Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids Complex

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Giza Pyramids Complex

There is no monument on the plant that can reflect the true definition of the word glory than the Majestic Giza Pyramids Complex. The complex contains the last remaining monument of the seven wonders of the ancient world the great pyramid of Giza next to two other pyramids each impressive in their unique manner and represent the level of political and economic stability. The complex is one of the last remaining prehistoric monuments on the plant which was built in Egypt old kingdom (2686 – 2181 BC) during the 4th dynasty (2613 – 2493 BC) over than 4000 years and still able to capture the hearts and souls who ever see it. It contains three massive pyramids of KhufuKhafra, and Menkaure who desired to stand the test of time and immortalize their names and legacy through the ages. Each pharaoh built a pyramid to be his final resting place and help his soul ascends to the heavens. Next to the pyramids is the valley temple where the kings and Queens were mummified and prepared to cross to the other side. The complex is located in the western desert 9 km (5 mi) west of the Nile River, 13 km (8 mi) southwest of Cairo city Centre and protected by the sole guardian of Egypt the Great Sphinx.

The Great Pyramid of King Khufu

The last remaining wonder of the ancient world the Great Pyramid, built for King Khufu in the old kingdom between 2580 BC and 2560 BC which took 20 years. It is also known by the Greek name Cheops. It became the tallest structure in the world at the height of 147 m (481 ft.) for more than 3,800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in 1311. It was built using 2.3 million blocks of limestone each block weight 2.5 tons and a working force of 100,00. It was designed by King Khufu’s vizier Hemiunu who created a true masterpiece of miraculous architecture using all the resourced the golden age of the old kingdom had to offer.

Pyramid of King Chefren

The second largest pyramid in Egypt built by King Khafra (2558-2532 BC) during the 4th dynasty in 2540 BC. Khafre is the son of Khufu so he desired to create a structure similar to his father’s. the pyramid is known by the Greek name Chephren. It reaches the height of 136.4 (448 ft.) on a base of 215.5 m (706 ft.), and is also made out of limestone, also has an angle of 51°50’24”. Right in front of it is the famous Protector of Egypt the famous Sphinx, the world’s oldest statue which designed based on the face of king Khafra himself.

Pyramids of King Menkaure

The smallest of the three pyramids built by king Menkaure the sixth ruler of the 4th dynasty in 2510 BC to be his tomb. It is constructed using limestone on the exterior and red granite on the interior and stands at the height of 61 m (204 ft.) on a base of 108.5 m and has the angel of the incline is 51°20′25″. The interior of the pyramid is made of red granite.

Egypt civilization is filled with a lot of amazing history, so don’t miss the chance to witness and discover the hidden world of Giza Pyramids Complex, check our Egypt private tour packages and Nile cruise to enjoy a lifetime journey to the land of Pharaohs.

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General Tips:

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.

Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.

Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

Try “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, and “Koshary”.

Buy a local SIM card so you can call anyone you want.

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Professional Egyptologist Tour Guides.

Modern Air-Conditioned Vehicles.

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Entrance Fees to All Sites that Mentioned at the Itinerary.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The entire country of Egypt deserve to be seen with its every heavenly detail but there are places that must be seen such as the breathtaking Hurghada's red sea, The wonders of Cairo the pyramids of Giza, the great sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, the wonders of Luxor like Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatshepsut temple and the wonders of Aswan like Abu Simbel temples, Philea temple, Unfinished obelisk and The Wonders of Alexandria like Qaitbat Citadel, Pompey's Pillar and Alexandria Library.

If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries, have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD in cash, as for the E-Visa for 30 day you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could also be one of the lucky ones who can obtain a free visa for 90 days. Read More About Egypt Travel Visa.

Egypt has a variety of delicious cuisines but we recommend “Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)”, Mulukhiya, “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish, and Kebab & Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish. Read More About Egyptian Food

The best time to travel to Egypt is during the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical accompanied by a magical atmosphere of warm weather with a winter breeze. You will be notified in the week of your trip if the weather is unsafe and if any changes have been made.

You should pack everything you could ever need and but in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

We have been creating the finest vacations for more than 10 years around the most majestic destinations in Egypt. Our staff consists of the best operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort make you have the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time consultants to fit your every possible need during your vacation. It doesn't go without saying that your safety and comfort are our main concern priority and all of our resources will be directed to provide the best atmosphere until you return home.

You will feel safe in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is quite peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt. Read More

Wear whatever feels right and comfortable. It is advised to wear something light, sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the terrain of Egypt.

The best activity is by far boarding a Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan or Vise Versa. Witness the beauty of Egypt from a hot balloon or a plane and try all the delicious Egyptian cuisines and drinks plus shopping in old Cairo. Explore the allure and wonders of the red sea in the magical city resorts of Egypt like Hurghada and many more by diving and snorkeling in the marine life or Hurghada. Behold the mesmerizing western desert by a safari trip under the heavenly Egyptian skies.

There are a lot of public holidays in Egypt too many to count either religious or nation, the most important festivals are the holy month of Ramadan which ends with Eid Al Fitr, Christmas and new years eve. Read More

Egypt is considered to be one of the most liberal Islamic countries but it has become a little bit conservative in the last couple of decades so it is advised to avoid showing your chest, shoulders or legs below the knees.

Arabic is the official language and Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand English or at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Professional tour guides, who work in the tourism sector, are equipped to handle visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of all our clients.

The fastest way is a car, of course, a taxi. If you are in Cairo ride a white taxi to move faster or you could board the fastest way of transportation in Egypt metro if the roads are in rush hour.

The temperature in Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c. Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime. The temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

It is the home of everything a traveler might be looking for from amazing historical sites dating to more than 4000 years to enchanting city resorts & beaches. You will live the vacation you deserve as Egypt has everything you could possibly imagine.

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