Private Day Tour Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara

Private Day Tour Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara

Discover the enchanting history of Egypt on this private day tour to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara. The package is inclusive of the entry or admission fee, ensuring a worry-free and seamless experience during your trip. Adding to your convenience, we offer hotel pickup and drop-off service, saving you the trouble of navigating city transportation routes. A qualified Egyptologist guide will join you on this journey, providing enriching narratives about these awe-inspiring edifices. With transport by a private vehicle, your comfort is our priority throughout this fascinating exploration. To ensure you stay hydrated and refreshed during the journey, we provide complimentary bottled water throughout the tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate

Pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by tour guide to start your tour

After the end of the Tour you will be transferred back to your Hotel

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Giza Plateau, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3512201, Egypt

The Giza pyramid complex, also called the Giza Necropolis, is the site on the Giza Plateau in Greater Cairo, Egypt that includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure, along with their associated pyramid complexes and the Great Sphinx of Giza. All were built during the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt.

The site is at the edges of the Western Desert, approximately 9 km (5 mi) west of the Nile River in the city of Giza, and about 13 km (8 mi) southwest of the city centre of Cairo.

The Great Pyramid and the Pyramid of Khafre are the largest pyramids built in ancient Egypt, and they have historically been common as emblems of ancient Egypt in the Western imagination.They were popularised in Hellenistic times, when the Great Pyramid was listed by Antipater of Sidon as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is by far the oldest of the ancient Wonders and the only one still in existence.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), Giza Egypt

Khufu's pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, now buried beneath the village of Nazlet el-Samman; diabase paving and nummulitic limestone walls have been found but the site has not been excavated.[4][5] The valley temple was connected to a causeway which was largely destroyed when the village was constructed.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Khafre's Pyramid, Al Haram, Giza Egypt

Khafre's pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, the Sphinx temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple and the king's pyramid. The valley temple yielded several statues of Khafre. Several were found in a well in the floor of the temple by Mariette in 1860. Others were found during successive excavations by Sieglin (1909–10), Junker, Reisner,

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Menkaure Pyramid, Al Ahram, Giza 11511 Egypt

Menkaure's pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple, and the king's pyramid. The valley temple once contained several statues of Menkaure. During the 5th Dynasty, a smaller ante-temple was added on to the valley temple. The mortuary temple also yielded several statues of Menkaure.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza 3512201 Egypt

The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the pharaoh Khafre.

Cut from the bedrock, the original shape of the Sphinx has been restored with layers of blocks. It measures 73 m (240 ft) long from paw to tail, 20 m (66 ft) high from the base to the top of the head and 19 m (62 ft) wide at its rear haunches. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture in Egypt and is commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom during the reign of the pharaoh Khafre (c. 2558–2532 BC).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt

Then Continue your day tour to Sakkara, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid (Built for king Zoser), it is considered an important part of the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form.(2 hrs)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pyramid of Unas, South of the Step Pyramid Saqqara, Saqqara 11511 Egypt

The pyramid of Unas (Egyptian: Nfr swt Wnjs "Beautiful are the places of Unas") is a smooth-sided pyramid built in the 24th century BC for the Egyptian pharaoh Unas, the ninth and final king of the Fifth Dynasty.[9][a] It is the smallest Old Kingdom pyramid, but significant due to the discovery of Pyramid Texts, spells for the king's afterlife incised into the walls of its subterranean chambers. Inscribed for the first time in Unas's pyramid, the tradition of funerary texts carried on in the pyramids of subsequent rulers, through to the end of the Old Kingdom, and into the Middle Kingdom through the Coffin Texts that form the basis of the Book of the Dead.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara Egypt

The Pyramid of Teti, located in Saqqara, Egypt, is a captivating ancient structure built as the final resting place for Pharaoh Teti. Standing as a testament to the ingenuity and architectural prowess of the Old Kingdom, this pyramid attracts visitors from around the world with its impressive size and historical significance. Explore the chambers and corridors of this pyramid to uncover the mysteries of ancient Egypt and immerse yourself in the rich history of this iconic landmark.


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mastaba of Ti, North East of Serapeum, Saqqara 12919 Egypt

The Mastaba of Ti is one of the most important archaeological sites of Saqqara. The mastaba was discovered by Auguste Mariette.

The mastaba contains two serdabs. The walls of the tomb show various scenes of everyday life.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Memphis and Sakkara, Saqqara 12919 Egypt

Then continue your day tour to Memphis City that was 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 .(1hr)

At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Entry fees includes basic area only"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
You will find our tour guide/representative in the Lobby area holding a sign that shows our Company name

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Entry or admission fee
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • tour guide
  • Transport by private a/c vehicle
  • bottled water

Not Included

  • Lunch (Optional)
  • Personal Items
  • Tipping

Facilities


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