Private Guided Day Tour to Memphis Saqqara and Giza from Cairo with Lunch

Saqqara, Memphis and Giza are the locations in Egypt where the most ancient pyramids still exist. First visit Memphis, the oldest capital of ancient Egypt. Then learn about the development of building the pyramids, starting from the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the causeway of Unas, enter the pyramid of Teti,see the mysterious, beautiful pyramid texts  and the tomb of Kagemni in Saqqara. And lastly, marvel at the Giza Pyramids (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus), the Valley Temple, and the Sphinx. Lunch is included in a local restaurant.

Start your full day tour from your hotel as you will be picked up by your private qualified Egyptologist in your modern, private a/c van with free WiFi. First stop is Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt (about 3200 B.C.) that remained the capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years. You will visit the museum and have a close look at the colossal statue of King Ramses II and the huge alabaster sphinx.

Then move on to Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser (about 2700 B.C.), which is considered an intermediate stage of evolution between the mastaba and the true pyramid. In the area of Saqqara you will also visit the tomb of Kagemni, a nobleman (2200 B.C.)., the causeway of Unas and the pyramid of teti.

Afterwards have a rest end enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, before proceeding to Giza plateau to visit the the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world, as well as the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus. Live the adventure of riding a camel in the Sahara desert around the pyramids. Explore the Valley Temple and the Sphinx before being transferred back to your hotel.

from $ 52