If you have 9 hours in Cairo layover, they are are enough to tour the most important pyramids in Egypt.Spend those hours among the largest and oldest pyramids in the world, the pyramids of Giza,the Step pyramid in Sakkara and give a visit to Memphis, the oldest capital of ancient Egypt.
Upon meeting at the airport,Start your private tour with your own Egyptologist guide to Giza plateau.When you enter the area, you will be able to go very close to the Great Pyramid of Cheops, staring at that massive structure, you will realize that your dream of visiting the only surviving wonder of the ancient world came true. Your guide will provide you with full history of those 4600 years old tombs, giving you enough time to take as many photos as you wish. You may like to enter the burial chamber of one of the pyramids (optional).
Passing through the pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure, you will stop at the area of the panorama where you can take some photos of all the pyramids together. In that part of the Sahara Desert area ,you will have the chance to ride a camel,take nice shots and have a lot of fun(optional).A short drive ,you will find yourself at the feet of the fascinating statue of the sphinx.The largest monolith sculpture in Ancient Egypt. This mysterious monument was carved to symbolize the pharaoh’s power and wisdom.You will have the chance to go to a papyrus institute to see how the Egyptians produced this genuine artwork thousands of years ago.
Feeling excited and overwhelmed with what you saw, more pyramids, colored reliefs and hieroglyphics are still waiting for you in Sakkara.This is your second destination where you will see the step pyramid of king Zoser designed by the great architect Imhotep 2800 B.C.It is the oldest world stone structure.Then,you will visit one of the Mastaba tombs of the nobles to see how the daily life activities of the Egyptians were presented on the walls of those tombs.
From Sakkara, set off to Memphis:the oldest capital of ancient Egypt. The city was the center of culture, economy and prosperity during the old kingdom. There an open-air museum that number of artifact found in the city including the 2nd largest sphinx statue, the lying colossus of Ramses 2nd,sarcophagi and many more antiquities.At the end of the tour,you will drive back to the airport.
Cairo stopover tour to Giza Pyramids, Sakkara and Memphis
DepartureTime: 8:00 Am (earlier or later departures are available until 12:00pm(midday) if required, please advise at time of booking)
DeparturePoint: Tour departs from Cairo International Airport
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
Returndetails: Tour returns to original point of departure
Pickup: Tour departs from the airport. Please include the details of your flight at the time of booking.
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Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not
occupy a seat
Prices are per person.
Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees to the mentioned sites.
Airport pickup and drop off
Transport by air conditioned vehicle
Food and drinks unless specified.