The Great Pyramid of Giza is a ticket back in time. The Egyptians put such a great amount of effort into preserving themselves after death that, in doing so, they told us a great deal about the way they lived.
The pyramids still confound scientists today as to how they were built. Despite being over 4,500 years old, they were made with staggeringly advanced skill. Just standing in front of one is a spectacular sight.
Under the beating sun, amongst the red dust, lies a scene that looks like its emerged from a storybook. And there’s not just The Great Pyramid to explore, but many more. The two other large pyramids are just as well preserved and are open to look inside.
Despite the pictures, the pyramids aren’t located in the middle of the desert. In fact, they’re just at the edge of Cairo. So, it couldn’t be easier to fit them into your Egyptian adventure!
This tour hits all the spots. Take in the Great Pyramids of Giza, visit the legendary Sphinx before visiting the Egyptian Museum which hosts the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world! Then to top of this awesome trip, set sail on a cruise along the River Nile as you enjoy delicious food and entertainment.
The pyramids were built over an 85 year period between 2589 and 2504 BC.
Approximately 2.3 million. The average block weighs 2.5 tons. Quick maths: the whole thing is 5,750,000 tons!
Yes, you can. Usually one comes included in your ticket price but you have to pay extra to enter the other two – but they all look the same inside.
Come face to face with a granite sculptured monument of massive proportions.
A Jordanian marvel, carved into the sandstone of the Red-Stone City. It's not only one of the 7th wonders, it's also equally beautiful when lit by candlelight after sunset.
Extraordinarily powerful, this ancient wonder fills visitors with awe at its grand offering.