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View the ancient pyramids and relics of Giza, Sakkara, and Memphis in one day on this privately guided trip from Cairo. With your own Egyptologist guide to bring the age-old monuments to life, start at the Giza Plateau to see the UNESCO-listed pyramids and mysterious Sphinx. Hear tales of their construction from your guide before continuing to Sakkara to admire Djoser’s step pyramid and visit some Old Kingdom tombs. Later, explore the open-air museum at Memphis, home to statues, sphinxes, and other remnants of what was Egypt’s oldest capital.
|itinerary to a Full-Day Tour Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara A Full-Day Tour of the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara typically starts in the morning and lasts for approximately 8-10 hours. The tour will begin with a visit to the Giza Pyramids, where you'll explore the three pyramids and learn about their history and construction. You'll have the opportunity to enter one of the pyramids (optional, at an additional cost) to see the burial chamber inside. Next, you'll visit the iconic Sphinx, the ancient guardian of the pyramids, and the Valley Temple, where the pharaohs were mummified. Afterward, you'll head to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, and explore its impressive ruins, including the statue of Ramses II. Finally, you'll visit the necropolis of Saqqara, where you'll see some of the oldest and most impressive pyramids in Egypt, including the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You'll also see other pyramids and tombs in the area, and learn about ancient Egypt's fascinating history and legends. Throughout the tour, you'll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will provide commentary and answer any questions you may have. The tour may also include lunch at a local restaurant (optional, at an additional cost). At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped off at your hotel in Cairo.|