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day tour to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Saqqara

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    What to Expect
    At 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by your tour guide to start your full-day tour visiting the Giza Pyramids, Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. After seeing the famous pyramids and getting lots of photos, visit the Valley Temple. The place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren owner of the second pyramid at Giza Plateau. This is the place where you can have 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. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant continue your day tour to Saqqara, located only 16.7 miles (27 kilometers) southwest from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid, built for King Djoser, it is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form. Then continue your day tour to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx date back to 3100 B.C. Your tour finishes with drop off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairo or Giza Hotel
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    By: Upper Egypt Tours
    81 Reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    traveller10689
    30
    Awesome!
    The shows were very entertaining and the open buffet was good. Omar, not only our tour guide, but also a good photographer, accompanied us the whole time and shared some history of Egypt with us. I highly recommend it. Thanks Omar for a fun time.
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    Cschuch
    12237
    Beautiful experience
    We had Tamer for our tour guide. Booked this through Expedia. We were a little nervous at first with tight security at the Le Meridian when they picked us up checking his credentials but realized that was the norm for keeping us safe, thank you. tamer was very compassionate about what he does and truly accomadated to our needs and wants.. The dinner was scrumptious and the light show very memorable , even the man who helped us with the camel ride was gracious and wanted to take the best pictures, Thank you,
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    dwreimer
    Bismarck, North Dakota
    43
    Ahmed Mohsen
    Ahmed is a great tour guide and a great guy. He represents Egypt well and made our tour of the pyramid sites fantastic. He showed up at our hotel on time, provided snacks and water and explained each site in detail. The lunch site he picked was the best meal we had in our week in Egypt. The driver he used was also excellent and we can’t say enough how great of a day we had. Don’t hesitate to take this tour and if you do - make sure you ask for Mohsen. Also - makes sure you take the time to climb the bent pyramid and climb down into the great pyramid. You won’t be disappointed. I now consider Mohsen a friend and he, like all other Egyptians I met, is a very friendly and funny guy.
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    Donald C
    10
    Mr.
    Fantastic, informative and exciting trip to the historic pyramids at 4 locations outside Cairo. Our guide was excellent and friendly.
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    AfricanTravelBae
    42
    My tour guide Mohsen was awesome!
    My tour guide Mohsen was punctual, knowledgeable and fun. Very fluent in English. I learned so much. And I had the best time doing so. I’ll be definitely back with friends and family. I highly recommend Mohsen as a guide.
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    codyb4c
    21
    Amazing pyramids tour
    I highly recommend the private pyramids tour. Everything about it was great. Our driver was very safe and friendly. Mohsen was super knowledgeable and a lot fun. I never felt rushed anywhere and was able to get a bunch of great pictures. It was an experience of a lifetime.
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    LilyA449
    74
    Birthday at the pyramids
    I decided to go to Egypt for my bday and I choose this tour for that day. Tamer was my guide very nice and friendly his knowledge and way to express make you travel in the time . Tamer and Heshan the driver very nice people we loud have fun make me feel like family and safe all the time and very seriuos when have to be .I will definetly recomended .Guys your the best
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    Spf72
    10
    Best guide cum photographer ever- Delia Kemal
    Fantastic day exploring the pyramids, which was made even better with our guide Delia Kemal. Bubbly,passionate and knowledgable about the history of Egypt, she made the trip interesting and effortless. A Fantastic photographer, she offers and takes the best pictures ever, what a bonus!
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    rena7782
    10
    Felucca sailing on the Nile
    The more you have Upper Egypt Tours handle, the easier the trip is -- have them book all your tours, camel and felucca rides, etc. as then you won't have to do anything upon arrival but enjoy your trip! The felucca tour was a nice relaxing break from hustle and bustle of Cairo activity. I can't wait to plan my next trip...I'm thinking Jordan. For sure I'll be booking my tours with Upper Egypt Tours!
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    rena8768
    10
    Transportation between hotel and airport
    I highly recommend using Upper Egypt Tours! Their guides and drivers are professional and put you at ease. They are willing to answer questions you may have along the way as well. I'm so glad I booked the transportation between the hotel and airport as it is very overwhelming walking out of the airport with all the people and taxis. If you are not sure which tour company to use, I would recommend this one everytime!
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    dawn4516
    10
    Sound and light show
    The Sound and Light Show was worth the extra money and gave a different perspective. I highly recommend booking tours with Upper Egypt Tours! Their guides and drivers are professional and on time. On my next visit to Egypt, I will only book tours through this company.
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    D Y
    20
    Camel ride
    I highly recommend doing the camel ride. The views and pics are well worth it! Tamer was wonderful and made the trip even more enjoyable. If you go, get Tamer as your guide!
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    Da Y
    10
    Tour with Tamer
    The sound and light show was very entertaining. Tamer was an excellent guide and I highly recommend requesting him!
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    Raphael T
    30
    American Brazilian on a solo tour
    If you are in Cairo, this tour is awesome. Try to do this tour with Tamer and the driver Mido first before you do anything in Cairo. Tamer is amazing at explaining the history of Egypt and of all the places he takes you to. I suggest doing the tour with him first because he tells you the places or people to avoid in Egypt. He gave me some info that could have saved me money at the markets. I also did not feel one bit rushed or pressured to leave an area. An amazin experience that helped build my love for ancient Egyptian history.
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    chrisrhue
    Atlanta, Georgia
    43
    A trip with Tamar
    I had a fantastic time with Tamar Mohamed. He was a fantastic host. I would choose him and this tour again when I come back to Egypt.
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