Discover some of Egypt’s greatest antiquities on a private Giza, Sakkara and Memphis day trip from Cairo. With an Egyptologist guide, visit Giza to view the pyramids, Great Sphinx and Valley Temple, then to Saqqara and Memphis where you see the old Step Pyramid of Zoser and scour the ruins of ancient Memphis, As this is a private tour, feel free to ask your guide to tailor the surrounding itinerary.
Start your Day-Tour by Pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by tour-guide in private car air-conditioned, Your tour begins with your first stop to Giza Pyramids. You’ll see the great pyramids of Giza — Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Then you’ll visit the Valley Temple — the place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren, owner of the second pyramid at Giza Platue. Also, you’ll be able to take a close up look at the Sphinx — the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of King Chephren.
You’ll enjoy lunch which is included at a local restaurant. Each person will receive a full meal, however, beverages are not included. Lunch will last about 1 hour.
After lunch, continue your day tour to Sakkara which is located only about 16.5 miles (26.55 km) Southwest away from Cairo. Here, you’ll visit the Step Pyramid that was build for King Zoser. It is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution which was made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form. This portion of the tour will last about 2 hours.
Then you’ll continue your day tour to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the Great Alabaster Sphinx are. This city dates back to 3100 B.C. You’ll spend about 1 hour here.