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full-day pyramids Saqqara and Memphis

5/5

( 545 Reviews )

Cairo

duration

Duration : 8 hours

location

Tour location : Cairo

correct

Availability : Runs everyday

tour-guide

Tour type : private tour

Overview

Explore the mysterious pyramids and sphinx at Giza plateau and witness the only surviving wonder of the ancient world, the great pyramid of King Cheops.  Discover the original limestone casing at the top of king Chefren’s pyramid and the red granite rubble around Mycerinus’. Stand face to face with the sphinx, the guardian statue of the millennium cemetery and enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the three pyramids with the sphinx. While Saqqara was the necropolis of the Ancient Egyptians old kingdom that includes the Step Pyramid of king Djoser, the world’s oldest large-scale stone monument and the first pyramid ever built in Egypt. Learn why it was built, and then witness the relics of Memphis, the capital of the pharonic old kingdom. By visiting the outdoor museum there, you will see some of its treasures, including a colossal statue of Ramses II. and the alabaster sphinx.

Highlights:

  • Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus
  • Sphinx
  • Saqqara complex
  • Memphis city

Optional Add-ons

Ticket of inside the great Pyramid 35$ P.P

Ticket of the Middle Pyramid 10 $ P.P

40 minutes Camel ride 20 $

1 hour quad bike trip at the wide desert of Giza Pyramids 25 $

Itinerary

Egitours Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in an air-conditioned vehicle to visit the fascinating 4500 years old Giza pyramids and sphinx, starting with the visit of the great pyramid, the only existing from the ancient seven wonders. Our guide will fully inform you about the historical background of the site, then enjoy a memorable view of the pyramids from behind overlooking Cairo, furthermore; trace the whole king Chefren’s pyramid complex visiting the most preserved valley temple ever discovered in Egypt. In that temple; the mummification process took place and served as the starting point for the royal funeral ceremony. Next stop will be in front of the legendary monolithic sphinx, our guide will tell you the story of this mysterious statue and will help you out to be at the perfect spot to get a millennium kiss with the sphinx which is once in a life time experience. Then, proceed to Saqqara located 25 km to the south of the pyramids to explore the initial stone mega structure in Egypt; the step pyramid of king Djoser at Saqqara which dates back to 2700 b.c Our Egyptologist tour guide will let you know how it was developed to be the first pyramid ever built in Egypt. Being inside the complex of the step pyramid; please be welcomed to discover the marvellous texts of the pyramids inscribed on the walls of the burial chamber of the pyramid of king Teti without paying any extra as well as the tomb of his vizier, Kagemni; with its fascinating scenes representing the daily life in ancient Egypt, offerings scenes and much more. Many of these scenes still well preserved with its original colours.

The tour includes:

  • Entrance fees of all the sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transportation from hotel and return in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Bottled water.
  • All service charges and taxes.

The tour excludes:

  • Entrance to the inside of the pyramids.
  • Horse or camel rides.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other service not mentioned in the itinerary.

Prices Policy

Prices Quoted Per Person in U.S.D ($)

Private Car + Guide + Entry fees + Lunch
$115 Single Person
$75 For 2 Persons
$70 From 3 to 5 People
$60 Above 6 People
$30 Child from (6 to11 Y)
Child Below 6 Years  Free of charge
Private Car + Guide + Entry fees
$100 Single Person
$70 For 2 Persons
$60 From 3 to 5 People
$50 Above 6 People
$30 Child from (6 to11 Y)
Child Below 6 Years  Free of charge

 

Private Car + Guide
$65 Single Person
$35 For 2 Persons
$25 From 3 to 5 People
$20 Above 6 People
$15 Child from (6 to11 Y)
Child Below 6 Years  Free of charge
Only Private Car with Driver
$45 Single Person
$25 For 2 Persons
$20 From 3 to 5 People
$10 Above 6 People
$5 Child from (6 to11 Y)
Child Below 6 Years  Free of charge

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