Price : 40.00 $
Our exciting tour to Giza pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara and Dahshur to explore the Pyramids of Giza one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the great Sphinx then move to the step Pyramid and tombs of the nobles at Sakkara also visit to the open air museum of Memphis and the Red and the Bent pyramids at Dahshur, Book your privately guided Cairo day tours Now or join a group and save up to 15 %
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You will be transferred to visit The Great Pyramid of Cheops, which is considered the only remaining wonder from the seven wonders of the ancient world, you will have enough time at the Great pyramid if you want to go inside or stand on the pyramid and capture some pictures, then you will be taken to the panorama and you will see the pyramid of king Chephren and finally the pyramid of Mykerinus which is built smaller than the ancestors as a kind of respect. Then you will be transferred to the valley temple of king Chephren where the body of his majesty was embalmed and from there you will get to take close up photos of the Great Sphinx, which is carved from Giza bedrock with the head of Chephren reference of the human intelligence and the body of a lion referring to the physical power of this animal.
Then proceed to Sakkara to visit the step pyramid Complex considered to be the first building entirely made out of stone all over the world (Djoser Pyramid).The tour includes entrance to the pyramid of Teti or the pyramid of king Unas which have the most spectacular burial chambers among all the accessible pyramids (no extra ticket is required) and you will also visit one of the Mastaba tombs of the nobles at Sakkara to see the daily life scenes in ancient Egypt with all its activities inscribed like harvesting, fishing, hunting and animal sacrificing, painted in bright colors on the walls and corridors of the tombs.
After delicious oriental lunch you will move to Memphis to visit the open air museum, the exhibit includes the alabaster sphinx the second largest sphinx statue in Egypt and it is made out of an eighty tons block of marble and the gigantic fallen statue of Ramses the second.
You will also visit Dahshur one of the most interesting archeological sites from ancient Egypt where you going to see the pyramids of king Senfru the founder of the fourth dynasty, the Red Pyramid the first true pyramid in history famous for the reddish color of its local stones and the Bent Pyramid which enjoys the most preserved coverings both are located at Dahshur, the famous royal cemetery that houses the three pyramids of king Snefru, The site is about 40 km south of Cairo.
After the tour you will be taken back to the hotel in Cairo or Giza.