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El Gouna: Private Giza, Sakkara, Memphis & Khan el-Khalili

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Embark on an in-depth exploration of Ancient Egypt on this private full-day tour of Cairo. Visit pyramids in Giza and Sakkara and the city of Memphis. Shop in the vibrant Khan El Khalili bazaar.

Highlights

  • Take a trip to the Giza Plateau and enjoy the splendor of the tall pyramids
  • Visit Sakkara and the city of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt.
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch at an oriental cuisine restaurant
  • Go shopping at Khan Al-Khalili - treasure trove of Egyptian culture
  • Take stunning photos of the most famous attractions in ancient history

Description

Embark on a private full-day tour to Giza, Memphis and Sakkara & Khan El Khalili from El Gouna. Learn about the treasures of the ancient world with your guide and enjoy a delicious lunch. The start of your journey will be visiting Sakkara, which is located 27 kilometers away from Cairo. The vast necropolis is home to eleven pyramids in total - the burial places of the Old Kingdom Pharaohs - amongst which several are magnificent examples of ancient art and architecture. The Step Pyramid, created for King Zoser, is the most significant part of this section. Next step to the Giza Plateau to see the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Get breathtaking views of the Pyramids of Giza as you explore the Khufu (and sometimes called Cheops, or the Great Pyramid), Khafre and Menkaure. Learn the story of how the temples were constructed and hear the stories behind their legends. Continue to the Great Sphinx, the giant statue of a reclining mythical beast with a lion’s body and the face of the Pharaoh Khafre. Go to the Valley Temple opposite, attributed to the Pharaoh Khafre, and marvel at the feat of ancient engineering. Next, take a 30-minute break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, proceed to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. An important archaeological site and a fascinating place to visit. Next stop - Khan Al-Khalili, Vibrant open-air bazaar is a treasure trove of Egyptian culture, with bustling streets filled with local artisans and vendors. Here, you can pick up unique souvenirs like spices and perfumes, or simply soak up the local atmosphere. Learn more about the bazaar's rich history, walk around to discover fascinating stories and insights from a knowledgeable guide. Your private driver will bring you back to your accommodation in El Gouna after this tour that will never be forgotten.

Includes

Pick-up and drop-off in El Gouna Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicles Egyptologist guide Bottles of water Egyptian cuisine lunch Entrance fees Giza Plateau fast-track entry Memphis Visit Sakkara Visit Khan El Khalili walking tour

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