Spend a day exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and then the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara, and Memphis, the first ancient capital of Egypt.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pyramids of Giza, Giza, Giza Governorateexcursion to visit the legendary majestic The Three Pyramids, which are considered one of the Old Seven Wonders, erected by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos. the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. When you finish exploring the Great Pyramids our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops. It is a mythical statue with the body of a lion & human head. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateVisit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Memphis and Sakkara, Cairo, Cairo GovernorateVisit of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years. You will discover objects that belonged to many great rulers of Egypt, including alabaster recumbent statue of Ramses II.Duration: 1 hour