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Pyramids of Giza: Icons of Egypt’s Cultural Heritage!

By Ketika Shah on Aug 30, 2023
Themes:  Interesting Facts  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Egypt

A trip to Egypt is like stepping through a magical doorway into history.

Egypt is one of the most mesmerizing countries on the planet. With such an illustrious past, this is a must-see visit for many. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the serene Nile, the journey takes us to the heart of Egypt’s treasures, the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza. They are the largest Egyptian pyramids and one of the most popular places to visit in Cairo. Our Egypt Tour Packages promise to make this experience even more captivating. So, friends, let us plunge into this incredible story of ancient wonders and modern-day delights, all woven together by the magic of Egypt Tourism.

Are you ready to discover the mystery that has captivated the globe for thousands of years? Here is the absolute guide to seeing the Giza Pyramids!

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Why is the Pyramids of Giza famous?

The Pyramids of Giza have held us all in awe for centuries, and it’s no mystery why.

The Great Pyramid of Giza sits in the front, an enormous masterpiece, the highest man-made construction in ages. Immerse in the unbelievable history, survey the tombs and discover the rich culture of this ancient country. Going inside the pyramids is like entering a place from the past, where the treasures and secrets are plenty. The height of the Giza Pyramid against the horizon is a symbol of human victory. These remarkable pyramids are the crown jewel of places to visit in Egypt. It is evidence of an era’s creativity and a charm that refuses to disappear.

How to Reach Pyramids of Giza

I must say that a visit to the famous Pyramids of Giza is a prerequisite for any trip to Egypt. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza is surreal. The Giza Pyramids appear infinite kilometers on a desert road in online images, but they are rather close to the city. A short ride of just 15 km from central Cairo, you are at the doorstep of history. You can call an Uber or opt for a bus or a taxi. Apart from these private options, you can also try microbus, metro, or public bus. But, the fastest and most practical way to reach the Pyramids is by car. Also, note that it takes an hour to go to Giza by car from Cairo airport. There are plenty of taxis in the arrivals zone, but Uber is considerably cheaper and possibly safer.

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Best Time to Visit Pyramids of Giza

Touring in Egypt and finding out the best time to visit the Pyramids of Giza is a vital task.

Planning your Egypt travel between October and April, when the weather in Egypt is pleasant, is important. Arrive at the Giza Pyramids Complex as soon as you can. You will escape the crowds that generally gather around 0930. The opening hours are around 0800 to 1700 hours. However, you should confirm the latest opening hours before visiting, as they may vary based on the season and festivals. This way, you will have up-to-date information and can arrange your tour accordingly.

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Top things to do near the Pyramids of Giza

Exploring the Giza Pyramids is a journey into history and in awe. There are so many activities that make these iconic Pyramids of Giza tourist attractions a must-see. The region offers a range of enriching experiences, from engaging in local culture to admiring the architecture. There is a heap of things to do in Egypt that promises to stun you.

  • Look up close at the stunning Pyramids of Giza.
  • Be amazed by the mysterious Sphinx that protects the pyramids.
  • Take a historical lesson at the Egyptian Museum
  • Experience the Pyramid Sound and Light Show for a magical night out.
  • Visit Saqqara to see more ancient wonders.
  • Camel ride
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum
  • Quad bike
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Best Hotels near Pyramids of Giza

You can choose from a variety of options of hotels close to the Pyramids of Giza to suit your tastes. From affordable to luxurious, many hotels offer the best relaxation for a memorable stay. A few options are as below

  • Pyramids View Inn
  • Marriott Mena House
  • Pyramids Height Hotel
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • Kemet Boutique Hotel
  • Panorama Pyramids Inn
  • Egypt Pyramids Inn
  • Pyramids Eyes Hotel.

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Tips on visiting the Pyramids of Giza

  • During the day, the sun is searing. It is advised to wear long-sleeved trousers, breathable and windproof clothing, and a high-SPF sunscreen.
  • Carry some tissues with you. Inside, it may be quite humid and hot. It’s nice to be able to wipe your face and hands clean, especially in a dusty desert atmosphere.
  • Shorts, slippers, skirts, sleeveless tops, and other improper clothes are not allowed inside the pyramid.
  • Choose a hotel with a stunning view of the Pyramids of Giza for the length of your stay. Particularly at night, the view of the pyramids is magnificent.
  • The locals may invite you to ride a camel or take group photos in the scenic region for whatever reason, all of which are charged.
  • Please say NO to sellers who use different ways to sell items at exorbitant rates if you don’t need them.
  • Do not enter the Pyramids of Giza if you are claustrophobic.
  • Bring your water to avoid buying expensive water inside.
  • Ensure you have enough cash before visiting the Pyramids of Giza, as there are no ATMs nearby, and you may need to pay for anything you buy.
  • Above all else, embrace the moment and let it all sink in. You may not find anything like it anywhere else around the planet.


As the sun sets, the pyramids of Giza remind us of their history, as every grain of sand holds a different story. Travelers from all over the world are drawn to Egypt because of its treasures, which range from the majesty of the pyramids to the enigmatic smile of the Sphinx. This journey becomes a trip of curiosity and wonder with Flamingo Travels as your guide. So, as you set out on a journey that defies time, culture, and imagination, let the winds of the desert take your hopes and dreams.

FAQs Regarding Pyramids of Giza Egypt

What are the three Pyramids of Giza for?

The three Pyramids of Giza are The Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaue. The physical bodies of pharaohs, with their belongings and offerings for the afterlife, were kept in these pyramids.

Who built the Pyramids of Giza?

During ancient Egypt in the Old Kingdom era, Cheops, or pharaoh Khufu – built the Pyramid of Giza. It is believed that it took around 20 years to build, with thousands of laborers, craftsmen, and engineers working tirelessly to complete this massive structure.

What do the Pyramids of Giza represent?

The Pyramids of Giza represent the burial tombs of Egyptian pharaohs. They represent their divine status and power. They reflect superior engineering and religious concepts that are in line with the universe as a whole.

Where are the Pyramids of Giza located?

A short distance from the capital city of Eygpt, the Pyramids of Giza stand on the rocky Giza Plateau. The Nile River provides a striking backdrop to this iconic site located on the western bank.

Is there an entrance to the Pyramid of Giza?

Yes, there are two entrances to the Pyramid of Giza. One of them is near the Great Pyramid of Giza, not away from the Marriott Mena House Hotel. The second one is near the Great Sphinx, over the hill from the pyramids.

About Author

Ketika Shah
Ketika Shah

I Mrs. Ketika Shah (Sales Manager, Flamingo Transworld) Joined Flamingo Transworld in 2002 and started the outbound tour department. I got a chance to explore many countries, took international tours, deal with many people, and understood customers’ psychology. I graduated with B.sc and entered in Aviation and Tourism Industry with the certified course of IATA. I believe in selling quality tours to our customers as our employees are our biggest strengths.

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