Architectural Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Come with me on a life-time tour to the most impressive structures of the Pharaohs : the Great Pyramid , the Sphinx and the Step Pyramid. Tick another wonder off your bucket list and see the Great Pyramid - the only wonder of the ancient world still standing. Take a camel across the Sahara Desert and take the best panoramic pictures of ALL the pyramids.
I will show around the enigmatic Sphinx, the man-headed lion guarding the Pyramids since the 3rd millennium BC. We will visit the mysterious Valley Temple where the Egyptian kings were mummified. Here the megalithic blocks weigh more than 400 tons! It's still a mystery how the Egyptians moved them.
I will take you to Saqqara, Egypt's largest necropolis, and show you around the Step Pyramid - the oldest pyramid ever raised by the Pharaohs. We will also visit the Complex of King Zoser - the oldest structure made of stone in ancient Egypt.
We will go around the ruins of Memphis and see the Colossal statue of King Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx.
- Pick-up at the hotel.
- Drive to the Pyramids. See the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus.
- Proceed to the Sphinx and see the Valley Temple.
- Have lunch in a local restaurant (optional - you pay extra).
- Head for Saqqara and visit the Step Pyramid.
- Visit Memphis and see the colossal statue of king Ramses.
- Go back to the hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The lobby of your hotel.
End location: The lobby of your hotel.
Duration: 8 hours
Transportation by A/C modern, clean and comfortable car/minibus with a professional driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Egyptian Pounds - Lunch and beverages.
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Tarek our guide picked us up at our hotel in Cairo and created a day we will always remember. Our amazing visit to Giza along with a Saharan camel ride, as well as visits to Saqquara and Memphis were remarkable. The vibrant history of these places was clearly recreated for us in a personable and passionate way. A great experience ! Thank you Tarek.