Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Full Day Tour
Itinerary for Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Full Day Tour:
Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 AM to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos.
Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx with a human head and a lion’s body, this dates back to the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren, this 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, Then
moving to visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone
structure It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for
The Step Pyramid of Sakkara is considered an evolution in the concept of pyramids, from the simple mastaba to the pyramids in its final form in the region in Sakkara It was built as step pyramid, its height is 60 meters and consists of 6 steps on top of each other, and each is smaller than the one below.
From the Step Pyramids we transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom It was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the name of the city derives from the Pyramid of Mn-nfr.
Pickup Time: Pickup from your hotel in cairo at 8 am
Return Time: 4 pm
Duration: 7 hours
Tour Type: Group
Guide Lang: Professional English/Dutch, German speaking Egyptologist 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
– Entrances to Giza and Sakkara sites
What doesn’t include?
– Any extras not mentioned in the program
– Personal expenses
What to bring?