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Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara & Memphis: Private Tour with Lunch

Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara & Memphis: Private Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Emo Tours Egypt
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Gain a deep insight into Ancient Egypt on this full-day tour of the Giza Pyramids, iconic Sphinx, and Sakkara. The tour will end in the city of Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup From a Hotel in Cairo or Giza at 08:00h. Our Guide will meet you in the lobby area of your hotel holding a sign of our Company name
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Go on a private full day tour of the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara with a qualified Egyptologist
  • Go inside of the Great Pyramids and visit the Mummies room
  • View the Step Pyramid in Sakkara, only 27km from Cairo
Full description
Embark on a full-day tour to the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara. Start your tour by visiting the Great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. The highlight of this section is getting close up to the Sphinx - the legendary guardian with a lion’s body and the head of King Chephren. Admire the impressive statue and get your photo taken beside it. You will then visit Sakkara, a 27 km journey away from Cairo. The highlight of this section is the Step Pyramid. Built for King Zoser, it is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution. Finally, you'll head over to Memphis. Not the home of Elvis, of course, but the ancient capital of Egypt!
Includes
  • Expert tour guide (Egyptologist)
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transporation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottles of water
  • Lunch
  • Entry fees for Giza Pyramids
  • Entry fees for Memphis
  • Entry fees for Sakkara
  • Tipping (not obligatory)
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat

Not allowed

  • Tripods

Know before you go

  • Private Day Tour includes main entry fees and Lunch at Local restaurant based on full meal for each person but Beverages is not included
  • Possibilities of visit inside any of the pyramids or ridding Camel but it would be a subject of extra charge can be added on during the booking process
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 466 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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We had a wonderful guide. She told us a lot, showed excellent locations for photos, the guide was exactly as much as needed according to the principle of a story, answers to questions, free time. I strongly advise you to visit just such an excursion - after all, group excursions from beach towns are not so saturated, but here in one day a complete immersion in history and viewing everything at a comfortable pace.

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February 16, 2022

We loved it. The stations of the tour are absolutely worth seeing and a must on the Egypt trip. In addition to Saqqara, Memphis and the Pyramids of Giza, we visited a papyrus workshop and a perfume factory. We would also like to thank our wonderful guide Ahmed, who spoke German very well and knew a lot to tell. He provided us with a lot of interesting information and patiently answered our questions. He also protected us from pushy traders and helped us to buy small souvenirs. With him by our side we felt safe. We would also like to commend our driver Mohammed Hassan. He was very friendly and took us safely to every destination. Overall, the tour was very well organized and we wouldn't want to miss any of the program items. As two young women, we felt very safe and had an exciting and instructive day out.

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February 2, 2022

When we booked our tour we asked to change the orders the visits which was readily accommodated by Emo Tours. Essam, our friendly and knowledgeable guide for the day spoke very good English. Essam told us the history of the pyramids in an interesting way and was able to to answer our questions well. I would highly recommend him. The tour itself was really interesting and enjoyable. We were glad we had reversed the tour as we then started from the earliest pyramids and moved on to the older constructions.I would recommend this tour to fully understand the history and construction of the pyramids.

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December 2, 2021

Product ID: 11731