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Cairo: Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Citadel Tour with Lunch

1. Cairo: Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Citadel Tour with Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel by a representative of Sun Pyramids Tours to go on an excursion to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chechen, and Mykerinus. Continue on to the Great Sphinx, which was built during the reign of Chephren. The tour also includes a stop at the Valley Temple, which is a part of the Chephren pyramid. kindly note: the tickets included is to the area of the pyramids not inside one of the pyramids. If you wish to enter one of the pyramids, you can pay a ticket on spot. After eating at a nearby restaurant for lunch, go see the Egyptian Museum to see relics from the Pharaonic era. The collection, which spans 5000 years and is thought to be the world's greatest and most valuable collection of Egyptian art, is on display in the museum. There are more than 250,000 authentic artifacts on display, including a display of Tutankhamen's collection of gold, jewels, and treasures, which was kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before it was found in the 1920s along with his tomb. Then travel to the Salah El Din Citadel's Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. You will later be taken back to your hotel.

Giza Pyramids, Saqqara & Memphis

2. Giza Pyramids, Saqqara & Memphis

Our Tour Guide will pick you up from your hotel in the early morning, to start the tour by visiting one of the seven ancient wonders that still exist, the Great Pyramid of Giza (Cheops/Khufu) along with the pyramids of (Khafre and Mycerinos). Then we go to the second stop “The Panoramic View” which is the Panorama of the Giza Pyramids, which is the best view of the pyramids where also you can do the camel ride. Our last stop will be the Sphinx and the valley temple of King Khafre. which is the oldest and the biggest structure of a Sphinx. The second visit will be to the Papyrus Museum, where we will see how ancient Egyptian used Papyrus to write the history of Egypt and how they extracted out from the papyrus plant. To make the oldest and strongest paper in history, the guide will explain the most important stories depicted on the Papyrus by the ancient Egyptians. Right after we go northwest of the city to Saqqara “The First Pyramid on the planet” which is the Step Pyramid., dating to (c. 2670–2650 BC) the 3rd dynasty in ancient Egypt. Also, we will visit different kinds of tombs dating to the old kingdom in Ancient Egypt, and the Pyramids’ texts that were mentioned for the first time in the 5th dynasty. The Last visit will be to “Memphis”, the first capital of ancient Egypt. That also served as an important religious cult centre.

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