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Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis from Cairo

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Overview

Go back in time to the days of the pharaohs and spend some hours exploring the pyramids. Discover a piece of world history and visit one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world on this private guided tour. Check out the iconic Sphinx and the Valley Temple of Mummification. Explore Memphis; founded by King Mina, which was the center of power and culture in Egypt for 3,000 years. See the Pyramid of Djoser, regarded as the world’s oldest major stone structure. Learn more about ancient Egyptian noblemen at the tombs of the Nobles in Saqqara. With door-to-door transfers by an air-conditioned car.

Run

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 8:00 am

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

About 8 Hours 8 am to 5 pm

Itinerary

Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza on time. Once you enter the Giza plateau area, you will be able to go very close to the Great Pyramid of Cheops, and staring at that massive structure, you will realize that your dream of visiting the only surviving wonder of the ancient world came true.

Your guide will provide you with historical insights into those 4600 years old tombs, how they were built and how long it took the ancient Egyptians to complete them. He will also give you enough time to take as many photos as you wish. You may like to enter the burial chamber of one of the pyramids (Extra Ticket).

Passing through the pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure, you will stop to click some photos of all the pyramids together. In that part of the Sahara Desert area, you will also have the chance to ride a camel, take nice clicks and have a lot of desert fun (optional).

After these pyramids, we visit the Valley Temple – The place where the priests mummified the dead body of king Chephren, owner of the second pyramid at Giza Plateau. It is also the place where you can have a close-up look at the Sphinx; the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren. This mysterious monument was carved to symbolize the pharaoh’s power and wisdom.

After this great tour, you will have the chance to go to a papyrus institute to see how the Egyptians produced this genuine artwork thousands of years ago.

Proceed, to the Pyramid of Djoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure, in Saqqara. This pyramid was built during the reign of the Third Dynasty of Ancient Egypt 4,800 years ago. Also visit the Tombs of the Nobles in Saqqara and learn more about the daily life of ancient Egyptian noblemen.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant(optional) and transfer to the city of Memphis which was founded by King Mina and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Memphis remained the center of politics and culture in Egypt for over 3,000 years. See the famous colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx of Queen Hatshepsut in Memphis.

Finally you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.

Included:

  • Pickup service from your Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour..
  • All services and charges.

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 100$
  • 2-5: 80$
  • 6-20: 60$

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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