Cairo/Giza: Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara Day Tour

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Unveil Egypt's ancient wonders with our Cairo/Giza Day Tour: Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara. Flexible options, knowledgeable guides, and a rich historical immersion await.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the famous Great Pyramids of Egypt at the Giza Plateau
  • Explore the Valley Temple, Sphinx & wonder at the ancient rites of mummification
  • Visit Egypt's former capital, Memphis, once the cultural center of ancient world

Description

Embark on a captivating journey through the wonders of ancient Egypt with our 'Cairo/Giza: Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara Day Tour.' This full-day adventure is a curated exploration of iconic historical sites, offering a deep dive into the rich tapestry of Egypt's past. The tour commences with a visit to the Giza Plateau, where the Great Pyramids stand as enduring symbols of ancient architectural brilliance. Marvel at the grandeur of the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, each steeped in myth and history. Adjacent to the Pyramids, the enigmatic Sphinx guards these colossal structures, adding an air of mystery to the landscape. As the journey unfolds, venture to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. Explore the remnants of this once-great city, discovering statues and artifacts that provide insights into the daily life and culture of ancient Egyptians. The colossal statue of Ramesses II is a highlight, showcasing the artistry of the time. Sakkara, the necropolis of ancient Memphis, beckons with the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, a testament to the evolution of pyramid construction. Wander through the complex, marveling at the intricate hieroglyphics and the historic significance of this archaeological gem. Choose from optional variations to tailor your experience. Opt for a shared tour without tickets and lunch for a budget-friendly option. Alternatively, enhance your journey with a private guide, either without tickets and lunch or with tickets and lunch included. This flexibility ensures that you can craft the perfect exploration based on your preferences and budget. Whether you choose the shared or private option, our knowledgeable guides provide valuable insights into the historical context, cultural nuances, and architectural significance of each site. Immerse yourself in the stories of pharaohs and dynasties, gaining a profound understanding of Egypt's rich heritage. Conclude your day with an optional lunch, savoring Egyptian cuisine amidst the historic surroundings. This tour promises not just a visit to ancient sites but a comprehensive experience that brings the past to life.

Includes

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle Egyptologist guide Entrance fees for Pyramids of Giza complex (if option selected) Entrance fee for Sakkara (if option selected) Entrance fee for Memphis (if option selected) Hotel pickup and drop-off Lunch at a local restaurant (depending on option selected)

Important Information

  • Available languages (Tour guide): English, German, Russian, Spanish What to bring:
  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses Trip details: Tour available: Daily Hotel pick-up: 08:00 Hotel return: 18:00

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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