Giza travel guide

Giza tourism | Giza guide

You're Going to Love Giza

Step back in time in Giza, Egypt, with a history that dates back to the 26th century B.C. and beyond. As one of the most famous historic sites on the globe, it is located across the Nile River from Cairo. Along with its iconic pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and other historic monuments, the city offers travelers a thriving modern dining and entertainment scene.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Giza

When to Visit Giza

Estimated hotel price

Giza in {1}

1 night at 3-star hotel
Prices are not fixed and may vary with time

With its dry, hot desert climate, Giza is a year-round tourist destination, with an uptick in tourist visits during the summer months of July and August, when temperatures hover between 75 and 90.

Average temperatures
Celsius (°C)
When the weather is nice in Giza

How to Get to Giza

Airports near Giza

CAI Cairo

Airlines serving Giza

Good (67,652 reviews)
Good (44,695 reviews)
Good (28,658 reviews)
Good (27,749 reviews)
KLM
Good (3,612 reviews)
Good (22,788 reviews)
Good (22,921 reviews)
Good (4,161 reviews)
Show more

Where to Stay in Giza

Enjoy modern comforts, including a pool and resort-style amenities, at the Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx. You'll love the garden setting and chic contemporary decor within sight of the pyramids at the Mena House Hotel.

Popular Neighborhoods in Giza

Most popular hotel in Giza by neighbourhood

Al-'Ajūzah

Where to stay in popular areas of Giza

Most booked hotels in Giza

How to Get Around Giza

The Cost of Living in Giza

Shopping Streets

You'll find modern shopping malls in the central part of the city, including along the Sixth of October Road. For some of the country's largest and oldest souks, or open air markets, look across the river to Cairo.

Groceries and Other

Dina Farms and Metro are two of the supermarket chains you'll find throughout the city. A quart of milk will cost about E£11.50 and a dozen eggs will run about E£14.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
S$ 3.82
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
S$ 22.84
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
S$ 0.20
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
S$ 1.15

Where to Eat in Giza

Choose from a menu of Lebanese, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean specialties at Aura, in the palatial Four Seasons Hotel, where mains start at E£135. For Middle Eastern fast food, try Kazaz, where menu items start at only E£17.