Day Tour of the Giza Pyramids Alabaster Mosque and Hanging Church



Cast your flashlight into Cairo’s ancient, medieval and late Ottoman eras on a private, full-day tour to the Giza pyramids, Hanging Church and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. With an Egyptologist guide, explore the 4,500-year-old pyramids, Great Sphinx and Valley Temple at the Giza Plateau. After lunch at a local restaurant, fast-forward to early medieval times at the Hanging Church, one of Egypt’s oldest Coptic churches, famously built above a Roman fortress. Finish at the hilltop Citadel of Saladin to admire the magnificent, 19th-century Alabaster Mosque, a symbol of Ottoman-ruled Cairo.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Your hotel in Giza or Cairo.
Lunch Qualified Egyptologist guide
Camel Ride Entrance fees
Snacks Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Private tour Hotel pickup and drop-off



What is the trip about

At 8:00 am you will meet your private your professional Egyptologist tour guide in the lobby of your hotel to get on your private, modern a/c van and start your tour with visiting the Giza plateau to explore around the Great Pyramid of Cheops (the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world) and the pyramids of his own successors (Chephren and Mycerinus) then go to the panorama area in the desert to have a view of the three pyramid together and take unforgettable pictures with your guide’s help, move down the plateau to visit the Valley Temple of King Chephren and wonder at the Great Sphinx. After that you will have lunch in a local restaurant and then you will move to the area of Coptic Old Cairo to see the remains of the Roman Fortress of Babylon and the Hanging Church of Virgin Mary (one of the oldest churches of the world). After that you will visit the Citadel of Saladin with its Middle Ages style and go inside the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Aly Pasha that represents the Ottoman style of architecture and dominates Cairo skyline with its high minarets and domes. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Add-on Options



1 Hour camel ride around the pyramids = 20 $

30 minutes Camel ride = 10 $

1 hour quad bike trip at the wide desert of Giza Pyramids = 30 $

1 Hour Felucca boat ride sailing on the Nile = 25 $

Pickup or drop off from Cairo airport or hotel near the airport =  20 $

Pickup & drop off from Cairo airport or hotel near the airport = 20 $

Lunch Traditional or modern Egyptian = 15 $

Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show = 55.00 $

Sound & Light Show at Pyramids = 55 $

Alexandria Day Trip = 85 $

Hotels we work with

Cairo: Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel
Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
Aswan: Helnan Aswan Hotel
Luxor: Mercure Luxor
Alexandria: Sheraton Montazah
Cairo: The oasis Hotel
Cairo: Barceló Cairo Pyramids
Cairo: Soluxe Cairo Hotel Cairo
Aswan: Basma Hotel
Luxor: Iberotel Luxor
Cairo: Cairo Gowharet Al Ahram
Cairo: The President Hotel
Aswan: Pyramisa Isis Corniche Hotel
Luxor: Nefertiti Hotel Luxor
Alexandria : Regency Alex

Nile Cruise

MS Princess Sarah Nile Cruise
 MS Semiramis I Nile Cruise

Children Policy : Child (age 5-11).

Note: Nile Cruise is always a 5 Stars even if you preferred to stay at 3 or 4 Stars Hotel in Cairo

Note: You can choose hotels in Cairo after booking, send us the name of the hotel in Cairo as described in Accommodation Plan.


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