weather in the Pyramids most of the days is almost warm, you can get your light and cotton clothes with you. You will really enjoy the weather in Egypt as there is between, there is no heat and there is no cold as in many other countries. Do not miss the chance to celebrate “Sham El-Nasim”

Summer in the Pyramids:

The weather in the Pyramids is almost hot and it is a good choice for visitors who prefer the high temperature as it’s a good choice for people who like to dive or snorkel and prefer the seas, if they have a full package vacation in Egypt that includes other cities such as Aswan, Luxor, Alexandria, Fayoum, Hurghada, and Sharm El-Sheikh.

Fall in the Pyramids:

The weather is nearly perfect during this season and it is a good choice for tourists who do not prefer crowding places, prices also are good as they could start from 40 $.

Winter in the Pyramids:

The beginning of December is a prime time to visit the Pyramids as the weather is too warm for tourists. It’s not cold at all but a little warm and it is the season for most tourists to spend their vacation in Egypt.

Do not miss the chance to celebrate Christmas and New Year festivals.

How Much Does It Cost to Visit the Great Pyramids?

Giza Pyramids View - Egypt Tours Portal
Giza Pyramids Panoramic View - Egypt Tours Portal

There are many ways and options to visit the pyramids, you can visit them on a day tour from Cairo international airport, and in this case, you will have only a few hours to get back to your hotel or take your flight and back home.

1- Visiting Giza Pyramids Complex on One Day Tour

You can visit the Pyramids during a stopover tour from Cairo International Airport as many agencies can pick you up from the Airport to visit the Pyramids and drop you off at Cairo International Airport.

If you are in Egypt, they can pick you up and drop you off from your hotel in Cairo, or you can go with your family but keep in mind to be there at 08:00 am before the crowding.

It is not expensive at all to visit the Pyramids in one day and always it is accompanied by visiting the Egyptian Museum as there is a guided price that starts from 50 $ per assists with a meet and assists service, and you can enter the Great Pyramid of Khufu and pay only average 20: 25 $ Just get ready to watch the Glory itself.

2- Visiting the Pyramids through Egypt Vacation Package:

You can book with a trusted agency in Egypt Like Egypt Tours Portal to arrange you a majestic tour package for you that includes many cities in Egypt. Through Egypt holiday packages from UK, you will enjoy vising Giza Pyramids Complex, plus the most popular places in Egypt and their highlights such as:

  • Abu Simbel in Aswan.
  • Tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the valley of the queens, Abydos, and Dandara in Luxor.
  • Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, Cidatel of Qaitbay, and Alexandria Library in Alexandria city.
  • Finally, do not miss the trip to visit Hurghada or Sharm El-sheikh beside the Giza Pyramids as they have so many water activities such as the aquarium, safari in the Deseret, snorkeling, and diving in the red sea.

What to Pack with You While Visiting the Pyramids?

Giza Pyramids View - Egypt Tours Portal
Giza Pyramids View - Egypt Tours Portal

It’s important to be ready and not miss anything before you travel anywhere such as, there are many things to pack up with you while visiting Egypt's Giza Pyramids such as:

  • You should bring your hat with you.
  • Your Sunblock is important to protect your skin from the Sun.
  • Sunglasses protect your eyes from the sun during summertime.
  • An umbrella.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking.
  • Light clothes in the summer to not get too hot.
  • Heavy clothes and tall pants in the winter.
  • A scarf for women to cover their hair when visiting mosques.
  • Do not forget to bring your camera with you to take memorable pictures.

Restaurants near the Pyramids of Giza

Restaurants near the Pyramids of Giza - Egypt Tours Portal
Restaurants near the Pyramids of Giza - Egypt Tours Portal

Do not miss the chance to try traditional Egyptian food during your tour of the pyramids on a Pyramid view and take a picture of the traditional food with the Pyramids. There are many restaurants and cafes that introduce traditional food such as 9 Pyramids Lounge, Pavilion, Egypt Pyramid Café, and heaven Lounge & rooftop view.

One of the most popular meals in Egypt is “Kushari” (Mixed rice, macaroni, lentils, and sauce of tomato).

Second, "Mahshi" Egyptians like to stuff everything with meat or rice, if you get the chance to try it, just order a mix of all the types of it and I doubt you will get it less than 9/10.

Third, the macaroni bechamel, this dish contains pasta, white sauce, and a meat slicer.

Fourth, molokhia, a green soap made from the leaves of jute, can taste it with rabbits, chicken, or meat.

What is more, than eating "Taameya"?1 This meal contains fava meals and green mixed. You can try it with beans, fries, and salad.

All these words considered The Pyramids as one of the most glamorous ancient wonders of the world, these unrivaled structures have stood since 5000 years ago and yet no one can discover or explain their secret as perhaps forever they will be. The ancient Egyptians used their creativity, so Egypt will remain immortal because of those pyramids and its kind people all over the ages.

Conclusion

Experience the wonders of ancient Egyptian civilization by exploring the Giza Pyramids and another historical monument in the land of Pharaohs with our exclusive Egypt Pyramids tour packages. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this beautiful country, as you discover the iconic monuments and learn about their significance. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the birthplace of one of the greatest civilizations in human history.

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