Day trip

Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara, Memphis & Lunch

Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara, Memphis & Lunch

From US$ 53 per person

Escape to the land of thriving history and marvel at the captivating pyramids of Sakkara and Memphis. Experience the glory and excellence of the greatest civilization on Earth.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Arabic, French, Spanish, Italian
Pickup included
At your accommodation in Cairo or Giza. You will be contacted via WhatsApp, email, or phone the day before the tour to confirm the exact pickup time. The long-range pickup service from Nasr city, Cairo Airport, Heliopolis City, Mirage city, Rehab City, Madinaty, New Cairo, New Capital hotels or on October 6th is available to book in the checkout process as an Add on.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit all of the wondrous famed Pyramids of Egypt
  • Learn from your expert tour guide about ancient Egypt
  • Admire the architectural excellence of ancient Egyptians
  • Take photogrpahs with the Great Pyramid and Sphinx
Full description

Be picked up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, Egypt's oldest existing colossal stone building (2630 BC) built for King Djoser. Next visit Memphis, the first capital after Upper and Lower Egypt's unification in 3100 BC, and witness the Colossal Statue of Ramesses II.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and visit the pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Next, see the Great Sphinx, a limestone statue of the mythical creature with a Pharoah's head and lion's body. Explore the Valley Temple, a funerary complex with a mortuary temple and the Pyramids of Chefren. 

There will be free shopping time to enjoy the experience on your own, discussing the price directly with the vendors. After, return to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation Cairo or Giza
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Pickup or drop-off from Al Nasr City, Cairo International Airport, Heliopolis, Mirage City, Al Rehab, Madinaty, New Cairo, New Capital hotels, 6th of October City
  • Lunch in a local restaurant (Optional to select)
  • Entrance fees (Optional to select)
  • Entrance ticket to Great Pyramid (can be booked as an add-on)
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • 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 are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sun hat
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • An optional professional photographer add-on is available for both private and shared tour options. Please select when booking if you would like a photographer
  • If you select the add-on professional photographer on the shared tour, the photographer will take photos of you separately but s/he will also take photos of the other members on the shared tour separately; you won't have exclusive use (unless nobody else books a photographer)
  • A minimum of 2 persons is required to operate the shared tour, the product can be canceled or rescheduled if the minimum group size is not met
  • We will be providing free shopping time wherein customers can enjoy the experience on their own, discussing the price directly with the vendors. The company does not take responsibility as the shops don't belong to us.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 233 reviews

Review summary

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

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It was a once in a lifetime experience, thanks to our guide Solosh and our driver Rami. They made this day so special for us, it couldn’t have any better. All our wishes were granted, we got so much background information about the culture, explained in a very entertaining way with a great storyline. Thank you Solosh and Rami, we will never forget this day and also we will never forget you.

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December 29, 2021

Solosh was an ideal guide. He was impressively well educated and knowledgeable and took care to explain what we were seeing. He was friendly and when we asked to see a particular type of factory, he managed to arrange it. We really enjoyed the tour and his insights. The driver was always meeting us exactly at the right time; we never had to wait or walk particularly far. I would thoroughly recommend doing this tour with Solosh and Ocean Travel (the company subcontracted). The sights we saw are of course a must for anyone visiting Cairo. This was my second time here and it was far better seeing things wirh a guide than without.

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December 28, 2021

Wir wurden pünktlich von unserem Guide Ahmed in unserer Hotellobby abgeholt. Sofort haben wir uns auf den Weg zu einem kleinen Musem gemacht, in dem wir die Sphinx von Memphis bewundern konnten. Weiter ging es zu der Sakkara Pyramide wo wir uns ein bisschen länger aufgehalten und türkischen Kaffee von unserem Guide Ahmed spendiert bekommen haben. Eine schöne Grabkammer ist dort zu sehen. Das Mittagsbuffet war gut, für jeden etwas dabei. Der Nachmittag gehörte ganz den Pyramiden von Gizeh. Wir hatten im Paket schon den Eintritt in die Pyramide mit gebucht. Die Grabkommer ist nicht sehr aufregend, aber dafür ist der Aufsieg spannend (nichts für Leute mit Platzangst :)) Nach einem Stopp am Aussichtsplateau wo Ahmed coole Fotos von uns gemacht hat sind wir noch zu Sphinx. Der Tag ist super schnell vergangen, war perfekt organisiert und geplant. Ahmed konnte alle unsere Fragen beantworten und hat uns viele Informationen gegeben. Super Ausflug :)

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November 16, 2021

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