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Discover Cairo Giza Pyramids Tours Visiting the Pyramids and the Sphinx, then the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara and Memphis, the first ancient capital of Egypt to Witness the greatest of Ancient Egypt near Cairo all in one day.
Your Giza Pyramids day tour starts at 8:00 am with Pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by your tour guide. Your tour begins with your first stop to Giza Pyramids. You'll see the great pyramids of Giza - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Then you'll visit the Valley Temple - the place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren, owner of the second pyramid at Giza Platue. Also, you'll be able to take 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. The first half of the tour will last about 2 1/2 hours. You'll enjoy lunch which is included at a local based restaurant. Each person will receive a full meal, however, beverages are not included. Lunch will last about 1 hour. After lunch, continue your day tour to Sakkara which is located only about 16 1/2 miles (27 KM) southwest away from Cairo. Here, you'll visit the Step Pyramid that was build for King Zoser. It is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid evolution which was made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form. This portion of the tour will last about 2 hours. Then you'll continue your day tour to Memphis, 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. You'll spend about 1 hour here. Your visit to the ancient capital of Egypt ends your tour and you will be taken back to your hotel.