Pyramids of Giza: a place to bury gods

$ 12,82 per person

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
Pyramids of Giza: a place to bury gods

$ 12,82 per person

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  • 1 hour
  • 56 stories
  • 0.00km distance
  • 10 stops

Join us on a desert journey at the edge of a buzzing metropolis. Walk among the monuments of kings long dead, their Queens, loyal officials and scores of devout subjects. Step into the last remaining Wonder of the ancient world. Allow us to tell you some of their stories and you will never regret taking the leap.

Waltz in the Pyramids of Giza with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic landmark of Egypt.  Start your tour from the entrance to the Pyramids and then continue to explore The Great Pyramid of Khufu, The Pyramids of the Queens, The pyramid of Khafre, and The Pyramid of Menkaure among others

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Pyramids of Giza with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Giza Pyramids is not included.


Audio Preview


The most common point of entry into the necropolis is by the Marriott Mena House hotel. With the entrance to the hotel to your right, the road slopes upwards, and towards the right you will find the ticket booths under a canopy. This is also where the restrooms of the site are located. There are separate ticket booths for groups and solo travellers. Once you have your ticket, and following a second backpack check, you reach a paved courtyard that opens up to the archaeological site. The site is wheelchair accessible and a ramp can be found on the right-hand side of the courtyard. Four steps lead up to the level of the pyramids. At the top of the steps, a paved area leads to an asphalt road. Here, you can find a suitable spot to listen to the stories of the first stop.

Vasilis Chrysikopoulos

Born in a historic Athenian neighborhood lying in the shadow of the Lycabettus hill, Vassilis grew to being an adult explorer. Today he is an antiquities expert, that takes joy in sharing his knowledge while telling us 'Cairo is where my soul belongs

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Self-guided audio tour in English on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges


  • Entrance ticket to the Pyramids of Giza (Entrance tickets to museums, archaeological sites, or churches are not included.)
  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

The location


X4GR+589, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3512201, Egypt

Starting point

There is no meeting point. The self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the entrance of the Pyramids of Giza (X4GR+589, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3512201, Egypt), just in front of the ticket office.

Directions to starting point

The easiest way to get there is by reaching Ibrahim Al Afifi Alley (Al Mansoureyya Rd.) bus stop (Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3514512, Egypt).

Important information

Recommended visiting hours

08.00 – 16.00

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the Pyramids of Giza are not included.
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included.
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well.
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant.
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS (version 15.0 and later) smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 6/6 Plus or older, iPod Touch 6th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Air 1st generation, iPad Mini 3rd generation or older.
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB).
  • The Giza Pyramids are not wheelchair accessible. For the wheelchair traveler, the views are limited to the outside of the pyramids, but the streets and partially accessible sidewalks can get you fairly close to Khufu and Khafre.

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Make sure that you have  your identity or your passport
  • Due to high temperatures, bring with you sun protection
  • The ideal time to visit the pyramids is early morning or early evening

Contributors and Bibliography


Image Credits:

Central: © KennyOMG/ Commons Wikimedia

Stop 1: © Jerome Bon/ Commons Wikimedia

Stop 2: © Vasilis Chrysikopoulos/ Commons Wikimedia

Stop 3: © Memoangel33 / Commons Wikimedia

Stop 4: © David Broad/ Commons Wikimedia

Stop 5: © AWIB / Commons Wikimedia

Stop 6: © Vasilis Chrysikopoulos/ Commons Wikimedia

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!


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