Tips for visiting Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

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Tips for visiting Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

If you’re visiting the Pyramids for the first time, it’s important to be prepared. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt are on many people’s bucket lists.

1. When Can I visit the Pyramids of Giza ?

I do recommend an early morning visit to the Pyramids of Giza . This is the best time to enjoy and make beautiful photos, during the northern hemisphere fall, winter or early spring (October to April), when temperatures are lower.

2. How can I visit the Pyramids?

My personal recommendation is to book an organized trip to the Pyramids of Giza includes Camel ride with Private tour guide and Private transfer included the Entrance fees

You Can sign up for ( tour to the Pyramids and the Sphinx with Camel ride ). This will cost only 35 $ per person. With the organized tour, you pay less than if you go on your own. You don't have to bargain with everybody and you will avoid many hassles by the people around the Pyramids or Camel people. Your guide will give you an explanation about the history of the Pyramids and how it was built and he will guide you in the area

3- Are tickets available all over the day?

The tickets are available from 07:00 am till 16:00, The area is open till 16:30

4-What to Wear at the Pyramids?

The most important thing to consider is suitable footwear if you’re planning on getting inside the pyramids. 3/4length trousers, Covered shoulders and a below-knee skirt are enough, and it's always a good idea to have a scarf to cover your hair or Hat for men. Sunglasses are highly recommend

5. How much are the entree fees to the Pyramids? 

The entrance fees to the Giza area are 200 LE Per person( They accept only Egyptians) There is no any Atm machine by the recent Entrance The nearest Atm in Mena house hotel.

6-Are queens pyramids are free to Enter?

Yes, The Queens Pyramids next to the great Pyramids of Cheops are free to visit, The guards may ask for tips to let you take photos inside those Pyramids

6-Can You Go Inside the Pyramids?

Yes, You can buy extra tickets to the Pyramids, The Pyramid of Cheops ticket costs 360 l.E or 25 $, the Entrance fees to the Pyramids of Chephren 150 l.E (10 $), The Entrance of Mycrenus costs 150 l.E (10 $)

7-Can You Climb the Pyramids of Giza ?

Climbing the pyramids is banned because it's exceedingly dangerous, and typically anyone caught scaling the pyramids face up to three years in an Egyptian jail. you are only allowed to climb the great Pyramids ( Cheops ) till the low entrance hole, not the higher entrance

8-Are there limits for the tickets to the great pyramids of Cheops ?

No, there are no limits for tickets to the Great Pyramids of Cheops

9-What is the best restaurant around the Pyramids?

My personal recommendation is

1-the Pyramids restaurant( they call this restaurant barghito)-kababgyalahram

2- AkletSetti

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