Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara from Cairo

Day Trips & Excursions in Cairo

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from$14.30
4.8 out of 5

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Explore the history of Egypt on your full-day tour of Cairo. See the amazing pyramids of Giza, Sphinx and Saqqara. With your knowledgeable guide you will learn all about this fascinating area of the world!
At 8am you will be picked up from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by your tour guide to start your full-day tour visiting the Giza Pyramids,  Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. After seeing the famous pyramids and getting lots of photos, visit the Valley Temple. The place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren owner of the second pyramid at Giza Plateau. This is 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. There is Opportunity to visit the Pyramids from inside or having Camel ride around the pyramids but it would be Subject of extra charge  30 minutes Camel ride would cost 10 $ per person and 1 hour ride by 20$ each  continue your day tour to Saqqara, located only 16.7 miles (27 kilometers) southwest from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid, built for King Djoser, it is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form. Then continue your day tour to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx date back to 3100 B.C. Your tour finishes with drop off at your hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water & snacks
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide

What’s not included

  • any Entrance fees
  • any meals
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
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