Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara and Memphis. A Private Day Tour from Cairo

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Tour Number

Activity Level

12389


Categories

First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Arabic (fluent)

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.

Itinerary

- 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

Transportation by A/C modern, clean and comfortable car/minibus with a professional driver.

What’s Included

- All my services as your private tour guide and Egyptologist
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Transportation
- Car park tickets
- Taxes and permissions

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Egyptian Pounds - Lunch and beverages.

What’s Extra

- Going into the Pyramids and the Solar Boat
- Lunch and beverages

A Recent Review of this tour

Tarek is amazing, informative, flexible and just a great guy!! You won't find anyone better than him for a guide. We had two other guides while in Egypt and we wished we'd Tarek with us instead. One of the joys of hiring Tarek is his itineraries are very thorough and when he quotes you a price he is very specific about what it will cover, so there is no miscommunication. I also recommend this site in general since you can pay for everthing via the site and don't have to carry/ pay in cash later.
Katheryn Perry

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