Cairo: Private Day Tour to Pyramids, Saqqara, and Dahshur

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Take a day trip from Cairo to visit the Great Sphinx, the world-famous Pyramids of Giza, and the historic Necropolis of Dahshur. Learn about these ancient sights from your guide.

Highlights

  • Get transported back in time as you explore the grand monuments of ancient Egypt
  • Visit the Great Sphinx, a lion-headed figure made of limestone with a human body
  • View the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at the royal necropolis of Dahshur
  • Enjoy a convenient pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in Cairo or Giza
  • Explore the Memphis ruins and take in the Saqqara Step Pyramid

Description

Visit the Great Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Necropolis of Dahshur on a guided day trip from Cairo. Get picked up from your Cairo hotel in an air-conditioned car and journey into Egypt's fascinating and distinctive past. Your first stop is the famous Pyramid of Giza, which also includes the Pyramids of Mykerinus, Cheops, and Chephren. Pay close attention as your Egyptologist tour guide reveals its amazing secrets. Take a photos while riding a camel with the enormous Giza pyramids in the background. Continue on to the Great Sphinx, a massive limestone sculpture that was created in 2500 BC and features the head of King Chephren and the body of a lion. Afterward, visit the Valley Temple, used for the mummification of the pharaoh and his family. Next, see Saqqara's Step Pyramid of Zoser, one of the first instances of massive stonework from ancient Egypt. Visit a nearby restaurant for a delicious lunch after your exploration. After lunch, visit the Red Pyramid of Dahshur, composed of red limestone. Admire this imposing structure, which is the third largest Egyptian pyramid. Finally, visit the Necropolis of Dahshur, situated in the desert on the west bank of the Nile. It's famous for its multiple pyramids, including two of the oldest, biggest, and best-preserved in all of Egypt. Get dropped off back at your Cairo hotel at the end of the tour.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle Guide Lunch at a local restaurant Water

Important Information

  • According to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, from June 1, travelers must purchase entrance tickets directly by paying with a card. Cash is no longer accepted

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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