Cairo Day Tours from Airport to Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara

Price Starting From : $80

Full-Day Tour to Giza Pyramids Memphis and Sakkara

Maximize your time during a Cairo layover by embarking on an enriching Egypt day tour with our tailored Egypt Travel Packages. Don't miss a moment at the airport when you can join us for a full-day adventure to Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara. There are many pyramids in Saqqara, including the Pyramid of Djoser, also known as the Step Tomb, and a number of mastaba tombs. The Pyramid of Djoser, constructed during the Third Dynasty, is the earliest complete stone structure complex known to human history and is located at Saqqara. Our Egypt Day Tours from the Airport are expertly designed to immerse you in the wonders of ancient Egypt, allowing you to explore iconic sites that have stood the test of time for over 4500 years.

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Experience the marvels of Memphis City, an ancient Egyptian treasure that has earned UNESCO World Heritage status. Visit the sacred precinct of Saqqara, where you'll encounter history's very first stone-built pyramid—the remarkable Step Pyramid of Djoser, a creation attributed to the visionary Imhotep.

One of the largest archaeological sites, it contains numerous significant structures, including the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egyptian Religion

By choosing one of our Egypt trips, you'll delve into the heart of Egypt's cultural and historical tapestry.




  • Transportation from and to Cairo Airport by Cairo Top Tours.
  • All tickets and the entrance fees during your tour to the Giza Pyramids area, the museum of Memphis, and Saqqara necropolis.
  • Oriental lunch meal in a good local restaurant.
  • In our Cairo Day tours, transportation is privately arranged by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • An expert Egyptologist tour guide will be with you during your Cairo Airport Transit Tour.
  • Bottled water and cold drinks during Egypt Day Tours.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo. (upon your request).
  • All taxes & service charges are covered in Cairo Layover Tours to visit Giza Pyramids and Sphinx from Cairo airport.

  • Any extra things that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance ticket to the Great Khufu pyramid in Giza from inside during Egypt tours.
  • Tipping is not included during your 1-day layover in Cairo.
  • Personal spending.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Prices are applicable during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.

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 Chephrenowner 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.




1 Person

$165 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$135 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$105 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$80 Per Person

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