Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, with Boat Trip from Alexandria
In our day-tour trip to the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara from Alexandria, from our Alexandria day tours we will take you back in time on a journey to one of the most famous and mysterious sites in the whole world: the Great Pyramids of Giza. You will discover with our professional English-speaking tour guide the history and the stories behind these treasures.
Our first stop will be the massive Giza Pyramids that consider one of the seven wonders of the world due to their huge size, as well as the great sphinx. We will then go to Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, and the Tombs of the Nobles, also you will have entrance tickets to the Pyramid of King Chepran in the Giza Pyramids, and the Serapeum in Saqqara.
after that, A boat Nile trip is a beautiful way to explore the Nile River and its surrounding areas. The Nile River is the longest river in the world, stretching over 4,000 miles from its source in East Africa to the Mediterranean Sea.
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Wherever you stay in Alexandria, Upon arrival, a representative from Cairo top tours will greet you at your hotel in Alexandria and arrange for your transfer to Cairo. You will then meet with our tour leader, who will provide assistance, and introduce you to your English-speaking guide. The guide will take you to the Giza Pyramid, the first site of this trip.
Our journey starts with a visit to the Giza Plateau, where we will witness one of the seven ancient wonders of the world - the Great Pyramid or King Khufu Cheops, along with King Chephren's pyramid and the Valley Temple where the king's body was mummified before burial. We will also see the Great Sphinx, a man-headed lion statue that symbolizes strength and is believed to have been carved from bedrock stone by the same king. Finally, we will climb to the high plateau to enjoy a panoramic view of all three Giza Pyramids.
Also, you will get entrance tickets to King Khafra Chephren, also known as the Pyramid of Khafre, it is the second-largest pyramid in Giza and is believed to have been built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khafre, who ruled Egypt during the 4th Dynasty.
then, you will get to have a traditional lunch in a nearby local restaurant before proceeding to Saqqara.
The Saqqara Necropolis houses the Djoser Pyramid as well as numerous other pyramids and the tombs of the nobles. It serves as a crucial resource for learning about the lives and beliefs of ancient Egyptians and provides a valuable understanding of their societal organization. Additionally, an entrance ticket to The Serapium Temple, situated beneath the Saqqara necropolis near Memphis, is a well-liked tourist destination that offers a window into the enigmas of ancient Egyptian religion and the remarkable engineering abilities of that era.
Ultimately, we will take the vehicle to Cairo downtown to enjoy a relaxing Nile felucca ride on the Nile in Cairo for half an hour to view the fascinating sunset aboard a sailing boat on the eternal Nile River.
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Certainly! Here's a breakdown of the itinerary for visiting the Giza Pyramids from Alexandria:
Day 1: Giza Pyramids Tour
Early morning departure from your accommodation in Alexandria.
Arrive at the Giza Pyramids complex.
Visit the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Explore the Pyramid of Khafre and the Pyramid of Menkaure.
Visit the Great Sphinx.
Enjoy a panoramic view of the pyramids from a viewpoint.
Visit the Solar Boat Museum.
Have lunch at a local restaurant nearby.
Visit a Papyrus Institute.
Return to your accommodation in Cairo.
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