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Full-Day Guided Private Tour to Pyramids of Giza Dahshur Sakkara and Memphis

Highlights
  • Private full-day tour to Giza, Dashur and Memphis from Cairo
  • Behold ancient wonders like the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Learn about the ancient history of Memphis, Egypt's former capital, on a guided visit
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Full-Day Guided Private Tour to Pyramids of Giza Dahshur Sakkara and Memphis
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Overview

Uncover the ancient mysteries of Egypt on a private full-day tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Dashur and Memphis from Cairo. Alongside an expert historian guide, travel to iconic wonders like the Great Pyramid of Giza and delve into the ancient history of Egypt’s former capital, Memphis. Marvel at the Red Pyramid in Dashur, hailed as the 'first pyramid', and behold the colossal stature of the Sphinx as you listen to illuminating commentary from your knowledgeable guide.

What to Expect
Start your tour at 8am from your hotel as you will be picked up by your private qualified Egyptologist in your private, modern a/c van equipped with WiFi access and head for Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser and its complex. The Step Pyramid was built for King Zoser, the founder of the Third Dynasty (about 2700 B.C.) by Imhotep, the first architect in history and it is the oldest building of stone in history. Afterwards you will visit the beautiful tomb of Kagemni (about 200 B.C.) and watch the magnificent Pyramid Texts inside the pyramid of Teti.

Move on to the site of Memphis, the first capital of ancient Egypt (about 3200 B.C) to see some of its ruins and visit its museum where you will see the colossal statue of king Ramses II and the huge alabaster sphinx. Next stop will be Dahshur to visit the Bent Pyramid (the first attempt to build a true pyramid) and the Red Pyramid (the first true pyramid in history) which you will enter. Both pyramids were built by King Snefru, the founder of the fourth dynasty and the father of King Cheops (about 2600 B.C.).
Later you will have lunch at a top quality restaurant overlooking the Sphinx and the pyramids.
Lastly you will move to Giza plateau to see the Great Pyramid of King Cheops (about 2500 B.C.), the pyramid of Chephren, the pyramid of Mycerinus, then you will move up the plateau to the panorama for taking great pictures. You'll then continue your adventure on a camel around the pyramids, then you will explore the Valley Temple and the Sphinx, before being transferred back to your hotel.
Camel ride is included for 30 minutes 
Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Amazing!

We absolutely loved this tour. Our guide was Heba and she was a pleasure to spend the day with. Heba is very knowledgeable, personable, and funny. She also took many fantastic pictures of us (great photography skills!). The tour was well organized and we got...More

Thank 607sauleb
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent tour to the Pyramids

Just came back from this well organized day long tour to the Pyramids. Our guide Shaimaa, was knowledgeable and helpful, and the driver, Hisham, was very courteous. They took excellent care of us and made us comfortable. Shaimaa was very flexible with the itinerary and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ankit_Hoshing
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great overview tour!

Thank you, Mona and Tawfik! The two of you were fantastic and showed us an excellent day. We were able to hit all of the main attractions (Dahshur, Saqaara, Memphis, and Giza) in about 9 hours (with a stop for lunch and a visit to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anishishah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good places, poor implementation

First of all, the tour guide Taha was OK. The itinerary of the tour is very good. But I have issues with how they implement this tour. Firstly, the van was smelly and not very clean. The driver was pretty careless and drove too fast...More

2  Thank dzenopoljac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent tour of Pyramids and major sites near Cairo

Excellent first day in Egypt with our guide Shaimaa who is very knowledgeable and took excellent care of us. The whole day went perfectly starting with Shaimaa waiting for us at our hotel and bringing us back with a side trip for pastries on our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Alex4Dep
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777travel2014
29 November 2018|
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Response from Nader E | Reviewed this property |
Won't make much difference, Booking earlier might give you more options in choosing days in case they're busy. I booked my mine only 2 days before the trip.
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