Your tour leader from Cairo top tours will meet you at the airport, and then you will join your tour guide to begin your Cairo Stopover Transit Tour.
After about one hour of driving, you will arrive at the world-known Giza Necropolis to see the Great Pyramid of one of the most powerful kings of ancient Egypt, King Cheops, the pyramid was built during his reign in the old kingdom of Egypt history (2700-2200 B.C).
Drive to the second pyramid of Chephren and get a full view of the insignificantly smaller pyramid that still retains part of the outer casing material at the top, then third pyramid here, or the smallest one was built for king Mycerinus who was the son of Chephren and belong to the same ruling family.
you will also visit the Great Sphinx. and the Valley Temple where the mummification process of king Chephren, owner of the Sphinx took place. Sphinx is a masterpiece of art, unique in size, one of the largest sculptures in the world that was carved from the bedrock, as it reached 73 meters in length and 20 meters in height.
Then you will be transferred to Saqqara to see the step pyramid Complex which is considered to be the first building in the whole world entirely made out of stone for King Djoser of the third dynasty of the old kingdom to receive more explanation from your guide about how the pyramids were built.
Continue your Cairo layover as your tour guide will give you the choice if you want to enter the pyramid of Teti, it might be a little claustrophobic, but it offers the visitors a very colorful interior if we compare to all the other pyramids that were built during the same epoch. You will also visit one of the tombs of the nobles in Saqqara, the tomb of Kagemni who was the husband of one of King Teti's daughters, inside the tomb, you will see a variety of daily life scenes from ancient Egypt like digging the agricultural land, harvesting, fishing, fowling and animal sacrificing, painted in brilliant colors on the walls and corridors of the tomb.
We will stop to enjoy your delicious lunch in a local restaurant. then, you will resume visiting the city of Memphis to see the open-air museum where the ancient capital of the first world-empire used to be, to see the alabaster sphinx, which is the second-largest among all the sphinxes in Egypt, and the tremendous broken statue of Ramses II.
At the end of your interesting Cairo Stopover Tour, your Egyptologist will take you back to Cairo International Airport.