Tips to Visit Pyramid in Egypt

Africa | | April 26, 2010 at 12:05 am


Egypt is known for its ancient pyramids, which have been always touted as one of the ancient wonders of the world. The reason being so old, completed in 2560 BC, thus makes pyramids must see travel destination. But some first visitors always are stuck into some problem while touring these wonders. So here we are, with some tips you should keep in mind before heading to visit magnificent structures:

Just like you, there are other thousand tourists who come to Egypt to see pyramids and other attraction, so it would be best to reach at the pyramids before time. Until and unless, you are not in que, you will not be allowed in the pyramid as its compulsory to stand in que before entering the pyramid. To enter in Giza Plateau, the ticket will cost you eighty Egyptian pounds and to enter any one of the pyramid, it will cost you one hundred and fifty Egyptian pounds. As to preserve these old structures, limited numbers of people are allowed inside it. And to control it only one-fifty tickets are sold once in morning and once in evening. There is one more rule brought up, first guides used buy tickets for groups but now every tourist have to buy tickets individually, at the ticket center.

Egyptian Pyramids
Do not expect something modern to see inside the pyramid and neither was designed for tourism, so watch your paths and head as the path inside are treacherous, and ceilings are very low. And stay with the group or you will be stuck inside with mummies. The temperature in Egypt is very high and because of it, the temperature inside the pyramid in summer exceeds hundred degrees, so wear light cloths or avoid going in summer. Pyramids are surely not for weak of hearts not because of mummies, resting inside it, but the temperature!

Do not miss out visiting to Sphinx even if it is crowded by he tourists. Here you will get good cafes o quench your thirst and satisfy your mid afternoon hunger. Make sure you stay there until night as the pyramid is illuminated by lights and the sight of lit pyramid is very stunning. You will also get to see shows, which narrate stories about the pyramid.

Egyptian Pyramids Sphinx
It would be good if you hire a horse to tour around pyramid. The camels are good but horses are not moody like camels and you will also get to stay even after pyramids are closed. Yes but before hiring a horse, decide on price without delay so later you do not indulge in any arguments. Bargain aggressively to come on a price. It will be very hot out there so carry plenty of water and eat properly which will suit according to the climate there, also do wear light colored clothes and comfortable shoes.

Pyramids camel horse
Egypt is a tourist’s destination site because of its rich past, remarkable relics, and unbelievable landmark. And among these incredible attraction, landmarks, Pyramids tops in the list of ten things to see in Egypt.

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  1. vareeja says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading your article! An elaborate narrative on the wonder of Egypt- pyramids!

    The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid.

    It is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.

  2. jeff says:

    ofcourse this article is wonderfull.. and ofcourse its obvious that no wonder its one of the seven wonders of the world…

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