See the classic sites of ancient Egypt on this private day tour from Cairo to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the ancient capital of Memphis, and the step pyramids of Sakkara with the luxury of your own qualified Egyptologist tour guide.
What to Expect
Start your day trip to the Great Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara, with an 08:00 pick-up at your hotel. Your guide will take you to the Giza Plateau where you will see the famous Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus.
Next, see the Great Sphinx statue and visit the Valley Temple, which is a part of the same ancient complex. Marvel at the ancient structure as you learn about the burial rites of the Pharaoh kings. The next stop on your day tour is the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, at the fascinating Sakkara archeological site. Built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 B.C.E.), this special pyramid is the world's oldest major stone structure.
From the Step Pyramids transfer to Memphis, the former capital city of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Having once reigned as a cultural center for over 3,000 years, Memphis offers stunning ancient sites and intrigue.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Egyptologist guide
- 1 bottle of mineral water
What's Not Included
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Entrance fees to the mentioned historical sites
- Personal expenses