Private Guided Day Tour To Memphis Saqqara And Giza From Cairo With Lunch

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Giza or Cairo
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Saqqara, Memphis and Giza are the locations in Egypt where the most ancient pyramids still exist. First visit Memphis, the oldest capital of ancient Egypt. Then learn about the development of building the pyramids, starting from the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the causeway of Unas, enter the pyramid of Teti,see the mysterious, beautiful pyramid texts and the tomb of Kagemni in Saqqara. And lastly, marvel at the Giza Pyramids (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus), the Valley Temple, and the Sphinx. Lunch is included in a local restaurant.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Excellent value for money
  • Lunch included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Start your full day tour from your hotel as you will be picked up by your private qualified Egyptologist in your modern, private a/c van with free WiFi. First stop is Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt (about 3200 B.C.) that remained the capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years. You will visit the museum and have a close look at the colossal statue of King Ramses II and the huge alabaster Sphinx.

Then move on to Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser (about 2700 B.C.), which is considered an intermediate stage of evolution between the mastaba and the true pyramid. In the area of Saqqara you will also visit the tomb of Kagemni, a nobleman (2200 B.C.)., the causeway of Unas and the pyramid of teti.

Afterwards have a rest end enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, before proceeding to Giza plateau to visit the the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world, as well as the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus. Live the adventure of riding a camel in the Sahara desert around the pyramids. Explore the Valley Temple and the Sphinx before being transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

WiFi in your van

30 minutes camel ride in Giza

Local taxes

Bottled water

Lunch

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle

Entry/Admission - Great Sphinx

Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza

Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

Exclusions

Gratuities

Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids, Solar Boat museum)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Infant meals not included

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Aug-2016

    This tour was amazing!