Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Full Day Tour
Itinerary for Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Full Day Tour:
The Great Pyramids consist of the Great Pyramid of Giza , the Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu known as the Great Pyramid, the somewhat smaller Pyramid of Khafre or Chephren a few hundred meters to the south-west and the relatively modest-sized Pyramid of Menkaure or Mykerinos a few hundred meters further south-west The Great Sphinx lies on the east side of the complex Current consensus among Egyptologists is that the head of the Great Sphinx is head of Khafre Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as queens pyramids, causeways and valley pyramids Then proceed to visit the great Sphinx, the body of a lion and head of a Pharaoh which dates from the time of Chephren, visit the Valley temple which belongs to the pyramid of Chephren the temple served definitely two purposes, First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial.
Second, it was used for the Mummification process of the king, Visit the institute of papyrus to see the manual way they made the first paper in the world.
After having lunch you will be driven to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the pharaonic period.
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world, more than 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb over 3500 years before it was discovered in 1922 when his tomb was excavated.
After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Pickup Time: Pickup from your hotel in Cairo at 8 am
Return Time: 4 pm
Duration: 8 Hours
Tour Type: Group
Guide Lang: Professional English/Dutch, German speaking Egyptology guide
– Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo and return
– Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
– All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
– Lunch at a good quality local restaurant
– Bottled water during your trip
– All service charges and taxes
What doesn’t include?
– Any extras not mentioned in the program
– Personal expenses
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