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Best Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Memphis from Cairo

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    What to Expect
    8:00 AM Start your private tour with a hotel pickup in Cairo or Giza, and travel by air-conditioned minivan to the Giza Plateau. Head into the site with your Egyptologist guide and marvel at the pyramids. Take snaps and listen as your guide explains how these monumental tombs were built in around 2,500 BC for three pharaohs.

    Get free time to explore inside one of the pyramids independently (additional cost) — your guide is not permitted to accompany you. Alternatively, take a camel ride (additional cost) and absorb the sweeping views over central Cairo.

    See the enigmatic Sphinx, and perhaps complete your visit with entry to the Solar Boat Museum (additional cost): home to the funerary boat of Khufu, the pharaoh for whom the largest Giza pyramid was built. Gaze in awe at the wooden boat, and learn how its remnants were discovered and reassembled by archaeologists.
 Next, make the short drive to Sakkara, the home of Egypt's oldest pyramid, constructed in around 2,650 BC. Admire this incredible, stepped structure as you learn how it was built for the Pharaoh Djoser, and enjoy time to explore at leisure.
Then, continue to Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital and administrative center until around 2,200 BC. View the UNESCO-listed sculptures and ruins in its outdoor museum, and behold the star turn: a spectacularly large, fallen statue of Ramses II.

    During your day’s explorations, break for lunch and visit a papyrus institute to see the ancient craft of papyrus painting in action. Watch the artisans at work and perhaps buy some of the delicate artworks.

    Your day trip finishes with a drop-off back at your Cairo or Giza hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    your hotel in cairo or Giza
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Professional Driver
    • Private Car
    • Lunch
    • camel ride
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance fees
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    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: Fay Tours
    Imed T
    94
    Great hotel.
    Stayed here two night before heading to Yemen. Great hotel at a great value located at the foot of pyramids. Very
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    chicagotim60640
    Chicago, Illinois
    2610
    Great Tour
    The tour we took today was great. Our guide was Tamer. He was personable, knowledgeable and flexible. I enjoyed
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    Jenn
    20
    NO ONE PICKED ME UP
    I booked the Sound and Light Tour. I waited over an hour in my hotel lobby and no one picked me up. This is
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    Vinod500
    Bengaluru, India
    26697
    An Interesting Show
    The spectacle of the Pyramids and Sphinx being lit up in color, against the dark night sky is worth seeing. We
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    travellerD8599DP
    New York City, New York
    60
    Great Tour
    Our guide gave us a lot of information, we were able to see Alexandria and the catacombs, We were driven from
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    John M
    21
    Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful Tour!
    We absolutely loved our Giza Pyramid and Camel Ride Tour with Ahmed and driver Mohsen. The two of them are a
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    HaHaHoHoHeHeHaHa
    Hackettstown, New Jersey
    4017
    Sunset Camel Ride
    The camel ride and sunset view was great. The gentleman who escorted me on the camel to the overlook in the desert
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    Roxi H
    Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
    72
    Excellent tour by excellent company
    We had an excellent time in Egypt, on a two week tour organized with Memphis Tours. Our day in Giza was a
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    Patricia Abney
    Oakley, California
    117
    Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Tour 9th Aug 2019
    This was our second excursion with Memphis Tours while in Egypt. We had the same staff members as we had on the
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    1Marmac
    Bophut, Thailand
    124
    Fantastic tour with knowledgeable guide
    We did this tour with Kadria Saad and it was one of the best tours of our entire Egypt trip. Kadria was an
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    • Duration: 8h
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